Weekly Wrap-Up: April 12, 2019

weekly wrap-up 4/12/19Spring has sprung, as has a crop of fresh new analysis from Marketresearch.com's in-house publishing brands.  This week, analysts reported back from a global pet expo and shared insights related to  global roofing, the aluminum industry, education industry trends, and much, much more. 

Scan through the headlines below for the latest updates.

Brazil Bans Asbestos: Impact on US Imports & Global Roofing Markets

How will the Brazilian asbestos ban impact worldwide demand for fiber cement roofing products?

Meet Jennifer Mapes Christ, Industry Study Manager

Jennifer Mapes Christ leads a group of analysts that publish studies on the consumer and commercial goods markets, in addition to co-managing The Freedonia Group's packaging studies and Packaged Facts' food studies.  Check out this Q&A to learn more about Jennifer and her perspective on the value of market research.

What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

David Sprinkle and Jeff Miller of Packaged Facts were among the 17,207 attendees of this year's Global Pet Expo.

The Aluminum Industry is Looking Shiny, For Now

The aluminum industry is looking up, as historically low prices finally begin to recover due to the US government’s tariffs on imported primary aluminum. However, if tariffs are repealed, the future of the aluminum market may not be so bright.

Visualizing the Future of Architecture & Engineering

Firms in the engineering and architectural services industries are finding novel uses for virtual reality (VR) in their day-to-day operations as the technology improves. How will the widespread use of VR impact these industries going forward?

Meet Managing Editor & Senior Analyst Kathy Mickey

Kathy Mickey is a managing editor of the Education Group at Simba Information, where she has authored more than 50 studies focused on PreK-12, higher education instructional materials, and educational technology. 

MarketResearch.com in the News - February and March 2019

Check out this list of recent media highlights for MarketResearch.com's in-house publishing divisions, including citations from The Freedonia Group, Packaged Facts, and Simba Informaiton in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, NBC News, The New York Times, and dozens of other media outlets and trade publications.

3 Important Trends to Watch in the Education Industry

The education industry encompasses a broad range of subsectors that are constantly evolving, from elementary and secondary schools to colleges and universities.

What Is a Market Analysis?

One of the most important tools a company can leverage to make key business decisions is the market analysis – a quantitative and qualitative assessment that presents a high-level view of the factors at play in an industry.

Topics: Industry Insights