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Global Capital Goods Industry

  • January 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts

The global outlook series on the Capital Goods Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 29 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Europe, (France, Germany, UK, and Russia) Asia-Pacific (China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan) South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1170 companies worldwide.

Table Of Contents

Global Capital Goods Industry



1. OVERVIEW 1
Capital Goods Play Key Role in Technical Changes 1
Factors Influencing Market Prospects 2
Key Global Statistics 3
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Capital Goods by Geographic Region - US Canada, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue in
US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 3

Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Capital Goods Market by
Geographic Region: Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
US, Canada,, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin
American, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 4

2. LEADING SECTORS - AN ANALYSIS 5
I. Construction and Mining Machinery 5
Construction Equipment - Overview 5
Opportunity Indicators 5
Demand and Supply of Construction Equipment 6
Shift in Construction Equipment Manufacturing Bases 7
Technological Innovations and Security Issues - Prime Concern 7
Leasing and Equipment Rental - An Alternative to Buying 7
Controlled Demolition Gaining Grounds 8
Key Statistics 8
Table 3: World Market for Construction equipment (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, China, Europe and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in units
for Years 2007 through 2015 8
Review of the Mining Equipment Market 8
Regional Perspective 8
Infrastructure Development, Maintenance and Mining Activity
Impact Demand 9
Market Growing for Earthmoving and Mining Equipment 9
Table 4: Global Specialized Mining Machinery and Equipment
Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by
Region - Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, and
Others 9
Manufacturers Switch to Aluminum Bronze and Other Alloys for
Developing Kingpin Bushings for Dump Trucks 10
Competitive Scenario 10
Table 5: Leading Construction Equipment Firms (2010):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players 10
II. Agricultural Implements and Machinery 10
Market Structure and Overview 10
Development and Progress 11
Economics of Agricultural Machinery 11
Global Agricultural Implements and Machinery Market Bounces
Back After Recession 11
Table 6: Global Farm Equipment Industry (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Components 12

Table 7: Leading Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers
(2009): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players 12
III. Plastic Processing Machinery 13
Globalization - Transforming Plastic Industry Operations 13
IV. Food Processing Machinery and Equipment 13
Food Processing - A Sector in Transition 13
A Highly Fragmented Industry 14
Demand Drivers 14
Primary Markets Worldwide: A Regional Perspective 14
V. Packaging Machinery 14
Market Overview 14
Factors Influencing Packaging Machinery Market 15
Food Processing - A Major End-Use Customer for Packaging
Machinery 15
Competitive Scenario 16
Technological Sophistication Transforming the Fragmented
Market to a Mature Oligopoly 16
Market Trends 16
Economic Growth Fuels Demand for Packaging Machinery 16
Bottling Machinery Shows Stable Growth Patterns 17
Pharmaceuticals Drive Blister Packaging Growth 17
Longer Shelf-Life Packages: Fueling Demand for Vacuum
Packaging Machinery 17
Packaging Machinery Gets Global: The Automation Panacea 17
Towards Shorter Innovation Cycles 17
VI. Printing Machinery 18
Overview 18
Table 8: Global Printing Equipment Market (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Segments - Sheetfed, Digital, Flexo,
Heatset, Coldset, and others 18
Developing Nations to Provide Greener Pastures for Printing
Machinery 18
Color Printing Gains Ground 18
VII. Welding Machinery 19
Introduction and Overview 19
Table 9: Global Welding Market (2008 and 2013): Breakdown of
Value Sales in US Millions 19

Table 10: Global Cutting and Welding Equipment Market
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Segments - Filler
Materials, Welding Equipment, Gas Equipment, Arc
Accessories, and Plasma Cutting 20
Catching up with Times 20
Plastic Welding Sidelines Metal Welding 20
Boom in Demand for Ultrasonic Welding 20
Automation of Welding Equipment Growing Popular 21
Technological Trends 21
User Friendly Equipment: Order of the Day 21
Laser Welding Growing Above Other Techniques 21
Innovations Lead the Industry 21

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 22

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS 41


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 55

1. UNITED STATES 55
Plastic Processing Machinery Market 55
Overview and Analysis 55
Table 11: US Market for Plastics Processing Machinery
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by
Product Segment 55
Injection Molding Machinery 55
Table 12: Injection Molding Machinery Market in the United
States (2010) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
End-Use Sector 56
Agricultural Implements and Machinery 56
Overview 56
Table 13: US Market for Agricultural Implements and
Machinery (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual
Dollar Sales by Product Segment 56
Competitive Scenario 57
Construction and Mining Machinery/ Equipment 57
Snapshots 57
Competitive Landscape and Market Share Analysis 57
Food Processing Machinery and Equipment 57
An Introduction 57
Promising Growth Forecast in the US Food Processing Machinery
Sector 58
Welding Machinery 58
Table 14: US Market for Welding Machinery (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by Product Segment 59

2. EUROPE 60
Characteristics of Capital Goods Industry in EU 60
Consequences on the Product Life Cycle 60
Capital Goods Industry, a Cyclical Industry 60
Table 15: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Capital Goods by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years
2010 through 2015 61

Table 16: European 5-Year Perspective for Capital Goods
Market by Geographic Region: Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 62
Agricultural Equipment Sector - An Overview 63
Table 17: European Market for Agricultural Implements and
Machinery (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar
Sales by Product Segment 63
Competitive Scenario 63
Construction and Mining Equipment 63
Food Processing Machinery and Equipment 63
Table 18: European Market for Food Processing Machinery and
Equipment (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar
Sales by Product Group 64

2a. FRANCE 65
Plastic Processing Machinery Sector 65
Table 19: French Market for Plastics Processing Machinery
2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by
Product Segment 65
Agricultural Implements and Machinery 65
Agricultural Machinery Market Grows 66

2b. GERMANY 67
Printing Machinery and Supplies Sector 67
Overview 67
Competitive Scenario 67
Agricultural Implements and Machinery Sector - An Overview 67
Table 20: German Market for Agricultural Implements and
Machinery (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar
Sales by Product Segment 68
Plastic Processing Machinery 68
Table 21: German Market for Plastics Processing Machinery
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by
Product Segment 68

2c. UNITED KINGDOM 69
Agricultural Machinery and Implements 69
Overview 69
Leading Players 69
Plastic Processing Machinery Sector 69
Introduction 69
Threatened by Low-Cost Imports 70
Market Analysis 70
Table 22: UK Market for Plastics Processing Machinery
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by
Product Segment 70
Welding Machinery Sector 70
Table 23: UK Market for Welding Machinery (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by Product Segment 70
Food Processing Machinery and Equipment 71
Table 24: UK Market for Food Processing Machinery and
Equipment (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual
Dollar Sales by Product Segment 71

2d. RUSSIA 71
Russian Welding Equipment Market to Receive Impetus from Oil
and Gas Exploration 71

3. ASIA-PACIFIC 72
Plastic Processing Machinery Sector 72
Table 25: Asia-Pacific Market for Plastics Processing
Machinery (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar
Sales by Product Segment 72
Agricultural Machinery 72
Food Processing Machinery and Equipment 73
Table 26: Asia-Pacific Market for Food Processing Machinery
and Equipment (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual
Dollar Sales by Product Segment 73

3a. CHINA 74
Capital Goods Market - An Overview 74
Capital Goods' Sales in China 74
Plastic Processing Machinery Sector 74
Undergoing Metamorphosis 74
Table 27: Chinese Market for Plastics Processing Machinery
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales by
Product Segment 75
Competition Gears Up among Multinationals 75
Agricultural Machinery and Equipment 76
Market Structure 76
Overview 77
Table 28: Farm Equipment Demand in China (2011): Percentage
Market Share Breakdown by Product Segment 78
Welding Machinery Sector - An Overview 78
Construction Equipment Market 78
Foreign Players Redesigning the Roadmap 78
Industry Structure 79

3b. INDIA 80
Overview 80
Indian Capital Goods Sector: Competitive Analysis 80
Challenges 80
Raw Materials Not on Par with International Standards 81
Indian Capital Goods Market Lags Behind Technologically
Advanced Nations 81
“Made in India” Brand Image Haunts Capital Goods Manufacturers 81
Poor Infrastructure Adds to the Woes of Capital Goods
Manufacturers 82
Clusterization Offers Solace to Certain Capital Goods Segments 82
Construction Equipment - A Review 82
Welding Equipment Market - A Review 83
Construction, Shipbuilding, and Energy to Spur Indian Welding
Equipment Market 83
Table 29: Indian Construction Equipment Market (2011):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Equipment 84
Hurdles Faced by India's Welding Sector 84

3c. AUSTRALIA 85
Non-Traditional Markets Drive Growth in Commercial Food
Processing Machinery Market 85

3d. NEW ZEALAND 86

3e. TAIWAN 87
Post Recession Recovery Drives Packaging Equipment Market Growth 87
Pharmaceutical Industry - Key Market for Packaging Equipment
in Taiwan 87

3f. SOUTH AFRICA 88

4. LATIN AMERICA 88

4a. ARGENTINA 88
Mining Industry Overview 88

4b. BRAZIL 89
Agricultural Machinery and Implements Sector - An Overview 89
Construction Machinery and Equipment Market 89
Production Trends 89


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