According to the statistics of China Chemical Industrial Equipment Association on 30 major rubber machinery manufacturers in 2012, China’s rubber machinery sales witnessed a year-on-year decrease of 7.8%, of which, enterprises with falling sales accounted for 70% of the total number of enterprises, those with a decline of 20% accounted for 30%. Changzhou Wujin Yanghu Mould Co., Ltd, for undertaking large-scale engineering tire building drum orders, saw substantial sales growth of 120%.
In 2012, changes happened to the ranking of China’s top five rubber machinery manufacturers, from MESNAC, Dalian Rubber & Plastics Machinery, Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery, Guilin Rubber Machinery, Qingdao Doublestar Rubber & Plastic Machinery in 2011 to MESNAC, Dalian Rubber & Plastics Machinery, Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery, Tianjin Saixiang Technology and Guilin Rubber Machinery.
Concerning rubber machinery market segments, the hydraulic vulcanizing machine market is thriving. In 2012, there were nearly ten hydraulic vulcanizing machine manufacturers in China, such as Guilin Rubber Machinery, Yiyang Rubber & Plastics Machinery, Fujian Huaxiang Automatic Control Technology, Himile Mechanical Science and Technology, etc., with annual production capacity exceeding 400 units, among which, Guangdong Greatoo Molds Inc. as a dedicated maker of hydraulic vulcanizing machine achieved the fastest growth. In future, China’s demand for radial tire will bring business opportunities to the development of hydraulic vulcanizing machine; Sino Market Insight forecasts that in 2016, China’s hydraulic vulcanizing machine market demand will be around 1,000 units.
The report mainly involves six chapters and 70 charts, covering size and competition pattern of global and Chinese rubber machinery markets, size and future demand of China rubber machinery market segments, rubber machinery business of seven global leading companies as well as brief overview, financial status, capacity distribution, product classification and latest developments of 15 Chinese companies.