Pressure contained: Broad growth in the US economy will lead to rising domestic demand

The Air and Gas Compressor Manufacturing industry has experienced mixed results during the past five years. Since compressors and related products are integral components in most industrial applications, industry performance tends to fluctuate in line with domestic industrial production capacity, private investment in machinery and demand from emerging markets. During the first half of the five years to 2017, rising industrial production activity in general and strong demand from process industries (e.g. oil and gas, mining and metal production) in particular helped boost industry performance. Overall, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to rise over the five years to 2017...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
19,251
Businesses
287

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Downstream demand for industry products is anticipated to expand significantly
  • Investment in new compression systems and other industrial equipment from process markets decreased sharply
  • Various domestic industries will underpin demand for industry products
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Air and Gas Compressor Manufacturing industry has a low level of concentration, with the industry's four largest companies expected to generate just under a third of overall industry revenue in 2017. The industry's large players are able to use economies of scale and brand recognition to offer compressors across sectors to the world market. However, most of the industry comprises specialized, localized small players. These companies typically only operate in a small geographic region and serve only one market, such as the mining sector or the automotive industry. The industry has consolidated over the five years to 201, as larger companies have purchased smaller industry operators...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Access to niche markets
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery in the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures air and gas compressors, parts for air and gas compressors and industrial spraying equipment.

    Industry Products
  • Air compressors
  • Industrial and specialty gas compressors
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Aftermarket parts and accessories
  • Industrial spraying equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Air and gas compressor
  • Air and gas compressor parts
  • Industrial spraying equipment
  • 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
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand
  • Trade and industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rebound in domestic sales
  • Stagnating oil and gas sector demand
  • Less favorable trade conditions
  • Table: Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Stamping & Forging

  • Products & Services
  • Industrial and specialty gas compressors
  • Air compressors
  • Industrial spraying equipment
  • Aftermarket parts and accessories
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Other
  • Chart: Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing
  • Exports
  • Process industries
  • Other
  • Utilities and construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Gardner Denver Inc., Atlas Copco LLC, Dresser-Rand Group Inc.,
  • Table: Gardner Denver Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Atlas Copco LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Dresser-Rand Group Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Air & Gas Compressor 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 Air & Gas Compressor Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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)
  • Industrial production index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Air Compressor
  • A device that converts power (usually from an electric motor, a diesel engine or a gasoline engine) into kinetic energy by compressing and pressurizing air.
  • Gas Compressor
  • A mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Rotary Screw Compressor
  • A compressor that uses a pair of screws to guide air into a chamber.
  • Spraying Equipment
  • Equipment that uses compressed gas to disperse drops of liquid.
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