Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33511 | Dec 2013

Lights out: Rebounding markets will stabilize revenue, but LED technology will remain a threat

IBISWorld’s Lighting & Bulb 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 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has been enduring tough conditions, including rising import penetration and increasing input costs, which caused revenue and profitability to decline in the five years to 2013. Decreasing downstream demand also hurt revenue during the recession since fewer industry products were purchased for residential, nonresidential and infrastructure construction. While overall construction is expected to improve, the Lighting and Bulb manufacturing industry will not experience the same progress. A strong rebound in residential, nonresidential and infrastructure construction will help soften demand declines, but over the five years to 2018 revenue is expected to decline overall... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Overall, there are high barriers to entry in the Lighting and Bulb Manufacturing industry. Dominance of existing players, technological changes in the industry and the industry's declining life cycle are the primary deterrents for new entrants. Recently, the federal government has been passing legislation that require industry products (i.e. incandescent bulbs) to meet certain energy efficiency standards.

The dominance of existing players poses a major barrier to entry for new companies. Most large players in this industry are able to achieve significant economies of scale and scope, while taking advantage of established plants in low-cost countries... purchase to read more


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What is the Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture a range of products including electric light bulbs, tubes, parts and components. However, this industry excludes light-emitting diode (LED) and lighting fixtures manufacturers.

Industry Products
Nonresidential lighting systemsResidential lighting systems for new homesOther residential lighting system Infrastructure lighting systems
Industry Activities
Automotive light bulbs Compact fluorescent light bulbs Electrodes and cold cathode fluorescent lamps Filaments for electric lamp bulbs Flashlight bulbs Health lamp bulbs, infrared and ultraviolet radiation, Lamp bulb parts (except glass blanks) Lamp bulbs and tubes (i.e. fluorescent, incandescent filament, vapor) Photoflash and photoflood lamp bulbs and tubes Vapor lamps

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