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 | Feb 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Machine Tool Wholesalers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the declining phase of its life cycle. Industry valued added is forecast to decrease at an annualised 0.1% over the ten years through 2020-21. This is in contrast to the forecast annualised GDP growth rate of 2.6% over the same period. This shows that the industry will account for a smaller proportion of the national economy in 2020-21 than it did in 2010-11.

The industry decline is primarily caused by diminishing demand from downstream industries in the past five years. A majority of customers are manufacturing businesses, which have been struggling to attain growth over the five years through 2015-16. Australia as a whole is currently transitioning to a service-based economy, which is expected to put further pressure on manufacturers... 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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