Laboratory Supply Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Laboratory Supply Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41793bCA | Mar 2015

Control group: Wholesale bypass remains a threat, but high R&D budgets will underpin demand

IBISWorld’s Laboratory Supply Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry closely follows the performance of professional, scientific and technical service industries. Demand from these downstream industries rose strongly early in the five years to 2015, but waned in recent years. However, government regulation across a wide range of industries has stimulated growth in downstream markets as businesses invest more in laboratory testing to ensure product quality and regulatory compliance. In the five years to 2020, the industry is expected to benefit from increasing research and development expenditure, though some operators will fall victim to wholesale bypass... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry are moderate. Investing in and building bigger efficient wholesaling facilities can discourage competitors from competing with incumbents. Minimum scale in the industry necessitates large capital outlays, and there are high costs associated with the construction and development of new warehousing and distribution facilities.

New entrants to this industry may have to pay more for stock, particularly given existing long-term supply contracts and relationships between existing suppliers and wholesalers. Backward integration of some major players in this industry enables them to reduce their unit costs. As such, new entrants may have to pay comparatively higher prices for products and transportation costs... purchase to read more


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What is the Laboratory Supply Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in this industry wholesale laboratory, scientific and school equipment, instruments and supplies. This industry excludes companies that predominantly distribute medical, hospital and dental equipment and supplies.

Industry Products
Laboratory equipment and furnitureSchool suppliesScientific equipmentOther professional equipment
Industry Activities
Wholesaling analytical instruments (e.g. chromatographic instruments, photometers and spectrographs) Wholesaling architectural, drafting, engineering, surveying and veterinary equipment and supplies Wholesaling blackboards Wholesaling laboratory equipment, including balances and scales (except dental, medical and ophthalmic equipment) Wholesaling professional instruments, equipment and supplies (except dental, medical and ophthalmic supplies) Wholesaling school equipment and supplies (except books and furniture) Wholesaling scientific instruments and scientific laboratory equipment

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