Industry Reports

Published on: 11/27/2019
Surging domestic feedstock supply and greater demand for specialty chemical processes have driven heightened valuations and consolidation activity in the Chemicals industry.
Published on: 11/18/2019
Demand for packaging products and solutions has continued to be supported by steady consumer e-commerce spending, increasing product personalization, and demand for value-added packaging services. Operators in the space have remained acquisitive to expand product lines, geographies, and customer bases while also exploiting cost synergies. 
Published on: 11/07/2019
As equipment connectivity and monitoring capabilities continue to increase, technological advancements relating to system efficiency and the management of critical infrastructures have become normative. Unexpected power outages or interruptions in connectivity are costly and create disturbances that businesses cannot afford.
Published on: 10/07/2019
Despite softening manufacturing activity evidenced by an end to the ISM Purchasing Managers’ Index 35-month expansion; the MRO industry has proven resilient to the subsequent downward pressures on production, presenting defensible investment opportunities.
Published on: 10/02/2019
Despite a softening global economic outlook, Waste & Recycling companies hold a defensible market position due to stability in waste volumes, increasing municipality and local government privatization of public services, and recurring revenue generation. As a result, the market is largely inelastic to economic downturns and presents a highly attractive stable investment.
Published on: 09/11/2019
Expansion of the HVACR market has resulted from economic growth, the increased availability of tools and products that promote energy efficiency, and the consequential opportunity they create to retrofit building infrastructures.
Published on: 08/29/2019
Advancements in engineering and equipment capabilities have rapidly developed the Packaging industry by both strengthening existing packaging products and expanding them into new markets. 
Published on: 08/20/2019
The ongoing need to retrofit or replace North America’s aging water and wastewater infrastructure continues to enable the development of innovative technology and more cost-efficient equipment in the Water Infrastructure industry.
Published on: 08/12/2019
Despite slowing global growth and trade tensions, U.S. chemical production remains strong, predominantly driven by low-cost feedstock availability and domestic end-market growth. 
Published on: 08/08/2019
The resilience of the Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) industry to recessionary forces given its ensured demand due to stringent government regulations provides the sector with favorable dynamics to further support heightened levels of merger & acquisition (M&A) activity.

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