Supply and demand: Despite forecast growth, some industry locations are expected to close down

Operators in the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling industry in Wisconsin distribute a wide range of supplies, including general-use supplies, boxes and crates, packaging materials, abrasives, hoses and adhesives. Since these goods are primarily used by industrial sectors of the economy, demand for industry products is dependent on manufacturing levels in Wisconsin. Over the five years to 2018, the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling industry in Wisconsin is expected to decline at an annualized rate of 1.2% to reach $1.6 billion. Due to falling demand from manufacturers in automotive and industrial industries, operators have been hindered by the effects of a large-scale supply chain.In 2018, the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling industry in Wisconsin is expected to grow 1.3%...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-1.2%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
2,736
Businesses
152

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Nonresidential construction is expected to post strong growth, leading operators to offer a wider range of products
  • Additional Insights for the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry are

  • A loyal customer base
  • Links with suppliers
  • Technical product knowledge
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from primary metal manufacturing and Industrial production index in the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry?

    The Industrial Supplies Wholesaling industry wholesales general-use supplies for manufacturing and warehousing industries. Supplies include abrasives, barrels, boxes and crates, industrial containers, industrial diamonds, packaging material, printing ink, power transmission supplies, mechanical rubber goods, ropes, valves and welding supplies. The industry strictly distributes general-use industrial supplies; for example, it provides the automotive sector with valves but not with tires.

    Industry Products
  • Hardware
  • General machinery, equipment and parts
  • Power transmission supplies
  • Industrial valves and fittings
  • Welding supplies
  • Industrial containers and supplies
  • Abrasives, strapping and tape
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling industrial containers
  • Wholesaling industrial diamonds
  • Wholesaling printing inks
  • Wholesaling refractory materials
  • Wholesaling welding supplies
  • Wholesaling other supplies
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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
  • Demand from primary metal manufacturing
  • Industrial production index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Corporate profit
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Wisconsin
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Seafood Preparation
  • Soda Production
  • Bottled Water Production
  • Juice Production
  • Breweries
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil & Gas Machinery Manufacturing
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Boiler & Heat Exchanger Manufacturing
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Power Tools & Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Power transmission supplies
  • Abrasives, strapping and tape
  • Other
  • Industrial containers and supplies
  • Industrial valves and fittings
  • Welding supplies
  • General machinery, equipment and parts
  • Hardware
  • Chart: Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Industrial users for production inputs
  • Wholesalers for resale
  • Businesses for end use
  • Other
  • Retailers for resale
  • Building contractors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Genuine Parts Company, Crown Holdings Inc., MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc., W.W. Grainger Inc.,
  • Table: Genuine Parts Company - financial performance
  • Table: Crown Holdings Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: W.W. Grainger Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin 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 Supplies Wholesaling in Wisconsin Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Industrial production index (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Abrasives
  • Materials used for surface finishing, grinding and cutting.
  • Bearings
  • Structural parts that support weight and bear friction between rotating parts.
  • Industrial Diamond
  • Diamond that falls short of gem quality and is instead used as an abrasive for grinding and cutting surfaces.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • Abbreviated OEM, a company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Welding
  • The process by which metal pieces or parts are joined together by heating surfaces to a melting point.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The process by which retailers source directly from manufacturers.
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