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U.S. Sales of Transformers Estimated to Increase to $4.7 Billion in 2016

The new series of market overview reports (executive market summaries) includes supplier listings, representative products, and estimated market size for each product category, vendor market share estimates and market outlook through 2016.

The Newton-Evans Research Co. has announced its August publication of a new set of 12 U.S. transformer market two-page summaries. The new series of market overview reports (executive market summaries) includes supplier listings, representative products, and estimated market size for each product category, vendor market share estimates and market outlook through 2016. Electric utilities accounted for about 87% of purchases of small, medium and large power transformers and a variety of distribution transformers.

A majority of both power transformers and distribution transformers are now being produced in the United States. Distribution transformers (wet and dry types) accounted for about 48% of all transformer shipment values in the U.S. market in 2013, benefiting from some improvement in the pace of new residential and small commercial construction. Fewer very large, multi-million dollar power transformers were imported in 2013, due to a number of new large transformer production facilities built in the U.S. over the past six years by several of the world's major manufacturers.

The Power Transformer series includes U.S. market size, market share estimates and market outlook for these 12 transformer-related product and service categories:
TX01 - Mobile Transformers
TX02 - Medium Power Transformers
TX03 - Medium-Large Power Transformers
TX04 - Large Power Transformers
TX05 - Very Large Power Transformers
TX06 - Shunt Reactors
TX07 - Special Transformers (Arc, Furnace)
TX08 - Distribution Transformers (OH, Oil, 5kva+)
TX09 - Distribution Transformers (Dry Type)
TX10 - Transformer Life Management Services
TX11 - Transformer Monitoring & Diagnostics
TX12 - Phase Shifting Transformers.

Three related T&D market series published in the past several weeks by Newton-Evans include: Medium Voltage Equipment (20 summaries); Distribution Automation (9 summaries); and T&D Control Systems (11 summaries). Three remaining series, High Voltage Equipment (15 summaries), Substation Automation (13 summaries), and Protection and Control (8 summaries) will be available in September.

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