Overview of the Equipment & Industrial Supplies Sectors
Businesses that provide Industrial Equipment and Supplies generally sell to manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers. There are literally thousands of type of industrial products supplied for use in every manufacturing process and every type of supply chain...
An Air Compressor is a unit that is able to convert power from a source such as a motor into moving energy (kinetic). They can be used to drive pistons or cool down machinery and even to blow up tyres, air beds and other inflatable items. Other similar devices used in an industrial capacity are Hydraulics and Pumps. Companies who supply these can be accessed under Pumps Supplies in an online business directory such as thebusinessindex.com.
It may also be cost effective to also look at companies who provide Rebuilding Service and Repair as they stock reconditioned hydraulic pumps and other such components.
Artificial Grass Supplies are enjoying huge business at the moment, as it is definitely a product that is trending in 2013! It can be expensive but is durable and looks good all year round.
Companies who supply Cleaning Equipment and Materials offer a variety of brooms, mops, cleaning fluids, trolleys and Janitorial Supplies available wholesale or to the individual.
Businesses looking to purchase Coatings and Adhesives for the marine and motor industry, road markings and protective surfacing as well as durable adhesives and acrylic paint can look online in a business directory such as thebusinessindex.com which will contain listings of various local and national companies, their contact details and reviews about the quality of their service.
Dental Equipment Supplies and Pharmaceuticals Supplies are where hospitals, health-trusts, care homes, dentists and oral health hygienists order their instruments and accessories from. So whether it’s a re-order of disposable gloves or a new x-ray machine, they have the option of buying or leasing and many companies also carry out the maintenance and repairs of the equipment.
Businesses and consumers looking to purchase and order parts for their industrial appliances such as a washing machine or a dishwasher can find relevant companies under Domestic Appliances Spares. Electricians and engineers looking for electrical parts and electronic circuits and components can order from companies who are Electrical and Electronic Wholesalers, most stock Farnell products, who are the world’s biggest catalogue distributors of these types of products. Custom-built nuts, bolts, screws and all types of fixings can be obtained from Fasteners Supplies and Manufacturers, they also make bespoke fixings to order. So if it is something different you require, you can make a detailed drawing and they can produce it as the size and thickness you require.
Customers and Companies who work within the Catering or Hospitality industry may require furniture, shelving for the kitchens or need to stock up on bedding and linen from businesses that stock and distribute such as Wholesale Furniture Supplies, Shelving Racking and Mezzanine Floors and Hotel Supplies. They may be in need of new Scales and Weighing Equipment or need to invest in some Sound and Lighting Equipment for their new state-of-the-art conference room and some new LED Lighting Supplies for the Christmas period.
Any company who deals in filter systems and engineering products will need a supplier who manufactures and distributes Filtration Equipment Supplies. Storage Containers and Tanks are used within the industry for hosting and ensuring supplies of water. Chemicals such as oil and bitumen are stored safely and are inaccessible. There are organisations and companies who provide Fire and Safety Supplies as well as others who manufacture and supply Gas Products for industrial buildings and offices as well as to the motor home and caravan industry.
Schools, colleges, Post Offices and stationers can contact Labels Supplies, Packing Supplies or Tapes and Adhesives specialists to restock on products such as self-adhesive labels and machines and various other products relating to packing and mailing.
Building companies and shop-fitters need to contact many different tradesmen and suppliers within the industry as they begin work on new buildings or offices. From the offset, they will need Lifting and Crane Equipment, Scaffolding and Access Equipment and following on from the external work; they will then need to contact suppliers who manufacture and distribute Suspended Ceilings and Partitioning.
Precious Metals Dealers can describe any company that stocks gold, silver and other valuable metals as well as those who purchase precious waste metals in bulk and melt it down to reuse. There are huge returns from selling gold and in recent years, the price per gram has escalated to in excess of £24 per gram for 24 carat purest gold.
Companies dealing with fabricating and welding and engineering and construction workers use businesses who manufacture and stock Steel Supplies, and Production Equipment and Materials.
Specialist stockists, manufacturers and repairers of warehouse and garage doors as well as storm frontage and security grilles can be accessed online from a business directory, by looking under Roller Shutters and Industrial Doors.