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5 Reasons to Prepare Now for the Year 2020 with Buyer Insights

The year 2020 beckons on the horizon. A pivotal year for organizations as the rapid evolution of a customer-centric world calls for new approaches and new forms of interactions. While one eye will be on succeeding in 2019, forward-thinking leaders will have another eye towards preparing for a new decade in 2020. What are 5 reasons and key forces forward-thinking leaders will need to gain in-depth buyer insights on for the year 2020?

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Machine tool consumption will end the year at $7 billion, and Gardner forecasts a further 11 percent growth in 2019.
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GBI: Medical First quarter 2018 financial results show a solidly performing medical industry.  Wall Street’s expectations are for improving growth through 2020.  This is good for manufacturing firms supply durable goods to the medical industry.
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Download the results of Gardner Intelligence's annual Capital Spending Survey that includes forecasted spending on machine tools, testing equipment, software and more that are then projected across the metalworking industry based on plant size.

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Annual Production Growth Fastest in Nearly Four Years The annual growth rate in durable goods production accelerated for the fifth straight month to its fastest rate since January 2015.
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Growth in Capacity Utilization Accelerates It seems likely that the accelerating growth in capacity utilization will continue for another three to six months.
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Cutting Tool Orders Grow 16.7 Percent in September The consistently strong growth at metalworking facilities is a likely reason for the recent surge in cutting tool orders.
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