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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 | Aug 2016

Lock and load: After recent sales surge, demand will normalize as fears of gun control subside

IBISWorld’s Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 11-16
4.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
37,800
Businesses
630
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry has experienced increased volatility over the past five years. The industry experienced aggressive revenue growth in the years after the recession as fears of more restrictive gun control laws overrode consumers' financial constraints. The industry's trajectory over the next five years will largely depend on US defense spending and perceptions about the future of firearms legislation. While revenue grew substantially over the past five years, it is forecast to move more in line with historical growth rates as consumer demand eventually begins to normalize. Nonetheless, increased military spending on industry products will help bolster industry growth, despite overall spending remaining below levels experienced in 2012... purchase to read more

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The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry has experienced increased volatility over the past five years. The industry experienced aggressive revenue growth in the years after the recession as fears of more restrictive gun control laws overrode consumers’ financial constraints. However, as the US military began to withdraw from the Middle East and budget issues arose, federal funding for defense dropped, greatly tempering overall revenue growth. Moreover, when fears of greater gun control laws subsided in 2014, the combination of falling military and consumer spending caused revenue to fall. On the other hand, consumer demand was recently rekindled following renewed emphasis on gun control, as well as security fears... 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), and ammunition, ordnance and accessories.

Industry Products
Small arms ammunitionOther ammunitionSmall armsOrdnance 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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