Industrial Equipment Wholesalers Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry distribute machinery and equipment used in manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and production, and warehousing. Major companies include US-based Fastenal, HD Supply, Motion Industries, NOW, and WW Grainger, as well as ERIKS (Netherlands), Wolseley (UK), and Würth Group (Germany).

Competitive Landscape

The entry of online retailers, primarily Amazon Business, into the industrial equipment wholesale space has disrupted the business models of traditional players and intensified competition. Online B2B retailers often offer price comparison tools that allow customers to select from several different suppliers, forcing some established industrial equipment wholesalers to reduce their prices which has negatively affected profitability.

Products, Operations & Technology

Major products are general purpose machinery such as pumps and engines (about 30% of revenue); oil well, oil refinery, and pipeline machinery (about 20% of revenue); industrial machinery, including water treatment equipment (about 15%); and material handling equipment (10%). Other products include manufacturing machinery, machine tools, and oil field equipment. Some companies distribute used machinery.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Industrial Equipment Wholesalers industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Industrial Equipment Wholesalers Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Industrial Equipment Wholesalers Companies:
21549.797808M | United Kingdom
20437.398141M | United Kingdom
19337.2524M | Australia
18356.0M | United States
13767.220132M | United Kingdom
8358.917M | United States
6445.59591M | United Kingdom
6419.086707M | New Zealand
6035.8M | South Africa
5910.13346M | Indonesia
5303.681592M | Canada
4826.743117M | Hong Kong
4653.114188M | Hong Kong
4382.945719M | United Kingdom
4270.023213M | Japan
4253.909178M | France
4203.206137M | United States

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