Quality Spending Outlook

May 5, 2003
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Amid the aftermath of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Quality magazine forecasts spending for 2002.

Regional Market Forecast
Northeast States:
Overall Regional Market Forecast: $590.4 million
Forecast for Test, Measurement and Inspection Equipment: $334.6 million
Line Items and top sellers:
Coordinate Measuring Machines: $32.8 million
Top Seller: Manual CMM, $14.7 million
Form and Surface Measurement Equipment: $5.6 million
Top Seller: Surface Measurement Equipment, $3.7 million
Gages and Gaging Systems: $140.9 million
Top Seller: Handheld Measuring Tools, $41.8 million
Optical Inspection and Measurement Equipment: $32.7 million
Top Seller: Vision Inspection Systems, $9.9 million
Color and Coatings Thickness: $11.8 million
Top Seller: Coating Thickness, $7.7 million
Materials and Product Testing Equipment: $66.8 million
Top Seller: Materials Test (hardness, tensile, fatigue, metallurgical, etc.), $20.5 million
Other Equipment: $44.2 million
Top Seller: Calibration Equipment, $25.4 million

Forecast for Quality Software: $57.6 million
Top Seller: Calibration, $10.8 million

Forecast for Quality Services: $198.3 million
Consulting and Training Services: $104.7 million
Top Seller: Certification and Registration, $40.6 million
Test Measurement and Inspection Services: $93.6 million
Top Seller: Calibration Services, $56.5 million
Midwest States:
Overall Regional Market Forecast: $1.3 billion

Forecast for Test, Measurement and Inspection Equipment: $671.5 million
Line Items and top sellers:
Coordinate Measuring Machines: $64.0 million
Top Seller: CNC/DNC/Multiple Sensor, $32.9 million
Form and Surface Measurement Equipment: $25.1 million
Top Seller: Surface Measurement Equipment, $14.0 million
Gages and Gaging Systems: $294.8 million
Top Seller: Handheld Measuring Tools, $84.3 million
Optical Inspection and Measurement Equipment: $57.0 million
Top Seller: Microscopes, $16.0 million
Color and Coatings Thickness: $19.9 million
Top Seller: Coating Thickness, $15.1 million
Materials and Product Testing Equipment: $105.1 million
Top Seller: Materials Test (hardness, tensile, fatigue, metallurgical, etc.), $27.2 million
Other Equipment: $105.6 million
Top Seller: Calibration Equipment, $64.5 million

Forecast for Quality Software: $218.8 million
Top Seller: ISO 9000, $36.8 million

Forecast for Quality Services: $431.5 million
Consulting and Training Services: $249.6 million
Top Seller: Certification and Registration, $104.0 million
Test Measurement and Inspection Services: $181.9 million
Top Seller: Calibration Services, $110.8 million
SouthStates:
Overall Regional Market Forecast: $910.4 million
Forecast for Test, Measurement and Inspection Equipment: $454.0 million
Line Items and top sellers:
Coordinate Measuring Machines: $37.6 million
Top Seller: Portable, $14.9 million
Form and Surface Measurement Equipment: $6.8 million
Top Seller: Surface Measurement Equipment, $5.0 million
Gages and Gaging Systems: $184.4 million
Top Seller: Handheld Measuring Tools, $62.3 million
Optical Inspection and Measurement Equipment: $58.8 million
Top Seller: Video Measurement Systems, , $29.7 million
Color and Coatings Thickness: $12.1 million
Top Seller: Coating Thickness, $7.8 million
Materials and Product Testing Equipment: $98.2 million
Top Seller: Environmental Test (test chambers, temperature, humidity, vibration, etc.), $23.0 million
Other Equipment: $56.2 million
Top Seller: Calibration Equipment, $36.8 million

Forecast for Quality Software: $132.9 million
Top Seller: ISO 9000, $27.3 million

Forecast for Quality Services: $323.4 million
Consulting and Training Services: $169.5 million
Top Seller: Certification and Registration, $60.6 million
Test Measurement and Inspection Services: $153.9 million
Top Seller: Calibration Services, $89.9 million

West States:
Overall Regional Market Forecast: $554.5 million
Forecast for Test, Measurement and Inspection Equipment: $315.0 million
Line Items and top sellers:
Coordinate Measuring Machines: $20.4 million
Top Seller: CNC/DNC/Multiple Sensor, $13.0 million
Form and Surface Measurement Equipment: $5.8 million
Top Seller: Surface Measurement Equipment, $3.2 million
Gages and Gaging Systems: $139.2 million
Top Seller: Handheld Measuring Tools, $49.3 million
Optical Inspection and Measurement Equipment: $22.8 million
Top Seller: Microscopes, $8.2 million
Color and Coatings Thickness: $10.0 million
Top Seller: Coating Thickness, $9.8 million
Materials and Product Testing Equipment: $68.3 million
Top Seller: Environmental Test (test chambers, temperature, humidity, vibration, etc.), $20.4 million
Other Equipment: $48.5 million
Top Seller: Calibration Equipment, $32.8 million

Forecast for Quality Software: $117.4 million
Top Seller: Calibration, $34.4 million

Forecast for Quality Services: $122.1 million
Consulting and Training Services: $53.7 million
Top Seller: Certification and Registration, $16.1 million
Test Measurement and Inspection Services: $68.4 million
Top Seller: Calibration Services, $45.5 million

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