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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

The Safety Equipment & Supplies Distributors market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Overall, the Safety Equipment and Supplies Distributors industry has moderate barriers to entry. Companies wishing to enter the industry may face greater costs for stock than existing firms. Many incumbent companies have long-term supply contracts and informal relationships with existing suppliers and wholesalers. Due to these contracts and agreements, some companies can lower unit costs. As such, new firms may struggle to achieve or maintain the vertical integration required to compete with existing firms on the basis of price... 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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