The Medical and Scientific Equipment Wholesaling industry is estimated to record moderate revenue growth over the five years through 2011-12, supported by steady growth in the health sector and within research industries. The mining boom in Australia has also provided opportunities for professional equipment wholesalers in terms of increased demand for electronic measuring and exploration equipment. In the health sector, steady growth in government spending and demand for health services has driven demand for medical and surgical equipment.
Firms in this industry are wholesalers of scientific, medical or other professional equipment. Most wholesalers in this industry undertake sales and administrative activities such as: establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure the reliable supply and demand of stock; marketing and advertising of products; and storage and transportation of stock.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.