Growth trends of production and sales in German machinery industry at 2.9% resp. 3.1% p.a. in September 2018

The new Quest Economic Report determines the trend growth of production of the German machinery industry. The trend is set to be the average of the last 12 months. Since March 2017, a production growth trend has developed with a growth rate of 2.9% per year until September 2018. In August 2018 the growth rate Read more about Growth trends of production and sales in German machinery industry at 2.9% resp. 3.1% p.a. in September 2018[…]

Production of wood processing machines significantly lower since 2008, sales slightly higher than in machinery industry – Quest industry report

The Quest industry report compares production and sales in the wood processing machinery sector with those in the German machinery industry. The data are provided by the Federal Statistical Office, indexed by Quest Research. The industry report indexes both production and sales at 100 for the pre-crisis year 2008. So development and comparison with machinery Read more about Production of wood processing machines significantly lower since 2008, sales slightly higher than in machinery industry – Quest industry report[…]

Fluctuation range of production and sales in German machiner yindustry significantly increased since 2012

The trend report applies Bollinger Bands to the development of production and sales since the year 2000. This statistical measure, which is widespread in the financial world, covers 67% of all values deviating from the average of the last 12 months. Thus, at a glance, the bands illustrate the fluctuation range of production and sales Read more about Fluctuation range of production and sales in German machiner yindustry significantly increased since 2012[…]

Growth trends of production and sales in German machinery industry at 3.3% resp. 3.2% p.a. in August 2018

The new Quest Economic Report determines the trend growth of production of the German machinery industry. The trend is set to be the average of the last 12 months. Since March 2017, a production growth trend has developed with a growth rate of 3.3% per year until August 2018. This growth trend has replaced a Read more about Growth trends of production and sales in German machinery industry at 3.3% resp. 3.2% p.a. in August 2018[…]

Are export shares of German machines synchronous with the industrial production of export countries?

These countries accounted for 75% of machine exports from Germany in 2017. The comparison of machine exports and industrial production is useful as industrial production is an important economic indicator for the demand for machines. The Quest Export Report identifies synchronous and asynchronous developments between machine exports from Germany and the industrial production of the Read more about Are export shares of German machines synchronous with the industrial production of export countries?[…]

Growth trends in production and sales in the German mechanical engineering in July 2018 at the same level of 3.2% p.a.

Since March 2017, production in the German mechanical engineering sector showed a growth trend of 3.2% per annum until July 2018. This growth trend has replaced a five-year stagnation phase during which production increased by only 0.7% per year. The Quest Trend Magazine records the growth trend as a moving annual average of the monthly Read more about Growth trends in production and sales in the German mechanical engineering in July 2018 at the same level of 3.2% p.a.[…]

The degree of realization of Industry 4.0 in the sectors of the German machinery industry – Quest study

The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine publishes from the study the degrees of realization of Industry 4.0 in machine automation in ten sectors of mechanical engineering. The "degrees of realization" correspond to the five development stages in which Industry 4.0 is realized as a process. This starts with planned changes, continues with isolated Read more about The degree of realization of Industry 4.0 in the sectors of the German machinery industry – Quest study[…]