3 Trends Impacting the 3.9 Billion Metric Ton Global Cement Industry

According to Global Cement, a recent study from The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, the worldwide cement market is expected to inch its way back to growth after a period of marginal declines from 2013-2018.

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Cannabis Growing Supplies in North America: 4 Key Markets to Watch

In June 2019, Illinois became the eleventh U.S. state to legalize recreational (i.e., adult use, nonmedical) marijuana, and just the second in the Midwest after Michigan to clear the way for adult marijuana retail markets to form. Furthermore, in July 2019, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act received a historic first hearing in congressunderscoring that legal weed is no longer just a west coast phenomenon.

Topics: Retail Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

12 Global Water Treatment Companies to Watch

Though fragmented in terms of overall market share, the global water treatment industry is generally dominated by major international suppliers of equipment and chemicals, though smaller, more local manufacturers can play a significant role in driving the market. The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, has years of experience examining this diverse industry, with a full catalog of reports focused on water treatment products and key market participants.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Meet Owen Stuart, a Research Analyst at Freedonia Focus Reports

Owen Stuart works as a market research analyst at Freedonia Focus Reports, a division of MarketResearch.com, where he conducts high-level research on a broad range of markets. In the last year, he's written more than 19 Freedonia Focus Reports. He recently completed reports on the US packaging market, the US machine tools market, and the US sheet metal market.

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Meet Joe Iorillo, a Corporate Analyst at The Freedonia Group

Joe Iorillo is a corporate analyst at The Freedonia Group, where he has worked since 2002. Although he doesn’t focus on one particular industry, he has done extensive research in the heavy equipment vertical, which includes forestry, construction, and agricultural equipment.

His research has been cited in Time Magazine, The Economist, The Chicago Tribune, and several industry-specific publications. Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts from John Caroll University.

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Meet Copy Editor Deb Celinski from The Freedonia Group

Deb Celinski is a copy editor at The Freedonia Group, but she also edits reports for MarketResearch.com’s other publishing brands including Simba Information and Packaged Facts.

Deb has worked at Freedonia for 20 years. She holds a B.A. in English from The College of Wooster, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with department honors, and an M.A. in English from Kent State University.

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Key Global Motorcycle Industry Statistics & Growth Regions

The global motorcycle market – which includes not only internal combustion engine (ICE) motorcycles but ICE and/or electric mopeds,  scooters, and bikes – is expected to grow 4.4% per year through 2022, according to a white paper from The Freedonia Group. This marks an improvement over the anemic industry growth that characterized the period between 2012-2017.

Topics: Transportation & Shipping Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Meet Kent Furst, Industry Study Manager

Kent Furst has written 50 industry studies on a wide variety of topics during the last 14 years at The Freedonia Group. He currently manages a group of analysts who focus on the chemicals industry. He holds a B.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Kent has been quoted in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, in addition to a number of trade journals. He has been a regular speaker at the International Silicones Conference over the last seven years, and he’s also spoken at the Plastic Caps & Closures conference.

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Meet Industry Analyst Carolyn Zulandt

Carolyn Zulandt is a Content Development Specialist at The Freedonia Group, where she has worked since 2012. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and History from Wake Forest University and an M.A. in History from Cleveland State University.

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Meet the Analyst: Ken Long, Industry Study Manager

Ken Long leads a team of analysts that produce studies on building and construction products at The Freedonia Group, where he has worked for more than 18 years. He has authored 64 studies, and his research has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, and many trade journals.

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