Hose & Belt Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Hose & Belt Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32622 | May 2016

Belting out: Continued improvement in downstream markets will lead to higher demand

IBISWorld’s Hose & Belt 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.

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

The Hose and Belt Manufacturing industry is dependent on US manufacturing activity and industrial output, as well as several key markets, such as the automotive sector, as well as manufacturers of agricultural, construction, mining and other machinery and equipment. Over the five years to 2016, steady demand from downstream automobile manufacturing markets has helped generate modest industry revenue. However, during the latter half of the period, demand for industry products fell in response to a weakening oil and gas industry and a slowing in US industrial output. The decline in demand made the industry revenue more susceptible to declining rubber input prices... purchase to read more

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This industry exhibits medium barriers to entry. Considerable initial capital costs are involved in establishing a manufacturing enterprise. These costs include investments in land and plant facilities and large-scale purchases of production machinery. In addition, there is a significant degree of industry concentration, with the three largest companies expected to account for 37.4% of industry revenue in 2016. Furthermore, some of the largest incumbent companies in this industry have strong established relationships with vital downstream customer markets, such as automotive manufacturers. For instance, Gates and Eaton are primary suppliers of drive belts, air conditioning hoses and other industry products auto and truck manufacturing markets... purchase to read more


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What is the Hose & Belt Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture a range of plastic and rubber hoses and belts, including garden hoses. These products are then sold to manufacturers; coal, oil and gas industries; and the automotive market. The industry includes the manufacturing of plastic tubing, rubber tubing and fluid power hose assemblies.

Industry Products
Flat rubber and plastic beltsHoses and transmission belts for transportation equipmentIndustrial rubber and plastic hosesRubber and plastic hoses
Industry Activities
Rubber or plastic garden hoseRubber or plastic hydraulic hose (without fittings)Rubber or plastic motor vehicle beltRubber or plastic motor vehicle hoseRubber or plastic pneumatic hose (without fittings)Rubber or plastic radiator and heater hoseRubber or plastic transmission, fan and timing beltRubber or plastic vacuum cleaner beltRubber or plastic v-belt

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