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In-Demand Industrial Products & Services This Week

Posted by IndustrySelect on Friday, February 26, 2021

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Updated Friday, February 26th, 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.

In January of 2021, industrial category searches on IndustryNet totaled 469,311 This is up 7% over December’s searches, and up 31% over January 2021.

For the week measured February 18th to February 25th, searches for parts, products and services on IndustryNet totaled 81,939.

Most Popular Industrial Categories This Week on IndustryNet

For a seventh straight week, castings ranked as IndustryNet’s most popular broad search category, bringing in 7,998 searches this week. Below is a list of IndustryNet’s most popular broad search categories for the week:

1. Castings: 7,998 Searches
2. Doors: 4,783 Searches
3. Valves: 4,417 Searches
4. Chemicals: 4,250 Searches
5. Food Products: 3,981 Searches
6. Lumber: 3,276 Searches
7. Tools: 2,587 Searches
8. Tanks: 2,289 Searches
9. Signs: 2,025 Searches
10. Printing: 1,854 Searches

Trending Industrial Products & Services Buyers on IndustryNet (Updated 2/26/2021)

Below is a rundown of our top trending industrial products and services this week.

• Fasteners (187%) Interest in fasteners soared this week, with searches in that category up 187% to 1,785 searches. Adhesive bonded fasteners, aluminum fasteners, special fasteners and packaging fasteners were among the most popular subcategories.

• Plastics (+127%): Industrial companies were in search of plastics this week, with that category increasing 127% to 543 searches. Reaction injection molded plastics, biodegradable plastics, and dip molded plastics were among the most popular.

• Dies (+100%): It was quite the week for dies, with that category doubling to 285 searches. Steel dies, stamping dies and hot stamping dies were among the most popular.

• Contractors (+63%): Industrial buyers were looking for more contractors this week, with searches in that category up 63% to 545 searches. Industrial contractors, HVAC contractors and road building contractors were most in-demand.

• Machining (+44%): Industrial buyers were on the hunt for more machining services this week with searches up 44% to 1,093. Companies were most keenly interested in aluminum machining, precision machining and precision & CNC machining.

• Engines (+35%): More industrial buyers were looking for engines this week, with searches up 35% to 506 searches. Gas engines, diesel engines and automotive engines were among the most popular.

• Roofing (+30%): Industrial buyers were on the hunt for roofing this week, with searches up 30% to 450. Steel roofing, metal roofing and rubber roofing ranked among the most popular.

• Valves (+23%): More industrial buyers were in search of valves this week, with that category up 23% to 4,417 searches. Actuated valves, gas valves and hydraulic valves were among the most popular.

• Machinery (+22%): Interest in machinery rose 22% to 905 searches this week. Industrial machinery, heavy duty machinery, automated machinery and automated assembly machinery ranked among the most popular subcategories.

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.

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