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Safety Equipment & Supplies Distributors in the US: Market Research Report

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Safety Equipment & Supplies Distributors Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Parts Dealers | Oct 2013

Safe start: Revenue will rise as manufacturing and construction activity slowly revive

IBISWorld’s Safety Equipment & Supplies Distributors market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Airgas Inc. Airgas Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-1.6%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
21,719
Businesses
4,182
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the recession led to reduced demand from construction and manufacturing, which are the two key markets for safety equipment distributors. Despite a decline in revenue for industry operators, rising consumer spending is expected boost manufacturing activity. In addition, the recovering construction markets will increase demand for safety equipment. Improving demand from these two markets will increase industry revenue over the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Safety Equipment and Supplies Distributors industry is large and fragmented, thus indicating a low market share concentration. IBISWorld estimates the industry's largest company (Airgas) generates only an estimated 7.0% of total industry revenue. Instead of market share pooling under the umbrellas of a few large corporations, there are numerous small retailers, dealerships and distributors that collectively supply a majority of the market and generate the lion's share of revenue in aggregate. Further, multiple channels of distribution characterize the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Safety Equipment & Supplies Distributors Industry?

Operators in this industry distribute and deliver safety equipment and supplies to businesses and consumers. Generally, these items are purchased in bulk for manufacturing, construction and other labor-intensive industries. Distributors with retail outlets are included, but manufacturers with retail outlets and suppliers of goods for medical and healthcare markets are excluded.

Industry Products
Environmental safety productsRemediation equipmentSafety apparel
 
Industry Activities
Distributing and selling safety supplies for manufacturersDistributing and selling safety supplies for construction industriesDistributing and selling safety supplies for other industries


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