Equipment Sector

2018 Manufacturing Tech Orders See 19% Gain in Y/Y Annual Total

According to AMT, U.S, manufacturing technology orders posted $443 million in December, down 2% from November and 6% from December 2017. The year-end order total for 2018 was $5.5 billion, up 19% from the annual sum for 2017. read more

ACT: Yellow Lights Continue to Flash for Economy & NA CV Industry

According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, yellow lights continue to flash for the US economy and, by extension, for the North American commercial vehicle industry. read more

Avolon Fleet Tops 971 Aircraft after Active 2018

International aircraft lessor Avolon released its fourth quarter results for 2018, as well as its full year report. Q4 highlights included $11.5 billion in Airbus A320neo orders and an increase in the company’s unsecured revolver to $2.2 billion. read more

CNH Industrial Sees 7% Revenue Gain Y/Y in 2018

Construction equipment producer CNH Industrial saw consolidated revenues of $29,706 million for the full year 2018, up 7% compared to 2017. read more

ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Decline Y/Y in January

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 15,800 units in January, down 26% from December and 68% from year-ago January, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research. read more

Farm Equipment Outlook Anticipates Further Growth of $32.7B by 2025

The farm equipment market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.04% to reach a market size of $135.2 billion by 2025 compared to $102.5 billion in 2018, according to the “Farm Equipment Market Global Forecast to 2025” report. read more

H&E Equipment Completes Acquisition of We-Rent-It

H&E Equipment Services completed its acquisition of We-Rent-It, a non-residential construction-focused equipment rental company in Texas. read more

U.S. Trailer Orders Close Up 35%, Setting Annual Record in 2018

U.S. trailer order volume slid sequentially for the third month in a row, but the industry still posted nearly 28,000 net orders in December, according to the ACT Research State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. read more

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rise 10% in 2018

The average price of total used Class 8 trucks sold in 2018 was up 10% compared to 2017, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. read more

ATA: Truck Tonnage Index Increases 6.6% in 2018

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.6% in all of 2018 – the largest annual gain since 1998 (10.1%) and significantly better than the 3.8% increase in 2017. read more

ACT: Supply and Demand-Side Triggers Impacting Heavy CV Markets

Heavy commercial vehicle markets continue to benefit from a still-broad spectrum of supply and demand-side triggers, according to ACT Research in its most recent Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest. read more

Amtrak Seeks New Passenger Equipment for Northeast Regional Rail

Amtrak has released a Request for Proposals for a new fleet of single-level passenger rail vehicles and equipment with contemporary rail amenities to replace its Amfleet I cars. read more

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Volume Below Neutral for 2nd Consecutive Month

According to the ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index, the volume index was still in negative territory at 48.1 in December. The supply-demand balance turned down even further, hitting 44.3 on a seasonally-adjusted basis. read more

KBRA Report Explores the Evolution of Aircraft Sales and Fleet Management

Kroll Bond Rating Agency released a commentary regarding the evolution of aircraft sales and fleet management. read more

SMBC Aviation Capital Orders 65 A320neo Family Aircraft from Airbus

SMBC Aviation Capital boosted its total order book for the A320neo Family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order for an additional 65 A320neo Family aircraft (15 A321neo and 50 A320neo). read more

View Latest Digital Edition

Terry Mulreany
Subscriptions: 800 708 9373 x130
Susie Angelucci
Advertising: 484.459.3016

View Latest Digital Edition

Visit our sister website for news, information, exclusive articles,
deal tables and more on the asset-based lending, factoring,
and restructuring industries.