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Wood Pallets & Skids Production in the US - Industry Market Research Report

  • ID: 28920
  • June 2016
  • Region: United States
  • 41 pages
  • IBISWorld
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Stacking up: Renewed manufacturing activity will boost revenue despite increased competition

Wood Pallets & Skids Production in the US

Products manufactured by the Wood Pallets and Skids Production industry play a vital yet often little-noticed role in the supply chains of most industries. The industry's recovery over the five years to 2016 has been fueled by an increase in the industrial production index. Most manufacturing industries use pallets and wood crates to ship their goods, so as the economic recovery took hold and manufacturer inventories began moving again, demand for pallets and wood containers gradually improved. Moreover, the industry will continue to grow over the next five years, largely due to rising manufacturing activity in its key downstream markets. The industry will, however, face a number of challenges over the next five years. Competition from pallet rental companies that operate outside the scope of this industry will continue to strengthen. Additionally, although wood products are expected to maintain a commanding share of the pallet market, competition from plastic, metal and paper pallets will continue to grow as users in some downstream markets seek to increase sanitation and reduce shipping costs.

Companies in the Wood Pallets and Skids Production industry manufacture wood pallets, wood box shook, wood boxes, wood skids, other wood containers and wood parts for pallets and containers. Companies purchase hardwood and softwood READ MORE >

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ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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