“ITR is a fantastic resource. I’ve been a customer for a long time and really value their industry-specific outlook. Adding this resource as a PMA membership benefit is a great move!”
Steve Peplin, CEO, Talan Products Inc. | Member Since 1994

Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) membership offers access to key economic intelligence from ITR Economics to help reduce risk and drive practical, profitable and informed business decisions. Through this partnership, PMA members receive economic resources monthly and quarterly.

The resources are valued at more than $25,000. As a PMA member these resources are complimentary.

Econ Trends view the metalforming industry at a macro-level while Metalforming Insights personalized business reports view the industry at a micro-level.

Monthly Report

Advisory Reports

Each month, ITR will provide members with industry snapshots, a macroeconomic outlook, an investor update, long-term views, industry analysis, a leading indicator snapshot and Q&A forum.

Quarterly Resources

Forecast Reports

The quarterly Forecast Reports cover a comprehensive overview of the economy and an in-depth look at key industry sectors—metal stamping industry, automotive, heavy truck, appliance/home products and agricultural/off-highway. The report also will convey the current and shifting phases of the business-cycle (Accelerating Growth, Recovery, Slow Growth or Recession) for each industry sector.
“The Forecast Report and Alliance Tool are tremendously valuable and have helped me make informed, data-driven decisions for my business. Every PMA manufacturing and associate member should be reading these reports and taking advantage of the new member benefit.”
Troy Roberts, CEO, Beanstalk CCW, LLC | Member Since 2019

About ITR Economics

Founded in 1948, ITR Economics is the oldest privately held, continuously operating economic research and consulting firm in the United States. With a long-term accuracy rating of 94.7%, ITR Economics has forecast major economic events such as the Great Recession of 2008 years in advance. ITR provides reliable industry and company forecasts tailored to clients’ needs and offers economic webinars, subscription periodicals, consultative reports, and data-collection services.

Questions about ITR Economic Trends?
Contact Cindy Minn, membership and industry data manager, at 216-901-8800 ext. 146.