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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 | Oct 2014

Firing on some cylinders: Revenue will grow, but growth will be tempered as fears of stricter regulation 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
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

While there are few explicit barriers to entry, there are some factors that may deter entry. A significant financial investment is required to acquire, maintain and update plant and equipment. This cost may deter some firms from entering the industry. Machinery operators also need to be trained, but these costs are relatively insignificant. The rising level of unemployment in the United States has lowered some of the difficulty in obtaining a workforce with the required skills.

R&D is necessary for product innovation. In order to effectively compete, an entrant should be committed to spending a significant amount on R&D... 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 ammunition3Other 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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