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Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C28.220 | Jul 2016

Handling it: Growing business capital expenditure has boosted demand for industry equipment

IBISWorld’s Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Nacco Materials Handling Group, Ltd Nacco Materials Handling Group, Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.3%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
18,722
Businesses
858
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Business capital expenditure levels are expected to dwindle during the current year
  • Industry profit margins are expected to register an overall increase during the period
  • Construction activity is expected to increase during the next five years, despite challenges in the short term
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Lifting and handling equipment is used across a range of industries to help move materials, goods and people. Demand for lifting and handling equipment is affected by the performance of major downstream industries. The industry's major customers are manufacturers, construction companies and freight-handling firms. As well as British firms, the industry relies heavily on export markets, with over 50% of revenue derived from exports.

Industry conditions have improved over the past five years. Revenue bounced back strongly during the base year, as economic conditions began to improve and distributors restocked inventories. Revenue has since grown, as construction and freight handling activity rebounded... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Lifting and Handling Equipment Manufacturing industry is expected to be in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall UK economy, is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.2% over the decade through 2021-22. Meanwhile, the UK economy is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. This suggests that the industry's contribution to the economy is expected to be relatively stable during the 10-year period, an indication of a mature industry.

The number of firms operating in the industry is expected to fall over the same period. This is partly a result of greater levels of merger and acquisition activity as the industry consolidates. Thi.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry are

  • Experienced work force
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Industrial production index in the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


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    What is the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in this industry manufacture lifting and handling equipment. This includes hand-operated or power-driven lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery. The manufacture of conveyors, lifts, escalators, moving walkways and specialised parts for lifting and handling equipment is also included. The manufacture of continuous-action elevators, floating cranes and mechanical shovels is not covered by this industry.

    Industry Products
    Forklifts and work trucksCranesElevators and conveyors for moving materials and goodsPulley tackle, hoists, winches and capstansEscalators, lifts and moving paths for moving people
     
    Industry Activities
    Hand-operated or power-driven lifting, handling, loading or unloading machineryPulley tackle and hoist, winch, capstan and jackDerrick, crane, mobile lifting frame and straddle carrierWork truckMechanical manipulator and industrial robotConveyorLift, escalator and moving walkwayManufacturing specialised parts for lifting and handling equipment


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Industrial production index
  • MSCI World Index
  • Total value of construction
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Current Performance
  • Construction propels growth
  • Import competition intensifies
  • Margins widen
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand conditions
  • International trade
  • Margins improve
  • Table: Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
  • Transportation and Storage
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Forklifts and work trucks
  • Elevators and conveyors for moving materials and goods
  • Cranes
  • Escalators, lifts and moving paths for moving people
  • Pulley tackle, hoists, winches and capstans
  • Chart: Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Construction industries
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Freight-handling industries
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Hyster-Yale Group Ltd
  • Table: Hyster-Yale Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Crane
  • A lifting machine that can be used to lift objects and move them horizontally.
  • Payload
  • The total weight that a machine can carry.
  • Winch
  • A hauling or lifting device consisting of a rope or chain that winds around a horizontal rotating drum and is turned by a crank, motor or other power source.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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