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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 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

 


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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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