An alternative data primer for the industrials sector
We outline the key datasets available to monitor the industrials sector, namely within the aerospace, building materials, machinery/heavy equipment, chemicals, and transportation sub-sectors. We also discuss some of the nuances within this vast data landscape, including core dataset challenges.
Friendly PSA: this is an introductory piece into datasets for the industrials sector. If you are familiar with this area, then there is a chance that you will not learn anything new here.
Within the machinery and heavy equipment sub-sector, we find there to be two cohorts of data providers. The first are