Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3419 | Nov 2015

Poor profitability: Weak demand from mining and manufacturing contribute to declines

The Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling 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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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry acts as a link between manufacturers and final markets for a wide range of machinery and equipment. Industry operators have ties with national and international manufacturers and can fill orders for a wide range of industries. The industry's dependence on downstream demand has led to revenue volatility over the past five years, as the Mining division has played a growing role in industry performance. Although the industry benefited from surging demand for mining machinery and equipment until 2012-13, it has faced a significant contraction in demand since 2013-14 as mining capital expenditure slumped. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 5.3% in the five years through 2015-16... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a low capital intensity level. Capital investment in the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry is tied up in facilities that stock and move goods, such as warehouses, racking and delivery vehicles. As these costs are fixed, they decline as a share of industry revenue when the industry's sales increase. Labour costs, by contrast, are variable. The industry employs labour to generate sales with major markets and maintain relationships with existing customers. In addition to selling activities, highly trained engineers customise equipment and design systems to meet client needs.

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What is the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry?

Operators in the industry wholesale a range of machinery, parts and equipment that are mainly used for industrial production and mining processes. Products wholesaled by industry operators include everything from food processing machinery and woodworking equipment, to dry-cleaning equipment and printing machinery.

Industry Products
Material-handling equipmentPumps and compressorsMining equipmentMineral processing equipmentMachine tools and partsOther machinery and equipmentMetal processing equipmentFood- and beverage- processing machinery
Industry Activities
Selling air and gas compressors and pumpsSelling distilling equipment and dry-cleaning machinerySelling dry-cleaning machinery and equipmentSelling food and milk processing machinery or equipmentSelling forging and foundry machinery or equipmentSelling industrial furnaces or furnace equipmentSelling metalworking and woodworking machinery and equipmentSelling mining machinery and equipmentSelling printing machinery and equipmentSelling weighing machinery and equipment

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