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Scale & Balance Manufacturing - Industry Market Research Report

Scale & Balance Manufacturing

Over the past five years, the Scale and Balance Manufacturing industry struggled to recover from the recession. While the industry benefited from postrecession pent-up demand, weak demand from the manufacturing sector, import competition and slow growth in freight volumes tempered and eventually reduced overall demand. Over the five years to 2021, increasing manufacturing activity and freight volumes will drive demand for industry products. Moreover, demand from key markets such as laboratories and weight stations are also anticipated to climb. Nonetheless, industry players are still expected to suffer from intense import competition as well as headwinds from domestic and foreign industrial markets.

This industry manufactures scales and balances for use in households, businesses and municipal organizations. Scales and balances are used to measure the weight of objects or people.

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 Industry revenue
    • 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 Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Mettler Toledo (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
  • Jargon & Glossary

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