Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In recent years, gun and ammunition makers have benefited from conflicts abroad and domestic fears about rising crime rates and stricter gun laws. While continued conflict will support revenue growth, demand for the industry's products will slow in light of diminishing concerns. Imports will satisfy a growing portion of domestic demand, rising at a substantial rate over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry consists of a large number of small to medium operators. The wide variety of products produced in this industry and the diverse buying markets make it difficult for individual companies to grab a large portion of industry's entire market share. Overall industry market concentration is medium and has declined over the five years to 2014, with the top four players accounting for an estimated 52.8% of industry revenue. However, this drop has been led by the huge exposure the top players have to defense spending.
Due to the high barriers to entry and sophistication of the military market, concentration in the defense segment of the industry is very high and is dominated by General Dynamics, BAE Systems and Alliant Techsystems... purchase to read more