The Sporting Equipment Manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue of $30.6 billion in 2017, up 6.1% from 2016. Over the past five years, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 9.8%. With exports accounting for 47.2% of industry revenue in 2017, the industry is heavily influenced by foreign demand.In 2012, the London Olympic Games stimulated export growth. In 2014, the second Youth Olympic Games and WTA Beijing in China contributed to a large increase in domestic demand, with total revenue growing 9.8%. In 2015, the Chengdu IVV Olympic games contribute large market demand. In 2016, Wuhan Open Tennis Tournament and Shenzhen Men's Tennis Tournament made contribution to domestic demand...purchase to read more.

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CapitalA large amount of capital is required to enter the high-end market of sporting equipment, as manufacturers need to purchase advanced production facilities and equipment. In recent years, the prices of metals, plastics and energy resources have continued to rise, which increases the production costs of manufacturers. Entry to the low-and mid-end markets requires less capital.National and industrial standardsManufacturers within the industry are required to produce sporting equipment complying with national and industrial standards. According to the National Committee of the Standardization Techniques for Sporting Goods, more standards will be introduced in the future. The...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Market research and understanding
  • Having a good reputation
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Export Market and Leisure and Recreational Activity - Participation in Sport in the Sports Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry produces balls, athletic equipment, fitness training equipment, sports protection equipment and other sporting and athletic goods. Manufacturers of sporting apparel and footwear are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Balls
  • Athletic equipment
  • Fitness training equipment
  • Sports protection equipment
  • Other sporting and athletic goods
  • Industry Activities
  • Ball
  • Athletic equipment
  • Fitness training equipment
  • Sports protection equipment
  • Other sporting and athletic goods
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Export Market
  • Leisure and Recreational Activity - Participation in Sport
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health and Fitness
  • Domestic Goods Prices
  • Industry Regulation

  • Current Performance
    Recent performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Online Shopping

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

  • Products & Services
  • Athletic equipment
  • Fitness training equipment
  • Other sporting and athletic goods
  • Balls
  • Sports protection equipment
  • Chart: Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Quality
  • Rising living standards
  • Sporting events

  • Major Markets
  • Export
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Quality
  • Brand
  • Product features
  • Domestic versus foreign manufacturers
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Zhongshan Worldmark Sporting Goods Co., Ltd., Taishan Sports Industry Group Co., Ltd., Guangwei Group Co., Ltd., Daito-Osim Healthcare Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Johnson Health Tech. (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Zhongshan Worldmark Sporting Goods Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Taishan Sports Industry Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Guangwei Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Daito-Osim Healthcare Manufacturing Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Johnson Health Tech. (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sports Equipment 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 Sports Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Athletic Equipment
  • Includes running, boxing, skiing, and athletics goods, such as javelins, discus, and hurdles.
  • Fitness Training Equipment
  • Includes dumbbells, weights, running machines, rowing machines, and other aerobic equipment.
  • Sports Protection Equipment
  • Includes athletic padding, helmets, goggles, knee pads, and elbow pads.
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