Tall order: Revenue has fallen due to weak demand from the Manufacturing division

The Overhead Crane Manufacturing industry has encountered adverse demand conditions in several key markets over the past five years. The slump in capital expenditure on mine development in the aftermath of the resources boom has coincided with the downward trend in private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment that has accompanied the decline in output across the Manufacturing division. Weak demand for overhead cranes has been most evident in capital-intensive industries such as paper, metal products and automotive manufacturing...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is providing more repair, maintenance and upgrade services on existing cranes
  • The industry has boosted sales to customers in transport and storage industries
  • Solid demand from transport, storage and construction markets will support the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Overhead Crane Manufacturing industry produces a range of overhead cranes, jib cranes and electric hoists. Most of the industry's products are bespoke and manufactured specifically for clients. Industry operators typically also provide installation, maintenance and repair services. Each segment's size represents its contribution to industry revenue.Single-girder bridge cranesSingle-girder bridge cranes are the most common type of overhead crane and consist of a single overhead bridge girder that sits on two perpendicular runway girders. The trolley hoist moves along the bridge girder, and the bridge girder moves along the runway girders using electric motors. A r...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing are:

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Experienced work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from manufacturing and Demand from port and water transport terminal operations in the Overhead Crane Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry operators manufacture overhead cranes and gantry cranes. Overhead cranes include a hook-and-line mechanism that runs along a horizontal beam, which runs along two widely separated rails.

    Industry Products
  • Single-girder bridge cranes
  • Double-girder bridge cranes
  • Gantry cranes
  • Jib cranes
  • Hoists and winches
  • Maintenance and other
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing single-girder bridge cranes
  • Manufacturing double-girder bridge cranes
  • Manufacturing portal cranes
  • Manufacturing jib cranes
  • Manufacturing electric hoists and electric winches
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from port and water transport terminal operations
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Demand from general warehousing and cold storage

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream manufacturing trends
  • Mining demand falls
  • Other markets provide stimulus
  • Industry profitability and costs
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Manufacturing demand strengthens
  • Mining recovery
  • Other demand drivers
  • Import penetration continues
  • Profitability remains tight
  • Table: Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Port Operators

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Structural Steel Fabricating

  • Products & Services
  • Single-girder bridge cranes
  • Hoists and winches
  • Maintenance and other
  • Double-girder bridge cranes
  • Jib cranes
  • Gantry cranes
  • Chart: Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Ports and transport terminal operators
  • Mining and energy companies
  • General storage companies
  • Construction and other industrial companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Overhead Crane Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Konecranes Pty Ltd, T Eilbeck & Son Pty Ltd, MHE-Demag Australia Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Konecranes Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: T Eilbeck & Son Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: MHE-Demag Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Overhead Crane Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A large, horizontal beam used to support the lifting mechanism of overhead cranes.
  • Mechatronics
  • A process of combining robotics with software programming.
  • Trolley Hoist
  • A steel structure holding the electric motors used for lifting loads. Trolley hoist moves along the bridge girder using chains and ball bearing wheels.
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