Global Industrial Outlook
Welcome to the 2020 Global Industrial Outlook, researched and written by the industry experts
of Industrial Information Resources (IIR). Here you will find a wide range of information, specific to
each of our twelve industry segments, that is broken out into North American & Global regions.
3Q Update Now Posted:
IIR's spending forecast has been updated in this release
that's reflecting a two-month period of gathering intelligence from plant owners and how the pandemic has
impacted plant operations and spending (Read More About the
). In addition to the update on the spending numbers, our research teams have updated each industry
section with an assessment of the COVID-19 impact.
This Outlook provides an in-depth analysis of the 12 industry segments, which includes major project spending
statistics by industry, market region, and budget type (capital versus maintenance activity). Spending
statistics are derived from actual projects tracked by IIR.
In addition to this multi-faceted numerical data, you will also find an overall industry assessment that digs
deeper into the micro- and macro-economic reasons for the current state of development of each industry. These
industry assessments will provide a clear window into the major drivers and market trends for each segment,
providing you with the forward-looking information you need for 2020.