A myriad of acquisitions since 2000 leads work ahead for Terex to synthesize all its businesses under one umbrella, which could increase costs in the short-term.
While Terex has a broad product line, demand for its product are tied to global economic cycles and Commodities Prices. Either of these decrease and Terex's revenue would suffer.
Aerial Work Platforms produced 50% of 2007 income from operations. Demand for this segment could slow and hurt Terex's profits. 55% of the this segment revenue was generated from United States construction and residential construction.