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

The Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Guns and Ammunition Manufacturing industry consists of a large number of small to medium operators. The wide variety of products produced in this industry and the diverse buying markets make it difficult for individual companies to grab a large portion of industry's entire market share. Overall industry market concentration is medium and has declined over the five years to 2014, with the top four players accounting for an estimated 52.8% of industry revenue. However, this drop has been led by the huge exposure the top players have to defense spending.

Due to the high barriers to entry and sophistication of the military market, concentration in the defense segment of the industry is very high and is dominated by General Dynamics, BAE Systems and Alliant Techsystems... 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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