Telescope Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Telescope Manufacturing Market Research Report | Technology | Scientific Systems & Devices | Dec 2012

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The Telescope Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Celestron Celestron market share
Meade Instruments Corp. Meade Instruments Corp. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The recession reduced consumer spending for new telescopes. To combat fluctuations in revenue, many participants sought to consolidate operations and achieve greater economies of scale. Over the next five years, increasing export activities will benefit the industry as manufacturers market to new demographics abroad.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Telescope Manufacturing industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top two players accounting for about 12.5% of industry revenue in 2012. The largest major player, Meade Instruments Corp., generates about 7.2% of total revenue, while the second-largest industry operator, Celestron International Corp., accounts for about 5.3% of revenue. During the five years to 2012, market share concentration has increased as a result of increased consolidation activity within the industry. Companies have been seeking opportunities to consolidate their operations to achieve greater economies of scale and minimize risks caused by demand fluctuations and overall changes in the economy... purchase to read more


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What is the Telescope Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures optical telescopes, which use lenses and mirrors to magnify the visible light reflected by distant objects. It does not include manufacturers of nonoptical telescopes, such as radio and infrared.

Industry Products
Refracting telescopeReflecting telescopeCatadioptric telescope
Industry Activities
Manufacturing reflecting, refracting and catadioptric telescopesManufacturing telescope related parts and attachmentsManufacturing astrographs, comet seekers and solar telescope products

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