Other prospects: Demand from non-mining sectors is forecast to aid revenue growth

The Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry links manufacturers with final markets for a range of machinery and equipment. Industry operators have ties with national and international manufacturers and can fill orders for a range of industries. The industry depends on downstream demand, and the Mining division has played a growing role in industry performance over the past five years, prompting revenue volatility. Although the industry benefited from surging demand for mining machinery and equipment until 2012-13, demand has been contracting since 2013-14 due to slumping mining capital expenditure. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 12.1% over the five years through 2017-18...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The drop off in capital expenditure on mining from 2013-14 has been detrimental to the industry
  • Increasing demand from building construction has been beneficial to the industry
  • Revenue is forecast to increase as demand from the Mining and Construction divisions recovers
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry provides a range of machinery to many downstream industrial and mining markets. Investment declines across the Mining division have influenced the industry's product and service mix over the past five years.Material-handling equipmentMaterial-handling equipment includes conveyor belts and hoists, and is the largest industry product segment. Miners use these products to transport goods along the supply chain. Construction and Manufacturing divisions also use the products in this segment. Declining demand from mining companies since 2013-14 has significantly reduced demand for these goods. As a result, this segment has decreased as a share of industry revenue over the past five years...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry are

  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Having marketing expertise
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Actual capital expenditure on mining and Demand from manufacturing in the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry?

    Industry operators wholesale a range of machinery, parts and equipment that are mainly used for industrial production and mining processes. Wholesaled products include food processing machinery, woodworking equipment, dry-cleaning equipment and printing machinery, among others.

    Industry Products
  • Material-handling equipment
  • Pumps and compressors
  • Mining equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Machine tools and parts
  • Other machinery and equipment
  • Metal processing equipment
  • Food- and beverage-processing machinery
  • Industry Activities
  • Selling air and gas compressors and pumps
  • Selling distilling equipment and dry-cleaning machinery
  • Selling dry-cleaning machinery and equipment
  • Selling food and milk processing machinery or equipment
  • Selling forging and foundry machinery or equipment
  • Selling industrial furnaces or furnace equipment
  • Selling metalworking and woodworking machinery and equipment
  • Selling mining machinery and equipment
  • Selling printing machinery and equipment
  • Selling weighing machinery and equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from construction
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Mining boom fades
  • Downstream demand changes
  • Profitability and employment decline
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Mining recovers
  • Other markets grow
  • Consolidation and profit
  • Table: Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing
  • Food Processing Machinery Manufacturing
  • Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Equipment Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Machine Tool and Parts Manufacturing
  • Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Pump and Compressor Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Material-handling equipment
  • Mining equipment
  • Pumps and compressors
  • Machine tools and parts
  • Food- and beverage-processing machinery
  • Other machinery and equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Metal processing equipment
  • Chart: Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining companies
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Construction and rental companies
  • Other industries and sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty Ltd, Komatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd, Seven Group Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Komatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Seven Group Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Heavy equipment and machinery typically used to dig trenches, demolish structures and general heavy lifting.
  • Material-Handling Equipment
  • All equipment that relates to the movement, storage, control and protection of materials, goods and products throughout the process of manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • When buyers bypass or skip the middleman (the wholesaler) to buy directly from the manufacturer and thereby cut costs.
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