Not All Exports Are Created Equal: An examination of export demand as told by U.S. finishers

Wednesday, April 29 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM


Event Information

Title: Not All Exports Are Created Equal: An examination of export demand as told by U.S. finishers

Description:

Review how domestic and foreign demand (exports) within the finishing market have been changing in light of the business cycle and new tariff rules.  We will explore if and which end-markets and companies (by size, large or small) are weathering the economic environment best.

Type: Learning Station II: Management

Abstract:

Michael Guckes, Chief Economist with Gardner Business Media and Products Finishing will share what Gardner's Finishing Index is saying about the industry as reported by finishing shops.  Michael's presentation will share where the finishing market is along the business cycle and reveal which end-markets are proving to be the best for finishers in 2020.  Michael will also share about trends in input costs and finished products pricing according to Gardner's survey results.


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