Quarterly trade journal features news and information for industrial valve and actuator manufacturers, with special features including the "Market Outlook" published in the fall edition which addresses the outlook for the economy as a whole as well as specific end-user markets (e.g., oil and gas, chemical processing, power generation, water and wastewater, mining, general industrial, and construction).
Subjects covered in menu options for this section include descriptions and diagrams of common types of valves (e.g., multi-turn or linear motion, quarter-turn or rotary, specialty, control, and self-actuated), descriptions of common types of actuators (e.g., manual, hydraulic and pneumatic, and electric), and product specification checklist (e.g., application, valve actuation, and valve and service requirements).
Annual news release provides a forecast of industrial valve shipments for the year ahead and includes links to additional documents that provide (1) manufacturer shipments in millions of dollars by type of valve for each of the last ten years and (2) historical and forecast shipments by end-user industry as a percentage of total shipments in millions of dollars for each of the last 9 years and the year ahead.
Market research report analyzes the global market for this product sector, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by type of product (e.g., quarter-turn, multi-turn, control, and actuator) and market (e.g., oil and gas, chemical, water and wastewater, and power), and major vendors profiled including Flowserve Corp., Emerson Electric, Inc., Cameron Intl., and Pentair, Inc.
World Industrial Valves
Comprehensive research study analyzes of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by product (e.g., standard multi-turn, quarter-turn, and other; automatic control, regulator, and actuator), market (e.g., water infrastructure, process manufacturing, oil and gas, and other markets), major country, and global geographic region.
Market research report analyzes U.S. demand for this product sector at the manufacturers' level, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by material (e.g., iron, steel and steel alloy, copper, and plastic), product (e.g., multi-turn, quarter-turn, control, regulator, and actuator), and market (e.g., water utilities, process manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, and mineral extraction).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Industrial Valve Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as manufacturing engineer, design engineer, quality assurance manager, machinist, welder, and assembler, with employers for which compensation data is provided including Swagelok, Inc., Parker Hannifin Corporation, Salina Vortex Corporation, and ValvTechnologies, Inc.
Valve and Control Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as design engineer, mechanical engineer, sales engineer, regional sales manager, machinist, and assembler, with employers for which wage data is provided including Bray International, Inc., Flowserve Corporation, Pentair, Inc., and Emerson Process Management, LLLP.