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Computer Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Computer Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33411a | Dec 2014

Powering down: Increased offshoring activity and import competition caused steep declines

IBISWorld’s Computer 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-17.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
9,797
Businesses
334
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 2014. 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 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is highly concentrated, with the four largest companies controlling 69.4% 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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