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Machine Tool Wholesalers in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Machine Tool Wholesalers Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Parts Dealers | Feb 2016

Wholesale bypass: The industry is suffering as more clients buy directly from manufacturers

IBISWorld’s Machine Tool Wholesalers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Machine tool wholesalers generally purchase industry goods from manufacturers and onsell these to final customers. Most industry players are diverse wholesalers that specialise in a range of products, with machine tools comprising a single product segment. The industry is currently facing several challenges as it adapts to the shift in the economy from mining to more traditional manufacturing. In particular, there is a looming threat of wholesale bypass, where clients purchase their products directly from manufacturers. Some of the industry's more successful operators are expected to avoid price wars and instead focus on increasing their value proposition for clients.

Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $1.5... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is highly fragmented and has a low level of market share concentration. In 2015-16, the four largest firms operating in the industry are estimated to account for less than 10% of industry revenue. An industry is considered to have a low concentration if the four largest firms have a market share of less than 40% of industry revenue. This low industry concentration is projected to continue over the five years through 2020-21.

Although several large companies are active in the industry, industry-related sales only account for a small proportion of industry revenue. Manufacturers of machine tools are also active in the industry to boost the reach of their distribution networks... purchase to read more


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What is the Machine Tool Wholesalers Industry?

Companies operating in the industry wholesale a range of machine tools. Products include powered metalworking and woodworking machinery and tools, such as lathes, bores, drills, grinders, buffers, chamfers and polishers. Some firms in the industry are vertically integrated, from production through to distribution.

Industry Products
Metal-cutting toolsMetal-forming toolsOther material-cutting or -forming toolsWoodworking toolsJoining tools
Industry Activities
Wholesaling metal-cutting toolsWholesaling metal-forming toolsWholesaling woodworking toolsWholesaling other material-cutting or -forming toolsWholesaling joining tools

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