Bargaining chip: Strong demand from the forestry sector will foster industry revenue growth

Over the past five years, growth in the forestry sector helped support demand for the Chipping and Grinding Equipment Manufacturing industry. Given this reliance on the forestry sector, demand for wood chippers surged following the economic crisis as construction activity rebounded, and subsequently, increased. Moving forward, industry revenue will experience moderate growth. The primary factors aiding the industry's recovery will be strong demand from the forestry sector and increasing demand for wood chippers and grinders for processing wood for alternative energy sources. Additionally, rebounding steel prices and the ability of industry operators to pass on these costs to consumers in the form of higher prices will help to push revenue higher over the next five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$414m
Annual Growth 11-16
1.9%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
1,266
Businesses
16

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rebounds in residential construction and forestry will lead to industry revenue growth
  • Demand from major downstream markets helped maintain revenue and expand profit margins
  • The industry will consolidate despite increasing demand for chipping and grinding equipment
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Growth in the forestry sector helped support demand for the Chipping and Grinding Equipment Manufacturing industry. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to have grown at an annualized rate of 1.9% to $414.4 million. The industry manufactures commercial-use equipment that processes wood into wood chips, wood shavings, mulch and sawdust. These wood products are then used for construction, agriculture, paper manufacturing, landscaping and energy generation purposes. Consequently, demand for chipping and grinding equipment is largely dependent on the underlying health of the forestry sector and demand for wood chips. Giv...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry are

  • Environmental compliance
  • Automation
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from sawmills and wood production and Demand from waste treatment and disposal services in the Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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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 sawmills and wood production
  • Demand from waste treatment and disposal services
  • Demand from logging
  • World price of steel
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Grinding out growth
  • Reclaiming profit margins
  • Global court
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Out of the woods
  • Alternative energy
  • Table: Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Timber Services
  • Logging
  • Wood Pulp Mills
  • Paper Mills
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling
  • Landscaping Services
  • Waste Collection Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Industrial Supplies Wholesaling
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Grinders
  • Chippers
  • Other
  • Chart: Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Timber, logging and sawmill industries
  • Recycling
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent, utilities, depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Vermeer Corporation, Morbark, Bandit Industries Inc.,
  • Table: Vermeer Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Morbark - financial performance
  • Table: Bandit Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Chipping & Grinding Equipment 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 Chipping & Grinding Equipment Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Sawmills industry revenue (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Biofuel
  • An organic substance that can be used as a power source or in conjunction with other systems to generate power, e.g. wood chips that are burned to produce steam in hydroelectric plants.
  • Biomass
  • Biomass is the common name for organic materials used as renewable energy sources such as wood.
  • Delimber
  • A machine designed specifically for removing the limbs from a tree but leaving the trunk largely intact.
  • Track Chipper
  • A wood-processing machine that uses tank-like treads (or tracks) to move the chipping or grinding unit around a job site.
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