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.
Recognized for his expertise in the ferrous metals industry, John is responsible for evaluating the outlook for steel. John also specializes in forecasting commodities and works closely with the Energy and Economics teams at IHS Markit to identify the specific impacts of changing oil price and alternative oil price scenarios. Prior to joining IHS, now IHS Markit, in 1995, he was in the private practice of law as well as an economist and statistician for the United States Department of Labor in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). John received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University, US, and a Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, US.