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Machinery Repair & Maintenance in the UK: Market Research Report

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Machinery Repair & Maintenance Market Research Report | SIC C33.120 | Feb 2017

Repairing demand: Economic uncertainty should boost demand for maintenance services

IBISWorld’s Machinery Repair & Maintenance market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Economic uncertainty stemming from the EU referendum is likely to raise demand for repairs
  • Preventative maintenance has become more popular over recent years
  • Increased downstream demand is expected to support revenue growth over the next five years
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 7% over the five years through 2016-17. Demand for repair services grew, as many firms in downstream industries remained cautious when spending large sums of money on new machinery, choosing instead to repair existing machinery. However, demand for maintenance services varied between downstream industries. For instance, bleak manufacturing activity and significant reductions in mining activity negatively influenced demand for maintenance services from these types of businesses. Nevertheless, improvements in construction activity increased demand for maintenance services from construction firms by shortening service intervals... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry operators repair and maintain a diverse range of machinery, ranging from lifting and handling equipment to agricultural and mining machinery. Services include tasks like cleaning and lubricating machinery, performing diagnostic tests, checking and testing damaged equipment, performing preventative maintenance and welding. The majority of these tasks are performed on the client's premises, as they often involve bulky commercial and industrial equipment. As the manufacturing process is becoming increasingly automated, equipment and machinery are also becoming correspondingly more complex and specialised.

Repairing and maintaining lifting and handling equipment

This segment is expected to account for 18.1% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Var.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry are

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Highly trained workforce
  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Business confidence index in the Machinery Repair & Maintenance industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry?

    This industry covers the repair and maintenance of industrial machinery and equipment across a range of manufacturing, construction, agricultural, energy and mining and quarrying industries. The services offered include sharpening or installing machinery blades and saws, welding and general repairs and maintenance.

    Industry Products
    Repairing and maintaining lifting and handling equipment Repairing and maintaining engines and turbines Repairing and maintaining pumps and compressorsRepairing and maintaining cooling and ventilation equipmentRepairing and maintaining mining and quarrying equipment
    Industry Activities
    Repairing and maintaining agricultural, forestry and logging machinery Repairing and maintaining commercial general-purpose machinery Repairing and maintaining lifting and handling equipment, such as lifts and elevators Repairing and maintaining mining, construction and oil and gas field machinery Repairing and maintaining non-motor vehicle enginesRepairing and maintaining food-, beverage- and tobacco-processing machinery

    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
  • Industrial production index
  • Business confidence index
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Total value of construction
  • Demand from hard coal mining
  • Current Performance
  • Revenue repair
  • Maintenance trends
  • Outsourcing boosts revenue
  • Margins expand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry growth
  • Downstream demand
  • Technological developments
  • Profit improves
  • Table: Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Hard Coal Mining
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Electricity Production
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Other Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies
  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Repairing and maintaining lifting and handling equipment
  • Repairing and maintaining engines and turbines
  • Repairing and maintaining pumps and compressors
  • Repairing and maintaining cooling and ventilation equipment
  • Repairing and maintaining mining and quarrying equipment
  • Chart: Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Construction sector
  • Other
  • Agriculture and forestry industries
  • Mining and quarrying industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Machinery Repair & Maintenance
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Machinery Repair & Maintenance 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 Machinery Repair & Maintenance Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Centrifugal Pump
  • A pump used to transport fluids by the conversion of rotational kinetic energy to the hydrodynamic energy of the fluid flow.
  • Countercyclical
  • Describes the performance of an industry that is negatively correlated to the performance of the wider economy. This means that the industry tends to decline when economic conditions improve.
  • Industrial Production
  • A measure of the output of the industrial sector, which includes the manufacturing, mining and utilities industries.

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