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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 | Aug 2014

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Oshkosh Oshkosh  market share
Rosenbauer Rosenbauer market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$275m
Annual Growth 09-14
-3.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
221
Businesses
20
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Tightened federal, state and local funding caused revenue for fire truck manufacturers to plummet in the five years to 2014. Nevertheless, demand is expected to rise steadily in the next five years because of improved local funding and investment. Further, 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. Though this factor presents an opportunity for some firms, the rising cost of steel and other input goods may discourage entry... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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
Custom fire trucks and fire enginesCommercial fire trucks and fire engines
 
Industry Activities
Commercial fire truckCustom fire truckCommercial fire engineCustom fire engine


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