Overview

Flowing strong: Industrial recovery spurs demand from downstream industries

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REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$20bn
Annual Growth
11-16
3.2%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
37,277
Business
3,498

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has benefited from greater factory orders for new fluid power equipment
  • Improving demand and profit conditions has encouraged entry into the industry
  • Competition in the industry is likely to remain high as more distributors enter the market

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Fluid Power Equipment industry has experienced strong growth over the five years to 2016 thanks to returning downstream demand. Growth will slow, however, in the next five years as the market becomes more saturated...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Due to the wide range of end users for this industry's products, the distribution of industry establishments tends to mirror overall population trends. Additionally, regions with high manufacturing activity tend to be areas with a large amount of distributors. Distributors of industry products locate themselves near downstream users to cut down on transportation costs and ensure the quickest delivery. In 2016, the bulk of industry establishments will be located in the Southeast, Great Lakes and West, which all share characteristics of either high population density or high manufacturing activity.

    Southeast

    This region has high levels of manufacturing activity, with a significant presence in aerospace, sheet metal and heavy equipment manufacturing. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Proximity to key markets
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    Industry Products

    What is the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry?

    Operators distribute fluid power equipment to manufacturers, mining companies and other users. The distributed equipment can be hydraulic or pneumatic, using liquid or gas to generate power and actuate machines and devices. Operators distribute fluid power pumps and motors, as well as parts and accessories such as valves.

    Industry Products
    Fluid power parts and accessories
    Fluid power motors and pumps
    Industry Activities
    Distributing fluid power pumps and motors
    Distributing fluid power parts and accessories

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Corporate profit
  • Value of construction
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Strong demand for fluid power
  • Stable profit margins
  • High competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industrial and commercial markets
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Wire & Spring Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Fluid power parts and accessories
  • Fluid power motors and pumps
  • Chart: Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Private investment
  • Seasonality
  • Replacement demand

  • Major Markets
  • Manufacturing and mining industries
  • Other wholesalers
  • Other
  • Businesses for end use
  • Retailers for resale
  • Construction contractors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and depreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fluid Power Equipment Distributors

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Fluid Power
  • The use of fluids or gases under pressure to generate, control and transmit power.
  • Hydraulic
  • Operated by a liquid moving in a confined space.
  • Pneumatic
  • Operated by air or gas under pressure.
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