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 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

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 3.5% from 2010 to 2020, compared with annualized GDP growth of 2.2% projected over the 10-year period. The rapid decline can be attributed to sharp, double-digit drops in industry revenue in 2010 and 2011, underlined by continued offshoring of computer production. Domestic manufacturing has dwindled due to 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 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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