Manufacturing & Environmental Uses to Spur Lime Demand Through 2021

Manufacturing & Environmental Uses to Spur Lime Demand Through 2021

US lime demand is forecast to reach 18.9 million metric tons in 2021. Rising manufacturing output and construction activity will support lime consumption.


Shift in Vehicle Transmissions Steering Developments in US Market

Shift in Vehicle Transmissions Steering Developments in US Market

MV transmissions and powertrain parts compose the largest product segment of the US power transmission component market. Rising fuel economy standards have spurred the development of advanced transmissions, such as continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) and dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs), that improve fuel efficiency and boost product value. As standards continue to rise, demand for these transmissions will expand further.


Customizable, Durable Products Represent Countertrend to Fast Fashion

Customizable, Durable Products Represent Countertrend to Fast Fashion

Fast fashion – the trend toward selling clothing featuring the latest designs to consumers as quickly and cheaply as possible – has long been the driving force in the apparel market. To the annoyance of many consumers, two consequences of this trend have been that clothing has become less durable and less unique.

  • by Cara Brosius
  • October 2 2017
  • dairy


US Cheese Becoming an International Contender

US Cheese Becoming an International Contender

US dairy product shipments are forecast to reach $122 billion in 2021. Advances will be driven by rising demand in domestic and export markets, resulting from population growth and increasing disposable personal income levels. Over the 2006-2016 period, dairy product output expanded at an average rate of 4.1% annually as higher volumes of dairy products were consumed and prices rose along with an improving economy.