Selling out: Increased automation will likely reduce the number of workers per establishment

The Industrial Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling industry in Ohio sells various metalworking, material handling, food processing, oil well and other general equipment. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.7% to $11.0 billion, a more rapid growth than the national industry. As a wholesaling industry, operators are exposed to large-scale supply chains. Therefore, national and international demand factors play pivotal roles for industry operators. However, because operators are typically located within a 50-mile radius of their key customer markets, in-state trends account for meaningful differences...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
21,011
Businesses
1,499

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • While the Ohio industry has grown in terms of revenue, there has been limited expansion
  • Additional Insights for the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry are

  • Ability to clearly specify requirements to suppliers/contractors
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Value of utilities construction in the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry?

    Industrial machinery and equipment wholesalers primarily distribute specialized machinery, equipment and related parts used in manufacturing, extraction and warehousing industries. Wholesalers refrain from selling products to the public, but distribute new and used products to various sectors, as well as service receipts from repairs and labor performed on customer equipment.

    Industry Products
  • General-purpose machinery and equipment
  • Other industrial machinery and equipment
  • Oil well, oil refinery and pipeline equipment
  • Material-handling equipment
  • Metalworking machinery and equipment
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic machinery
  • Food-processing machinery
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling general-purpose industrial machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling other industrial machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling oil-well machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling material-handling machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling metalworking machinery and equipment
  • Performing service and labor on equipment and machinery
  • Wholesaling food-processing machinery and equipment
  • Wholesaling hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and machinery
  • Similar Industries
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling
  • Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling
  • Aircraft, Marine & Railroad Transportation Equipment Wholesaling
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  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling in Florida
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  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Massachusetts
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  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Ohio
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling in Pennsylvania
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Pennsylvania
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Pennsylvania
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling in New Jersey
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in New Jersey
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in New Jersey
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Georgia
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Georgia
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Michigan
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Michigan
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Wisconsin
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Washington
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  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Virginia
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Virginia
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Tennessee
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  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling in Missouri
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling in Missouri
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  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in North Carolina
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in North Carolina
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Minnesota
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  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Maryland
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  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Colorado
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  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Demand from oil and gas extraction
  • Freight transportation services index
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Ohio
  • Regulation

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Machine Shop Services
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Retail Trade
  • Public Storage & Warehousing
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copier & Optical Machinery Manufacturing
  • Forklift & Conveyor Manufacturing
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil & Gas Machinery Manufacturing
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Woodworking Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • General-purpose machinery and equipment
  • Material-handling equipment
  • Other industrial machinery and equipment
  • Metalworking machinery and equipment
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic machinery
  • Oil well, oil refinery and pipeline equipment
  • Food-processing machinery
  • Chart: Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Businesses for end use
  • Other markets
  • Building, heavy construction and special trade contractors
  • Retailers for resale
  • Repair shops
  • Government bodies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Applied Industrial Technologies Inc., MRC Global Inc., SunSource Holdings Inc., W.W. Grainger Inc.,
  • Table: Applied Industrial Technologies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: MRC Global Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: SunSource Holdings Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: W.W. Grainger Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Ohio Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • OH - Manufacturing GDP for Ohio (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Capacity Utilization
  • In the context of this industry, this represents an industry's percentage of the manufacturing capacity (e.g. a plant) that is actually used for production purposes.
  • Maintenance, Repair And Operations (Mro)
  • Machinery and equipment used mainly for maintenance and repair purposes, which includes conveyors and plumbing tools.
  • Offshoring
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
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