The report contains:
DETAILED ASSESSMENT OF THE MARKET -
analysis of the market structure, key national
distributors and recent development in the market.
HIGHLY FRAGMENTED MARKET -
distribution channels including industrial distributors, specialists
ANALYSIS BY PRODUCT GROUP
janitorial, fasteners, fluid & air control, health & safety, power
tools, hand tools, engineering & metalworking, workshop &
maintenance and SSASH (storage, security,
access, site equipment & handling)
- market sizes,
product mixes and distribution.
FORECASTS MARKET DEVELOPMENTS UP TO 2017
market size and factors impacting on the
The report focuses on the distribution of
industrial / building consumables which, following a difficult few
years in 2008/09, experienced some recovery in 2010/11. Although 2012
was a challenging year for the market, future prospects are for some
growth to 2017, with different product sectors experiencing variable
Areas of particular interest
Market performance review and forecasts to 2017.
Factors affecting the market
and analysis of key market characteristics.
Review of the distribution structure.
Review of key players -
product mix and market share estimates.
Product group analysis
distribution channel shares for the different products.
Internet presence becoming increasingly important, with larger
companies adopting multi-channel approach.
Arco, Axminster Power Tool Centre, Brammer,
Buck & Hickman, Bunzl, Cromwell Tools, Eriks Industrial Services, FWB
Products, Greenham Trading, Hayley Group, HC Slingsby, Key Industrial
Equipment, Machine Mart, Monks and Crane Industrial Group, MSC
Industrial Supply Co, Northern Tool and Equipment Co, Parker Merchanting,
Protec, RS Components, Screwfix Direct, Seton, Toolbank, Toolstation.
areas covered in the report include :
General Industrial Product Distribution market -
market definition, size and recent market performance in 2010/12,
factors impacting on the market.
Product sectors reviewed -
fasteners, fluid & air control, health & safety, power tools, hand
tools, engineering & metalworking, workshop & maintenance and SSASH
(storage, security, access, site equipment & handling).
Key market influences -
including manufacturing & engineering sectors, utilities and
infrastructure sectors, legislation,
development of multi-channel approach
suppliers, distributors and end-users
Review of key distribution channels
industrial distributors, the specialists and direct.
Future prospects market size and forecast trends
up to 2017.
THE LEADING PLAYERS
Review of key distributors
Arco, Screwfix and RS Components, with other leading industrial
distributors being Brammer, Cromwell Tools and Eriks Industrial
Services, Toolbank, Parker Merchanting, Buck & Hickman, Monks & Crane,
Machine Mart, Toolstation, Hayley Group, Seton, etc.
Market shares of key distributors
market positioning, overall shares etc, overview of market and recent
Profiles of key distributors
company structure, estimates of market shares, product mix and
including specialists, Builders Merchants, tool & plant hire
companies, automotive aftermarket,
PRODUCTS AND SUPPLIERS
product groups defined in report, with estimated shares within the
industrial distributors market.
definition, distributors shares within each sector and product
estimated shares of industrial distributors and competing channels by
each product sector (Merchants, Specialists, Plant & Tool Hire,
for the general industrial products distribution market to 2017, with
market size estimation.
Factors affecting distributors market positive and negative
influences, trends in key sectors.