The five years to 2016 displayed favorable economic trends for the Electrical Equipment Wholesaling industry, with growth in downstream markets spurring increased demand for electrical equipment. Over the period to 2016, the industrial production index exhibited steady growth. Demand from building, developing and general contracting as well as housing starts are expected to increase during the period. As a result, industry revenue is projected to increase over the five years to 2016. Over the five years to 2021, the construction and housing market is expected to continue growing, spurring demand for electrical equipment products and boosting industry revenue.
This industry includes operators primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of electrical construction materials, wiring supplies, electric light fixtures, light bulbs, security systems and electrical power equipment for the generation, transmission, distribution or control of electric energy (e.g. switchboards, circuit breakers, switches and fuses). This industry does not wholesale electronic components.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.