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 Products Chapter
The Guns and Ammunition manufacturing industry can be broken down into four distinct product segments: small arms, small arms ammunition, ammunition (excluding small arms), and other ordinance and accessories.
Small arms manufacturers produce ammunition carts, gun barrels, machine gun belts, gun clips, gun cylinders and clips, firearms, gun magazines, machine guns, pistols, recoil mechanisms, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and submachine guns. Over the five years to 2013, revenue from this segment is expected to experience strong growth. In 2008, small arms made up 26.2% of industry revenue, while in 2013 it is expected to make up 33.7% of revenue... purchase to read more