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Machine Tool Dealers and Distributors

SIC 5084 | NAICS 423830

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Machine Tool Distributors  (view report)
Cutting Tool & Machine Tool Accessory Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Alliance Communications, Inc.
Fabricating & Metalworking Magazine
Monthly trade publication provides news and information for the metal manufacturing industry, with special features including the annual "State of the Industry: Metal Cutting" report segments included in the January issue of this publication. Articles from current and prior magazine issues can be viewed free online.

Gardner Publications
World Machine Tool Output and Consumption Survey
Annual survey of world metalworking machinery production, trade, and consumption includes tables ranking production, consumption, imports, exports, trade balance, consumers, and per-capita consumption in U.S. dollars by country for principal producing countries. Publication can be downloaded and viewed free online.

The Association For Manufacturing Technology
USMTO Statistical Program
Statistical program provides current and historical market trend data for metal cutting and metal forming and fabricating machines on a national and regional basis. Program participation is free for both members and nonmembers, with detailed results available free online to all participating companies. Current and prior monthly summary statistical reports are available in the AMT Press Room.

Freedonia Group
Machine Tools
Market research report analyzes global demand for metalworking machinery by major product segment (e.g., metal cutting tools, metal forming tools, and accessories), end-use market (e.g., primary and fabricated metals, industrial machinery and equipment, transportation equipment, and other markets), and major geographic region. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available online.

GIA Research
Machine Tools
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the metalworking machinery market in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including industry and product overview; market analysis and trends; and historical and forecast sales by product segment (e.g., metal cutting tools, metal forming tools, and special tools) and end-use application. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Machine Tool Dealers and Distributors  Search for "423830"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Distributors' Annual Cost Summary
Annual financial benchmarking study allows metalworking machinery distributors to compare their business costs and profitability with other similar firms, with key performance measures addressed including sales per employee, gross margin, operating expense as a percentage of sales, inventory turnover rate, and average accounts receivable collection period. Study is available for purchase by AMT members only.

Compensation Surveys

The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Distributor Employee Compensation Survey
Annual salary survey provide compensation and benefits information for sales and management personnel employed by metalworking machinery distributors, with compensation data broken out into two separate volumes for sales and management personnel. Survey is available for purchase by members only.

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