Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry includes all operators that provide specialised cleaning services, including window cleaning, decontamination and a variety of industry-specific cleaning services. Many industries served by operators are typically held to strict regulations that must be met regardless of the state of the market. Therefore, even when the manufacturing sector, which is the industry's largest downstream market, struggled, the industry managed to perform favourably. The outsourcing of cleaning services by many public-sector entities also stimulated demand. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17. In 2016-17, revenue is estimated to increase by 2.3% to £828.2... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Industrial Cleaning Activities industry has a low market share concentration. The four largest companies are expected to account for 39% of industry revenue in 2016-17. However, the level of market share concentration varies by service segment and geographic location.
The two largest players operating in the industry have market shares of approximately 21.7% and 9.7% respectively, and provide various types of facilities management services. However, there are many small players operating in the industry. In 2015, 87.7% of players employed fewer than 10 employees.
The overall level of market share concentration has increased during the past five years. This was due to consolidation activity and the expansion in the range of services provided by larger operators. Lar.. purchase to read more