Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Cable and wire are the backbone of the modern information age, providing individuals with power, light and communication. The universal demand for these services has kept demand high for wire and cable. This trend will continue as demand for reliable and efficient energy and data communications will promote demand for the industry. Additionally, expected upgrades in infrastructure and increased capacity of the transmission grid are forecast to further stimulate demand for power and communications cable... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Cable and wire are used in commercial and residential buildings, electrical and electronic products, vehicles and underground and overhead power grids.
Building wire and cable
The building wire and cable segment is expected to account for 17.0% of industry revenue in 2015. Building wire and cable carry electrical currents throughout a building or dwelling. A significant downturn in home building activity in the United States from 2009 through 2010 had a negative impact on the sales of building wire and cable. However, the values of residential and private nonresidential construction have risen from 2010 through 2015, increasing demand for building wire and cable and causing this segment percentage of industry revenue to grow in the five years to 2015... purchase to read more