MEMA Industry News / Washington Insider
Daily and weekly newsletters provides news and information for the OEM and aftermarket segments of the light vehicle and on- and off-road commercial vehicle industries, with the "Washington Insider" newsletter focused primarily on legislative, regulatory, and state policy issues impacting the industry. News articles from current and previous issues of both of these newsletters are available free online.
MEMA Economic Impact Study
IHS Markit study analyzes the economic impact of the motor vehicle parts manufacturing industry by sector for each of MEMA's specialized divisions including the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) which represents manufacturers of OEM and aftermarket parts and technologies for heavy- duty off-road equipment and on-highway commercial vehicles. Study can be downloaded free online.
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E-mail newsletter features news and information for commercial vehicle components manufacturers, with topics covered in the newsletter including industry news, diesel cost trends, raw material issues, emission standards legislation, and trade events and conferences. Articles from the two most recent issues of the newsletter are available free online, with e-mail subscription available to members only.
HDMA Supplier Barometer
Quarterly member survey of commercial vehicle components manufacturers provides information on current business conditions and includes approximately 50 pages of benchmarking data designed to aid participating members in making business decisions in the upcoming quarter. Survey results are available to HDMA members who participate in the survey; contact association for more information.
HDMA Business Benchmarks Survey
Benchmark survey covers a variety of business activities for commercial vehicle supplier companies, with topics covered including sales and marketing expenditures on sales, general, and administrative activities, business technologies including CRM usage, identity and branding strategy, and personnel and research and development budgeting. Survey results are only available to participating members.
Freedonia Focus market research report analyzes demand and shipments at the manufacturer level, with data provided in this report including historical demand and forecasts by product (e.g., complete diesel engine, parts) and market sector (e.g., light vehicles, medium and heavy duty trucks and other commercial vehicles, off-highway equipment and other mobile equipment, and stationary equipment).
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 annual revenues for firms that manufacture heavy-duty engines used in industrial and transportation applications, with heavy-duty engines used in transportation applications primarily incorporated in on-highway vehicles such as trucks (Classes 6 - 8), buses, and recreational vehicles.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed in this sector which includes companies that manufacture parts and supplies for medium and heavy duty trucks including engines, engine parts, clutch assemblies, transmissions, brake assemblies, suspension components, exhaust systems, and electrical and electronic products.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as mechanical engineer, manufacturing engineer, applications engineer, diesel mechanic, and diesel technician, with manufacturers for which salary or hourly wage information is provided including MTU America, Inc., Cummins, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., Detroit Diesel Corporation, and Wärtsilä Corporation.