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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

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The Laboratory Supply Wholesaling industry has a low level of market share concentration. Employment within the industry is concentrated at the lower end of the scale, with about 41.0% of operators employing one to four employees, and 97.1% employing fewer than 100 workers. Market share concentration varies among industry products, laboratory products have a higher level of market share concentration because many major players are vertically integrated and benefit from lower purchase costs.

Market share concentration has increased during the past five years, as each of the top three operators acquire smaller companies to expand their market reach... 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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