Gears: United States
This report forecasts US gear demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: vehicular powertrain gear assemblies, vehicular steering gear assemblies, speed reducers and changers, gearmotors and all other gear assemblies, and individual gears. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: motor vehicles, machinery, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand and total shipments are provided at five-year intervals for 2004, 2009, and 2014; the various demand segments are reported for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends; key economic indicators; and trends in materials, technology, NAFTA demand, and US gear shipments. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
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