Pumped: Rising demand for pumping equipment from construction firms has slowed industry falls

The Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling industry links manufacturers with final markets for a range of machinery and equipment. Industry operators tend to have ties with national and international manufacturers, and can fill orders for a range of industries. Although the industry benefited from surging demand for mining machinery and equipment prior to 2012-13, demand has generally contracted since then due to a sharp drop off in mining capital expenditure. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 5.7% over the five years through 2018-19. Revenue declines have been significant over the past five years, as machinery and equipment orders have fallen due to reduced mining-related expenditure, and lower demand from the Manufacturing sector...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 14-19
-5.7%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
21,150
Businesses
2,188

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The fall in mining capital expenditure has negatively affected the industry’s performance
  • Rising demand from building construction for pumps and compressors has helped offset industry falls
  • Revenue is forecast to increase as demand from the Mining and Construction divisions begins to recover
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Entry barriers into the industry are considered to be moderate for new companies. Obtaining distribution agreements from reputable suppliers that have a strong brand name in the market place is one of the main challenges faced by prospective wholesalers. Most major branded equipment and machinery manufacturers in Australia and around the world have established wholesale operations, making it difficult for new companies to gain a foothold in the market. However, for niche products and in new geographic regions, new companies are in a better position to set-up operations in the industry.The established market presence and strength of existing major participants makes it difficult for new companies to enter the industry. Cos...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.

    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
  • Wholesaling air and gas compressors, and pumps
  • Wholesaling distilling equipment
  • Wholesaling dry-cleaning machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling food and milk processing machinery or equipment
  • Wholesaling forging and foundry machinery or equipment
  • Wholesaling industrial furnaces or furnace equipment
  • Wholesaling metalworking and woodworking machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling mining machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling printing machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling 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 bust
  • Downstream demand changes
  • Profitability and employment declines
  • 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
    Komatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd, Seven Group Holdings Limited, Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Komatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Seven Group Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty Ltd - 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
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Excavators
  • 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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