Moving on up: After volatility in downstream markets, rebound in construction will drive growth

The Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing industry has had a disappointing performance over the past five years. Industry demand is primarily driven by construction activity because aerial work platforms are used by nearly all construction industries. Demand for industry products was expected to rise as new building and home construction activity recovered after 2012. However, industry growth has not followed suit, with increased construction activity not translating to increased downstream demand from the construction sector. Over the five years to 2022, the value of both construction and aggregate private investment are anticipated to continue rising, which will result in stronger demand for the industry's products...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • After a disappointing five-year period, rising construction value will revive industry revenue
  • Improved technology and worker efficiency have supported production volume
  • This industry’s importance in the construction sector supply chain will fuel strong growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing industry has low to moderate level of capital intensity. The manufacturing process requires significant capital investments in property, plants and equipment. The growth in computer technology, robot construction and automation over the past five years further increased capital requirements because operators had to invest in technology to be competitive in this industry. Automation technology has also made this industry less dependent on labor. In 2017, for every dollar spent on labor, this industry is expected to spend $0.09 on capital investments.The reliance on automation and computer technology has also changed the type of labor demanded by this industry. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry are

  • Effective cost controls
  • Effective quality control
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Aggregate private investment and Value of construction in the Aerial Work Platform 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
  • Aggregate private investment
  • Value of construction
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of steel
  • Government funding for highways

  • Current Performance
  • Weak downstream demand
  • Volatile profitability
  • Wages and employment
  • Trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction grows
  • Small but steady reliance on trade
  • Technological advances required to manage costs
  • Table: Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Heavy Equipment Rental

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Tire Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Scissor lifts
  • Boom lifts
  • Vertical mast
  • Personnel portable lifts
  • Chart: Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction activity
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Major Markets
  • Construction companies and construction rental agencies
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciation, marketing and rent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    PriceQuality and performanceExternal competition and exchange rates
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Terex Corporation, JLG Industries Inc.,
  • Table: Terex Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: JLG Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Aerial Work Platform 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 Aerial Work Platform Manufacturing Industry
  • 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)
  • Aggregate Private Investment (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Aerial-Lift Trucks
  • Self-propelled aerial work platforms that are mounted on a truck.
  • Boom Lift
  • Aerial work platform that consists of a platform or bucket at the end of a hydraulic lifting system.
  • Personnel Portable Lift
  • Small aerial work platform for personal use.
  • Scissor Lift
  • An aerial work platform that can only move vertically. Support beams are linked and folds in a scissor pattern.
  • Vertical Mast Lift
  • Aerial work platform that moves vertically using a single support beam lifting system.
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