Crane drain: Revenue has fallen due to weak demand from the Manufacturing division

The Overhead Crane Manufacturing industry has encountered adverse demand conditions in several key markets over the past five years. The winding back of the resources boom has constrained industry revenue, while the downward trend of private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment over the past five years has accompanied the decline in output across the Manufacturing division. Demand has been particularly weak from capital-intensive industries such as paper, metal products and automotive manufacturing.However, demand from the transport and storage markets for industry products has been strong over the past five years, facilitated by growth in international trade and warehousing of bulk and merchandise more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is moving towards providing repair, maintenance and upgrade services on existing cranes
  • The industry has boosted sales to customers in the transport and storage industries
  • Weak wage growth and lower imported input costs are projected to contribute to healthier margins
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry is moderately concentrated, with the top four players accounting for slightly more than 50% of industry revenue. The industry exhibits high barriers to entry. Consolidation has occurred among players as profitability has become threatened. Declining mining and manufacturing activity, largely due to lower commodity prices and import competition, respectively, have encouraged industry consolidation.The industry is less exposed to foreign trade than most others in the Manufacturing division as most participants design and manufacture bespoke products to meet client specifications and typically have arrangements to install and maintain equipment. The maintenance and servicing segment of the industry requires economies of scope to be successful. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Experienced work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from manufacturing and Demand from port operators in the Overhead Crane Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry operators manufacture overhead cranes and gantry cranes. Overhead cranes include a hook-and-line mechanism that runs along a horizontal beam, which runs along two widely separated rails.

    Industry Products
  • Single-girder bridge cranes
  • Double-girder bridge cranes
  • Gantry cranes
  • Jib cranes
  • Maintenance and service
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing single-girder bridge cranes
  • Manufacturing double-girder bridge cranes
  • Manufacturing portal cranes
  • Manufacturing jib cranes
  • Manufacturing electric hoists and electric winches
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from port operators
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Demand from general warehousing and cold storage

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream declines
  • Input costs
  • Wage pressures
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand in transition
  • Demand drivers
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Port Operators

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Structural Steel Fabricating

  • Products & Services
  • Maintenance and service
  • Single-girder bridge cranes
  • Jib cranes
  • Gantry cranes
  • Double-girder bridge cranes
  • Chart: Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining
  • Port operators
  • Automotive manufacturing
  • Other manufacturers
  • General storage companies
  • Steel manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Freight costs
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Overhead Crane Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Eilbeck Cranes, Konecranes Pty Ltd, MHE-Demag Australia Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Eilbeck Cranes - financial performance
  • Table: Konecranes Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: MHE-Demag Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Overhead 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry
  • 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
  • A large, horizontal beam used to support the lifting mechanism of overhead cranes.
  • Mechatronics
  • A process of combining robotics with software programming.
  • Trolley Hoist
  • A steel structure holding the electric motors used for lifting loads. Trolley hoist moves along the bridge girder using chains and ball bearing wheels.
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