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Circuit overload: A strong dollar will encourage imports and burden industry exports

IBISWorld’s Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has shifted production to overseas plants that offer more competitive labor costs
  • As imports continue to sustain a commanding share of demand, exports have conversely declined
  • Profit margins will come under pressure due to continued import competition and rebounding input prices

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Circuit Board and Electronic Component Manufacturing industry produces inputs that are essential in the downstream production of electrical items. As a result, demand for industry products is often tied to production levels and demand from downstream industries. Over the five-year period to 2017, demand from downstream manufacturers remained volatile, with revenue declining for the majority of the period. Similar trends are expected in the five years to 2022 as manufacturers continue to relocate abroad and a strong dollar encourages greater import volumes. Additionally, domestic demand is expected to rebound as the US economy continues to grow. Due to these factors, imports are expected to rise steadily.
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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Circuit Board and Electronic Component Manufacturing industry is expected to decline at an annualized rate of 0.7% to $43.5 billion. Industry demand is typically determined by production levels in electronic equipment, appliances and computers, all of which require circuit boards and electronic components as inputs. In turn, demand for these products is affected by broader economic factors such as consumer confidence and per capita disposable income. Although the economic recovery has increased demand for electronics, it has not been enough to reverse the industry’s decline. Accelerated offshoring activity has led to lower domestic production, while strong competition from international operators has limited domestic manufacturers’ options. Con..

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    Additional Insights for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Having links with suppliers
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from computer manufacturing and Import penetration into the manufacturing sector in the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry primarily manufacture electronic components (except semiconductors and related devices), such as printed circuits, circuit boards, capacitors, transformers, connectors and switches.

    Industry Products
    Printed circuit assembly
    Bare printed circuit boards
    Electronic connectors
    Other electronic components
    Capacitors, resistors, coils, transformers and other inductors
    Industry Activities
    Tubes and LCD screen
    Printed circuit boards and PCB assemblies
    Capacitors
    Connectors
    Computer and coaxial cable
    Transformers
    Memory boards
    Heads
    Microwave components

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from computer manufacturing
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Volatility and declining demand
  • Imports and exports
  • Globalization and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand
  • Profitability, offshoring and employment
  • Exports and imports
  • Table: Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing
  • Wire & Cable Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Printed circuit assembly
  • Other electronic components
  • Electronic connectors
  • Bare printed circuit boards
  • Capacitors, resistors, coils, transformers and other inductors
  • Chart: Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Electrical equipment manufacturers
  • Communications equipment manufacturers
  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Computer peripheral manufacturers
  • Other
  • Computer manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    TE Connectivity
  • Table: TE Connectivity - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Circuit Board & Electronic Component 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)
  • Trade-Weighted Index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Capacitor
  • A component used to store, filter and regulate electrical energy and current flow and that is one of the essential passive components used on circuit boards.
  • Electron Tube
  • A device in which the conduction of electricity by electrons takes place through a vacuum or a gas within a sealed container.
  • Inductor
  • A component used to resist changes in electrical currents passing through them.
  • Offshore
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Passive Electronic Component
  • A component used to store, filter or regulate electric energy, including capacitors, resistors and varistors, and that does not require power to operate.
  • Printed Circuit Board (Pcb)
  • An electrically insulated board onto which electrical components are assembled and wired together.
  • Resistor
  • A component used in all forms of electronic circuitry to adjust and regulate levels of voltage and current.
  • Varistor
  • A component used to protect circuits by rapidly dropping their resistance value whenever voltage exceeding the varistor voltage is applied to a device.
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