Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33511 | Jul 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 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

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The Lighting and Bulb Manufacturing industry requires a medium level of capital investments due to the combined need for automated machinery and human labor. For every dollar spent on wages, about $0.15 is spent on capital assets. Capital investment is largely in manufacturing machinery, which most large operators use to streamline the production process. New manufacturing machinery, equipment and facilities improve the quality of final products while increasing manufacturing efficiency and lowering production costs.

Despite being highly automated, the industry still requires a significant amount of labor for the operation of industry machinery. The necessity for human labor drives up wage costs in the industry, lowering the industry's level of capital intensity... 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 bulb Compact fluorescent light bulb Electrodes and cold cathode fluorescent lamp Filaments for electric lamp bulb Flashlight bulb Health lamp bulb, infrared and ultraviolet radiation Lamp bulb parts (except glass blanks) Lamp bulb and tube (i.e. fluorescent, incandescent filament, vapor) Photoflash and photoflood lamp bulb and tube Vapor lamp

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