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Industrial Fasteners - UK - December 2015

“Automakers are taking measures to reduce the weight of vehicles with the drive to greater fuel efficiency. This has increased demand for more light-weight fasteners, with automotive manufacturers increasingly replacing steel fasteners with aluminium fasteners. This trend is set to continue to drive innovation in the fastener sector over the coming years.”
– Claudia Preedy - B2B analyst

This report will explore the following key questions with regard to the UK industrial fastener market:

  • How has the industrial fastener market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the growth prospects for the industrial fastener market over the next five years?
  • Which key end-use sectors are driving demand for industrial fasteners in the UK?
  • How have the key players in the industry performed financially in recent years?
  • What are the drivers for innovation in the industrial fastener sector?

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Sales of industrial fasteners projected to fall by 1% in value terms in 2015, although volume demand from key end-use industries is believed to have held up well
          • Figure 1: The UK market for industrial fasteners, 2011-15
        • UK market for industrial fasteners set for continued growth through to 2020
          • Figure 2: Forecast UK market for industrial fasteners, 2016-20
        • Industrial fastener market to benefit from increased investment in UK automotive and aerospace industries
          • Increased construction and civil engineering activity to provide a positive impetus for industrial fastener market
            • Figure 3: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
          • Market factors
            • Demand for fasteners boosted by strong growth in UK car production
              • Figure 4: UK car production, 2008-15
            • The construction industry is a further major area of demand for industrial fasteners
              • The UK has the second largest aerospace industry in the world
                • Developments in aerospace and automotive sectors drive innovation in the fastener sector
                  • Figure 5: UK turnover of aerospace equipment, by sector, 2010-14
                • Companies
                  • What we think
                  • Key Insights

                      • How are developments in the automotive industry affecting demand for industrial fasteners?
                        • How is the drive towards more fuel-efficient aircraft affecting the fasteners industry? How are fastener manufacturers innovating in response to this trend?
                          • Is the aerospace equipment industry looking to form more collaborative relationships with its supply chain?
                            • Have recent anti-dumping measures for certain Chinese fasteners been effective?
                            • Introduction

                                • Definitions
                                  • Methodology
                                    • Abbreviations
                                      • Market positioning
                                      • UK Economy

                                        • Overview
                                          • Figure 6: UK GDP quarterly development, 2003-15
                                          • Figure 7: UK GDP in economic downturns and recoveries since 1979
                                        • Inflation
                                          • Interest rates
                                            • House prices
                                              • Consumer spending
                                                • Manufacturing
                                                  • Figure 8: UK output by industry, 2008-15
                                                • Business investment
                                                  • Figure 9: UK GFCF 2003-15
                                                • Imports
                                                  • Exports
                                                  • Market Factors

                                                    • Market Size and Segmentation

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Market sizeError! Bookmark not defined.
                                                          • Engineering sector overview
                                                            • Positive outlook for UK engineering sector
                                                              • Skills gap poses challenges to UK engineering industry
                                                                • Industrial fasteners market factors
                                                                  • The EU stainless steel circumvention investigation was initiated in June 2012:
                                                                    • Market overview
                                                                      • Figure 10: The UK market for industrial fasteners, 2011-15
                                                                    • Market segmentation
                                                                      • Figure 11: UK apparent consumption of threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 2011-15
                                                                      • Figure 12: UK apparent consumption of threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 2011-15
                                                                      • Figure 13: UK market for fasteners, by type, 2011-15
                                                                      • Figure 14: UK market for fasteners, by type, 2015
                                                                  • Market Trends

                                                                    • Key points
                                                                      • Market trends
                                                                        • Aerospace industry trends
                                                                          • Shift towards composite materials in key engineering sectors drives innovation in fasteners market
                                                                            • Potential of 3D-printing within fasteners sector
                                                                              • UK Housebuilding market trends
                                                                                  • Figure 15: Residential property transactions in the UK, 2010-14
                                                                                • Seasonality of sales
                                                                                  • Regional sales
                                                                                    • Figure 16: Manufacturing businesses in the UK, by region, 2015
                                                                                    • Figure 17: Manufacturing businesses in the UK, by region, 2015
                                                                                    • Figure 18: Regional value of total new construction output, 2010-14
                                                                                  • Distribution
                                                                                  • Supply Sources

                                                                                    • Key points
                                                                                      • Production
                                                                                        • OverviewError! Bookmark not defined.
                                                                                          • Figure 19: Production of industrial fasteners in the UK, 2011-15
                                                                                        • Segmentation
                                                                                          • Figure 20: Production of Industrial Fasteners in the UK, by Type, 2011-15
                                                                                        • Imports
                                                                                          • Overview
                                                                                            • Figure 21: UK imports of threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 2011-15
                                                                                          • Segmentation
                                                                                            • Figure 22: Imports of Fasteners in the UK, by Type, 2011-15
                                                                                            • Figure 23: Imports of Fasteners in the UK, by Type, 2011-15
                                                                                          • Exports
                                                                                            • Overview
                                                                                              • Figure 24: UK exports of threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 2011-15
                                                                                            • Segmentation
                                                                                              • Figure 25: Exports of fasteners in the UK, by type, 2011-15
                                                                                          • Industry Structure

                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                              • Industry development
                                                                                                  • Figure 26: Analysis of the changes in the Structure of the UK fasteners and screw machine products manufacturing industry, 2011-15
                                                                                                • Structure by employment
                                                                                                  • Figure 27: Analysis of the employment structure of the UK fasteners and screw machine products manufacturing industry, 2014 and 2015
                                                                                                • Structure by turnover
                                                                                                  • Figure 28: Analysis of the financial structure of the UK fasteners and screw machine products manufacturing industry, 2014 and 2015
                                                                                              • Company Profiles

                                                                                                • Alcoa Fastening Systems

                                                                                                      • Figure 29: Financial Analysis of Alcoa Fastening Systems, 2010-14
                                                                                                  • Linread

                                                                                                      • Company Review and Outlook
                                                                                                        • Figure 30: Financial Analysis of Linread, 2010-14
                                                                                                    • Avdel UK

                                                                                                        • Company Strategy and Outlook
                                                                                                          • Figure 31: Financial Analysis of Avdel UK, 2010-14
                                                                                                      • Forward Industrial Products Group

                                                                                                          • Company Strategy and Outlook
                                                                                                            • Figure 32: Financial Analysis of Forward Industrial Products Group, 2010-14
                                                                                                        • Lonestar Fasteners Europe (formerly PRD Fasteners)

                                                                                                            • Figure 33: Lonestar Fasteners Europe, 2009-13
                                                                                                        • SPS Technologies

                                                                                                            • Company Strategy and Outlook
                                                                                                              • Figure 34: Financial Analysis of SPS Technologies, 2010-14
                                                                                                          • Trifast

                                                                                                              • Company Strategy and Outlook
                                                                                                                • Figure 35: Financial Analysis of Trifast, 2011-15
                                                                                                            • Demand Structure

                                                                                                              • Key points
                                                                                                                • Automotive Sector
                                                                                                                    • Figure 36: UK car production, 2008-15
                                                                                                                    • Figure 37: UK car production by major manufacturers, 2014
                                                                                                                    • Figure 38: UK commercial vehicle production, 2008-15
                                                                                                                    • Figure 39: UK commercial vehicle production, 2008-15
                                                                                                                  • Mechanical engineering
                                                                                                                    • Figure 40: Analysis of Mechanical Engineering Output, by Type, 2010-14
                                                                                                                  • Aerospace
                                                                                                                      • Figure 41: UK Aerospace Equipment Turnover, 2010-14, (£ Billion at MSP)
                                                                                                                      • Figure 42: UK Aerospace Equipment Turnover, 2010-2014
                                                                                                                      • Figure 43: UK Aerospace Equipment Turnover, by Sector, 2010-14, (£ Billion at MSP)
                                                                                                                      • Figure 44: UK Aerospace Equipment Turnover, by Sector, 2010-2014
                                                                                                                    • £2 billion government investment to support UK aerospace manufacturing
                                                                                                                      • Shipbuilding
                                                                                                                          • Figure 45: Analysis of the Financial Structure of the Ship Building and Repair Industry, 2012-13
                                                                                                                        • Railway engineering
                                                                                                                            • Figure 46: Average age of rolling stock, by sector, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 47: Average age of rolling stock, by sector, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 48: Average Age of Rolling Stock, by Company, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 49: Number of passenger journeys, by sector, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 50: Share of passenger journeys, by sector, 2014/15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 51: Distance covered by freight trains, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 52: Rolling Stock Parc, as of March 2014
                                                                                                                            • Figure 53: Government railway funding, by type, 2011-15
                                                                                                                            • Figure 54: Private investment in railways, by type, 2011-15
                                                                                                                          • Building & construction
                                                                                                                            • Figure 55: Construction output in Great Britain, by type, 201014
                                                                                                                          • UK housebuilding
                                                                                                                            • Figure 56: Housing completions in the UK, 1970-2015
                                                                                                                          • Public sector non-residential construction
                                                                                                                            • Figure 57: Long term trend in public non-residential construction activity in Great Britain, 1970-2014
                                                                                                                            • Figure 58: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2010-14
                                                                                                                            • Figure 59: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2010-14
                                                                                                                          • Health
                                                                                                                            • Education
                                                                                                                              • “Other” sector
                                                                                                                                • Private industrial construction
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 60: Long term trend in private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 1970-2014
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 61: Analysis of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2010-14
                                                                                                                                • Private commercial construction
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 62: Long term trend in private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 1970-2014
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 63: Analysis of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by type, 201014
                                                                                                                                • Civil engineering
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 64: Civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, 2011-15
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 65: Civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, by sector, 2011-15
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 66: Civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, by sector, 2011-15
                                                                                                                                • DIY
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 67: DIY retail sales in the UK, 2010-15
                                                                                                                                • Domestic appliances
                                                                                                                                    • Figure 68: Sales of UK Produced Electrical Domestic Appliances, 2010-14
                                                                                                                                • Construction Sector Forecast

                                                                                                                                  • Key points
                                                                                                                                    • The market
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 69: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                      • House building Forecast
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 70: Forecast private housing output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 71: Forecast public housing output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                        • Private commercial construction forecast
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 72: Forecast private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 73: Forecast of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by sector, 201519
                                                                                                                                        • Private industrial construction forecast
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 74: Forecast private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 75: Forecast of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2015-19
                                                                                                                                        • Public non-residential construction forecast
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 76: Forecast public non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 77: Forecast of public non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2015-19
                                                                                                                                        • Civil engineering forecast
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 78: Forecast civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, 2016-20
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 79: Forecast new civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, 2016-20
                                                                                                                                        • The National Infrastructure Plan
                                                                                                                                        • Market Forecast

                                                                                                                                          • Key points
                                                                                                                                            • Market forecast
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 80: Forecast UK market for industrial fasteners, 2016-20
                                                                                                                                            • Segmentation
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 81: Forecast market for threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 201620
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 82: Forecast market for threaded and non-threaded fasteners, 2016-20
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 83: Forecast apparent consumption of fasteners, by type, 2016-20
                                                                                                                                          • Further Sources & Contacts

                                                                                                                                              • Trade magazines
                                                                                                                                                • Trade exhibitions

                                                                                                                                                Companies Covered

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                                                                                                                                                Industrial Fasteners - UK - December 2015

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