Machine Tool Wholesalers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Machine Tool Wholesalers Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Parts Dealers | Dec 2014

Revenue loss: Industry suffers from weak demand and increased wholesale bypass

IBISWorld’s Machine Tool Wholesalers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

Machine tool wholesalers purchase goods from manufacturers and onsell them to clients. Most of the industry players are diverse wholesalers that specialise in a wide range of products, with machine tools comprising just one of the product segments. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2014-15 to reach $1.6 billion. Over the past five years, this decline has been slightly offset by the manufacturing industries with exposure to the mining sector. Clients in other manufacturing industries are likely to have contributed significantly less to demand over the same period. The Machine Tool Wholesalers industry is therefore demonstrative of a two-speed economy... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Machine Tool Wholesalers industry has medium barriers to entry. The industry operates with a low level of regulation, and the labour force skills required to be successful in the industry are generic. The need to have good relationships with clients, the importance of brand affiliation, and capital requirements for entry form the main barriers for prospective entrants. The industry's largest players have long-term relationships with their clients, often to the extent that they are in effect providing procurement support services. A strong and diverse client base allows operators to withstand demand shocks.

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What is the Machine Tool Wholesalers Industry?

This industry wholesales machine tools. Products include powered metalworking machinery, such as lathes, bores, drills, grinders, buffers, chamfers and polishers. Some of the firms 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 toolsWholesaling metal-cutting toolsWholesaling metal-forming toolsWholesaling woodworking toolsWholesaling other material-cutting or -forming toolsWholesaling joining tools

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