IBISWorld Home | IBISWorld Media Center | IBISWorld Careers 
Twitter Facebook LinkedIn

Mechanical Cable Procurement Research Report | Published: Jan 2015

Helping businesses make better purchasing decisions, faster

Mechanical Cable: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
Call us for half price off

IBISWorld’s Mechanical Cable Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Mechanical Cable market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.

Report Snapshot
Price Forecast & Benchmarking
Benchmark Price
Benchmark Price
Price Change 14-17
IBISWorld Buyer
Power Score
Profit Benchmark
Profit Benchmark
Price Change 17-20
Price Change
Mechanical Cable - Recent Price Trend

The average price of mechanical cable has fallen at an estimated annualized rate of 0.1% in the three years to 2014. This marginal price decline is primarily attributed to recent dips in input costs and strong competition from foreign companies. Due to its strength, most mechanical cables are manufactured from high-carbon steel, as well as copper, aluminum and other nonferrous metals. Steel is... purchase to read more

Mechanical Cable - Total Cost of Ownership

There are very few ownership costs associated with mechanical cable. A mechanical cable has a long lifetime of usage depending on its thickness, flexibility and strength; what it is being used for; and the environment in which it is used. Suppliers put much effort into strand and cable design so as to maximize service life and win business from their competitors. Furthermore, repairs are... purchase to read more


About This ReportRelated ReportsTable of Contents

This report is intended to assist buyers of mechanical cables, which are nonelectric iron and steel cables for construction and industrial use. These include cables made from high-carbon steel, stainless steel and nonferrous metals used for lifting, towing or hauling. This report does not include electrical, communication or energy cables. Suppliers include cable and wire manufacturers, industrial wholesalers and home-improvement retailers.

Select Clients
View Sample