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Computer Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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

Powering down: 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
-13.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
23,702
Businesses
351
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Aggressive competition has made computer manufacturing an increasingly commoditized business, with industry operators looking overseas to cut labor and production costs. Consequently, revenue for the Computer Manufacturing industry has declined in the five years to 2015. Although domestic demand for computers has increased, this development has not translated into greater activity for domestic manufacturers because of the industry's continued offshoring of manufacturing activities. Subsequently, even with a recovering economy and a slight resurgence in domestic manufacturing, revenue is projected to continue declining in the five years to 2020... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is highly concentrated, with the four largest companies controlling 75.8% of industry revenue. Major players have been aggressive in acquisitions during the past five years, and IBISWorld expects further concentration of industry revenue in the future as these acquisitions continue. Currently, HP and Dell are the largest US-based computer manufacturers. Competition from abroad has tightened profit margins and prices on mass-market computer systems. Consequently, most of the industry's largest players operate in several related industries to diversify their revenue sources, with a particular emphasis on the highly profitable enterprise segment and information technology (IT) services... 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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