Hand Tool Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Hand Tool Manufacturing Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Commercial & Service Machinery Manufacturing | Feb 2015

Double-edged: Despite growth, cheaper imports will dampen demand for domestic goods

IBISWorld’s Hand Tool 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
Snap-on Inc. Snap-on Inc. market share
Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hand Tool Manufacturing industry has exhibited a strong postrecessionary performance, as revenue growth has been consistent through the five years to 2015. The improving economic climate has facilitated a greater willingness by consumers to spend on home improvement projects. Over the next five years, the industry may be subject to slower demand from consumers, increased competition from foreign goods and elevated input costs for materials such as steel, aluminum, fiberglass and plastics. In general, the industry's products are built for an extended lifespan, and the replacement cycle for such tools is slow.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Hand Tool Manufacturing industry produces over 100 products ranging from axes and blowtorches to nonelectric can openers and putty knives. These products can be broken into roughly three segments: mechanics' hand service tools, precision measuring tools, and agricultural and woodcutting tools.

Mechanics' hand service tools

Mechanics' hand service tools make up the majority of the industry's revenue with about 35.5% of total revenue in 2015. These tools are mainly used in automobile, aircraft, truck or industrial machinery industries. Products in this segment include, cutters, scrapers, files, screwdrivers, sockets, jacks (non-hydraulic or pneumatic) and blowtorches... purchase to read more


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What is the Hand Tool Manufacturing Industry?

This industry primarily manufactures hand tools, including mechanics' hand service tools, precision measuring tools, agricultural tools and woodcutting tools. This industry does not include power hand tools of any kind (electric or hydraulic).

Industry Products
Mechanics' hand service toolsPrecision measuring toolsAgricultural and woodcutting tools
Industry Activities
Manufacturing mechanics' hand service toolsManufacturing precision measuring toolsManufacturing agricultural toolsManufacturing woodcutting toolsManufacturing plumbers' toolsManufacturing jewelers' tools

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