Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Cables and wires are the backbone of the modern information age, providing individuals with power, light and communication. Demand for the Wire and Cable Manufacturing industry has grown over the past five years, as the need for faster interconnectivity has intensified. Over the coming years, demand for reliable and efficient power and data communication will promote demand for cable and wire. Additionally, expected upgrades to infrastructure and increased capacity for transmission grids are anticipated to stimulate further demand for power and communications cable. However, import penetration remains a threat to industry demand and revenue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Wire & Cable Manufacturing industry has a medium level of concentration, with the four largest companies accounting for 41.2% of industry revenue in 2016. While over half of industry revenue comes from the top four companies, the remaining portion of the industry is dominated by a large number of medium-size manufacturers that focus on one or two varieties of wire and cable. This is evidenced by the fact that a 36.4% plurality of industry companies have between 20 and 99 employees.
Industry concentration has been on the rise in the five years to 2016. In 2011, the same top four players, Southwire Company, General Cable Corporation, CommScope Inc. and Encore Wire Corporation accounted for 53.0% of the industry's total revenue... purchase to read more