Material Handling Equipment Distributors in Australia: Market Research Report

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Material Handling Equipment Distributors Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Parts Dealers | Apr 2016

Poorly equipped: Reduced investment in mines and infrastructure projects drives down revenue

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Hastings Deering Group Hastings Deering Group market share
Komatsu Marketing Komatsu Marketing market share
Seven Group Seven Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry has faced turbulent conditions driven by the resources boom over the past five years. The unprecedented investment in the development of Australia's mineral and energy resources lifted industry sales to new heights in 2012-13, but the subsequent weakening of commodity prices and the scaling back of investment in the Mining division caused a dramatic decline in the industry's performance. The supply of equipment through leasing arrangements can help stabilise the industry's income stream and mitigate the volatility arising from fluctuations in interest rates and foreign exchange rates.

Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is projected to decline by an annualised 1.6% due to wide cyclical fluctuations in sales... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry is considered to be in the mature stage of its life cycle but has been influenced by extremely wide fluctuations in demand from several key markets over the past five years. Since the late 2000s, the focus of industry activity has swung towards the booming resources market (mining and energy), which eventually culminated in industry sales climbing to a record cyclical peak in 2012-13. However, the subsequent scaling back of investment into new mining developments has resulted in a sharp deterioration in the industry’s performance over the past three years and the influence of the mining sector is projected to continue to recede... purchase to read more


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What is the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry?

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry distributes material handling equipment, usually on a wholesale basis. Products include conveying equipment, hoists, cranes, forklifts and industrial trucks.

Industry Products
ConveyorsIndustrial trucksHoists and cranesLoading platformsStorage and handling equipmentOther equipment
Industry Activities
Conveyor system distributing and wholesalingForklift and industrial trucks distributing and wholesalingLoader distributing and wholesalingLoading platform distributing and wholesalingHoists and crane distributing and wholesalingStorage equipment distributing and wholesalingOther material handling equipment distributing and wholesaling

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