Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Boiler and Heat Exchanger Manufacturing industry is anticipated to grow in a volatile fashion over the five years to 2016 due to mixed performance in downstream markets. In addition, globally determined price levels of key inputs, such as steel, are volatile and influence the selling price of boilers and heat exchangers. In the coming years, increased manufacturing, extraction and commercial operations are anticipated to boost demand for boilers and heat exchangers. However, ongoing import penetration will limit the degree to which domestic demand benefits industry operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Boiler and Heat Exchanger Manufacturing industry has moderate barriers to entry, given the medium level of capital required to start a new business. The industry is in the mature stage of its industry life cycle; therefore, growth in the number of entrants has decreased. However, competition continues to remain high as there are still a significant number of operators in the industry, with an estimated 255 companies in 2015.
The level of industry assistance is at a medium level, given a number of different tariffs relating to industry products. These actions protect domestic producers somewhat from import competition (see the Industry Assistance section for further information)... purchase to read more