Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, the industry suffered in line with downstream construction, manufacturing and industrial production industries. Demand for newly manufactured power circuit breakers declined substantially during this time. Economic conditions have improved, however, and activity within these key downstream markets has grown along with a strengthening export market. Over the next five years, the industry will face rising competition from imports, but improved downstream market demand will allow the industry to grow.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The spread of establishments in the Power Circuit Breaker Manufacturing industry generally follows population density. Because the industry requires a large amount of labor, companies situate themselves in regions that are heavily populated in order to have access to a large labor supply. Additionally, proximity to upstream and downstream industries influences the distribution of power circuit breaker manufacturers.
The regions with the most power circuit breaker manufacturers are the Great Lakes and Southeast regions. The two regions cover nearly half of the industry's establishments. In 2013, the Great Lakes region is home to about 23.2% of industry establishments, while the Southeast has about 23.3%... purchase to read more