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Flickering light: Infrastructure upgrades will spur demand, though imports will dim growth

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Many domestic companies have offshored production operations to lower-wage countries
  • Surging import penetration is partially due to offshoring of production
  • Anticipated increases in federal investment in transmission infrastructure will boost industry demand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2016, the Electrical Equipment Manufacturing industry was forced to contend with increased international competition and the lingering effects of the sluggish economic recovery. Some of the largest consumers of this industry's products, including industries involved in nonresidential construction and manufacturing, saw mixed performance over the five-year period. Expected upgrades in infrastructure are anticipated to stimulate demand for industry products over the five years to 2021. Additionally, new construction activity and growth in the manufacturing sector will further increase demand for industry products. However, over the next five years, exports are expected to increase at a dismal rate...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Switches

    Switchgear and switchboard apparatus are a type of equipment that directs electricity from one source to another and protects the integrity of the power system. Switchgear is a general term covering switching and interrupting devices and their combination with associated control, metering, protective and regulating devices that are used primarily in connection with the generation, transmission, distribution and conversion of electric power. A switchboard is composed of one or more panels that accommodate control switches, indicators and other apparatus for operating electric circuits.

    Products in this segment include power switches, circuit breakers, fuses and control panels. Dem..

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    Additional Insights for the Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Business expertise of operators
  • Adoption of latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Access to high quality inputs
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    Industry Products

    What is the Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures power, distribution and specialty transformers; electric motors, generators and motor-generator sets; switchgear and switchboard apparatus; relays; and industrial controls. Electrical equipment manufacturers sell their products to other manufacturing industries, wholesalers and the construction sector.

    Industry Products
    Relays and industrial controls
    Switches
    Motors and generators
    Transformers
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing switchgear
    Manufacturing switchboard apparatus
    Manufacturing motors and generators
    Manufacturing relays
    Manufacturing industrial controls
    Manufacturing power, distribution and specialty transformers

    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
  • Industrial production index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from building, developing and general contracting
  • Electric power consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Profit pressures and consolidation
  • International expansion
  • Investment trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Federal investment
  • Downstream demand
  • International trade
  • Table: Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing
  • Printing, Paper, Food, Textile & Other Machinery Manufacturing
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturing
  • Power Tools & Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
  • Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Wholesaling
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing
  • Wire & Spring Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Switches
  • Motors and generators
  • Transformers
  • Relays and industrial controls
  • Chart: Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Retailers
  • Utilities
  • Downstream manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electrical Equipment Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    InternalExternal
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Eaton Corporation plcGeneral Electric CompanySchneider Electric SA
  • Table: Eaton Corporation plc - financial performance
  • Table: General Electric Company - financial performance
  • Table: Schneider Electric SA - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electrical 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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Electrical Equipment 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
    Brownout
  • An intentional drop in voltage to prevent a blackout.
  • Generator
  • An engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction.
  • 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.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Relay
  • An electrical device in which current flowing through one circuit can switch a current in a second circuit on and off.
  • Switchgear
  • An electrical apparatus used to open and close circuits; may also include devices that provide protection for apparatus connected to an electrical supply.
  • Transformer
  • An electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage.
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups)
  • An electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically the utility mains, fails.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.
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