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 Products Chapter
The Safety Equipment and Supplies Distributors industry distributes a variety of products, ranging from air-static equipment to eye wash stations. These products can be categorized as follows: environmental safety products, remediation equipment and safety apparel. This segmentation has not changed significantly over the past five years. In general, demand for each segment has remained stable due to regulation in other industries that require safety equipment and supplies.
Environmental safety products
Environmental safety products make up about 35.0% of industry revenue in 2013. Confined space equipment includes blowers, entry systems, ducting accessories, gas monitoring equipment and other products used to help keep employees safe when working in small spaces... purchase to read more