Concrete Mixer & Pump Manufacturing in North America: Market Size, Shares & Analysis

Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:23pm EDT

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    The delivery and placement of concrete with over-the-road vehicles is accomplished
by three types of vehicles; concrete mix trucks, concrete pump trucks and volumetric
mixers.  

    Traditional rear discharge mixers accounted for over 85% of units produced in 2011.
Front discharge mixers offer several advantages over rear discharge mixers one-man
operation, better view of target, higher discharge rate, longer reach but these
vehicles, being built from the ground up, have a considerably higher initial purchase
price than rear discharge mixers, thus limiting their popularity.  

    Concrete boom pump trucks are used in large pour jobs; traditional concrete mixer
trucks discharge their loads into the chute of a concrete pump for placement. The market
for these units has been restricted in recent years, as large construction projects have
been limited by economic considerations. This is the only segment with significant
import content.  

    Volumetric mixer trucks are primarily suitable for small jobs. Truck-mounted bins
discharge materials into the vehicle's hopper, allowing the concrete to be mixed on
site. The advantages of these units are that there are no production overruns or waste
of materials, and custom blends for each pour allow for different deliveries on each
run. The demand for volumetric mixers has not been impacted as severely by the economy
as the demand for larger units. However the market (and the number of participants)
remains small, and the major players do not participate in this segment.  

    The North American concrete delivery and placement market was valued at nearly $300
million in 2011 and involved 22 manufacturers. McNeilus continues to dominate the
industry, accounting for an estimated 65% of production. It has major advantages in its
huge direct distribution network and parent OshKosh's in-house chassis production
capability. Smaller players remain viable, however, through regional focus and product
customization.  

    Recent economic events impacting the construction industry have resulted in several
consolidations, closures and acquisition activity, most notably the acquisition of
European concrete equipment manufacturers by Chinese interests. There have been few
innovations in recent years, other than movement to lighter weight materials, such as
composites and high-strength lightweight steel, and the continually increasing size of
truck-mounted concrete boom pump units.  

    This report can be put to immediate use for sales and market planning, M&A
identification, competitive share analysis, alliances and technology transfer
considerations.  

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    Companies Mentioned  

        
        - Alliance Concrete Pumps Inc.
        - Beck Industrial
        - Cemen Tech, Inc.
        - CIFA USA - Zoomlion
        - Concord Concrete Pumps, Inc.
        - Con-Tech Manufacturing, Inc.
        - Continental Mixers - Continental Mfg. Co.
        - Elkin Hi-Tech, Inc.
        - Holcombe Mixer
        - Indiana Phoenix
        - International Mobile Mixers
        - Kimble Manufacturing Co.
        - McNeilus Concrete
        - Putzmeister America
        - Reed Manufacturing
        - Reimer Alliance International, Inc.
        - Sany America
        - Schwing America Inc.
        - Shortstop Concrete Mixers
        - Strong Industries Inc.
        - Terex Advance
        - Zimmerman Industries, Inc.


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