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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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The Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry distributes equipment and supplies to laboratories, schools and other companies. Growing demand from downstream buyers has translated to industry growth over the past five years, with revenue expected to grow at an average annual rate of 2.2% over the period. Revenue is anticipated to grow 1.5% over 2015 to reach $5.8 billion.

Over the five years to 2015, consolidation and wholesale bypass are expected to reduce the number of industry operators at an average annual rate of 0.4% to 305 companies. Laboratory supply wholesalers are actively consolidating to improve their product lines and market reach. Furthermore, wholesale bypass has siphoned revenue from many school supply wholesalers and other companies that specialize in niche products... 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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