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In-Demand Industrial Products & Services This Week

Posted by IndustrySelect on Friday, May 20, 2022

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Updated Friday, May 20th

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 12th through May 19th, searches for parts, products and services on IndustryNet totaled 83,520.

Most In-Demand Industrial Products and Services in the U.S. This Week (Updated 5/20/2022)

Below is a list of the most in-demand industrial products and services in the U.S. this week, based on total number of searches on MNI’s industrial marketplace IndustryNet.

1. Lumber: 7,059 Searches
2. Chemicals: 5,525 Searches
3. Food Products: 4,380 Searches
4. Printing: 3,985 Searches
5. Doors: 3,655 Searches
6. Castings: 3,274 Searches
7. Plating: 3,087 Searches
8. Tanks: 2,888 Searches
9. Tubing: 2,768 Searches
10. Trailers: 2,321 Searches

 Trending Industrial Products & Services in the U.S. (Updated 5/20/2022)

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

Batteries (+196%) Interest in batteries rose 196% this week to 80 searches. Storage batteries, lithium batteries, and dry cell batteries were the most sought after.

Tools (+149%): Industrial companies were on the hunt for more tools this week, with searches up 149% to 1,892. Buyers were most interested in cutting tools, carbide tools, and forming tools.

Fasteners (+101%): Searches for fasteners continue to trend up, this week rising 101% to 1,467. Stainless steel fasteners, cold-headed fasteners, and construction fasteners were the most popular this week.

Plastics (+89%): Industrial buyers were searching for more plastics this week, with searches up 89% to 571 searches. These included searches for reaction injected molded plastics, reinforced plastics, and shrinkable plastics.

Pallets (+84%) Interest in pallets rose 84% this week to 394 searches. These included searches for heat-treated pallets, wooden pallets, and paperboard pallets.

Printed Circuit Boards (+81%) Interest in PCBs rose 81% this week to 109 searches.

Machine Work & Machining (75%): Searches for machine work and machining rose 75% in the past week to 487 searches.

Contractors (+66%): Searches for contractors continue to trend up, this week rising 66% to 696. HVAC contractors, industrial contractors, and building contractors were the most sought out.

Lumber (+64%): Searches for lumber rose 64% to 7,059 searches, with the industry claiming the top spot this week for the most-searched category. Buyers were most interested in pressure treated lumber, hardwood lumber, and remanufactured lumber.

Molds (40%) Industrial companies were looking for more molds this week, with searches up 40% to 1,565. Plastic injection molds, electroformed molds, and die cast molds were the most popular.

Pipe (+35%): More companies showed interest this week in pipe, up 35% to 1,333 searches. These included searches for metal pipe, plastic pipe, and steel pipe.

Pumps (+26%) Interest in pumps trended up 26% this week to 1,007 searches. Buyers were searching hydraulic pumps, high pressure pumps, and water pumps.

Filters (+24%) More companies were looking for filters this week, with that category up 24% to 1,095 searches. Oil filters, metal filters, and water filters were the most popular.

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

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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.

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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 27th or connect with us on LinkedIn

Editor's note: This article is updated with new statistics weekly. 

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