Fluid movements: Industrial recovery spurs demand from downstream industries

The Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry is expected to improve over the five years to 2017. Demand for equipment is primarily derived from manufacturing and mining industries for production purposes, although other businesses may also demand fluid power equipment for end-use. Demand from these markets sustained the industry over the past five years. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to benefit from ongoing demand for fluid power equipment and parts. Strong manufacturing activity, recovering mining activity and rising corporate profitability are expected to support growing orders of industry products...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
36,778
Businesses
2,779
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry benefited from strong factory orders for new fluid power equipment, as well as parts and accessories for repair
  • High usage rates spur demand for replacement services, which are offered by this industry
  • Improving commodity prices should facilitate renewed spending on industrial products
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    According to the census, the Fluid Power Distributors industry can be separated into two distinct product segments: fluid power parts and accessories and fluid power motors and pumps. The industry's products are complementary to each other; as a result, demand for each segment tends to move in line with demand for the other segment.Fluid power parts and accessoriesFluid power parts and accessories account for the bulk of industry revenue. Parts and accessories include both hydraulic and pneumatic valves, cylinders, rotary's, actuators, connectors and assemblies, among other accessories. Valves represent a large portion of this segment and are used in the fluid power process to control pressure either in the form of liquid (hydraulic) or gas (pneumatic). The...purchase to read more.

    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
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Corporate profit in the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors industry impact industry performance..

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    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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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
  • Profit margins
  • 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

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Power Conversion Equipment Manufacturing
  • 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
  • Construction contractors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    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
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    Table: Industry Data for the Fluid Power Equipment Distributors Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    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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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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