Machinery & Equipment

Freedonia Group's large crew of in-house analysts write about 120 Industry Studies and 600 Freedonia Focus Reports per year. The blogs not only give us a chance to show our creative side, but also share some interesting tidbits we learned while writing our studies and reports.
Here are a couple from the Machinery & Equipment vertical:

Freedonia industry market research on Machinery & Equipment covers a vast array of machinery used throughout the manufacturing, construction and distribution process. Representative topics include machinery such as construction machinery, agricultural equipment, packaging equipment, and plastic processing equipment. Each industry market research study includes market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicators and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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Freedonia Studies covering Machinery & Equipment

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  • World Automotive Sensors

    2640

    Global demand for light vehicle OEM automotive sensors will advance 11.8 percent annually through 2014. North America will be the fastest growing region, far outpacing the Asia/Pacific and other regions based on a rebounding US market and higher per-v...

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  • World Turbines

    2689

    Global demand for turbines is projected to increase 6.1 percent annually through 2014. Growth will be driven by the wind turbine segment, but the large turbine engine sector will also post strong gains. The Asia/Pacific region will be among the fastes...

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  • World Electric Lighting

    2708

    Global demand for electric lighting is forecast to climb 4.5 percent annually through 2014. Gains in developing countries will outpace sales in the US, Western Europe and Japan. China alone will account for nearly half of all new product demand throug...

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  • World OEM Automotive Electronics

    2728

    Global OEM automotive electronics demand will rise 12.4 percent yearly through 2014. Gains will be driven by economic recovery, regulatory pressures and automobile differentiation efforts. Safety and security, powertrain and emissions, and communicati...

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  • World Machine Tools

    2739

    World demand for machine tool products is projected to increase 9.4 percent annually through 2014. The best prospects will be found in the developing world, especially China and India. The industrial market will continue to account for the largest sha...

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  • Advanced Lighting

    2743

    US demand for advanced lighting is forecast to increase 9.3 percent per annum through 2015. A government-mandated phaseout of incandescent lamps and projected lower costs for advanced lighting will drive gains. Light emitting diodes (LEDs) will remain...

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  • Welding Equipment & Consumables

    2785

    US demand for welding equipment and consumables will rise 6.4 percent annually through 2015. Arc and resistance welding systems will remain the dominant welding techniques. Welding electrodes and filler metal will remain the dominant consumables, whil...

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  • HVAC Equipment

    2813

    Demand in the US for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is projected to increase 5.1 percent annually through 2015. Unitary air conditioners will offer the best opportunities in the cooling system market. Heat pumps will remain...

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  • Smart Meters

    2844

    US smart meter product and service demand is projected to increase 11.3 percent annually to $4.4 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven by the rising penetration of smart meters, particularly advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) products. The rising ...

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  • Lighting Fixtures

    2862

    Demand for lighting fixtures in the US will increase 7.5 percent annually to $25.3 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven by an expected recovery in building construction activity and improved outlook for motor vehicle production. Demand will also bene...

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  • World Agricultural Equipment

    2892

    World demand for agricultural equipment is expected to increase 6.8 percent per year through 2016 to $175 billion. The Asia/Pacific region -- led by China and India -- will be the fastest growing market, followed by Central and South America. Plowing ...

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  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

    2914

    US demand for commercial refrigeration equipment will rise 4.6 percent per year to $9.4 billion in 2016. Transportation systems will remain the largest segment and grow the fastest, followed in pace by ice machines. Food and beverage distribution will...

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  • World Material Handling Products

    2919

    Global demand for material handling products is forecast to climb 4.0 percent annually through 2016 to $123.6 billion. Opportunities will be best for sales of advanced equipment such as automated conveyors and automated guided vehicles. Among national...

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  • World Lighting Fixtures

    2946

    Global demand for lighting fixtures will climb 6.9 percent annually through 2016 to $153 billion. China alone will account for over one third of all new demand, retaining its position as the largest national market. Nonportable indoor lighting fixture...

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  • World Oilfield Equipment

    2937

    Global demand for oilfield equipment will rise 3.8 percent yearly through 2016 to $109 billion. Growth will be strongest in developing areas, where better infrastructure will benefit drilling activity. New, more expensive techniques to drill for uncon...

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  • World Batteries

    2939

    World demand for batteries is forecast to rise 8.1 percent annually to $132 billion in 2016. China will remain the largest market while India and South Korea will grow the fastest. Secondary batteries will outpace primary types, the former driven by u...

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  • World Food Processing Machinery

    2931

    Global sales of food processing machinery are expected to climb 7.3 percent per year to $53.3 billion in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will record the fastest demand gains, led by China, India, Indonesia and Thailand. Bakery and pasta machinery will r...

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  • World Robots

    2950

    Global robot demand will rise 10.5 percent annually through 2016 to $20.2 billion. Five countries -- the US, Japan, Germany, China, and South Korea -- will continue to dominate demand, with the US remaining the largest national market. Smaller, less e...

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  • World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

    2953

    Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to rise at an accelerated pace of 4.6 percent per year through 2016 to $32.5 billion. China will remain the fastest growing market, but gains will slow from their previous pace. Reach-in...

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  • World Lighting: Lamps & LEDs

    2979

    World demand for lighting is projected to climb more than 12 percent annually through 2016 to $78.3 billion. Market gains in developing countries will outpace sales in the US, Western Europe, and Japan. Light-emitting diode (LED or solid state) lighti...

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  • World Tractors

    2984

    World demand for tractors will rise 6.8 percent annually through 2016 to $122 billion. Gains in the Asia/Pacific region will be more than twice that of any other region, with China alone claiming nearly one-third of the global total. Agricultural trac...

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  • Electric Motors

    3007

    US demand for electric motors will increase at an accelerated rate of 4.6 percent annually through 2017 to $14.4 billion. AC motors will remain the largest segment while hermetic motors will grow the fastest. The heating and cooling equipment market w...

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  • World Turbines

    3009

    The world market for turbines and related products (turbine-based engines, generators, and generator sets) is forecast to rise 6.4 percent annually to $162 billion in 2016. Wind turbines will remain the largest and fastest growing segment (albeit at a...

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  • Pallets

    3033

    The number of pallets in use in the US is forecast to grow 2.4 percent annually to 2.6 billion in 2017. Metal and plastic pallets will grow the fastest but wood will remain by far the dominant pallet material. Construction and other markets will be th...

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  • Electric Transmission & Distribution Equipment

    3029

    US demand for electric power transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment is forecast to climb 4.8 percent annually to $30.4 billion in 2017. Electric meters will be the fastest growing type, driven by the ongoing development of the “smart grid.” Ele...

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  • Insulated Wire & Cable

    3036

    US demand for insulated wire and cable is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2017 to $29.2 billion. The recovering US construction industry will benefit building and power wire and cable. Fiber optic cable demand will remain strong, dr...

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    252 Pages
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  • World Construction Machinery

    3041

    Global demand for construction machinery will rise 6.0 percent per year to $189 billion in 2017. Gains will be fueled primarily by the Asia/Pacific region, particularly China, as construction spending on infrastructure and other projects continues to ...

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  • World Packaging Machinery

    3063

    Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6 percent annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion. Machines used in the packaging of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products will post the most rapid gains...

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  • World Electric Transmission & Distribution Equipment

    3071

    Global demand for electric transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment will rise 6.7 percent annually to $177 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will continue to post the fastest gains. In North America and Western Europe, advan...

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  • Lamps

    3054

    US demand for lamps is forecast to be restrained in unit terms, due to a ban on the manufacture and sale of most general service incandescent lamps by 2014. More expensive halogen lamps and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps will be the fastest grow...

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  • World Electric Motors

    3055

    World demand for electric motors is projected to increase 6.5 percent per year to $122.5 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region will be the largest source of market growth through 2017. Demand for AC motors will outpace DC types. Motor vehicles and ...

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  • Batteries

    3075

    US demand for primary and secondary batteries is expected to grow 4.2 percent per year to $17.1 billion in 2017. Lithium batteries will offer the best growth opportunities in both the rechargeable and primary battery segments. Secondary batteries will...

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  • LEDs & High Efficiency Lighting

    3068

    This study analyzes the US light-emitting diode (LED) and high efficiency lighting industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007, and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., LEDs, high efficiency fluorescent lamps, high e...

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  • World Plastics Processing Machinery

    3093

    Global plastics processing machinery demand will rise 6.9 percent yearly through 2017 to $37.1 billion. Plastic packaging production equipment will exhibit the fastest and largest gains in demand. Injection molding equipment will remain the most popul...

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  • World Water Treatment Equipment

    3103

    World demand for water treatment equipment is expected to grow 6.9 percent per year to $53.4 billion in 2017. Developing areas will show strong growth based on improved access to treated drinking water and sanitation facilities, particularly through g...

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  • World 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing)

    3123

    World demand for 3D printers, materials and software will rise 21 percent yearly to $5 billion in 2017. North America will remain the largest market while developing regions will grow the fastest. Plastics will continue to lead materials demand but wi...

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  • World Mining Equipment

    3107

    Global demand for mining machinery is forecast to expand 8.6 percent per year through 2017 to $135 billion. The Asia/Pacific region and Central and South America will be the fastest growing markets. Metals mining equipment will remain the largest prod...

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  • Circuit Breakers & Fuses

    3106

    US demand for circuit breakers and fuses will rise 5.5 percent yearly to $5.1 billion in 2017. The residential construction market will lead gains, driven by a rebound in new housing activity. Circuit breakers will outpace fuses as power breakers bene...

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  • World Pallets

    3126

    Global sales of pallets are projected to climb 5.0 percent annually through 2017 to 5.1 billion units. The Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing market and will surpass North America as the largest. Plastic pallets will grow the fastest base...

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  • Lighting Fixtures

    3136

    Demand for lighting fixtures in the US will rise 7.7 percent annually to $32.5 billion in 2018. The dominant construction market will be the fastest growing segment, as it rebounds from the decline of the 2008-2013 period. Nonportable fixtures will re...

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  • World HVAC Equipment

    3154

    Global demand for HVAC equipment is forecast to rise 5.7 percent annually to $120 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant geographic market, while North America grows the fastest. Heat pumps will lead gains based on lower pen...

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  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

    3159

    US demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is expected to rise 3.1 percent per year through 2018 to $10.7 billion. Transportation refrigeration equipment will remain the largest and fastest growing segment, spurred by more opportunities for US-b...

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  • World Agricultural Equipment

    3166

    Global demand for agricultural equipment will rise 6.9 percent yearly through 2018 to $208 billion. China will be the fastest growing market, followed by Turkey, Brazil, Thailand, India and South Africa. Tractors will remain the largest equipment segm...

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    459 Pages
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  • World Lighting Fixtures

    3192

    Global demand for lighting fixtures is projected to increase at a 6.9 percent annual rate through 2018 to $176 billion. China will remain the largest market while India grows the fastest. The dominant nonportable lighting fixture segment will experien...

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  • World Material Handling Products

    3196

    Global material handling product demand will rise 5.0 percent annually through 2018 to $142 billion. India and China will grow the fastest as material handling products supply growing manufacturing and distribution activity. Automated storage/retrieva...

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  • World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

    3225

    Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment will rise 4.7 percent annually through 2018 to $36.5 billion. The US will remain the largest national market, while China remains the fastest growing. Reach-in and walk-in refrigerators and freezers...

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  • Electric Motors

    3238

    US electric motor demand will rise 5.4 percent per year through 2018 to $16.2 billion. Growth in the dominant AC motors segment will outpace DC types. The motor vehicle market will grow the fastest and remain the largest category, followed by the heat...

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  • Electric Power Transmission & Distribution Equipment

    3256

    US demand for electric power transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment is expected to rise 5.5 percent annually through 2019 to $33.4 billion. Switchgear and pole and transmission line hardware will be the fastest growing products. The residential...

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  • HVAC Equipment

    3261

    Demand for HVAC equipment in the US will rise 6.8 percent annually through 2019 to $20.4 billion. Warm air furnaces and heat pumps will grow the fastest, while unitary air conditioners will remain the top segment. The residential market will outpace t...

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  • Insulated Wire & Cable

    3260

    US insulated wire and cable demand will rise 6.0 percent annually to $27 billion in 2019. Building wire and cable will remain the largest product segment and will be by far the fastest growing, followed by power and fiber optic wire and cable. Constru...

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