Population Increases and Healthier Product Offerings Will Drive Gains

Shipments Growth for Processed Meat and Poultry to Outpace Fresh/Frozen, With Respective Gains of 2.4% and 1.7% Annually

Rising Manufacturers’ Shipments, Retail Sales, and Trade Levels Will Drive Gains

Growth in Manufacturing and Trade Activity Will Propel Increases

Gains in Construction and Manufacturing Sectors Will be Partially Offset by Competition from Alternate Materials

Growth in Stainless Steel Production Will Support Gains

Strong Growth in Construction Activity Will Drive Advances

Rising Employment Levels, Office and Commercial Building Construction Will Support Gains

Gains in New Housing Completions and Residential Improvement Spending Will Drive Growth

Healthy Consumer Finances and the Benefits of Internet Shopping Will Drive Gains