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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Fire Truck Manufacturing industry has moderate barriers to entry. Like most heavy-duty manufacturing industries, the capital requirements of production present a number of costs that can discourage some new entrants. For example, the high capital cost required for developing high-volume production facilities can act as a barrier to entry. The manufacturing of fire trucks or fire engines is typically done on a large scale in order to be profitable. On the other hand, a small company or single proprietors can find some business, though it typically comes by producing custom-built vehicles on custom-built chassis.

The need to comply with stringent environmental regulations requires substantial investment in research and development (R&D); therefore, it can act as a deterrent... 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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