Two of the Coolest Trends to Watch in Household Refrigerators & Freezers

Two of the Coolest Trends to Watch in Household Refrigerators & Freezers

US demand for household refrigerators and freezers in the US is forecast to total $10.4 billion in 2021. As more homes are built and kitchens are remodeled, suppliers are finding creative ways to become the first choice in the mind of every customer.


Lively Insights into the US Life Insurance Industry

Lively Insights into the US Life Insurance Industry

According to LIMRA, an insurance industry organization, about 70% of US households have some form of life insurance. Here are some key insights into this $560 billion industry (in 2016).


As Market Shrinks, Printing Machinery Suppliers See Opportunity in Digital

As Market Shrinks, Printing Machinery Suppliers See Opportunity in Digital

US printing machinery and equipment demand is forecast to decline less than 1.0% per year through 2021, as ongoing competition from electronic media continues to restrain demand for printed materials such as newspapers and books. Despite the broader retreat, demand for digital printing presses is forecast to expand 1.3% per year as printers update machinery to meet customer demand for increased customization and flexibility.


Colorful Trends in Pigment Prices

Colorful Trends in Pigment Prices

Over the 2006-2016 decade, pigment prices saw considerable volatility, growing significantly in the 2009-2012 period, but declining through 2016. In particular, the prices of carbon black and titanium dioxide pigments experienced the fastest gains and the steepest declines. Key factors that propelled these trends included rising global demand, supply constraints, and increases in the cost of key raw materials.