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Computer Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Computer Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33411a | Oct 2015

Battery low: Offshoring activity and intense import competition will erode revenue

IBISWorld’s Computer Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-13.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
23,702
Businesses
351
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The US Computer Manufacturing industry is rapidly declining as the domestic market reaches saturation. As a result of offshoring in an effort to reduce production costs and heavy import penetration, domestic manufacturing activity has weakened. However, while demand has grown, fierce competition due to product homogeneity, which has resulted from computers being assembled from standardized components, has led to falling prices and slimmer profit margins. Although demand for computers is anticipated to increase over the next five years, US computer manufacturers as a whole are not expected to produce these goods domestically... purchase to read more

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The Computer Manufacturing industry has low barriers to entry, which show no signs of increasing in the near future. On a small scale, computer assembly is a simple task because of the highly standardized nature of computer components. Computer component manufacturers build their products according to set industry standards, allowing for a wide degree of compatibility with components from other manufacturers. Assembling computers is as simple as snapping in purchased components from upstream suppliers, some of which include Intel and IBM, into appropriate slots within computer cases. Many computer manufacturers, including major players Dell and Apple, began with the founders assembling machines in their garages... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Computer Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture and assemble personal computers (PCs), laptops and servers. Operators typically purchase computer components (e.g. motherboards and graphics cards) from dedicated manufacturers in other industries, such as semiconductor and circuit manufacturing (IBISWorld report 33441a). This industry does not include tablet computers or manufacturers of computer monitors, mice, keyboards and printers (see IBISWorld report 33411b for more information).

Industry Products
Desktop computersPortable computersServers
 
Industry Activities
Personal computerLaptopDesktopServer


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