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Data Sphere

Industry Group Report

Click Here for a List of End-User Industries Included in Report

End-User Industries Include:

Food, beverage and tobacco products
Textile mill products, apparel, leather and allied products
Lumber and wood products and furniture and fixtures
Paper and allied products and printing and publishing
Industrial and agricultural chemicals
Pharmaceuticals, paint and all other chemicals
Petroleum and coal products (refineries and related industries)
Rubber and plastics products
Stone, clay, cement and glass products
Metal manufacturing—blast furnaces, foundries, smelters and steelworks Fabricated metal products, forging, stamping, hardware Machinery—except electrical
Electrical and electronic equipment
Transportation equipment (on roads and in water)
Aerospace & Defense
Instruments and related products

Mining of metal, coal and all nonmetallic minerals
Oil and gas extraction

Transportation and Utilities
Pipe lines—except natural gas
Utilities (fossil, hydroelectric and other power)
Nuclear power companies
Natural gas companies and distribution systems, pipelines
Water supply and irrigation
Sanitary services (waste disposal, sewage treatment, incinerators)

All Others
All resale orders (OEM, instrument manufacturers, contractor, dealer) when ultimate user industry is unknown
Trade, financial and services
All other industries not classified in the list above
All other orders where ultimate user is unknown or classification is not available to the reporting company

Report includes:

  • 8 quarter trend for 30 end-user industries
  • Data reported is booked in the US or Canada for use in the US or Canada.
  • Linear trend line analyzes bookings as reported and shows the rate of increase or decrease over the 8 quarter period
  • Rate of Change data:
    3/12 (quarterly) – illustrates the seasonal changes inherent to the data series.
    12/12 (annually) – removes seasonal variation in order to derive the underlying cyclical trend.
  • Business cycle analysis for each product category and individual product were sufficient data is available. Using the same methodology as our partners at ITR Economics.

Reports published 45 days after the end of the quarter