2018 Equipment Trends Study – Fabricators’ Forecast Stone World

$695.00

Comparing the results of studies completed in the past three years, this report provides insight into stone fabricators’ equipment purchasing and future investment plans. Specifically understanding where investment is planned – and where it is being reduced – can help companies predict key business trends and take appropriate action. Additionally, the potential for promoting the sustainability aspects of stone products is evaluated.

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Why Order this Report?

Comparing the results of studies completed in the past three years, this report provides insight into stone fabricators’ equipment purchasing and future investment plans. Specifically understanding where investment is planned – and where it is being reduced – can help companies predict key business trends and take appropriate action. Additionally, the potential for promoting the sustainability aspects of stone products is evaluated.

Who Should Read this Report?

Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of Construction, Planning, Sales, Project Management, and Operations in the stone fabrication industry, as well as those in companies who provide tools, training, equipment, information, and services to stone fabricators.

Study Background:

Objectives of this research are to determine:

  • Capital outlay and investment areas planned for next year
  • Areas where companies cut spending in the current year
  • Equipment planned for purchase in the next year
  • Predicted change in the market in the next year and in the next 5-10 years
  • Impact of increased competition on the stone fabrication business
  • Promotion of “green” aspects, if any, in the sales and marketing efforts

Methodology:

  • 34 online surveys were completed with active, qualified subscribers to Stone World whose primary business activity is stone fabrication and whose job function is predominately Corporate Management or Fabrication/Manufacturing Management.
  • October 29 – November 5, 2018