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Industrial gas industry in upheaval

The industrial gases industry in Europe experienced a decline of 1.5% last year. Among the countries studied (the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria), the sales forecasts for Italy and Poland are positive until 2020, according to a new study by Interconnection Consulting. Above all, the higher energy efficiency of the industrial customers makes the demand for industrial gases more more

2017-06-22 10:27:58

Environmentally conscious consumers help the market for blow molding machines to flourish

New Study from Interconnection Available

The European blow molding machine market recorded a positive performance of 4.8% last year. The trend towards light-weight packaging has boosted the industry and will continue to provide further momentum in the coming years, as Interconnection Consulting shows in a new study. Overall, the European market will grow by an average of 3.4% per year by more

2017-06-20 13:33:26

Elastic floors will reach the base station soon.

The market for elastic floor coverings in Central and Eastern Europe also suffered heavy losses in 2016. Overall, sales fell by 6.6% behind the 2015 figures. Despite last year’s poor performance, the industry can hope to grow again in the medium term. In 2018, the trend is set to reverse and an era of moderate growth is expected to come, as a study by Interconnection Consulting more

2017-05-23 16:15:44

Elastic floor coverings become a hit

The market development for elastic floor coverings developed very positively in Western Europe last year. Overall, sales rose by 4.2%. Germany recorded the highest growth with an increase of 8.1%. Italy and France were the only countries in Western Europe that experienced a decline. By 2019, Interconnection Consulting expects a similarly good overall development as in the past more

2017-05-23 16:11:18

Textile floor coverings in the CEE region are waiting for the upswing of Turkey and Russia

The market for textile floor coverings experienced a sharp decline in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). In 2016, sales declined by 4.4%. The main reason for this is the economically weakening large states of Russia and Turkey. However, the phase of a drastically shrinking market for textile floor coverings from 2017 seems to be a thing of the past. For 2017, the CEE regions revenues are expected to increase for the first time in a long time (+ 1.7%). This is shown by a new study by Interconnection more

2017-05-23 15:59:35

Tailwind helps textile floor coverings move position

The market for textile floor coverings continues to rise moderately in Western Europe. In 2016, sales were up by 0.8%. Slight growth is expected in the next few years. In a new study, Interconnection Consulting expects an average annual increase of 2.0% until 2020 in the countries under investigation (Germany, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria and Italy). more

2017-05-23 15:35:26

China and India are driving the blow molding machine market

New Study from Interconnection Available

The global blow molding machine market grew by 6.3% last year. The market volume was just under 3 billion Euros (2.98 billion Euros). Overall, the global market will gain momentum in the coming years. This is mainly thanks to China and India, as a new study by Interconnection Consulting more

2017-05-05 12:02:03

European boat market is floating in calm waters

The European market for motor boats and sailing yachts is growing slowly, but steadily. Last year, for example, the market grew slightly (+ 2.6%), and a moderate average growth of 3% is expected in the coming years as a new study from Interconnection Consulting more

2017-04-24 11:10:57

The sky opens up for garage doors and entrance gates

New Study from Interconnection Available

The overall market for garage and entrance gates in the EU has recovered over the last year after a long period of difficulties. In 2016, the increase amounted to 2.1%. Last year, sales also increased 2.5%. By 2019 the increase in the industry will be as much as 4%, according to a new study by Interconnection more

2017-04-06 10:27:52

Well-tempered future prospects for acoustic ceilings

New Study from Interconnection Available

The development of the market for acoustic ceilings is directly connected with the general construction industry. In Europe, the growth of the sector in 2016 was a modest 1.2% in terms of volume, even after years of negative growth rates. In the coming years, Interconnection Consulting also expects decent growth (+ 2.1% in volume) on the European market for acoustic more

2017-04-06 10:05:12