Healthy dose: Industry revenue is expected to grow with advancing pharmaceutical manufacturing

The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry in California grew robustly, with revenue continuing to increase. Compared with other states, California leads the nation in biopharmaceutical and medical device employment. A majority of the pharmaceutical companies are operating in the San Francisco Bay area and San Diego County. There is also a growing industry presence in the Los Angeles area as well, indicating potential expansion into other areas of the state as well. As industry operators continue to develop new therapies and advance biotechnology research, the industry is expected to continue to attract major pharmaceutical companies to the state over the five years to more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • California is a national force in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry
  • California is home to two of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies
  • The state is expected to continue to attract new entrants, also boosting employment
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Legal and financial barriersPharmaceutical drugs are protected by patents. The largest barrier to entry for an industry operator is obtaining a patent for a proposed new drug therapy. Although generic drug manufacturers do not have to obtain a patent, there are many other barriers to entry such as regulation requirements and consolidation in downstream markets that affect all pharmaceutical operators. Pharmaceutical companies in general maintain high levels of profitability, indicating that there is a large degree of financial investment required to starting a new operation. ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Having technology sharing arrangements with major players
  • Undertaking pharmaceutical and medicine R&D
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of People with Private Health Insurance in California and Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry?

    Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturers produce prescription and over-the-counter products that are used to prevent or treat illnesses and diseases. The manufacturing process involves researching and processing biological and mineral compounds. The industry does not include nutritional supplements or cosmetic beauty products.

    Industry Products
  • Oncology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental health and nervous system
  • Hormonal systems and nephrology
  • Immune system
  • Cardiovascular
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing biological and medicinal products
  • Processing (i.e., grading, grinding, and milling) botanical drugs and herbs
  • Isolating active medicinal principals from botanical drugs and herbs
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of People with Private Health Insurance in California
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Median age of population
  • Research and development expenditure

  • Current Performance
    Leading the nationGrowing pipeline
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Regulatory environmentNew drug therapies bolster growth
  • Table: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Hospitals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Manufacturing
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Oncology
  • Other
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental health and nervous system
  • Hormonal systems and nephrology
  • Immune system
  • Cardiovascular
  • Chart: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Chain Stores
  • Mail Services
  • Clinics
  • Independent Pharmacies
  • Nonfederal Hospitals
  • Food Stores
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Research and development
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry

  • Amgen Inc.Genentech Inc.Gilead Sciences Inc.Novartis AG
  • Table: Amgen Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Genentech Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Gilead Sciences Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Novartis AG - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California 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 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in California Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total health expenditure in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Biologics License Application (Bla)
  • An application that is submitted to the Food and Drug Administration by blood establishments prior to using automated blood collection devices to collect red blood cells, platelets and plasma.
  • Blockbuster Drug
  • A drug that generates annual sales in excess of $1 billion.
  • New Molecular Entity (Nme)
  • An active ingredient that has never been marketed in the United States in any form.
  • Orphan Drug
  • A pharmaceutical or medicine designed to treat certain rare diseases.
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