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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 | Nov 2015

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

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
$12bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
15,546
Businesses
1,286
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the construction and manufacturing sectors recovered, thus spurring demand for safety equipment and supplies. Additionally, the number of work-related deaths has fallen slowly as a result of increased safety regulations, which will in turn maintain consistent demand for industry products. In the five years to 2019, the recovery in these key downstream sectors is forecast to continue, leading to industry growth.... 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 companies. 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 a result, new companies may struggle to achieve or maintain the vertical integration required to compete with existing companies 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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