High gear: Industry operators will benefit from an improving economic climate

The Auto Parts Manufacturing industry has grown over the past five years, as automakers, the industry's largest customers, have benefited from rising sales. Higher consumer confidence and increased disposable income have led to increased car sales. Stronger new car demand triggered increased production from vehicle manufacturers, which supported revenue growth for auto parts manufacturing plants. However, demand has fallen in recent years as previously pent-up demand was satiated. As a result, industry revenue is only expected to increase marginally over the five years to 2017. The recent declines in domestic demand are expected to subside, and the value of the dollar is expected to decline slightly, which should enable revenue growth over the five years to 2022...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$65bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
148,409
Businesses
1,399
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As recent declines in domestic demand subside and the value of the dollar declines slightly, revenue will likely increase
  • Most major auto parts manufacturing companies are affiliated with large-scale automakers
  • Auto parts manufacturers are expected to benefit from an improving economic climate
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Auto parts manufacturing is a moderately capital-intensive industry, which is typical for most industries in the automotive sector. In 2017, for every $1.00 spent on labor, industry operators are expected to invest an estimated $0.21 on capital. A majority of the industry's products, including air-conditioning units and exhaust systems, in particular, must be modified periodically for use in vehicles of different sizes and layouts. This periodic retooling of machinery increases the need for proper machinery and equipment. Additionally, even though gas prices have dropped during the latter part of the five-year period, consumer preferences have continued to prompt automakers to produce smaller vehicles with superior fuel economy. To ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Effective cost controls
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as New car sales and Demand from car and automobile manufacturing in the Auto Parts Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture and rebuild a variety of motor vehicle parts and accessories. These parts include airbags, air-conditioners, catalytic converters, exhaust systems, mufflers and resonators, radiators, radiator cores and wheels. Engines, tires, brakes, steering systems, interiors, suspensions, transmissions and automotive electronics are not counted in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • HVAC systems
  • Filters and fuel tanks
  • Exhaust systems
  • New wheels
  • Airbag systems
  • Auto body parts
  • Other auto parts
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing airbag assemblies
  • Manufacturing motor vehicle air-conditioners
  • Manufacturing catalytic converters and engine exhausts
  • Manufacturing mufflers and resonators
  • Manufacturing radiators and cores
  • Manufacturing wheels (rims)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New car sales
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Oil and natural gas price index

  • Current Performance
  • Product portfolio
  • International competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Globalization
  • Table: Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing
  • Textile Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Exhaust systems
  • Airbag systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Filters and fuel tanks
  • Other auto parts
  • Auto body parts
  • New wheels
  • Chart: Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Other automakers
  • General Motors
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • FCA
  • Other manufacturers
  • Aftermarket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto Parts 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 Auto Parts 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)
  • New Car Sales (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Big Three
  • Another name for the top US automotive companies, which are General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Scrappage Rates
  • The rate at which used vehicles are retired from active use.
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