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Nov 15, 2019, 12:36 ET Metal Cutting Tool Demand to Exceed $80 Billion in 2023 - Freedonia Group Analysis

Global demand for metal cutting tools is forecast to climb 3.4% per annum through 2023 to $80.9 billion, driven by: solid advances in global durable...


Nov 15, 2019, 12:35 ET Greater Global Automation Drives Growth in Automatic Valve Market - Freedonia Group Analysis

Global demand for automatic valves is forecast to rise 4.8% per year to $46.7 billion in 2023. These products will account for an increased share of...


Nov 12, 2019, 09:37 ET As Global Shift Away From Asbestos Continues, Fiber Cement Producers Increasingly Turn to Alternative Materials

CLEVELAND, Nov. 12, 2019 Once a mainstay of the global fiber cement market – which totaled 28.1 million metric tons in 2018 – asbestos use is on the...


Nov 11, 2019, 10:17 ET Global Pool & Spa Market: US New Sales Renormalize, Supporting Demand for Related Water Treatment Equipment & Chemicals

Through 2023, new pool and spa sales are expected to renormalize in the US – the world's leading national market for pool and spa water treatment...


Nov 07, 2019, 12:24 ET Freedonia Lighting Analyst Discusses Lighting Efficiency Standards & the Proposed Rollback of the Second Phase of EISA Due to Take Effect in 2020

On November 5, environmental groups and 18 state attorneys general sued the US Department of Energy over its decision to keep certain incandescent...


Nov 07, 2019, 09:37 ET Freedonia Analysis: Strongest Foamed Plastic Insulation Growth Expected in Developing Nations

Through 2023, the strongest growth in the $21 billion global foamed plastic insulation market is expected in developing nations, particularly in the...


Nov 06, 2019, 09:37 ET Asia/Pacific to Account for 53% of New Global Construction Machinery Demand Through 2023

Asia/Pacific demand for construction machinery is projected to rise 4.9% per year to $123 billion in 2023, according to the new Freedonia Group...


Nov 05, 2019, 09:47 ET Plastic Roofing Sales Grow on Cool Roofing Advantages

Plastic roofing is forecast to post the strongest annual increases of any major low-slope roofing product through 2023, rising 1.5% per year, due in...


Nov 04, 2019, 09:47 ET Silicone Market Opportunities Vary Greatly by Region

According to the Global Silicones study, key market opportunities for silicones include solar panels in the electrical equipment segment; sensors and ...


Oct 29, 2019, 09:37 ET Protective Coatings and Sealers Global Sales to Exceed $25 Billion in 2023

According to the study Global Construction Chemicals, demand for protective coatings and sealers is projected to increase 5.1% per year to $25.2...


Oct 28, 2019, 09:47 ET Conventional Lawn & Garden Hoses Continue to Dominate Watering Products Market despite New Product Offerings

Demand for hoses is forecast to increase 3.5% per year to $615 million in 2023, supported by an improved economy and the development of higher...


Oct 23, 2019, 09:37 ET US Healthcare Insured Population to Increase Less Than 1.0% Yearly to 2023

Through 2023, the US insured population is projected to rise 0.7% annually while the uninsured population is expected to increase 1.2% annually,...


Oct 22, 2019, 09:42 ET US Shipyard Output to Rise 3.6% Annually in Nominal Terms to 2023

US shipyard output is forecast to see 3.6% average annual growth in nominal terms through 2023, according to Shipbuilding: United States, a report...


Oct 21, 2019, 14:37 ET Healthcare Wipes to Grow 3.8% Annually Through 2023

Demand for wipes used in healthcare settings is expected to increase 3.8% per year to $594 million in 2023. Gains will be driven by: robust growth in ...


Oct 21, 2019, 09:37 ET Fiber Cement Continues to Gain Share of Siding Market

Fiber cement siding demand is forecast to grow 2.5% annually through 2023 to 22.1 million squares, valued at $1.7 billion. Fiber cement is the second ...


Oct 17, 2019, 09:42 ET US Demand for Power Transmission Components to Grow 2.0% Yearly in Nominal Terms to 2023

US demand for power transmission components is forecast to grow 2.0% yearly in nominal terms through 2023, according to Power Transmission...


Oct 16, 2019, 09:37 ET US Rubber Demand to Increase 2.7% Per Year in Nominal Terms to 2023

US rubber demand is forecast to rise 2.7% per year in nominal terms through 2023, according to Rubber: United States, a report recently released by...


Oct 15, 2019, 11:17 ET Electric Power Transmission & Distribution Equipment in India Sees Strong Growth

Demand for electric power transmission and distribution equipment in India is forecast to rise 8.2% per year to $15.8 billion in 2023. A strong...


Oct 15, 2019, 09:42 ET US Healthcare Spending to Grow 5.2% Yearly in Nominal Terms to 2023

US healthcare expenditures are forecast to advance 5.2% annually in nominal terms through 2023, according to Healthcare: United States, a report...


Oct 14, 2019, 13:41 ET The Immense Agricultural Equipment Market Continues to Become More Global

Manufacturers are increasing their efforts to find new investment opportunities around the world because of intensifying competition in the global...


Oct 14, 2019, 09:37 ET Cannabis Packaging Demand to Grow 31% Annually

Demand for cannabis product packaging is anticipated to reach $278 million in 2019, increasing 31% per year to $1.1 billion in 2024. Primary and...


Oct 12, 2019, 09:42 ET US Demand for Water Disinfection Equipment to Rise 6.3% Yearly in Nominal Terms to 2023

Demand for water disinfection equipment in the US is forecast to increase 6.3% per year in nominal terms to 2023, according to Water Disinfection...


Oct 11, 2019, 09:42 ET US Commercial Printing Revenues to Fall Less Than 1.0% Yearly in Nominal US Dollars to 2023

US commercial printing revenues are forecast to fall less than 1.0% yearly in nominal US dollars to 2023, according to Commercial Printing: United...


Oct 10, 2019, 09:37 ET US Paper & Paperboard Production to See Marginal Gains in Volume Terms to 2023

US production of paper and paperboard in volume terms is forecast to rise less than 1.0% annually through 2023, according to Paper & Paperboard:...


Oct 09, 2019, 11:39 ET US Soft Drink Demand to See Minimal Annual Growth in Volume Terms to 2023

US demand for soft drinks is forecast to see only minimal yearly gains in volume terms through 2023, according to Soft Drinks: United States, a...