Alexandria, Va., January 6, 2014—The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, today announced that it is ramping up its regulatory, standards and market reporting and statistics efforts to meet the unique needs of the corded electric and battery product segments. In recent months, OPEI has welcomed several new battery/electric companies to its membership, including iRobot, Positec, Stanley Black & Decker and Sunrise Global Marketing, and John Cunningham, president of the Consumer Products Group at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. recently joined the 2013-2014 OPEI [.....]
or many years, the industry has looked to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) for business insight and market intelligence in the form of market reports and forecasting. Now, OPEI has increased the frequency and breadth of its market forecasts and reporting to help its members make thoughtful and timely business decisions about growing product sectors and expanding markets. The latest OPEI reporting includes new monthly data for global golf maintenance products and select electric/battery powered outdoor power equipment. Read more from the article here.