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Going down: Declining demand from downstream markets has led to industry falls

IBISWorld’s Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing 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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Employment is set to fall as firms close unprofitable plants or shift manufacturing offshore
  • The slump in revenue has been accompanied by a sharp contraction in industry employment
  • The industry's performance is forecast to improve with the upswing in local demand conditions

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Operators in the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing industry have faced adverse demand conditions in many mining, manufacturing and construction markets, along with the steady loss of market share due to import penetration. However, some manufacturers have enjoyed solid demand for the supply of lifting, stacking and materials handling systems to customers in the transport, storage and commercial building markets over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 4.2% over the five years through 2017-18. Industry employment is projected to decline at a faster pace over the period as some firms close less profitable plants or shift manufacturing capacity offshore. Industry revenue is anticipated to contract by 1.0% in 2017-18, to total $2.0 billion...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing industry has performed poorly over the past five years. Local manufacturers have been adversely affected by increasing import penetration and declining domestic demand for materials handling equipment from the downstream manufacturing and mining sectors. Industry operators have endured the end of the mining investment boom over the past five years, along with a sharp cyclical contraction in infrastructure construction.

    Domestic demand for conveyors, cranes and other material handling equipment is anticipated to decline at an annualised 2.6% over the five years through 2017-18, falling to $4.1 billion. Less than half of domestic demand is met by the sale of locally manufactured products, with imports projected to capture approximately 67.0% o..

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    Additional Insights for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Concentration on core business
  • Access to multi skilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from construction and Demand from mining in the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry firms primarily manufacture forklift trucks, cranes, winches, hoists, hoisting equipment, conveyors or conveying systems. They also manufacture elevators, escalators, lifts and tractors used for moving goods. The industry excludes companies solely focused on maintenance, installation and repair services.

    Industry Products
    Unit handling conveyors
    Bulk handling conveyors
    Elevators and walkways
    Aerial work platforms
    Forklifts
    Hoists and winches
    Cranes
    Industry Activities
    Conveyor or conveying system
    Crane
    Elevator or elevator part
    Forklift truck
    Hoist or hoisting equipment
    Jacking equipment
    Pneumatic conveyor system
    Stacking machinery
    Winch

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from mining
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from transport, postal and warehousing
  • Private non-residential construction capital expenditure
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Profitability narrows
  • Imports capture domestic market
  • Mining and infrastructure
  • Manufacturing falls
  • Transport and building activity drives demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Import penetration grows
  • Transport provides demand
  • Infrastructure and mining stimulate sales
  • Building activity recovers
  • Limited manufacturing
  • Input prices and profit
  • Table: Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Integrated Logistics

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing
  • Nut, Bolt, Screw and Rivet Manufacturing
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Pump and Compressor Manufacturing
  • Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Bulk handling conveyors
  • Unit handling conveyors
  • Cranes
  • Aerial work platforms
  • Elevators and walkways
  • Hoists and winches
  • Forklifts
  • Chart: Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining companies
  • Heavy industry and non-building construction firms
  • Building construction firms
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Transport and storage firms
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fenner (Pacific) Pty LimitedClark Equipment Sales Pty Ltd
  • Table: Fenner (Pacific) Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Clark Equipment Sales Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Conveyor
  • A common piece of mechanical handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another.
  • Forklift
  • A powered industrial truck used to lift and transport materials. Also called a lift truck, a high-low, a stacker-truck, a trailer loader, a sideloader or a fork hoist.
  • Travelator
  • A moving walkway or a horizontal escalator used to transport people and commonly seen in airport terminals.
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