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Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS 42384) Industry Market Research Report

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Market Size and Forecast

The Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurements include both public and private companies in the industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included in Report

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers companies in the United States.

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesIndustrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Abrasives, strapping, tape, and inks
Mechanical power transmission supplies
Industrial containers and supplies
Strapping and tape
Industrial valves and fittings
Bearings and bushings
Other industrial containers and supplies
Bottles and bottlers' supplies
Welding supplies, excluding gases

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations7%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Sales and Related Occupations27%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products16%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations21%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers11%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics9%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines5%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7%
Production Occupations6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations10%
Material Moving Workers5%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $8,296,959 on the industrial supplies merchant wholesalers industry. It has awarded 995 contracts to 295 companies, with an average value of $28,125 per company.

Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateOctober 2020
Report FormatPDF Download  

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