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 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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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 Locations Chapter

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry is home to an estimated 845 establishments. These establishments are located near key input manufacturing facilities, large supplies of skilled labor and headquarters of major industry companies.


The West has the largest share of establishments, accounting for about 33.1% of the total. The majority of these manufacturers are located in California, which accounts for 26.8% of total industry manufacturers. This is due to the number of top-tier engineering schools located in California and the resulting supply of highly qualified labor. Additionally, major player Cisco is headquartered in San Jose, California... 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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