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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

IBISWorld’s Fire Truck Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Oshkosh Oshkosh  market share
Rosenbauer Rosenbauer market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
3,099
Businesses
41
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 Products Chapter

This industry primarily manufactures two types of vehicles: fire trucks and fire engines. Fire trucks, also known as aerials, come equipped with large, telescopic ladder attachments at the back of the truck. This ladder extends from the back but is not removable. Other key components include housing for different types of ground ladders and specialized equipment for forcible entry, ventilation and search and rescue tasks. Typically, these types of vehicles allow firefighters access to fires at various heights or help remove pedestrian casualties from fires at heights. These vehicles traditionally lack water pumping or storage, but many modern fire trucks include a pumping function or may have a prepiped waterway running along the ladder... 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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