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Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors: Market Research Report

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Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Market Research Report | NAICS OD5520 | Nov 2015

Squeaky clean: The industry will benefit from an increase in the need for janitorial services

IBISWorld’s Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Despite significant setbacks during the recession, the industry has started to recover
  • Improvements in data analytics and cloud computing have helped operators better serve their customers
  • Rising per capita disposable income will lead to households buying more industry products
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for cleaning and maintenance supplies distribution has been subdued over the past five years. The recession negatively impacted demand from downstream users as consumers reduced purchases in light of contracted budgets. As the economy has been recovering and consumers have been experiencing increasing disposable income, demand for end-users, such as industrial and commercial companies, has improved. Over the next five years, downstream industries will spend more on cleaning and maintenance services, and therefore, the supplies needed for these activities... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

This industry is firmly in its mature phase of its life cycle because of its low growth rate, employment reduction and acquisition activities. The industry's IVA is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.9% over the 10 years to 2020, while US GDP is expected to grow at a pace of 2.2% per year. Typically, an industry is considered to be in the mature phase of its life cycle when industry growth mirrors GDP over a 10-year period. IBISWorld designates this industry as mature because, downstream customers have widely accepted the industry's products and technological developments are expected to be marginal over the period. Dem.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry are

  • Having a large supply contract
  • Having technology sharing arrangements with major players
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from janitorial services and Number of businesses in the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry?

    This industry distributes specialized equipment and supplies for cleaning and maintenance services on a merchant wholesale basis. Products include janitorial and chemical cleaning solutions, waste receptacles and facility maintenance.

    Industry Products
    Chemical suppliesJanitorial supplies and accessories Power equipmentOther janitorial productsPaper and plastics products
    Industry Activities
    Paper and plastics products wholesalingChemical cleaning products wholesalingJanitorial supplies and accessories wholesalingJanitorial power equipment wholesaling

    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
  • Demand from janitorial services
  • Number of businesses
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Urban population
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Janitorial Services
  • Educational Services
  • Hospitals
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Sanitary Paper Product Manufacturing
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Paper and plastics products
  • Chemical supplies
  • Janitorial supplies and accessories
  • Power equipment
  • Other janitorial products
  • Chart: Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Others
  • Healthcare centers
  • Industrial buildings
  • Janitorial service companies
  • Schools, colleges and universities
  • Government buildings
  • Retail outlets, malls, department stores, grocery stores and other r
  • Commercial buildings
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Essendant Inc.
  • Table: Essendant Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies 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 Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies Distributors Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2006-2020)
  • Industry Gross Product (2006-2020)
  • Establishments (2006-2020)
  • Businesses (2006-2020)
  • Employment (2006-2020)
  • Wages (2006-2020)
  • Number of businesses (2006-2020)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Economies Of Scale
  • An industry's cost advantages obtained through expansionary activities.
  • Janitorial
  • Describes the services associated with the cleaning and maintenance duties of a janitor.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • When a downstream client sources a product directly from the manufacturer, eliminating the wholesaler in the process.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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