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Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33299a | Jul 2014

Bite the bullet: Revenue growth will temper as fears of stricter regulation subside

IBISWorld’s Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
46,012
Businesses
482
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 Investment Chapter

The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that in 2014, for every dollar spent on labor, $0.17 will be spent on capital. The industry requires a substantial amount of capital investment. The cost of new plant and equipment is significant and product innovation necessitates periodic investment in new technology. On the other hand, a substantial amount of skilled labor is also needed to manufacture industry products.

Capital intensity tends to be higher for companies that specialize in manufacturing advance weapons systems and munitions for the armed forces... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures small arms (including shotguns, rifles, revolvers, pistols, machine guns and grenade launchers), small arms ammunition, other ammunition and ordnance and accessories.

Industry Products
Small arms ammunitionOther ammunitionSmall armsOther ordnance and accessories
 
Industry Activities
Machine gunsShotguns and riflesHandgunsGun magazinesSmall arms ammunitionAmmunition (except small arms)GrenadesMinesArtillery and tank ammunitionHowitzers and man-portable and vehicle installed rockets and rocket launchers


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