The Scientific Instrument Manufacturing industry is a supporting industry to many important upstream industries in the Chinese economy. Scientific instruments have a wide variety of applications in agriculture, traffic, science, environmental protection, national defense, education and other fields. They also play an essential role in the continued development of China into a technologically advanced society.In 2011, the industry was negatively affected by the European debt crisis. That year, exports decreased by 4.1%. As the European debt crisis deepened, exports in 2012 increased by just 2%. In 2012 and 2013, industry revenue grew 6.2% and 14.7%, respectively. China's automobile market rebounded, driving downstream demand for automotive instruments...purchase to read more.

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Automotive instruments and other metersAutomotive instruments and other meters make up the largest product segment in the industry, accounting for an estimated 35% of total revenue in 2017. At present, automobile and motorcycle manufacturing in China are developing and expanding strongly (IBISWorld industry reports 3721, 3721a and 3731). As such, automobile and motorcycle instruments and meters, such as revolution meters, taxi meters, parking meters and motor vehicle gauges, are in high and increasing demand...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Manufacturing and Downstream Demand - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry?

    Businesses in the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing industry manufacture special professional-use instruments and apparatus. Products include environmental control instruments; automotive instruments and other meters; navigational, meteorological and marine apparatus; meter apparatus for farming, forestry and fishing; geologic prospecting and earthquake-use instruments; and teaching apparatus.

    Industry Products
  • Automotive instruments and other meters
  • Instruments for measuring and testing electricity
  • Navigational, meteorological and marine apparatus
  • Environmental control instruments
  • Geologic prospecting and earthquake-use instruments
  • Teaching apparatus
  • Meter apparatus for farming, forestry and fishing
  • Other special-use apparatus
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing environmental controls for measuring and testing air and water contamination
  • Manufacturing automotive instruments and other meters
  • Manufacturing navigational, meteorological and marine apparatus
  • Manufacturing meter apparatus for farming, forestry and fishing
  • Manufacturing geologic prospecting and earthquake-use instruments
  • Manufacturing teaching apparatus
  • Manufacturing nucleon and nuclear radiation measuring instruments
  • Manufacturing instruments for measuring and testing electricity and electrical signals
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Manufacturing
  • Downstream Demand - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • World price of copper
  • Fixed Investment - Total
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Professional and Scientific Equipment mfg
  • Downstream Demand - Education

  • Current Performance
    Exports and importsEnterprises and wagesIndustry issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Downstream demandInternational tradeEnterprises and wagesTechnology trends
  • Table: Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Colleges & Universities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Automotive instruments and other meters
  • Instruments for measuring and testing electricity
  • Other special-use apparatus
  • Navigational, meteorological and marine apparatus
  • Environmental control instruments
  • Geologic prospecting and earthquake-use instruments
  • Teaching apparatus
  • Meter apparatus for farming, forestry and fishing
  • Chart: Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • The level of economic growth
  • The development and expansion of downstream industries
  • The use of professional equipment
  • Quality
  • Government policy

  • Major Markets
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Physical science industries
  • Government
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Scientific Instrument Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Technology and design
  • Product pricing
  • Product quality
  • Service
  • Sales distribution channels
  • Customer relationships
  • New products

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Huayu Automotive Systems Company Limited, Xi'an Petroleum Exploration Instrument Complex, Siemens VDO Wuhu Automotive Instrument Co., Ltd., Zhejiang LEO Co., Ltd., Focused Photonics (Hangzhou) Inc., Mettler Toledo China,
  • Table: Huayu Automotive Systems Company Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Xi'an Petroleum Exploration Instrument Complex - financial performance
  • Table: Siemens VDO Wuhu Automotive Instrument Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang LEO Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Focused Photonics (Hangzhou) Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Mettler Toledo China - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Automotive Instrument Production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Meteorological
  • Pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions.
  • Research And Development (R&D)
  • Creative work undertaken by a company in order to increase the stock of knowledge, which can then be applied to developing a new product or improving an existing one.
  • Voltmeters
  • An instrument for measuring the potential difference (i.e. voltage) between two points in an electrical or electronic circuit.
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