Catching fire: Rising construction activity will spark demand for industry products

Demand for the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing industry increased over the past five years, as the rekindling of the US housing, construction and industrial sectors helped fuel industry growth. The construction of new private, public, commercial and residential structures generally translates into higher industry sales. Furthermore, export demand has supported the industry as construction and industrial activity in foreign economies bolstered purchases of US-made industry products. Industry revenue will improve overthe five years to 2022. Continued expansion in the US construction sector will help drive industry demand...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
1,315
Businesses
23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Both export demand and a booming construction sector have led to industry growth
  • Regulations requiring extinguishers in buildings have helped support demand
  • As the industry invests in capital and productivity enhancements, profit will expand
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that establishments in the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing industry are most heavily concentrated in the Southeast of the United States. In general, the location of manufacturing establishments tends to follow the general distribution of the population, with companies locating their businesses next to major metropolitan hubs with high levels of business activity and port towns that facilitate international trade. The Southeast is home to Amerex in Alabama, while Florida's high population density makes it attractive for manufacturing activities. The Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and West regions round out the top-four areas of industry concentration by establishment, with each featuring prominent manufacturing hubs...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labor
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Value of residential construction in the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures fixed fire suppression systems as well as hand-portable fire extinguishers used to control small fires, often in emergency situations. Additionally, this industry manufacturers replacement parts and equipment associated with fire suppression systems and extinguishers. The industry excludes other professional fire equipment used by firefighters.

    Industry Products
  • Hand-portable fire extinguishers
  • Fixed dry and wet fire suppression systems
  • Replacement parts and equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing portable dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Manufacturing portable carbon dioxide fire extinguishers
  • Manufacturing other portable fire extinguishers, such as wet chemical, foam and water mist extinguishers
  • Manufacturing dry chemical fixed fire suppression systems
  • Manufacturing wet chemical fixed fire suppression systems
  • Manufacturing replacement parts, components and equipment for fire suppression systems and extinguishers
  • 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
  • Industrial production index
  • Demand from transportation and warehousing
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Regulation supports industry growth
  • Rekindled construction and industrial activity
  • Exports aid revenue
  • Profit rises while industry wages stagnate
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction markets
  • Other demand sources
  • Table: Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Manufacturing
  • Hose & Belt Manufacturing
  • Metal Can & Container Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Fixed dry and wet fire suppression systems
  • Hand-portable fire extinguishers
  • Replacement parts and equipment
  • Chart: Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction demand
  • Industrial demand
  • Overseas demand

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Building contractors and heavy construction
  • Business users for consumption
  • Governmental bodies
  • Retailers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Amerex CorporationBuckeye Fire Equipment Company
  • Table: Amerex Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Buckeye Fire Equipment Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fire Extinguisher 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 Fire Extinguisher 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)
  • Value of private nonresidential construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Class A Fire
  • Fires fueled by ordinary combustibles, such as wood, paper and cloth.
  • Class B Fire
  • Fires fueled by flammable liquids, such as oil-based paints, tars and solvents.
  • Class C Fire
  • Fires caused by energized electrical equipment.
  • Class D Fire
  • Fires involving combustible metals.
  • Expellant
  • A gas or liquid contained within a fire extinguisher that expels the firefighting agent.
  • Halon 1211
  • A colorless, faintly sweet smelling, electrically nonconductive liquefied gas which is a medium for extinguishing fires by inhibiting the chemical chain reaction of fuel and oxygen.
  • National Fire Protection Association (Nfpa)
  • A US trade association that creates and maintains private, copyrighted, standards and codes for usage and adoption by local governments.
  • Occupational Safety And Health Administration (Osh
  • An agency of the US Department of Labor that helps prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and occupational fatality by issuing and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health.
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