Engineering Services in Canada: Market Research Report

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Engineering Services in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 54133CA | Aug 2015

Built to last: Industry will continue expansion despite declining public investment

The Engineering Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 Engineering Services industry has expanded overall in the five years to 2015. In the beginning of the period, increased public spending on transportation infrastructure boosted demand for related industry services; however, revenue growth has been inconsistent because government spending slowed in 2013 and 2014. Investor fears of high household debt and a potential real estate bubble have also tempered investment in commercial and industrial construction projects, upon which engineering services operators rely. The energy sector will consequently increase in importance to the industry over the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Engineering Services industry is characterized by many small establishments that typically operate in a regional market or specialize in niche activities. Consequently, the industry has a low level of concentration, with the four largest companies estimated to account for 21.1% of industry revenue in 2015. Furthermore, sole proprietors largely make up the industry. According to Canadian Business Patterns data, nonemployers account for 59.8% of industry enterprises, with over 94.0% of enterprises employing fewer than 10 people. Large companies, such as SNC-Lavalin, are rare: firms with more than 100 employees account for just 1.0% of total industry operators... purchase to read more


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What is the Engineering Services Industry?

Establishments in this industry apply the physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development and use of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes and systems. Industry services involve providing advice; preparing plans, designs and feasibility studies; providing technical services during construction or installation activities; inspecting and evaluating engineering projects; and other related services.

Industry Products
Industrial and manufacturing servicesTransportation servicesPower generation servicesCommercial and institutional servicesMunicipal utility servicesIndependent project advisory and project management servicesResidential servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Designing and managing construction and engineering infrastructure projectsProject planning and providing economic assessments Providing design and management services for industrial processes and equipment Providing feasibility studies, including environmental impact assessment and community consultationDesign and management for environmental projectsProviding chemical and electrical engineering services

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