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Material Handling Equipment Distributors in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Material Handling Equipment Distributors

Capital investment into the Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry's products traditionally depends on downstream demand from manufacturers and other wholesalers, whose purchase habits are in turn determined by industrial production (i.e. capacity utilization), the age of existing machinery and business confidence. The industry's performance over the past five years has been characterized by substantial growth, recession-induced declines and ongoing recovery. Operators can expect to continue to regain revenue in the coming five years as the economy further improves.

This industry distributes material handling equipment, usually on a wholesale basis. Products include conveying equipment, hoists, cranes, forklifts and industrial trucks and tractors. Some of the larger firms are vertically integrated, from production through distribution.

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 (2015)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Industrial production index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2015)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2015)
    • Table Business Locations 2015
    • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary

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