Communication Equipment Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Communication Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33422 | Aug 2014

Signal interference: While innovation will support demand, imports are expected to threaten profit

IBISWorld’s Communication Equipment Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry has contended with staunch competition from manufacturers abroad. Furthermore, with the onset of the recession, industry revenue declined as consumers and businesses became more concerned about their finances. Offsetting the recessionary slump, communication equipment manufacturers will benefit from a surge in demand as the economy recovers and consumer sentiment rises, increasing demand from downstream industries. However, imports are expected to increase and will to threaten domestic manufacturers, which are expected to lose market share in both domestic and foreign markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity. In 2014, for every dollar spent on wages, industry manufacturers are expected to spend an estimated $0.06 in capital investment. Despite the high capital investments necessary for facilities, machinery and equipment, with the exception of contract manufacturers, this industry is characterized by firms that make significant investments in labor to conduct research and development (R&D). This industry has rapid technological change and new products to compete with, making their R&D departments a key factor of their success... purchase to read more


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What is the Communication Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

This industry primarily manufactures broadcasting and other wireless communication equipment. Examples of such equipment include antennas, set-top boxes, GPS systems, cell phones, satellite uplink technologies and radio and TV broadcasting equipment. Operators in this industry do not manufacture radio or television sets, intercoms or equipment to test communication signals.

Industry Products
Radio station equipmentWireless networking equipmentOther communication systems and equipmentBroadcast, studio and related electronic equipment
Industry Activities
Manufacturing transmitting-and-receiving antennasManufacturing cable television equipmentManufacturing GPS equipmentManufacturing mobile communication equipmentManufacturing radio and TV broadcast equipment

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