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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 | Mar 2015

Limited ammo: Revenue will grow, but growth will be tempered 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
$14bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
37,327
Businesses
487
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

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The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry has experienced increased volatility over the past five years. Despite the economic fallout generated by the global financial crisis, many individuals continued to perceive guns and ammunition as essential items. The industry experienced aggressive revenue growth in the years after the recession as fears about rising crime and more restrictive gun control laws overrode their financial restrictions. 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, once fears of greater gun control laws subsided, the combination of falling military and consumer spending caused revenue to fall... 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 and other 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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