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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 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Hand Tool Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
25,604
Businesses
1,004
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Though demand fell during the recession, the industry has weathered the past five years relatively well. The improving economy led to consumers purchasing hand tools for home improvement projects they had previously delayed. However, over the next five years, the industry is not expected to fare as well, as rising import penetration hampers demand for domestically produced products.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld analysis reveals that the Hand Tool Manufacturing Industry is in a mature stage of its life cycle. Although industry revenue has been growing over the past five years, the industry's trajectory is expected to level out in the long run due to heavier competition from goods produced abroad. Industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to rise at an annualized rate of 1.8% over the 10 years to 2019, and this is rate largely influenced by the industry rebounding from recessionary lows. Comparatively, US GDP growth is expected to reach 2.7% per year on average over the same period.

For more than a decade, the industry has lost a substantial share of the domestic market to imports... 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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