Market Insights


The ITR Advisor is a new resource prepared for you by our trusted partners at ITR Economics. Available at the end of each calendar quarter, The ITR Advisor will provide an unbiased view of current events in a clear and concise report. You will receive up-to-date information on the most reliable U.S. Leading Indicators. When published, The ITR Advisor will include:

  • Current Event Articles
  • U.S. Market Specific Updates
  • U.S. State Opportunity Index
  • Snap Shot of U.S. Macroeconomic Indicators
  • Federal Reserve Overview
  • Q&A Section to Address Readers Questions

Contact Us to learn more about this exclusive publication.

Published quarterly


Industry Market Forecast

For MCAA members, one of the most anticipated reports of each year is the Industry Market Forecast. Global Automation Research, a professional firm that specializes in business consulting and research for the instrumentation and automation industry, prepares the report.

Many members find this report is worth the price of membership alone. The forecast begins with the current base year and projects out an additional five years. It examines in-depth, 12 product categories and 12 industry segments. The report also includes a Regional Market Assessment (ReMaP™) for the US and Canada which shows the total market values among selected regions within the countries. Contact Us to learn more.

Non-members of the Association may purchase this report at a cost of $3,000. Click the button below to fill an order request.

Report Industry Segments:

  • Oil & Gas (production and transmission)
  • Petroleum refining
  • Chemicals
  • Bio-pharmaceutical
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Electric Utilities
  • Municipal Water & Wastewater
  • Primary Metals
  • Stone, clay & glass
  • All Other (semiconductor, textiles, etc.)

Report Product Categories:

  • Gas Analytical Instruments
  • Mechanical Level/Tank Gauging
  • Liquid Analytical Instruments
  • Temperature Instruments
  • Pressure Instruments
  • Control Systems
  • Electronic Flowmeters
  • Remote I/O
  • Mechanical Flowmeters/Primary Elements
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Electronic Level
  • Final Control Devices


ITR Business Cycle Report

ITR Economics prepares this semi-annual report exclusively for MCAA members. The report reviews the business cycles and economic trends for the industries that our members serve. The report tracks production information from ITR’s database and government statistics and also includes an index created by MCAA based on consistent reporters in our monthly bookings report (going back 5 years) and in our Industry Group Report (for 3 years). Additional insight is provided with appropriate Leading Indicator Indices. Click Here to request additional information.

Chemical | Food | Petroleum | Pharmaceutical | Paper | Machinery | Textiles | Oil & Gas | Transportation | Utilities

Publication Schedule: March & August


Industry Market Trend Reports

These reports are created by ITR Economics exclusively for MCAA members. These monthly insight reports look into various market segments and offer a glimpse into changes in the economic horizon. Contact Us Here.

Reports Include:

  • Trend graphs
  • Rate of change graphs
  • Market Analysis
  • 3 year forecast for the market reported
  • Management objectives which include action items for MCAA members to consider

Reports published by the 25th of every month

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