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Hose & Belt Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Hose & Belt Manufacturing in the US

The Hose and Belt Manufacturing industry is dependent on US manufacturing activity and industrial output, as well as several key markets, such as the automotive sector, as well as manufacturers of agricultural, construction, mining and other machinery and equipment. Over the five years to 2016, steady demand from downstream automobile manufacturing markets has helped generate modest industry revenue. However, during the latter half of the period, demand for industry products fell in response to a weakening oil and gas industry and a slowing in US industrial output. The decline in demand made the industry revenue more susceptible to declining rubber input prices. Over the five years to 2021, a stable automotive industry, a rebounding oil and gas industry and steady US economic output, will lead to consistent demand for industry products. As a result, indsutry revenue is expected to increase.

Companies in this industry manufacture a range of plastic and rubber hoses and belts, including garden hoses. These products are then sold to manufacturers; coal, oil and gas industries; and the automotive market. The industry includes the manufacturing of plastic tubing, rubber tubing and fluid power hose assemblies.

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.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Industrial production index
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Enterprises by employment size (2016)*
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Gates Corporation (US industry-relevant) - financial performance*
    • Table Eaton Corporation (US hose and belt segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Continental AG (ContiTech US industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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