Renewed power: Improving production and construction activity will support industry growth

The Power Tool Manufacturing industry's dependence on the construction sector led to unusually strong growth in industry revenue over the past five years. As the economic recovery took hold, construction activity increased, leading to an ongoing boost in demand for power tools. Starting from historically low levels, industry revenue growth was very high as it proceeded to make up for lost ground. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to benefit from more stable demand from the construction sector. However, persistent import competition and volatile input prices will pressure operators' profit margins moving forward...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Mass-produced imports will continue to put pressure on operators’ pricing and profit margins
  • Major operators have been able to grow, but mid-to-small sized companies have been squeezed
  • Demand for power tools will increase throughout the construction sector
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Power Tool Manufacturing industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages in 2017, $0.13 is spent on capital. The manufacture of power tools typically involves a series of automated processes to mass produce various parts. Nevertheless, a certain level of manual labor is also required to finish products and perform tasks that cannot be automated, such as inspecting for flaws. Capital investments typically take the form of machinery and equipment. In recent years, as automation has increased throughout the manufacturing sector, investments in computer equipment have risen. As automation has increased, capital has increasing replaced labor in industry establishments. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Power Tool Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Power Tool Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Value of residential construction in the Power Tool Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Power Tool Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures power-driven (e.g. battery, corded, pneumatic) hand tools including drills, circular saws, chain saws and nail guns. Operators that manufacture such tools may also sell spare or replacement parts. This industry excludes operators that exclusively sell parts, power-driven heavy construction hand tools (e.g. tampers, jackhammers), powered pumps and vacuums, outdoor powered equipment (e.g. lawnmowers, power washers) and machine tools for woodcutting.

    Industry Products
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and powder-actuated tools
  • Electric tools
  • Battery-powered tools
  • Internal-combustion-driven tools
  • Other tools and parts
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing pneumatic-powered tools
  • Manufacturing hydraulic-powered tools
  • Manufacturing electric-powered tools
  • Manufacturing battery-powered (cordless) tools
  • Manufacturing internal-combustion-engine-driven tools
  • Manufacturing spare parts for power tools
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Value of residential construction
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Prime rate
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Primary demand drivers
  • Trade obscures demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Healthy downstream demand
  • Import penetration stabilizes
  • Increased R&D
  • Table: Power Tool Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Power Tool Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
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  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Ferrous Metal Foundry Products
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Internal-combustion-driven tools
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and powder-actuated tools
  • Other tools and parts
  • Electric tools
  • Battery-powered tools
  • Chart: Power Tool Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Professional markets
  • Consumer markets
  • Exports
  • Industrial
  • Automotive and aviation markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Power Tool Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Power Tool Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Power Tool Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Stanley Black & Decker Inc., Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd., Snap-on Inc.,
  • Table: Stanley Black & Decker Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Snap-on Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Power Tool Manufacturing 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 Power Tool Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of residential construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • Computer-Aided Design
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Do-It-Yourself
  • A category of customers who complete tasks and projects on their own that would generally be outsourced to a business or service provider, for example, home renovations and wedding planning.
  • Hydraulic Tool
  • A tool driven by a compressed liquid, where the liquid is stored in tiny cylinders within the tool and is forced through an internal small space to provide power.
  • Pneumatic Tool
  • A tool driven by gas, such as compressed air or carbon dioxide, where compressed air stored in tiny cylinders within the tool is forced through an internal small space to provide power.
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