This report forecasts US fractional horsepower motor demand in US dollars at the manufacturers’ level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of single phase alternating current (AC), polyphase AC, brushed direct current (DC), and brushless DC. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: motor vehicles, heating and cooling, machinery, household appliances, aerospace and other transport equipment, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided at five-year intervals for 2003, 2008, and 2013; the various segments are reported for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends, key economic indicators, regulatory and legal factors, and technology and material trends. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading companies competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.