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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 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.

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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The Machine Tool Wholesalers industry has a low level of capital intensity, with a capital to labour ratio of 9.6%. This means that for every dollar spent on capital, a further $10.50 is spent on labour. Wholesale businesses generally tend to have low levels of capital. Their warehouses are usually leased and so is most of the equipment such as forklifts. In contrast, the labour workforce is used extensively for the management of operations, development of new client relationships and sales.

Capital intensity is expected to increase over the five years through 2013-14. This is expected to be driven by an increasing use of technology to manage inventory, logistics and creditors... 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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