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General Industrial Products Distribution Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

General Industrial Products Distribution Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

The 7th edition of the ‘General Industrial Products Distribution Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis’ addresses the distribution of industrial / building consumables, which is a mature and highly fragmented market in terms of product range, customer base and end-use applications sectors. The report includes up to date information on recent trends and issues that are likely to impact on the market going forward over the next 5 years.

Key issues covered in the report include:

  • DETAILED ASSESSMENT OF THE MARKET - analysis of the market structure, key national distributors and recent developments in the market.
  • HIGHLY FRAGMENTED MARKET - key distribution channels including industrial distributors, specialists and direct.
  • ANALYSIS BY PRODUCT GROUP – health & safety, engineering & metal working, fluid & air control, workshop & maintenance, power tools, hand tools, SSASH (storage, security, access, site equipment & handling), fasteners, janitorial and abrasives – market sizes, product mixes and distribution.
  • FORECASTS OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS UP TO 2021 – market size and factors impacting on the market.
Areas of Particular interest include:
  • Market performance review and forecasts to 2021.
  • Factors affecting the market and analysis of key market characteristics.
  • Review of distribution structure.
  • Review of key players - product mix and market share estimates.
  • Product group analysis – review of major product sectors, distribution channel shares for the different products.
Key areas covered in the Report

The Market
  • General Industrial Product Distribution market - market definition, size and recent market performance in 2010-2016, factors impacting on the market.
  • Product sectors reviewed - health & safety, engineering & metalworking, fluid & air control, workshop & maintenance, power tools, hand tools, SSASH (storage, security, access, site equipment & handling), fasteners, janitorial and abrasives.
  • Key market influences - including manufacturing & engineering sectors, utilities and infrastructure sectors, legislation, continued evolution of multi-channel approach etc.
  • Distribution structure – suppliers, distributors and end-users
  • Review of key distribution channels – industrial distributors, the specialists and direct.
  • Future prospects – market size and forecast trends up to 2021.
Leading Distributors
  • Review of key distributors – Arco, Screwfix, RS Components, Cromwell Tools, Brammer, Eriks Industrial Services, Toolbank, Toolstation, Parker Merchanting, Machine Mart, Monks & Crane, Seton, MSC Industrial etc.
  • Market shares of key distributors – market positioning, overall shares etc, overview of market and recent trends.
  • Profiles of key distributors – company structure, estimates of market shares, product mix and portfolio analysis.
  • Key Competitors – including specialists, builders merchants, tool & plant hire companies, automotive aftermarket, buying groups and independents.
Products and Suppliers
  • Market size of product groups defined in report, with estimated shares within the industrial distributors market.
  • Product groups – definition, distributor shares within each sector and product trends.
  • Product distribution – estimated shares of industrial distributors and competing channels by each product sector (merchants, specialists, plant & tool Hire, automotive, others including direct etc).
Market Prospects
  • Market prospects for the general industrial products distribution market to 2020, with market size estimation.
  • Factors affecting distributors market – positive and negative influences, trends in key sectors.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
    • Summary
    • Future Prospects
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data – 2013-2016 – Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2012-2018 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • THE MARKET
    • Market Definition
    • Market Structure
      • Distribution
      • Competitive Channels
      • Overall Market Size of the Distributors of the (Defined) Industrial Consumable Products
    • Market Size
      • Table Industrial Consumable Products Distribution Market 2011 – 2021 (£m) at Distributors Selling Prices (DSP)
      • Background and Current Performance
      • Future Prospects
    • Customers of Industrial Distributors
    • Key Market Influences
      • Manufacturing and Engineering Sector Influences
      • Legislative Influences
      • Infrastructure
      • The Energy Sector
  • MAJOR DISTRIBUTORS OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
    • Introduction
      • Market Shares
        • Table UK Industrial Consumable Products Distributors – Market Shares by % Value 2016
    • Major Industrial Product Distributors
      • Arco
        • Table Arco Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Screwfix Direct
        • Table Screwfix's Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • RS Components
        • Table RS Components Product Portfolio - % Share By Product Sector, 2016
      • Cromwell Tools
        • Table Cromwell Tools Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Eriks Industrial Services
        • Table Eriks Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Brammer plc
        • Table Brammer's Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
        • Table Buck & Hickman Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector 2016
      • Toolbank
        • Table Toolbank Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Parker Merchanting
        • Table Parker Merchanting Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Machine Mart
        • Table Machine Mart Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Monks & Crane
        • Table Monks & Crane Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Seton
        • Table Seton Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Toolstation
        • Table Toolstation Product Portfolio - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
      • Other Key Distributors
        • Table Product Portfolios of Key Industrial Equipment, MSC Industrial Supply, FWB Products and Axminster Tool Centre - % Share by Product Sector, 2016
  • PRODUCT SECTORS OF THE UK INDUSTRIAL CONSUMABLES DISTRIBUTION MARKET
    • Definition
    • Product Mix
      • Table Product Mix of the UK Industrial Products Distribution Market Value and Share 2016 at Distributors Selling Prices (DSP)
    • Product Sectors
      • Health and Safety
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Health & Safety Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Engineering and Metal Working
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Engineering and Metal Working Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Fluid and Air Control Products
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Fluid and Air Control Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Workshop and Maintenance Products
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Workshop and Maintenance Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Power Tools
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Power Tools within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Hand Tools
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Hand Tools within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Storage, Security, Access, Site and Handling Equipment (SSASH)
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of SSASH Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Fasteners
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Fasteners within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Janitorial Products
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Janitorial Products within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Abrasive Products
        • Table Company Distribution Shares of Abrasives within the Industrial Products Distribution Market in 2016
      • Other Products

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