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In-Demand Industrial Products & Services This Week

Posted by IndustrySelect on Friday, May 14, 2021

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Updated Friday, May 14th, 2021

Welcome to our weekly rundown of the most in-demand industrial products and services in the U.S. right now. At MNI, as well as providing quality industrial sales leads among 460,000 industrial business in the U.S., we also keep track of what equipment, parts, services millions of industrial buyers are searching for across 11,000 distinct product and service categories on our industrial marketplace IndustryNet.

For the week measured May 6th through May 13th, searches for parts, products and services on IndustryNet totaled 75,494. 

Most Popular Industrial Categories This Week on IndustryNet

Below is a list of IndustryNet’s most popular broad search categories for the week:

1. Castings: 7,635 Searches
2. Valves: 7,048 Searches
3. Printing: 3,969 Searches
4. Doors: 3,936 Searches
5. Food Products: 3,566 Searches
6. Lumber: 3,113 Searches
7. Chemicals: 3,047 Searches
8. Tubing: 2,863 Searches
9. Tools: 2,040 Searches
10. Signs: 1,969 Searches


 Trending Industrial Products & Services Buyers on IndustryNet (Updated 5/14/2021)

 Below is a rundown of the industrial products and services that showed an increase in search activity week-over-week

Fasteners (+318%): Interest in fasteners surged 318% this week to 1,171 searches. Buyers were most interested in adhesive bonded fasteners, aluminum fasteners and packaging fasteners.

• Bags (+88%): Buyers were on the hunt for bags this week with that category climbing 88% to 272 searches. Plastic bags, food bags and polypropylene bags were among the most sought after.

Conveyors (+75%): Buyers were looking for conveyors this week, with searches in that category up 75% to 1,063 searches. Food handling conveyors, package handling conveyors and stainless steel conveyors were among the most popular.

• Boxes (+70%): Buyer interest in boxes grew 70% this week to 347 searches. Corrugated boxes, steel boxes and recycled boxes were among the most popular.

Bearings (+64%): Interest in bearings rose 64% to a total of 310 searches. Companies were most interested in plastic bearings, roller bearings, and aircraft bearings.

• Engines (+54%): Buyers were on the hunt for engines this week, with that category up 54% to 712 searches. Rebuilt engines, high performance engines and automotive engines were among the most sought out.

• Doors (+46%): Interest in doors rose 46% this week to 3,936 searches. Aluminum doors, commercial doors and steel doors ranked among the most popular subcategories.

• Printing (+39%): This week, buyer interest in printing rose 39% to 3,969 searches. Offset printing, promotional printing and specialty printing were among the most sought after.

• Machining (+33%): Interest in machining rose 33% this week to 365 searches. Stainless steel machining, precision machining and precision & CNC machining were among the most sought after.

• Valves (+33%): Buyers were on the hunt for valves this week, with that category up 33% to 7,048 searches. Stainless steel valves, specialty valves and hydraulic valves were among the most popular.

• Tools (+31%): This week, buyer interest in tools rose 31% to 2,040 searches. Carbide tools, power tools and precision tools were among the most sought after.

• Food Products (+14%): More buyers were looking for food products this week, that category up 14% to 3,566 searches. Companies were most keenly interested in canned food products, specialty food products and dry food products.

• Pipe (+12%): Buyers were on the hunt for pipe this week, with that category up 12% to 1,504 searches. Steel pipe, stainless steel pipe and high-density polyethylene pipe were among the most popular.

Ready to Contact Industrial Companies in Need of Your Products and Services?

With so many companies looking for products and services like yours, now is the time to explore new markets and forge connections in the industrial world.

Whether you’re selling packaging services, marketing for a machinery company, helping manufacturers with their staffing needs or simply looking to expand into new markets, IndustrySelect is the most effective way to reach decision makers in the manufacturing world.

Powered by MNI’s hand-verified industrial information, IndustrySelect provides instant access to 460,000 industrial business profiles, including one million executives to help you identify the best leads for your campaign.

Profiles include direct executive email addresses for hard-to-reach decision makers. Click here to try out a free demo.

Are you an industrial company looking to stand out among millions of industrial buyers in search of your products or services? IndustryNet provides a direct path for companies to increase their visibility. Learn more about our marketing solutions.

Or, are you on the hunt for industrial supplies? Search, sort, and quote for free among 400,000 U.S. manufacturing companies on IndustryNet.

Check back for our next Intent Data Friday, May 28th or connect with us on LinkedIn


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