World power tool demand is projected to rise 4.4 percent annually through 2015. The pace of growth will be the fastest in developing Asian countries, although the US will also provide solid growth opportunities with an expected turnaround in the current housing crisis. Electric tools will remain dominant, with cordless product posting the best gains.
This study analyzes the $22 billion world power tool industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., electric drills, electric saws, pneumatic tools, engine-driven tools), market (professional, consumer), world region and for 25 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 industry players, including Stanley Black & Decker, Makita and Bosch.