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Laboratory Supply Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Laboratory Supply Wholesaling in the US

The Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry distributes professional equipment and supplies to laboratories, schools, government facilities, offices and surveying companies. Overall, this industry has experienced revenue growth as demand from professional, scientific and technical service providers has remained steady. Increased quality standards and regulations have driven companies to conduct more tests, promoting demand for industry products. Over the next five years, industry revenue is expected to continue to grow moderately. Revenue growth over the five years to 2023 is anticipated to develop from increases in expenditure for research and development, government funding for colleges and universities and continued growth in demand from professional, scientific and technical service providers. However, e-commerce sales are also expected to increase, hindering industry growth as online sales compete with wholesaling.

Operators in the Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry engage in the wholesale distribution of laboratory, scientific and school equipment and supplies. This industry excludes wholesalers that predominantly distribute medical, hospital, and dental equipment and supplies.

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 Research and development expenditure
    • 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
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table VWR Corporation (US industry-specific segment) - 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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