The tool hire market is continually
evolving in terms of industry structure, product specialisations, and
relative importance of key markets. Infrastructure continues to grow in
importance, while national agreements with key customers also play a
major role in the market.
of specific interest:
Analysis of market performance 2010-2011.
Product Group analysis – market sizes, influences
and trend, key growth sectors.
Market shares and review of major players in the UK
tool hire industry - changes in industry structure, future
trends and market influencing factors 2012-2013 -
forecast of market performance up to 2016.
Some of the key companies featured include:
A-Plant, Balloo Hire, Banson Tool Hire, Bradford Building
Supplies, Brandon Hire Limited, Champion Hire, Gap Group, HSS Hire
Service Group, Jewson, Lord Hire Centres, Ridgeon, Speedy Hire, Supply
UK Hire Shops, Travis Perkins, VP Plc, Wolseley.
Key areas covered in the report include:
definition in terms of type of outlets and range of
size in value terms, 2006-2011 and forecasts up to
trends 2006-2011: Factors influencing market
development (Construction and industrial activity, new
specialist products, DIY market, infrastructure investment,
prospects for hire market - Levels of construction
activity, growth of Facilities Management, impact of PPP/PFI,
new product ranges, product development targeted at hire
TOOL HIRE COMPANIES
Total volume of outlets
- Multiple branch companies, Builders Merchants, Small
Hire Companies. Changes in recent years and future
Share of Hire Market by Value – Multiple Branch
Companies, Builders Merchants, Small hire companies.
Comparison of shares in 2001 and 2011, changes in mix.
of major hire companies - growing rationalisation
of industry, increasing shares through acquisitions and
organic growth, growth of the builders merchants sector.
Review of major national hire companies and larger
regional operators - turnover, branches, company profiles,
Competitive structure - major hire companies, Builders
Merchants – recent changes.
Review of major customers - builders, plumbers, local
authorities, utilities, maintenance operations, DIY
consumers, facilities management contractors.
PRODUCTS / SUPPLIERS
size by major hire product group in 2011.
Product mix major sectors within major product groups
-hire share by sector.
trends by product group - growth sectors, areas of
specialisation, relative importance of hire market.
and Specification Process – growth of national
agreements, decision-making process for purchasing
equipment, key influences, health and safety issues,
pricing, replacement cycles, specialist services.
Major suppliers by product group.
of tool hire companies,
plant hire companies and specialists in key product sectors.
FUTURE PROSPECTS / HOUSING /
new build, renovation, RMI, construction activity.
developments, implications for suppliers.
influences, future prospects for the tool hire market etc.