Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3491 | Feb 2015

Well equipped: The ageing population will drive demand for medical and surgical equipment

IBISWorld’s Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling industry has recorded strong revenue growth over the past five years, supported by steady demand growth from the health sector, medical centres and research industries. Increased demand for electronic measuring and exploration equipment as a result of the mining boom has also provided opportunities for industry wholesalers. In the health sector, strong growth in government health funding and demand for health services have driven demand for a range of medical and surgical equipment from the industry.

Industry revenue is estimated to rise by an annualised 6.0% in the five years through 2014-15, to $15.5 billion. This includes strong revenue growth of 11.4%... purchase to read more

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Entry barriers to the industry are generally at a medium level and have remained relatively steady in the past five years. Establishing a sales and distribution network can also be costly and also takes time. Firms must develop a trained sales force, and a means to distribute products to customers. Creating the distribution network is the larger barrier of the two. The cost of financing the accumulation of inventory may also deter some potential players from entering the industry. Nonetheless, overall investment requirements are fairly low, which aids the entry of new operators to the industry.

A major barrier to success for new entrants is access to products that are of high quality and which have strong brand names... purchase to read more


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What is the Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling Industry?

Firms in the industry wholesale scientific, medical or other professional equipment. Most wholesalers in the industry undertake sales and administrative activities including establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure a reliable supply and demand of stock, marketing and advertising of products, and storage and transportation of stock.

Industry Products
Surgical and medical instruments and suppliesLaboratory apparatus and furnitureDental equipment and suppliesSurgical and medical appliances and apparatusMeasuring equipmentProcess control instrumentsOther instruments
Industry Activities
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