Capital Spending Survey

Gardner Business Intelligence's Capital Spending Survey is an annual survey that collects statistics regarding budgeted spending on machine tools, testing equipment, software and more that are then projected across the metalworking industry based on plant size.

The 2020 Capital Spending Machine Tools Survey describes the state of the machine tool market as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the machine tool market in addition to specific machine tool types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2020 Capital Spending Machine Tools Survey.

Capital Spending Survey for Machine Tools

Projected spending in 2020 for the following categories:

  • 37 machine types
  • 13 industries
  • 13 states
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2020
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 machine types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Machine Tools Survey describes the state of the machine tool market as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the machine tool market in addition to specific machine tool types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Machine Tools Survey. Click here to read about Gardner Intelligence's forecast of an 11-percent increase in U.S. machine tool consumption in 2019.

Capital Spending Survey for Machine Tools

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 37 machine types
  • 11 industries
  • 12 states
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 machine types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Plastics Processing Survey describes the state of the plastics processing machine market as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the market in addition to specific machine types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Plastics Processing Survey.

Capital Spending Plastics Processing

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 27 different types of plastics processing equipment
  • 5 Software
  • 4 Industries
  • 6 States
  • 6 Regions
  • 5 Plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 machine types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Survey describes the state of metalworking market as projected for the next year. This report includes the following:

Capital Spending Executive Summary

10-year trend for Machine Tool Spending Projected 2019 spending in US dollars for 94 products across:

  • Machine Tools
  • Inspection-Metrology
  • Software
  • Tooling
  • Workholding

Descriptions and pricing for 5 segment deep dives are included in the Metalworking Executive Summary.

Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the report. Please refer to the reports listed below for additional report descriptions related to segmented deep dive reports.

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The 2019 Capital Spending Metalworking Bundle includes all 5 detailed metalworking reports. Each report describes the state of that particular market segment as projected over the course of the next year. Refer to each report for more in-depth details.

Capital Spending Metalworking Bundle

Included in the bundle:

Each report includes a section dedicated to:

  • Machine/Product Type
  • Industry
  • Region/State
  • Plant Size

Each section details

  • Projected 2019 spending
  • Historical trend for up to 10 years
  • Reasons for purchase (as applies)
  • Top machine/product types, industries, regions/states and plant sizes (as applies)

Purchase includes digital PDF downloads of all 5 reports.

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The 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Metalworking Software describes the state of the software market in metalworking as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the software market in metalworking in addition to specific software types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Metalworking Software.

2019 Capital Spending Survey for Metalworking Software

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 3 software types
  • 8 Industries
  • 11 states
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 3 software types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Inspection/Measurement in Metalworking describes the state of the inspection/measurement market in metalworking as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the inspection/measurement market in metalworking in addition to specific inspection/measurement types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Inspection/Measurement in Metalworking.

2019 Capital Spending Survey for Inspection/Measurement in Metalworking

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 6 inspection/measurement types
  • 14 Industries
  • 11 states
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 inspection/measurement types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Tooling describes the state of the tooling market as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the tooling market in addition to specific types of tooling and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Tooling.

2019 Capital Spending Survey for Tooling

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 35 types of tooling
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 tooling types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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The 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Workholding describes the state of the workholding market as projected over the course of the next year. This survey includes an overall picture of the workholding market in addition to specific workholding types and demographic areas. Purchase includes a digital PDF download of the 2019 Capital Spending Survey for Workholding.

2019 Capital Spending Survey for Workholding

Projected spending in 2019 for the following categories:

  • 14 different workholding devices
  • 6 regions
  • 5 plant sizes

For each of the categories, the report details:

  • The 10-year trend in spending with the projection for 2019
  • The motivation for buying
  • Where the spending will take place
  • Spending on the top 5 workholding types
  • Spending in the top 5 industries
  • Spending by plant size
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