Crushing demand: Growth is likely to slow over the next five years as import competition rises

The industry has registered mild growth during the past five years. Firms in some downstream industries increased capital spending when economic conditions improved, which enhanced demand for food and beverage processing machinery. Exports also trended upwards, aided by the reputation and quality advantages of UK manufacturers, and supported growth. However, import competition intensified and curtailed industry expansion. Demand conditions also varied considerably between downstream industries...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£981.5m
Annual Growth 13-18
0.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
7,888
Businesses
441
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth is expected to be limited in 2017-18as downstream firms limit their expenditure
  • Strong demand from emerging economies has support an expansion in export revenue
  • Demand for energy-efficient machinery is expected to continue to expand over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Food and Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing industry is expected to have a low level of concentration. The largest four players operating in the industry are estimated to have a combined market share of 19.3% in 2017-18. However, market share concentration varies by product and market segment.In 2017, over 75% of industry operators are expected to employ fewer than 10 people. This indicates that the industry consists of many small firms operating alongside some larger players. Market share concentration has increased marginally during the past five years, partly due to consolidation activity.Firms in the industry supply a huge range of products. Each downstream industry, of which there are many, has its own specific needs in the machinery it uses. Alt...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of export markets
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Real effective exchange rate in the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture machinery for non-domestic food and beverage processing. Cooking and drying equipment is included, but machinery used to weigh, pack or irradiate food and beverage products is excluded. Products manufactured by the industry are intended for use by industrial food and beverage processors and food-service businesses.

    Industry Products
  • Cooking and drying equipment
  • Crushing machinery
  • Cutting and forming machinery
  • Liquid processing machinery
  • Other machinery
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing industrial cooking equipment
  • Manufacturing crushing machinery
  • Manufacturing cutting machinery
  • Manufacturing forming machinery
  • Manufacturing liquid processing machinery
  • Manufacturing parts for food and beverage processing machinery
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from meat processing
  • Demand from pasta product manufacturing
  • Demand from takeaway and fast-food restaurants

  • Current Performance
  • Domestic trends
  • Trends in trade
  • Margins improve
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand variations
  • Imports rise
  • Potential disruptions
  • Profit performance
  • Table: Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Product Manufacturing
  • Butter & Cheese Production
  • Grain Milling
  • Spirit Production
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Takeaway & Fast-Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing
  • Other Electronic Wire & Cable Manufacturing
  • Steel Casting

  • Products & Services
  • Cooking and drying equipment
  • Liquid processing machinery
  • Other machinery
  • Cutting and forming machinery
  • Crushing machinery
  • Chart: Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grain product manufacturers
  • Brewers and distillers
  • Food-service industries
  • Meat processors
  • Fruit and vegetable processors
  • Other
  • Dairy processors
  • Tea, coffee and soft drink manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Welbilt (Halesowen) Ltd,
  • Table: Welbilt (Halesowen) Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Food & Beverage Processing Machinery 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 Food & Beverage Processing Machinery Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Butter Churn
  • A device that is used to convert cream into butter.
  • Carbonator
  • A piece of equipment used to carbonate soft drinks. Carbonation is the process of dissolving carbon dioxide in water.
  • Extrusion
  • A process whereby a material is pushed through a die to achieve a desired shape.
  • Forming Machinery
  • Machinery used to form a product into a desired shape.
  • Still
  • A large, hollow device used to distil liquid.
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