Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing Market Research Report | Aug 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Dell Dell market share
Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Rising income levels throughout the world and the ubiquity of computer technology have increased demand for industry products, particularly in emerging markets. However, growing competition from tablet devices and mobile phones has eroded demand for traditional PCs worldwide, thus limiting growth in the Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing industry. In the next five years, industry revenue is expected to grow, as the industry will benefit from broad-based economic growth and greater market acceptance of digital information. Additionally, product innovations and growing demand in emerging markets will fuel growth... read more

Industry Investment

Industry operators are expected to spend about $0.31 on capital for every dollar spent on wages and salaries in 2015. In the past five years, labor costs have consistently fallen as a share of revenue thanks to the simplification of computer architectures, which enables unskilled labor to assemble standardized components more easily. Also, the transfer of production from developed economies to newly industrialized countries with low labor and compliance costs has further driven down wage costs. However, the relocation of production has increased the industry's average capital expenditure, as manufacturers must build manufacturing and production capabilities in new region, which require significant investment... read more


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What is the Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures and assembles desktop and laptop computers, computer storage devices and computer terminals, as well as computer peripheral devices such as servers, modems and routers. Telecommunications equipment, such as cell phones, is excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Computer manufacturingComputer storage device manufacturingComputer terminal manufacturingOther computer peripheral manufacturing
Industry Activities
Computer and assemblyComputer storage deviceComputer terminalComputer peripheral equipment

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