Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry, which produces broadcasting and other wireless communication equipment, has contended with staunch competition from manufacturers abroad. In the coming years, communication equipment manufacturers will benefit from increasing demand as the economy recovers and consumer sentiment rises, stimulating demand from downstream industries. Moreover, as the unemployment rate decreases and per capita disposable income rises, consumers are expected to increase discretionary spending, particularly on electronics such as mobile phones... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry is home to an estimated 851 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 30.4% of the total. The majority of these manufacturers are located in California, which accounts for 24.4% 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