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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 | Nov 2013

Tool trouble: Weak demand from manufacturers will constrain revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Machine Tool Wholesalers 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
4,556
Businesses
5,202
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Machine tool wholesalers purchase goods from manufacturers then onsell them to clients. Most of the players in the industry are diverse wholesalers that specialise in a wide range of products, with machine tools comprising just one of their product segments. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at annualised 3.6% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach $3.06 billion. This growth is expected to be supported by strong demand from 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. In this sense, the Machine Tool Wholesalers industry is demonstrative of a two-speed economy... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

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.

Brand affiliation is important in the industry. The ability to establish a distribution relationship with recognised manufacturers is limited as many are already represented by wholesalers. The final key barrier to entry relates to capital... purchase to read more

 


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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 distribution.

Industry Products
Metal-cutting toolsMetal-forming toolsOther material cutting or forming toolsWoodworking toolsJoining tools
 
Industry Activities
Metal-cutting toolsMetal-forming toolsWoodworking toolsOther material cutting or forming toolsJoining toolsMetal-cutting toolsMetal-forming toolsWoodworking toolsOther material cutting or forming toolsJoining tools


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