Equipment Sector

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 1.8% in August

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.8% in August after increasing 1.9% in July. read more

ACT Research: OEMs Booked in August Best in Industry History

ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for August 2018 net trailer orders is 38,200 units. Final August volume will be available later this month. read more

July YTD U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 11.7%

According to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and The Association for Manufacturing Technology, the July YTD U.S. cutting tool consumption of $1.41 billion is up 11.7% when compared with 2017. read more

Global Construction Equipment Market Bounces Back After Downturn

According to a ReportBuyer SWOT analysis, the global construction equipment market has made an effective comeback after a significant downturn spanning multiple years. read more

Deere, Wacker Neuson Ink Supplier Agreement for Compact Excavators

John Deere entered into a strategic supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson to provide copact excavators in China, Southeast Asia and Oceania. read more

Flexjet Sales Up 17% in H1/2018

Fractional jet ownership provider Flexjet reported sales for the first half of 2018 increased 17% over the same period in 2017. read more

July Year-to-Date Machine Tool Orders Up 22%

The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report from AMT showed orders for July were up 20% year over year, yielding a year-to-date total of $2.96 billion for 2018, up 22% from the same period in 2017. read more

Cutting Tool Market Posts Strong First-Half in 2018

The Association For Manufacturing Technology reported U.S. cutting tool consumption for the first half of 2018 was $1.213 billion, up 10.8% when compared with 2017. read more

ATA: Freight Forecast Projects Continued Growth for Trucking

American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its Freight Forecast, with freight volumes projected to increase 4.2% in 2018 and increase 35.6% by 2029. read more

North American Class 8 Orders Hit All-Time High in August

According to ACT Research, preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 53,100 units in August, breaking the all-time record set last month. read more

ACT Research: Diesel Still Dominant as Alternative Fuel Offerings Grow

The latest North American On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, highlighted alternative fuel activity for CV GVWs 5-8, including forecasts of engines volumes and product trends. read more

Caterpillar Global Retail Machine Sales Up 24%, Led by Asia Pacific & NA

Caterpillar reported a 24% over-all increase in retail sales for the three-month rolling period ended July 2018. Resources industries global sales were up 34% for the period while construction equipment sales were up 22%. read more

Equipment World: Cat Selling Forestry Machine Business to Weiler

According to Equipment World, Caterpillar is selling its purpose-built forestry machines to Weiler and will no longer manufacture heavy equipment built for specific forestry applications. read more

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: Supply-Demand Balance Improves in July

The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed an increase in the supply-demand balance, rising to 58.0 seasonally-adjusted in July, from a 54.0 reading in June. read more

Global Commercial Aircraft Leasing Market CAGR Expected to Accelerate

According to the latest market research report released by Technavio, the global commercial aircraft market is expected to accelerate at a CAGR of over 6% during the 2019-2022 forecast period. read more

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