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Snowplow Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Snowplow Manufacturing Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Specialized Vehicle Manufacturing | Aug 2014

Cold snap: Snowy weather patterns and new products will drive demand for snowplows

IBISWorld’s Snowplow Manufacturing 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
Douglas Dynamics Douglas Dynamics market share
Meyer Products Meyer Products market share
Northern Star Industries Inc. Northern Star Industries Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$441m
Annual Growth 09-14
7.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
735
Businesses
38
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Snowplow Manufacturing industry has benefited from heavy snowfall throughout the United States over the five years to 2014. Nevertheless, industry profit has been pressured by rising commodity prices. High steel prices have forced manufacturers to eliminate excess labor and close inefficient plants. However, companies will invest in new products and innovations in the next five years, strengthening industry demand.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Snowplows feature a few key parts. They employ a moldboard, which is the prominent blade that pushes snow and debris. They also include a mount, which attaches the moldboard to a vehicle. Last, snowplows require a drivetrain, which is a system of hydraulic or otherwise powered connections that enable the plow to move up, down and articulate from side to side.

Heavy-duty plows

Heavy-duty plows are expected to form the majority of revenue for US snowplow manufacturers. Part of the reason stems from the fact that heavy-duty plows are suited for professional snow-removal firms. Demand moves more consistently with snow patterns because these firms use snowplows as a vital input to their businesses... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Snowplow Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures snowplows and spreaders, which are devices mounted on vehicles to remove snow and ice from outdoor surfaces. Products vary based on intended purpose and vehicle size. Most companies offer light-duty, heavy-duty and utility vehicle plows. The industry does not include lawn- and garden-type snow-moving equipment.

Industry Products
Heavy-duty plowsLight-duty plowsUtility vehicle attachmentsReplacement parts and accessoriesSpreaders
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing light-duty plowsManufacturing heavy-duty plowsManufacturing plow attachmentsManufacturing salt spreaders


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