Overview

Ebb and flow: Industry growth has stalled due to weaker demand from mining firms

IBISWorld’s Fluid Power Equipment Distributors 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.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The agricultural sector is expected to help drive demand for fluid power products over the period
  • The industry will be supported by solid demand from the Mining, Transport and Construction divisions

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry supplies a diverse range of products, such as hydraulic pumps, air compressors, valves and gauges, to customers across many end markets. The varied spread of products and markets helps stabilise the industry's long-term growth. However, the industry has been exposed to the Mining division's dramatic slump in demand in recent years, and sales to the Manufacturing division have been steadily deteriorating due to strong import penetration. The resources boom fuelled unprecedented demand for hydraulic equipment used in mineral processing, mine dewatering and gas pipelines. However, the completion of major mineral and energy developments has led to new equipment sales sharply declining in recent years...

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    What is the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry?

    The Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry has moderate barriers to entry. One significant barrier is the acquisition of operating distribution agreements from reputable manufacturers. To successfully win and maintain a contract with an established brand name, distributors have to show proof of capabilities and compliance as set out in the contract.

    While many new entrants operate as branches of existing players or distributors for recognised brands, there is some capacity for the entry of independent firms to exploit niche markets (e.g. supplying 'green' products) or to develop a competitive position in supplying an existing market. Industry establishments are projected to fall by an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2016-17, before climbing by an annualised 0.6% o...

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    Additional Insights for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry are

  • Marketing
  • Inventory
  • After sales care
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment and Actual capital expenditure on mining in the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Hydraulic pumps
    Air compressors
    Manifolds, hoses and tubes
    Instruments
    Valves
    Other products
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Pentair Valves & Controls

    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
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from mining
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from road freight transport

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing
  • Port Operators
  • Engineering Consulting

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Measurement and Other Scientific Equipment Manufacturing
  • Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing
  • Pump and Compressor Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Hydraulic pumps
  • Air compressors
  • Manifolds, hoses and tubes
  • Instruments
  • Valves
  • Other products
  • Chart: Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining, oil and gas industries
  • Transport industries
  • Electricity, water and waste industries
  • Manufacturing division
  • Construction division
  • Others
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors 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 Fluid Power Equipment Distributors

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Pentair Flow Control International Pty LimitedWeir Group (Australian Holdings) Pty Limited
  • Table: Pentair Flow Control International Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Weir Group (Australian Holdings) Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors 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 Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cad/Cam
  • Computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing refers to software systems used to facilitate both the design and manufacture of products.
  • Fluid Power
  • Energy transmitted and controlled by pressurised fluid, liquid for hydraulics and gas for pneumatics.
  • Hydraulic
  • Hydraulic machinery moves or is moved by fluids. Hydraulic power is the generation and manipulation of energy systems using pressurised liquid.
  • Pneumatic
  • Pneumatically powered machinery is operated by pressurised gas.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    The Fluid Power Equipment Distributors market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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