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Actuators Procurement Research Report | Published: Sep 2014

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Actuators: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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The Actuators procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Actuators Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Price Change 11-14
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Profit Benchmark
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Price Change 14-17
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Actuators - Recent Price Trend

Despite a tumultuous past several years in which the price of raw materials, such as steel, experienced double-digit gains, growth in actuator prices was largely held in check over the past three years. From 2010 to 2013, actuator prices grew at an annualized rate of 0.9%, significantly slower than price growth prior to the recession. Even in 2010, as steel prices surged 16.0%, actuator prices... purchase to read more

Actuators - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with purchasing actuators is medium. More basic actuators, such as those powered by air, liquid or mechanical components, require periodic maintenance. This maintenance includes the replacement of individual parts, such as valves, springs and bolts, which wear down after continued use. While the cost of these basic parts is moderate, they still add to... purchase to read more

 


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This report is intended to help buyers of actuators. Actuators are a type of motor for moving or controlling a mechanism or system, and can be divided into four different types depending on how they are powered: hydraulic (liquid pressure), pneumatic (air pressure), electric and mechanical. Actuators have applications in a number of different industries, such as heavy machinery and industrial equipment manufacturing, aerospace and automobile production. While many suppliers are manufacturers, wholesalers also provide actuators.



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