This comprehensive report provides information on U.S. economic conditions, industry conditions for gears, gear market bookings, and gear market shipments. But this information will also be broken down into a series of end user markets, including: total gears, industrial machinery gears, construction machinery gears, power transmission equipment gears, mining, oil & gas gield equipment gears, ship & offshore platform gears, railroad equipment gears and aerospace gears.
As a principal for the Industry Practice at Global Insight, Tom is responsible for projections about the US industrial economy, including special aspects about output, prices, costs, wages, capacity levels and profit margins. Tom authors sections in Global Insight’s, US Economic, Industry Analysis, and Cost Forecasting service publications. He particularly gained expertise in the paper and lumber, construction, steel, agricultural, and service sectors. Additional responsibilities include product line forecasting and consulting for clients that include many of the Fortune 500 and national trade associations. He has over 20 years of experience in the economic forecasting and consulting industry.
Preston is a group manager in the IHS Markit Manufacturing Technology team. His areas of expertise include motors, drives, and motor-driven systems such as pump, fan and compressor applications. Since 2012, Preston has contributed to the broadening of IHS Markit coverage into intricate motor and motor system applications. Additionally, Preston engages with other IHS Markit groups in order to bring to our customers a deeper understanding of the crucial trends occurring in a wide array of verticals that shape the global environment.
Preston has done extensive research on the end-equipment markets and is highly skilled in advanced research methods, statistical interpretation, and public speaking. While conducting his research he has been successful in forming several new working relationships with major suppliers and trade associations in these new areas of study for IHS Markit.
Preston holds a BBS in Finance from Saint Edward’s University and currently works in the Austin, Texas office.