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In-Demand Industrial Products & Services This Week

Posted by IndustrySelect on Friday, January 21, 2022

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Updated Friday, January 21st

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 January 13th through January 20th, searches for parts, products and services on IndustryNet totaled 94,237.

Most In-Demand Industrial Products and Services in the U.S. This Week (Updated 1/21/2021)

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. Chemicals: 10,734 Searches
2. Castings: 7,621 Searches
3. Printing: 6,352 Searches
4. Food Products: 5,649 Searches
5. Wire: 3,490 Searches
6. Plating: 3448 Searches
7. Signs: 3,312 Searches
8. Doors: 3,067 Searches
9. Steel: 1,846 Searches
10. Glass: 1,800 Searches



 Trending Industrial Products & Services in the U.S. (Updated 1/21/2022)

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

Heat Treating (+541%) Industrial buyers were looking for more heat treating this week, with searches spiking 541% to 77 searches. Steel heat treating was the most popular subcategory this week.

Fasteners (+219%) Interest in fasteners rose by 219% this week to 434 searches. Steel fasteners and stainless steel fasteners were among the most popular.

Lubricants (+126%) Interest in lubricants rose by 126% this week to 1,306 searches. This included searches for metalworking lubricants, high temperature lubricants, and packaging lubricants.

Welding (+111%) Interest in welding rose by 111% this week to 1,280 searches. Stainless steel welding, pipe & tube welding, and plastic welding were among the most popular types.

Doors (+98%): Industrial buyers were on the hunt for more doors this week, with searches up 98% to 3,067. This included steel doors, plastic doors, and plastic laminate doors.

Chemicals (+87%): Industrial buyers were on the hunt for more chemicals this week, with searches up 87% to 10,734. Companies were most keenly interested in private label chemicals, rubber makers’ chemicals, and agricultural chemicals.

Steel (86%): More companies showed interest this week in steel, with that category up 86% to 1,846. Flat rolled steel, galvanized steel and high carbon steel were among the most popular.

Filters (72%): More companies showed interest this week in filters, with that category up 72% to 545. Stainless steel filters dominated searches in the filter category this week.

Packaging (70%): More companies showed interest this week in packaging, with that category up 70% to 889. Medical packaging, plant-based packaging, and industrial packaging were among the most popular.

Generators (+58%): This week’s searches for generators rose 58% to 366. These included pulse generators, portable generators, and nitrogen generators.

Food Products (+58%) Interest in food products rose by 58% this week to 5,649 searches. Frozen food products and canned food products were among the most popular.

Ducts (+57%) Interest in ducts rose by 57% this week to 77 searches. These included HVAC ducts and metal ducts.

Coatings (+52%): More buyers showed interest this week in coatings, with that category up 52% to 832 searches. Industrial coatings, thermal spray coatings, and ultraviolet coatings were sought out the most.

Insulation (+42%): More companies showed interest this week in insulation, with that category climbing 42% to 694 searches. Polystyrene insulation and high temperature insulation was among the most sought after.

Glass (+40%) Interest in glass rose 40% this week to 1,800 searches. Buyers were most interested in decorative glass and flat glass.

Printed Circuit Boards (+40%) Interest in PCBs rose by 40% this week to 87 searches.

Machining (+33%) Interest in machining rose by 33% this week to 549 searches. Aerospace machining and 5-axis machining were among the most popular types of machining this week.

Die Castings (+19%): More companies showed interest this week in die castings, with that category up 19% to 67. Zinc die castings and aluminum die castings were the most sought after.

Engines (+14%) Interest in adhesives rose by 14% this week to 642 searches. Marine engines, tractor engines, and truck engines were among the most popular.

Cylinders (+14%): Industrial buyers were on the hunt for more cylinders this week, with searches up 14% to 156. Companies were most keenly interested in steel cylinders, gas cylinders, and hydraulic cylinders.



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.

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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, January 28th or connect with us on LinkedIn

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

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