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PTDA Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report

PTDA Market Size Report available for purchase (includes new 2022 update*) 


In 2022, PTDA members have more than a $90-billion market opportunity across North American markets, according to the just-released update of PTDA’s Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report. That’s up 13% over pre-pandemic levels at the start of 2020!

Despite the most volatile global recession and recovery in history in 2020-2021,  markets for PTDA members rebounded strongly in 2021. The five-page addendum provides revised market size estimates at the national level for 14 core PTDA-member product categories in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Note: The distributor available market was not updated. This addendum:

  • benchmarks the estimated market size as of January 2022 and forecasts a more stable period of growth going forward. 
  • shows, overall, North American markets for PTDA-member product categories have increased double digits since the beginning of 2020.
  • forecasts positive U.S. market demand for PTDA members over the next five years.

The 2022 addendum also includes a revised forecast to 2026, as well as a historical time series to 2015. 

* Addendum only available with purchase of full 2020 PTDA Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report and is not sold separately.

Strengthen Your Planning with Market Data

The  2020 PTDA Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report, the third edition since 2013, is a powerful and timely tool to benchmark market share, potential and identify opportunities. The 2020 report also includes a market forecast for PT/MC markets in the U.S. to 2024, developed specificially for the PTDA-member product portfolio and primary end-markets. 

Since 2013, PTDA members have used this proprietary market research to estimate the size and customer segmentation of specific territories in North America - United States, Canada and Mexico - for 14 PT/MC product categories (see below for details). 

This 2020 edition of the PTDA Market Size Report estimates the North American market size for the 14 product categories is $79.5 billion, up 18% from $68 billion in 2013.  The U.S. total market size in 2020 is $65 billion, with Canada and Mexico markets at $7 billion each. A more detailed analysis of market annual growth rate is included in the report. 

How to Purchase
This market research is available to PTDA members who participated in the 2020 Market Size research project and member survey as a Member Advantage at no additional cost. Member non-participants and non-members can purchase the PTDA Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report. The 2022 addendum will be included in your purchase.
( If you are a PTDA member and uncertain if your company participated in the research, please contact ptda@ptda.org to find out)
This 2020 market research is provided in the following formats:
   • The PTDA Market Analyzer, a web-based dashboard for on-the-fly market analysis
Product Category
The study provides detailed estimated market size data for 14 product categories:

   •    Accessories
   •    Adjustable/Variable Speed Drives
   •    Bearings
        - Ball Bearings
        - Roller Bearings
        - Mounted Bearings
   •    Belts & Chain Drives
   •    Clutches & Brakes
   •    Controls
   •    Conveyors & Material Handling Components
         - Flat conveyor belting
         - Conveyors & conveying equipment
   •    Gearing
   •    Hydraulics & Pneumatics
        - Hydraulics
        - Pneumatics
   •    Industrial Specialty Chemicals
        - Sealants & Adhesives
        - Industrial Petrochemicals
   •    Linear Motion Products
   •    Motors
        - Integral Horsepower Motors
        - Fractional Horsepower Motors
   •    Pumps
   •    Shaft Couplings & U-joints

The Power of Data
In addition to analyzing market opportunity by geography, understanding the revenue potential for specific customer segments by product category is key to a complete analysis of your market opportunities. This can vary significantly by state or even metro area. The 2020 report and PTDA Market Analyzer gives you the ability to benchmark your territories and profile the customer segments with the best potential to grow your market share. 

“Thanks to the Power Transmission & Motion Control Market Size Report, I know the top customer segment in Minnesota--and the next nine segments too. We are now able to target our sales efforts to build new business and sell more to existing customers,” says Chris Bursack, vice president sales & business development, ISC Companies, Inc.

Review the table of contents. (50KB PDF)

See a sample state/MSA page. (69KB PDF)
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