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Published Mar 1, 1999 | 287 Pages | Pub ID: SB350

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The Specialists in Business Information market profile on Manual and Power Hand Tools analyzes strategies to boost growth and profit margins in this $14.8 billion industry.
    Section 1: U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Industry Trends
    • Executive Summary
    • Size and Growth of the U.S. Market Supply
    • Growing Power Hand Tool and Accessories Sector
    • Maturing Manual Hand Tool Sector
    • Growth-Oriented End-Use Markets
    • Changing Distribution Channels
    • Strategies to Boost Bottom Line Performance
    • Outlook
      • Table 1-1 Value of U.S. Hand Tool Market Supply: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Figure 1-1 Value of U.S. Hand Tool Market Supply 1989: 1994, 1999, and 2004 (dollars)
      • Table 1-2 Value of U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Market Supply: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Figure 1-2 Value of U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Market Supply: 1987-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 1-3 Value of U.S. Manual Hand Tool Market Supply by Type: 1987-2004 (dollars): Wrenches, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Shovels, Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Handsaws, Hammers, Sledges, and Others
      • Table 1-4 Value of U.S. Power Hand Tool and Accessories Market Supply by Major Type: 1987-2004 (dollars): Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Powder-Actuated Hand Tools; –Internal Combustion Engine, Power Saw Blades, and Interchangeable Cutting Tools
      • Table 1-5 Market Supply Growth Rates for Major Manual and Power Hand Tool Products: 1992-2004 (percent)
      • Table 1-6 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Market Sectors: 1987-1998 (index): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 1-7 Comparative Plant Gross Profit Margins: Manual and Power Hand Tools Versus the U.S. Manufacturing Average: 1977-1999 (percent)
    • Scope and Methodology

    Section 2: U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Shipments

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Overall Hand Tool Shipments
    • Manual Hand Tool Sector Growth Analysis
    • Wrench Shipments
    • Plier Shipments
    • Other Important Manual Hand Tool Shipments
    • The Multitool Tool Market
    • Power Hand Tool and Accessories Sector Growth Analysis
    • Corded Electric Powered Hand Tool Shipments
    • Cordless Electric Powered Hand Tool Shipments
    • Pneumatic Powered Hand Tool Shipments
    • Chain Saw Shipments
    • Ergonomically-Designed Hand Tools
    • Power Saw Blade Shipments
    • Interchangeable Cutting Tool Shipments
      • Table 2-1 Value of U.S. Hand Tool Shipments: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 2-2 Value of U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Shipments: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 2-3 Value of U.S. Manual Hand Tool Shipments for Seventeen Product Categories: 1982-1999 (dollars): Wrenches, Professional and Craft Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Automotive Tools, Shovels, Hammers, Handsaws, Axes, Soldering Irons, Heavy Forged Tools, and Others
      • Table 2-4 Distribution of U.S. Manual Hand Tool Shipments for Seventeen Product Categories: 1982-1999 (percent): Wrenches, Professional and Craft Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Automotive Tools, Shovels, Hammers, Handsaws, Axes, Soldering Irons, Heavy Forged Tools, and Others
      • Table 2-5 Value of U.S. Wrench Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Socket, Open-End and Box, Torque, Adjustable, Combination, and Other
      • Table 2-6 U.S. Plier Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (number and dollars): Slip and Solid Joint
      • Table 2-7 Value of U.S. Handsaw Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Hacksaw Blades, Carpenter, and Other
      • Table 2-8 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Manual Hand Tools: 1992-1998 (index): Pliers, Wrenches, Screwdrivers, Automotive Tools, Chisels, Edge Tools, Shovels, Hammers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Soldering Irons and Others
      • Table 2-9 Value of U.S. Complete Power Hand Tool and Parts and Accessories Shipments: 1982-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 2-10 Value of U.S. Complete Power Hand Tool Shipments by Power Source: 1982-1999 (dollars): Corded Electric, Pneumatic, Cordless Electric, Internal Combustion Engine, and Hydraulic and Powder-Actuated
      • Table 2-11 Value of U.S. Electric Powered Tool Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Saws, Drills, Sanders, Polishers and Grinders, Routers, Hammers, Screwdrivers, Chain Saws, Impact Wrenches, Shears and Nibblers, and Others
      • Table 2-12 Value of U.S. Electric Powered Saw Shipments by Type: 1987-1999 (dollars): Circular, Jig and Saber, and Reciprocating
      • Table 2-13 U.S. Shipments of Electric Powered Polishers, Sanders, and Grinders by Type: 1982-1999 (number and dollars): Right-Angle; Belt; Oscillating, Reciprocating, Vibrating, and Random Orbit; and Other Types
      • Table 2-14 U.S. Chain Saw Shipments by Power Source: 1987-1999 (number and dollars): Electric and Internal Combustion Engine Driven
      • Table 2-15 Value of U.S. Pneumatic Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Drills, Screwdrivers, and Nutrunners; Impact Wrenches; Grinders, Polishers, and Sanders; Nailers; Staples; Percussion Tools; and Others
      • Table 2-16 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Complete Power Hand Tools by Power Source and Type: 1995-1998 (index): Electric and Battery; Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Powder-Actuated; and Internal Combustion Engine; Planers and Routers; Drills; Grinders, Polishers, and Circular Sanders; Saws; and Impact Wrenches
      • Table 2-17 Value of U.S. Power Hand Tool Part and Accessories Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Power Saw Blades, Dies and Interchangeable Cutting Tools, for Pneumatic Powered Tools, for Corded Electric Powered Tools, for Internal Combustion Engine Power Tools, for Cordless Electric Powered Tools, and for Hydraulic and Powder-Actuated Tools
      • Table 2-18 Share of Power Hand Tool Shipments by Complete Units and Parts and Attachments Sold Separately by Power Source: 1992 and 1999 (percent): Corded Electric, Pneumatic, Cordless Electric, Internal Combustion Engine, and Hydraulic and Powder-Actuated
      • Table 2-19 Value of U.S. Power Saw Blade Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Woodworking, Metalworking, and Others Not Specified by Type
      • Table 2-20 Value of U.S. Dies and Interchangeable Cutting Tool Shipments by Type: 1982-1999 (dollars): Steel Rule Dies, Other Cutting Dies, Veneer and Chipper Knives, Other Machine Knives, Countersink, Drill and Router Bits, and Other Woodcutting Tools
      • Table 2-21 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Power Hand Tool Parts and Accessories: 1992-1998 (index): Woodworking Blades, Metalworking Blades, Dies and Interchangeable Cutting Tools, and Parts and Attachments for Electric and Pneumatic Powered Tools

    Section 3: U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Imports

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Overall U.S. Hand Tool Imports
    • Manual Hand Tool Imports
    • Wrench Imports
    • Plier Imports
    • Edge Tool Imports
    • Power Hand Tool and Accessories Imports
    • Electric Powered Hand Tool Imports
    • Pneumatic Powered Hand Tool Imports
    • Hydraulic Powered Hand Tool Imports
    • Power Saw Blade Imports
    • Interchangeable Cutting Tool Imports
      • Table 3-1 U.S. Imports of Manual and Power Hand Tools: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 3-2 U.S. Costs to Import Manual and Power Hand Tools by Type: 1996-1998 (dollars): Product Costs, Insurance and Freight Costs, and Tariffs
      • Table 3-3 Imports' Share of the U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Market Supply by Type: 1987-1999 (percent): Manually-Operated Wrenches, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Shovels, Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Handsaws, Hammers, and Other; Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Powder-Actuated Hand Tools, Power Saw Blades, and Interchangeable Cutting Tools
      • Table 3-4 U.S. Imports of Manual Hand Tools by Major Type: 1987-1999 (dollars): Wrenches, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Shovels, Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Handsaws, Soldering Irons, Hammers, Files and Rasps, Vises and Clamps, Pipe and Bolt Cutters, Drilling, Threading, or Tapping Tools, Caulking Guns, Blow Torches, and Other Manual Hand Tools
      • Table 3-5 U.S. Manual Hand Tool Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-6 U.S. Imports of Wrenches by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Open-End, Box, and Combination; Other Nonadjustable Wrenches; Adjustable Wrenches; and Socket Wrenches
      • Table 3-7 U.S. Wrench Imports for the Top Ten Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-8 U.S. Imports of Pliers and Related Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Slip Joint Pliers, Solid Joint Pliers, Pincers and Similar Tools, and Parts for Pliers and Related Hand Tools
      • Table 3-9 U.S. Plier and Related Hand Tool Imports for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-10 U.S. Imports of Edge Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars) Machetes, Axes; Planes, Chisels, and Gouges; Other Tools, and Parts
      • Table 3-11 U.S. Edge Tool Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-12 U.S. Screwdriver Imports for the Top Eight Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-13 U.S. Imports of Power Hand Tools and Accessories by Major Type: 1987-1999 (dollars): Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Powder-Actuated Hand Tools; Power Saw Blades, and Interchangeable Cutting Tools
      • Table 3-14 U.S. Power Hand Tool and Accessories Imports for the Top Seventeen Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-15 U.S. Imports of Electric Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Drills, Saws, Sanders, Screwdrivers, Routers, Planers, Hammers, Scissors, Others, and Parts
      • Table 3-16 U.S. Electric Powered Hand Tool Imports for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-17 U.S. Imports of Pneumatic Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Sanders, Drills, Wrenches, Others, and Parts
      • Table 3-18 U.S. Pneumatic Powered Tool Imports for the Top Ten Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-19 U.S. Imports of Hydraulic Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Chain Saws, Metalworking Tools, Agricultural Tools, Others, and Parts
      • Table 3-20 U.S. Hydraulic Powered Hand Tool Imports for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-21 U.S. Imports of Power Saw Blades by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Bandsaw , Circular Saw, Chain Saw, Hacksaw, and Others
      • Table 3-22 U.S. Power Saw Blade Imports for the Top Seventeen Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 3-23 U.S. Imports of Interchangeable Cutting Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Dies, Knives and Blades, Lawnmower Blades, Shoe Machinery Accessories, and Other Power Hand Tool and Machine Accessories
      • Table 3-24 U.S. Interchangeable Cutting Tool Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1998 (dollars)

    Section 4: End-Use Markets and Factors Affecting Domestic Demand

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Domestic Manual and Power Hand Tool Demand
    • Industrial Market
    • Construction Contractor Market
    • Do-It-Yourself Consumer Market
    • Motor Vehicle Repair Shop Market
      • Table 4-1 U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Purchases for the Top Ten End-Use Markets: 1977-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-2 Percent Distribution of U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Purchases for the Top Ten End-Use Markets: 1977-1999 (percent)
      • Table 4-3 U.S. Manual Hand Tool Purchases for the Top Twenty End-Use Markets: 1977-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-4 U.S. Handsaw and Saw Blade Purchases for the Top Nine End-Use Markets: 1977-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-5 U.S. Power Hand Tool Purchases for the Top Five End-Use Markets: 1977-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-6 Real U.S. Spending on Building Construction: 1977-1999 (dollars): Total Building, Residential Buildings, and Nonresidential Buildings
      • Table 4-7 Total U.S. Housing Demand by Sector by Region: 1993-1998 (number): Existing Home Resales, New Housing Units Completed, and Mobile Home Placements
      • Table 4-8 Monthly Private U.S. Housing Units Authorized by 19,000 Building Permit Places by Region: 1997 and 1998 (number)
      • Table 4-9 U.S. Residential Property Owner Expenditures for Improvements, Additions, Alterations, and Repairs and Spending by Single-Family Homeowners: 1985-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-10 U.S. Single-Family Homeowner Spending for Improvements, Additions, Alterations, and Repairs for Contractor, Buy-It-Yourself, and Do-It-Yourself Projects: 1985-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 4-11 Distribution of Adult Spending on Home Improvements by Expenditure Categories, Spring 1998 (percent): $5,000 or More, $2,000-$4,999, $1,000-$1,999, $251-$999, and Under $250
      • Table 4-12 Distribution of U.S. Adults Spending on Home Improvements by Expenditure Category by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent): Total Adult Home Improvement Spenders, $5,000 or More, $2,000-$4,999, $1,000-$1,999, $251-$999, and Under $250; Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 4-13 U.S. Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Personal Income: 1980-1998 (percent and dollars): New Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Real Disposable Personal Income
      • Table 4-14 U.S. Business Spending on Industrial Equipment: 1985-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-15 Total Employment Trends for Key U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool End-Use Markets and Hand Tool Using Professions: 1992-1998 (number)

    Section 5: U.S. Retail Distribution Channels and Household Spending

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Retail Tool Sales
    • Building Material Dealer and Home Center Channel
    • Hardware Stores Channel
    • Household Spending and Purchase Demographics
      • Table 5-1 Total U.S. Retail Tool Sales and by Retail Outlet: 1987-1999 (dollars): Building Material Dealers and Home Centers, Hardware Stores, and Other Retailers
      • Table 5-2 Percent Distribution of U.S. Retail Tool Sales by Market: 1987-1998 (percent): Households and Contractor, Commercial, and Industrial Markets
      • Table 5-3 Hand and Power Tool Sales Trends and Operating Ratios for Hardware Stores, Home Centers, and Lumberyards: 1990-1997 (Percent, Dollars, and Ratio)
      • Table 5-4 U.S. Household Spending on Manual and Power Hand Tools by Demographic Characteristic: 1985-1997 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Size of Household, and Region
      • Table 5-5 Percent Distribution of U.S. Household Manual and Power Hand Tool Purchases by Type: 1977-1999 (percent): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 5-6 Percent Distribution of U.S. Household Spending on Manual and Power Hand Tools by Demographic Characteristic: 1985-1997 (percent): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Size of Household, and Region
      • Table 5-7 Average Annual U.S. Household Spending on Manual and Power Hand Tools by Demographic Characteristic: 1985-1997 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Size of Household, and Region
      • Table 5-8 Distribution of U.S. Adult Hardware and Tool Purchasers by Type of Outlet, Spring 1998 (percent): Hardware/Home Improvement Stores, Discount Stores, Department Stores, Outlet Stores, Appliance and Electronic Stores, Supermarkets, Drug Stores, and Other Stores
      • Table 5-9 Distribution of U.S. Adult Hardware and Tool Purchasers by Type of Outlet by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent): Hardware/Home Improvement Stores, Discount Stores, Department Stores, Outlet Stores, Appliance and Electronic Stores, and Supermarkets; Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 5-10 Distribution of U.S. Households by Demographic Characteristic: 1985-1998 (percent): Household Income, Household Size, Age of Household Head, Region, and Total Households
      • Table 5-11 Hardware and Tool Sales for Four U.S. Retail Distributors: 1995-1998 (dollars)

    Section 6: Household Hand Tool Ownership and Purchaser Demographics

    • Introduction and Methodology
      • Table 6-1 U.S. Adults Owning or Renting Manual and Power Hand Tools for Twenty-Four Product Categories, Spring 1998 (number)
      • Table 6-2 U.S. Adults Purchasing Manual or Power Hand Tools Over the Past Twelve Months for Twenty-Four Product Categories, Spring 1998 (number)
      • Table 6-3 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Nonelectric Hand Tools and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-4 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Gas and Electric Chain Saws and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-5 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Electric Circular and Jig/Saber Saws and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-6 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Corded and Cordless Electric Drills and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-7 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Corded and Cordless Electric Screwdrivers and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-8 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Corded and Cordless Electric Glue Guns and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-9 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Electric Sanders and Planers and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-10 Distribution of U.S. Adults Owning Electric Routers and Electric Ratchet Wrenches and the Likelihood for Adults to Own or Purchase by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (percent and index): Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-11 Index of Likelihood for Adults to Own Agricultural Steel Goods by Type by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (index): Cultivator, Edger, Hoe, Pitch Fork, Rake, and Shovel; Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region
      • Table 6-12 Index of Likelihood for Adults to Purchase Agricultural Steel Goods by Type by Demographic Characteristic, Spring 1998 (index): Cultivator, Edger, Hoe, Pitch Fork, Rake, and Shovel; Sex, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Household Income, Occupation, Household Size, Homeowners and Renters, and Region

    Section 7: U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Exports and the Canadian Market Situation

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Overall U.S. Hand Tool Exports
    • Manual Hand Tool Exports
    • Wrench Exports
    • Plier Exports
    • Power Hand Tool and Accessories Exports
    • Electric Powered Hand Tool Exports
    • Pneumatic Powered Hand Tool Exports
    • Hydraulic Powered Hand Tool Exports
    • Power Saw Blade Exports
    • Interchangeable Cutting Tool Exports
    • Canadian Market Situation
      • Table 7-1 U.S. Exports of Manual and Power Hand Tools: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 7-2 Exports' Share of the U.S. Manual and Power Hand Tool Market Supply by Type: 1987-1999 (percent): Manually-Operated Wrenches, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Shovels, Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Handsaws, Hammers, and Other; Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Powder-Actuated Hand Tools, Power Saw Blades, and Interchangeable Cutting Tools
      • Table 7-3 U.S. Exports of Manual Hand Tools by Type: 1987-1999 (dollars): Wrenches, Pliers, Agricultural Steel Goods, Shovels, Edge Tools, Screwdrivers, Handsaws, Soldering Irons, Hammers, Vises, Pipe and Bolt Cutters, Pipe Tools, Drilling Tools, Blow Torches, and Other Manual Hand Tools
      • Table 7-4 U.S. Manual Hand Tool Exports for the Top Twenty-Seven Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-5 U.S. Exports of Wrenches by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Open-End, Box, and Combination; Other Nonadjustable Wrenches; Adjustable Wrenches; and Socket Wrenches
      • Table 7-6 U.S. Wrench Exports for the Top Sixteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-7 U.S. Exports of Pliers and Related Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (dollars): Solid and Slip Joint Pliers, Pincers and Related Products, and Plier Parts
      • Table 7-8 U.S. Pliers and Related Hand Tool Exports for the Top Nineteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-9 U.S. Exports of Power Hand Tools and Accessories by Major Type: 1987-1999 (dollars): Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Powder-Actuated Tools; Power Saw Blades, and Interchangeable
      • Table 7-10 U.S. Exports of Power Tools and Accessories for the Top Eighteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-11 U.S. Exports of Electric Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Drills, Saws, Sanders, Screwdrivers, Routers, Planers, Scissors, All Others, and Parts
      • Table 7-12 U.S. Electric Powered Hand Tool Exports for the Top Eighteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-13 U.S. Exports of Pneumatic Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Sanders, Drills, Wrenches, Others, and Parts
      • Table 7-14 U.S. Pneumatic Powered Tool Exports for the Top Seventeen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-15 U.S. Exports of Hydraulic Powered Hand Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Chain Saws, Metalworking Tools, Agricultural Tools, Others, and Parts
      • Table 7-16 U.S. Hydraulic Powered Tool Exports for the Top Eighteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-17 U.S. Exports of Power Saw Blades by Type: 1992-1998 (dollars): Bandsaw, Circular Saw, Metalworking Straight Saw, Chain Saw, and Others
      • Table 7-18 U.S. Power Saw Blade Exports for the Top Eighteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-19 U.S. Exports of Interchangeable Cutting Tools by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Dies and Knives and Cutting Blades
      • Table 7-20 U.S. Interchangeable Cutting Tool Exports for the Top Twenty Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (dollars)
      • Table 7-21 Canadian Shipments of Manual Hand Tools, Saw Blades, and Interchangeable Cutting Tools and Dies for Power Hand Tools and Machine Tools: 1992-1996 (Canadian dollars)
      • Table 7-22 Canadian Hand Tool and Implement Industry: 1992-1996 (Number, Canadian Dollars, and Percent): Number of Plants, Plant Revenues, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Plant Revenues, Production Workers Average Hourly Wages and Hours, and Nonproduction Workers and Average Annual Salary
      • Table 7-23 Canadian Imports of Manual and Power Hand Tools and Power Tool Accessories, and Share Shipped From the United States: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars)
      • Table 7-24 Canadian Imports of Manual Hand Tools for Twenty-Four Product Categories: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars)
      • Table 7-25 Canadian Imports of Power Hand Tools for Eleven Product Categories: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars)
      • Table 7-26 Canadian Imports of Power Saw Blades and Power Tool Interchangeable Cutting Tools for Ten Product Categories: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars)
      • Table 7-27 Canadian Exports of Manual and Power Hand Tools and Accessories: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars): Manual Hand Tools, Electric Powered Tools and Parts, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Powered Tools and Parts, Power Saw Blades, and Power Tool Interchangeable Cutting Tools

    Section 8: Cost Structure of U.S. Hand Tool Plants and the Competitive Environment

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Competitive Environment
    • Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins
    • Restructuring Programs
      • Table 8-1 Number of U.S. Hand Tool Manufacturers, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues by Industry Sector: 1977-1999 (number and dollars): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-2 Plant Operating Ratios and Gross Profit Margins for U.S. Hand Tool Plants by Industry Sector: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Gross Profit Margins Percent Total Plant Shipments; Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs: 1992-1998 (index): Steel Mill Products, Foundry and Forge Shop Products, Nonferrous Wire and Cable, Fasteners, Motors and Generators, Storage Batteries, Ball and Roller Bearings, Plastic Resins and Parts, Wood Handles, and Paper Boxes and Containers
      • Table 8-4 Plant Labor Situation for U.S. Hand Tool Plants and by Industry Sector: 1977-1999 (number and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Workers Percent Total Employees, and Production Worker Average Hourly Wages and Average Weekly Hours; Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-5 U.S. Hand Tool Plant New Capital Expenditure Trends and by Industry Sector: 1977-1996 (dollars and percent): New Capital Expenditures and Percent Value Added; Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-6 Cost Structure of U.S. Hand Tool Plants by Major Product Sector: 1992 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Production Worker Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures Percent Value Added; Mechanics' Hand Service Tools, Edge Tools, Dies and Interchangeable Cutting Tools, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Powder-Actuated Hand Tools; Engine Driven Hand Tools, and Electric Powered Hand Tools
      • Table 8-7 Number of U.S. Hand Tool Plants by State by Industry Sector: 1996 (number): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-8 Share of U.S. Hand Tool Plant Shipments by Company Group Category by Industry Sector: 1977-1998 (percent): Share for Top 4, 8, 20, and 50 Largest Companies; and Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-9 Share of Manual Hand Tool and Power Tool and Accessories Sector Market Supply for the Top Eight Manufacturers and Marketers: 1998 (percent)
      • Table 8-10 Number of U.S. Hand Tool Plants by Industry Sector by Employee Size: 1977-1996 (number and percent): 1-9, 10-49, 50-99, 100-249, and 250 or More Employees; Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 8-11 Sales and Profit Trends for Eighteen U.S. and Foreign-Based Manual and Power Hand Tool Companies: 1994-1998 (dollars and percent)

    Section 9: Competitor Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments

    • Sources, Methodology, and Objectives
    • American Safety Razor Co.
      • Bladed Hand Tool and Blade Products and Markets
      • Manufacturing and Distribution
      • Sales Trends
    • American Tool Co.
      • Hand Tool Products and Manufacturing Plants
      • New Products
      • Sales and Market Share
    • Applied Power, Inc.
      • Tool and Supplies Products and Markets
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Atlas Copco AB
      • Industrial Tool Subsidiaries and Sales
      • Milwaukee Electric Tool
      • Atlas Copco Electric Tools
      • Atlas Copco Industrial Tools and Equipment
      • Alliance Tools
    • Bairnco Corp.
      • Kasco Replacement Products and Services
      • New Products
      • Marketing and Distribution
      • Sales Trends
    • Black and Decker Corp.
      • Power Tool and Accessories Products and Services
      • Strategies for Sales Growth
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Cooper Industries, Inc.
      • Tool and Hardware Products
      • Power Tool Segment Expansion
      • Hand Tool Expansion
      • International Expansion
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Danaher Corp.
      • Tool and Component Products and Market Share
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Emerson Electric Co.
      • Professional and Hardware Tool Products
    • Fastenal Co.
      • Industrial Hand Tool Lines
      • Distribution Channels
      • Sales Trends
    • Hitachi Koki Co. Ltd.
      • Power Tool Products and Sales
      • New Products
    • Huffy Corp.
      • True Temper Hardware Company Products and Sales
      • Strategies to Improve Margins
    • Ingersoll-Rand Co.
      • Production Equipment Products and Markets
      • Sales Trends
    • Latshaw Enterprises, Inc.
      • Consumer Products Division
      • New Products
    • Makita Corp.
      • Electric Tool Products and Sales
      • Makita Corp. of America
    • P&F Industries, Inc.
      • Florida Pneumatic Products and Markets
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Pentair, Inc.
      • Professional Tool and Equipment Products and Markets
      • Distribution Channels
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
    • Robert Bosch Gmbh
      • Tool Products
      • Sales Trends and New Products
    • Ryobi Ltd.
      • Power Tool Sales Trends
      • New Product Introductions
    • Sandvik AB
      • Saw and Tool Products and Markets
      • New Products
      • Sales Trends
    • Snap-On Inc.
      • Tool Products
      • Markets Served
      • Distribution Channels
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
      • Simplification Initiative
    • SPX Corp.
      • Service Tool Products
      • Manufacturing and Distribution
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • The Stanley Works
      • Tool Product Segments
      • Sales Trends and Market Share
      • Restructuring to Boost Margins
      • Licensing Agreement With True Temper
    • The L.S. Starrett Co.
      • Hand Tool and Saw Blade Products and Markets
      • Manufacturing Facilities
      • Sales Trends
    • Strafor Facom
      • Facom Products and Markets
      • Sales Trends
      • United States Subsidiaries and Sales
    • U.S. Industries, Inc.
      • Ames Products and Sales
      • Manufacturing and Distribution
      • Developing An International Manufacturing Base
      • Agreed to Acquire True Temper

    Section 10: Comparative Analysis Appendix

    • Compare Your Company's Performance to the Overall Industry
    • Calculate Industry Share
    • Compare Plant Operating Ratios and Profitability
    • Determine Foreign Sales Effort
      • Table 10-1 Calculate Your Company's Share of U.S. Manual Hand Tool and Power Tool and Accessories Market Supply: 1977-1999 (dollars and percent)
      • Table 10-2 Calculate Your Company's Market Share by Manual and Power Tool Product Type: 1999 (dollars and percent)
      • Table 10-3 Compare U.S. Hand Tool Plant Gross Profit Margins to Your Own Company's Performance: 1977-1999 (percent): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools
      • Table 10-4 Compare U.S. Hand Tool Plant Operating Ratios With Your Company's Ratios: 1999 (percent and dollars): Manual Hand Tools, Handsaws and Saw Blades, and Power Hand Tools; Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Production Worker Average Hourly Wages and Weekly Hours, and Shipments per Employee
      • Table 10-5 Compare U.S. Manual Hand Tool and Power Tool and Accessories Exports' Share of Market Supply to Your Own Company's Export-Market Supply Ratio: 1987-1999 (percent)