Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Fire and Smoke Alarm Manufacturing industry nearly went up in flames as construction levels severely decreased during the recession. Luckily for the industry, a decreasing relative value of the US dollar created a growth in export values, dampening the blow of the recession. As the economy recovered, construction levels rose, bringing the industry back to steady revenue growth, which is expected to continue through 2017.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of manufacturing establishments is influenced by the proximity to raw material and supplies, downstream industries, and technological capabilities. To a lesser extent, wholesalers and export markets also influence company location. Because of adjacent product segments, companies often cluster together. Concentrated technical and productive relationships foster experimentation, technological advancements and learning.
The Fire and Smoke Alarm Manufacturing industry is made up of a relatively small number of establishments, and is concentrated most heavily in areas with heavy population and strong metropolitan presence. The West region dominates the establishment landscape, with an estimated 25.6% of all establishments nationally... purchase to read more