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Hoses & Hose Fittings Procurement Research Report | Published: Jun 2014

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Hoses & Hose Fittings: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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IBISWorld’s Hoses & Hose Fittings Procurement Research Report provides the latest price data and the factors underpinning price movements, such as input costs and external demand drivers. The report identifies the leading suppliers of Hoses & Hose Fittings and offers a strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the way the procurement market works. Data forecasts also accompany our analysis so your company can make purchasing decisions with confidence.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Hoses & Hose Fittings - Recent Price Trend

Prices have risen an annualized rate of 4.2% during the three years to 2013, which is a remarkably low growth rate given the volatility of input costs, which are this market’s largest expense. This low rate of price increases relative to input cost increases comes at the expense of vendors’ profit because price hikes do not make up for input cost increases. Therefore, as profit... purchase to read more

Hoses & Hose Fittings - Total Cost of Ownership

How long an industrial hose will last is a question for the ages. In fact, answering that question is one of the leading and only remaining active research and development goals for hose manufacturers. Factors that affect a hose’s lifespan include materials used, materials passed through the hose, temperature, pressure and abrasion. Many hoses are designed for long-term use, lasting from... purchase to read more


About This ReportRelated ReportsTable of Contents

This report is intended to assist buyers of hoses and hose fittings. Hoses, also known as tubes, included in the report are industrial hoses, hydraulic hoses, tough hoses, fire hoses and air hoses. Types of hose fittings, also referred to as connectors or couplings, include faucet adapters and temperature fittings. Hoses are made primarily of rubber and plastics because the materials need to be strong but flexible. Hose fittings are typically made out of metal, particularly brass or steel, or plastics. This report does not include medical tubing, safety valves, fuel hoses or automotive hoses.

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