This report forecasts total world demand in 2019 for machine tools by product, market, and major world region in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Product segments include: metal cutting, metal forming, and accessories and spare parts. Reported markets encompass: machinery, transportation equipment, primary and fabricated metals, electrical and electronic equipment, and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, market, and regional demand (including product segments) are provided for 2009 and 2014. Further, regional demand is segmented by market for 2014. Finally, world shipments are segmented by major world region and provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.