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Fire Truck Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Fire Truck Manufacturing Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Specialized Vehicle Manufacturing | Apr 2015

Firing up: Renewed local funding for new fire trucks and engines will drive modest growth

The Fire Truck Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Oshkosh Oshkosh  market share
Rosenbauer Rosenbauer market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the Fire Truck Manufacturing industry is expected to fall as local and state governments struggle to balance their budgets and federal funding appropriations plunges. However, the outlook for the industry is largely positive, with revenue projected to increase over the next five years. The industry will grow along with an improving economy, rising tax revenue and greater local and state funding for fire departments nationwide. Furthermore, because most fire departments put off purchasing new fire trucks during the recession, pent-up demand for the industry will facilitate future growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Fire Truck Manufacturing industry carries a medium level of capital intensity. For every $1.00 spent on labor, the average firm will invest about $0.15 in capital equipment. Because of the size and scope of this industry, large-scale production requires significant capital investment. One of the largest forms of capital investment during the past five years has come from the change in the manufacturing process and the move toward automated production. The use of robots and other computer-based technology for repetitive manufacturing activity has become the norm for fire truck manufacturers. Automation has resulted in faster production lines, while eliminating other superfluous operating costs... purchase to read more


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What is the Fire Truck Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures fire trucks and fire engines. These vehicles assist in fighting fires by transporting firefighters and essential equipment, such as pumps, ladders and safety gear, to the scene of fires.

Industry Products
Produced on purchased chassis - 19,500 lb or lessProduced on purchased chassis - 19,500 lb or greaterFirefighting vehicles (chassis of own manufacturer)
Industry Activities
Firefighting vehicle (chassis of own manufacturer)Firefighting vehicle (produced on purchased chassis)

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