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Hand Tools (Industrial Report) - UK - September 2013

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • Introduction

      • Definitions
        • Methodology
          • Abbreviations
            • Market positioning
              • UK economy
                • Overview
                  • Inflation
                    • Interest rates
                      • Consumer spending
                        • House prices
                          • Manufacturing
                            • Business investment
                              • Market factors
                              • Market Size and Trends

                                • Chapter summary
                                  • Market size
                                    • Figure 1: The UK apparent consumption of hand tools, 2008-12
                                  • Market segmentation
                                    • Figure 2: The UK apparent consumption of hand tools, by type, 2008-12
                                    • Figure 3: Changes in the UK apparent consumption of hand tools, by type, 2008-12
                                  • Spanners and wrenches
                                    • Screwdrivers
                                      • Pliers
                                        • Saws and blades
                                          • Socket sets
                                            • Vices and clamps
                                              • Hammers
                                                • Pipe cutters
                                                  • Files and rasps
                                                    • Masonry/Plastering tools
                                                      • Planes and chisels
                                                        • Other tools
                                                          • Market trends
                                                            • Easy to use tools increasingly available
                                                              • Power tools technology advances and product substitutes
                                                                • Large tool manufacturers going online to reach customers
                                                                  • Automotive exports and growth in aerospace will continue to lead engineering sector growth
                                                                    • Inclining trend over past two years in total UK import levels
                                                                      • Aggregate UK export level is climbing
                                                                        • Home ownership levels are declining among young people
                                                                            • Figure 4: Residential property transactions in the UK, 2007-12
                                                                          • Seasonality of sales
                                                                            • Construction output seasonality
                                                                              • Seasonality of UK car production
                                                                                • Figure 5: Seasonality of UK car production, 2008-12
                                                                              • Seasonality of UK commercial vehicle production
                                                                                • Figure 6: Seasonality of commercial vehicle production, 2008-12
                                                                              • Regional sales
                                                                                • Figure 7: Manufacturing businesses in England, by region, 2012
                                                                                • Figure 8: Regional value of total new construction output, 2008-12
                                                                            • Supply Sources

                                                                              • Chapter summary
                                                                                • Production
                                                                                  • Figure 9: Production of hand tools in the UK, 2008-12
                                                                                  • Figure 10: UK production of hand tools, by type, 2008-12
                                                                                • Imports
                                                                                  • Figure 11: Imports of hand tools in the UK, 2008-12
                                                                                  • Figure 12: UK imports of hand tools, by type, 2008-12
                                                                                • Exports
                                                                                  • Figure 13: Exports of hand tools FROM the UK, 2008-12
                                                                                  • Figure 14: UK exports of hand tools, by type, 2008-12
                                                                              • Industry Structure

                                                                                • Chapter summary
                                                                                  • Industry development
                                                                                    • Figure 15: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the tools industry, 2008-12
                                                                                  • Structure by employment
                                                                                    • Figure 16: Analysis of the employment structure of the tools industry, 2011-12
                                                                                  • Structure by turnover
                                                                                    • Figure 17: Analysis of the financial structure of the tools industry, 2011-12
                                                                                  • Company profiles
                                                                                    • Apex Tool Group
                                                                                      • Figure 18: Financial analysis of Apex Tool Group, 2007-11
                                                                                    • Draper Tools
                                                                                      • Figure 19: Financial analysis of Draper Tools, 2008-12
                                                                                    • Irwin Industrial Tool Company
                                                                                      • Figure 20: Financial analysis of Irwin Industrial Tool Company, 2007-11
                                                                                    • L S Starrett
                                                                                      • Figure 21: Financial analysis of L S Starrett Company, 2008-12
                                                                                    • Spear & Jackson
                                                                                      • Figure 22: Financial analysis of Spear & Jackson, 2008-12
                                                                                    • The Stanley Works
                                                                                      • Figure 23: Financial analysis of The Stanley Works, 2007-11
                                                                                  • Demand Structure

                                                                                    • Chapter summary
                                                                                      • Automotive sector
                                                                                        • Figure 24: UK car production, 2008-12
                                                                                        • Figure 25: UK commercial vehicle production, 2008-12
                                                                                      • Aerospace
                                                                                        • Shipbuilding
                                                                                          • Figure 26: Analysis of the financial structure of the ship building and repair industry, 2011-12
                                                                                        • Railway engineering
                                                                                            • Figure 27: Average age of rolling stock, 2008-13
                                                                                            • Figure 28: Investment in railway rolling stock in Great Britain, 2008-13
                                                                                          • Building & civil engineering
                                                                                            • Figure 29: Analysis of construction output in Great Britain, by type, 2008-12
                                                                                            • Figure 30: Civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, 2008-12
                                                                                          • DIY
                                                                                            • Figure 31: DIY retail sales in the UK, 2008-12
                                                                                        • Forecast

                                                                                          • Chapter summary
                                                                                            • The market
                                                                                              • Public spending cuts place pressure on private construction growth
                                                                                                  • Figure 32: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                • New funding released to stimulate private housing construction
                                                                                                    • Figure 33: Forecast private housing output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                    • Figure 34: Forecast public housing output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                  • Reductions forecast in privately financed and publicly funded infrastructure
                                                                                                    • Figure 35: Departmental expenditure of capital spending by the private sector on signed projects under PFI, 2012-13
                                                                                                  • Health
                                                                                                    • Education
                                                                                                      • “Other” sector
                                                                                                        • Figure 36: Forecast public non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                        • Figure 37: Forecast of public non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17
                                                                                                      • Substantial growth in factories and warehouses to drive private industrial construction
                                                                                                        • Figure 38: Forecast private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                        • Figure 39: Forecast of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2013-17
                                                                                                      • Slow commercial sector growth to hold back construction
                                                                                                        • Offices
                                                                                                          • Retail
                                                                                                            • Education
                                                                                                              • Figure 40: Forecast private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                              • Figure 41: Forecast of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by sector, 2013-17
                                                                                                            • Modest growth forecast across repair & maintenance activity
                                                                                                              • Figure 42: Forecast repair & maintenance construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                                                                                              • Figure 43: Forecast repair & maintenance construction output in Great Britain, by type, 201317
                                                                                                            • Variable growth forecast for UK hand tools market
                                                                                                              • Figure 44: Forecast UK market for hand tools, 2013-17
                                                                                                              • Figure 45: Forecast UK apparent consumption of hand tools, by type, 2013-17
                                                                                                            • Production
                                                                                                              • Figure 46: Forecast UK production of hand tools, 2013-17
                                                                                                            • Imports
                                                                                                              • Figure 47: Forecast UK imports of hand tools, 2013-17
                                                                                                            • Exports
                                                                                                              • Figure 48: Forecast UK exports of hand tools, 2013-17
                                                                                                            • Industry
                                                                                                              • Modest changes in industry structure to continue
                                                                                                                • Growth in UK export sectors and domestic demand will shape industry
                                                                                                                  • Power tool market impact
                                                                                                                  • Further Sources & Contacts

                                                                                                                    • Trade associations
                                                                                                                      • Trade magazines

                                                                                                                      Hand Tools (Industrial Report) - UK - September 2013

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