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Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in the US

At the outset of the five-year period to 2018, high commodity prices and increased industrial activity supported growing demand for the products of the Industrial Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling industry. However, a later decline in commodity prices, primarily for oil and gas, stifled demand for industry products. In 2013 and 2014, the industry improved considerably as a result of a resurgence in production across its primary markets. This demand has subsided in recent years, however, as previously pent-up demand has been satiated. Over the next five years, stronger growth in the industry's downstream markets will lead to higher demand for industrial machinery and equipment. Stronger commodity prices should drive demand from key industrial markets.

Industrial machinery and equipment wholesalers primarily distribute specialized machinery, equipment and related parts used in manufacturing, extraction and warehousing industries. Wholesalers refrain from selling products to the public but distribute new and used products to various sectors, as well as service receipts from repairs and labor performed on customer equipment.

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 (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • 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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