This Market Intelligence Report focuses on the pumps and compressors marketplace in the United States from a supply chain sourcing perspective. Pumps and compressors include products ranging from centrifugal pump to rotary compressor. Primarily a fragmented industry, pumps and compressors have a well developed supplier base. The pumps and compressors category has low product segmentation and serves primarily industrial and commercial markets. The demand for pumps and compressors is generated by various downstream industries with primary drivers including economic growth, industrial production, and capital expenditures. Key costs around the pumps and compressors category include raw materials and components (motors, iron castings, steel, and aluminum) and labor. The major trends in the pumps and compressors industry include consolidation and expanded offering of services, among others. Import activity in this sector is low and is exhibiting an increasing trend. Regulatory considerations include potential tariff exposure that ranges from 0 to 3.7 percent, dependent on the country of origin. The risk outlook for the pumps and compressors industry is deteriorating based on the macroeconomic environment. Category management best practices around pumps and compressors include strategic sourcing practices.
Starting with detailed background information to provide category context, this report provides insight into the market drivers around demand and key costs, including both historical and forecasted commodity pricing. The supply base section covers the top suppliers, including high-level overviews and market news. The report presents the NAICS category cost structure and historical, current and future pricing curves as well as average margins on a current and 5 year basis. The trend section reports new and emerging industry directions. Regulatory considerations include tariff and taxation issues and developing governmental initiatives. Risk outlooks offer a view into upstream drivers that could adversely affect the industry and category. Insights and Best Practices share winning strategies around the management and sourcing of this category.