Computer Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Computer Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33411a | Dec 2013

Shutting down: Increased offshoring activity and declining product prices will hurt profit margins

The Computer 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Aggressive competition has made computer manufacturing an increasingly commoditized business and industry operators have looked overseas to cut labor and production costs. Consequently, revenue for the Computer Manufacturing industry is has declined in the five years to 2013. 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 2018... purchase to read more

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The Computer Manufacturing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. The industry's contribution to the overall economy, measured by industry value added (IVA), is anticipated to fall at an average annual rate of 14.5% from 2008 to 2018, compared with annualized GDP growth of 2.1% in the same time period. The rapid decline can be attributed to sharp, double-digit drops in industry revenue between 2009 and 2013, underlined by continued offshoring of computer production. Domestic manufacturing has dwindled in the face of more competitive labor costs abroad, falling prices and increasing import penetration... purchase to read more


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What is the Computer Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufactures and assembles 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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