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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 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
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 Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld analysis reveals the Snowplow Manufacturing industry exhibits a high level of market share concentration. In 2014, the top three companies, all of which are located in the Great Lakes region, are expected to account for 83.9% of all industry revenue. Industry leader Douglas Dynamics, which is estimated to account for about half of all snowplow sales, achieves its dominance through a vast network of distributors. Outside of the top three, the remaining companies are estimated to number in the high 30s, but this figure has grown during the past five years. Still, given the nature of snowplow demand being limited to regions considered snow belts, market share concentration is expected to remain firmly in the hands of the top-three players... 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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