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Forklift Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Forklift Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS OD4919 | Sep 2016

Industrial lift: Reinvestment in construction and manufacturing will strengthen revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Forklift Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Manufacturers have capitalized on growing demand and falling steel costs to boost profit margins
  • Exports have been stymied by a significant appreciation in the value of the dollar
  • Construction markets will continue to generate demand for forklift purchases and rentals
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Forklift Manufacturing industry relies on demand from the construction, manufacturing and freight-handling industries. Consequently, as downstream industries recovered, industry revenue grew over the five years to 2016. Profit margins have also improved considerably due to growing demand, falling steel purchase costs and significant automation of production. Additionally, the international landscape has contributed to industry growth; however, imports from China, Japan and other cost-efficient manufacturers have also increased competition in the domestic market... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Forklift Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity, as demonstrated by the amount participants spend on wages as compared to capital expense. In 2016, for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators are expected to spend $0.08 on machinery, equipment and other depreciable assets. This industry relies heavily on human labor to carry out tasks such as overseeing research and development initiatives, monitoring production processes, providing customer service and performing maintenance and repairs. Nonetheless, depreciation costs, which serve as a proxy for capital investments, have risen slightly in recent years, due to the industry's increasing shift toward automated production.

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Additional Insights for the Forklift Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Environmental compliance
  • Automation
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of construction and Industrial production index in the Forklift Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Forklift Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry primarily manufacture forklifts, which are also known as industrial trucks. Forklifts include truck-type and hand-type pallet movers, skid jacks and portable stackers. Forklifts can load material and transport it over short distances and are used heavily in the construction, manufacturing and freight logistics sectors. This industry’s operations also include the manufacture and sale of parts and attachments for forklifts.

    Industry Products
    Internal combustion engine work trucksMotorized hand-guided work trucksElectric operator-riding work trucks
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing electric operator-riding work trucksManufacturing motorized hand-guided work trucksManufacturing internal combustion engine work trucksManufacturing parts and attachments for industrial trucks

    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
  • Value of construction
  • Industrial production index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of steel
  • Current Performance
  • Domestic demand
  • Global demand
  • Costs and profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand factors
  • International landscape
  • Profit and participation
  • Table: Forklift Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Forklift Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing
  • Tire Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Internal combustion engine work trucks
  • Electric operator-riding work trucks
  • Motorized hand-guided work trucks
  • Chart: Forklift Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction industries
  • Export markets
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Freight-handling industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Forklift Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Forklift Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Forklift Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Toyota Industries Corporation
    Crown Equipment Corporation
    Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc.
  • Table: Toyota Industries Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Crown Equipment Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Forklift Manufacturing 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 Forklift Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • World price of steel (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Lift Truck
  • Another term for forklift.
  • Load Engagement
  • The equipment used to lift and carry materials, such as forks, pinchers and grapples.
  • Narrow-Aisling Capabilities
  • The ability of a forklift to maneuver within tightly spaced rows of materials to be moved.

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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
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