Industrial Info Resources 2019 Industrial Market Outlook – Houston, TX

Industrial Info Resources held its annual 2019 Industrial Market Outlook event at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX on January 23, 2019.


The event started at 4pm with break out sessions to discuss market trends for 2019.  Industrial Info is tracking almost 6,000 projects valued at over $545 billion in the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, with almost 29% of the investment dollars currently expected to kick off in 2019 alone.

Some Topics From The Break Out Sessions

  • Economic outlook and the effects and impacts from current trade disputes
  • Labor constraints on plant spending in the Gulf Coast region
  • Assessment of the current size, shape and composition of Chemical Processing project spending
  • Oil & Gas spending outlook in the context of prevailing crude prices, global gas demand and competing global production
  • Refined product demand outlook and the impact on both capital & turnaround activity
  • Power generation spending trends and how policy is reshaping the fuel mix
  • Trends & drivers shaping other non-energy industrial sectors


At 6pm the Q and A / Table Top Demos begins.  Highlighted is IIR’s Global Market Intelligence (GMI™) Platform Tools and live demonstrations of new tools and databases:

  • Market Analytics Dashboard for a 30,000-foot view of the market
  • Geospatial Analytics Tools – Key Account Locator, Project Dashboards
  • Disaster Impact Tracker for monitoring natural disaster weather-related events and their impact on plants and units
  • Equipment & Services 5-Year Forecasts
  • Market Outlook Reports & Special Dashboards


This event is held every  year at the same time and place.  Nearly always in January and at the George R. Brown Convention Center.   So come and join us.  Check out their website for more details.


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