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$714 Million Market Projected for Software, $552.9 Million Market Projected for Testing Equipment

Primary metals plans to spend the largest amount on software with projected spending of $107 million. Plants with greater than 250 employees are the largest projected segment of the market with projected spending of $242.2 million.

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$714 Million Market Projected for Software, $552.9 Million Market Projected for Testing Equipment

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Search Capital Spending Data You can now register for an account that will allow you to search Gardner's capital equipment spending data.
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GR_CS14_MEDIAUSAGE_IN-MFG.jpg Now in its fourth year, the results of our annual media survey reveal the demographic characteristics and media usage trends of today’s manufacturing technology buyer.
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GR_CS14_TReport_WrldMachTool.jpg This is the 49th edition of an independent annual survey that collects statistics from machine-tool-producing countries and compares them in U.S. dollars.
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GR_CS14_TReport_Banners.jpg Gardner Research's Plastics Capital Spending Survey & Forecast is the largest, most comprehensive survey detailing future spending on primary processing equipment, auxiliary equipment and molds and related supplies, by U.S. plastics processing facilities. The 2014 survey forecasts spending on equipments, molds and suppliers to be $3.001 billion.
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Housing Permits Increase at Second Fastest Rate of 2014 Also, housing permits reached their highest level since June 2008.
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Real Fed Funds Rate Remains Unchanged for Third Month While the rate itself is virtually unchanged, the year-over-year change in the rate increased for the second month in a row.
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Capacity Utilization at Highest Level since January 2008 Durable goods capacity is at its highest level in some time and the rate of growth is accelerating. This indicates a significant increase in capital investment in 2015.
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