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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 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
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 Analysis Chapter

In more ways than one, the markets served by Safety Equipment and Supplies Distributors have an obligation to protect their employees. First, federal regulations that aim to reduce the risk of workplace injuries mandate certain purchases (e.g. hearing protection, safety goggles and rubber mats) for employees in factories, building site and other potentially hazardous settings. Second, injuries incurred while on the job affect company bottom lines through temporary or permanent loss of labor, potential liability lawsuits and fines for noncompliance... 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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