Etched in stone: Growth in disposable income will continue to propel the industry

Over the five years to 2016, the Engraving Services industry has experienced robust growth. 2016 alone. The industry provides a largely discretionary service at the consumer level, offering customizable templates with which consumers can personalize products such as smart phones, tablets and cutlery. Businesses also demand industry services for name plates, plaques and signage, as well as other engravings. Over the next five years, revenue is expected to continue increasing. Per capita disposable income is expected to display strong growth; as a result, consumers will continue to spend on discretionary services such as those provided by the Engraving Services industry in order to fulfill their desire for unique touches to generic products...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Customizable engravings have increased in popularity as consumers look to add a unique touch to a generic product
  • The industrial sector seeks engraving services to inscribe engravings on machinery
  • Consumers will continue to spend liberally on discretionary services, such as engraving services
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Engraving Services industry experienced strong growth over the five years to 2016. Because the bulk of services that this industry provides is largely discretionary, revenue experienced robust growth during the five-year period, thanks to rising income and improved consumer confidence. As per capita disposable income improved over the period, consumers increased purchases of goods such as smart phones, tablets and other electronics. No longer strapped for cash, many consumers have also been increasingly willing to engage in the customization of certain products, such as trophies, plaques, jewelry, as well as electronics. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Engraving Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Engraving Services Industry are

  • Ability to manage external (outsourcing) contracts
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Access to low cost inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Per capita disposable income in the Engraving Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Engraving Services Industry?

    This industry engraves designs, numbers or text on a broad range of surfaces (e.g. plaques, trophies, invitations, firearms, electronics, laptops and industrial ID tags) for consumers and businesses. Services include laser engraving, reverse engraving and other engraving techniques.

    Industry Products
  • Electronic metal engraving excluding metal name plates
  • Etching/engraving metal name plates
  • Etching nonprecious metal hollow/flatware/cutlery and precious metal
  • Other engraving/etching
  • Industry Activities
  • Electronic metal engraving services, excluding metal name plates
  • Etching and engraving metal name plates
  • Etching and engraving nonprecious metal hollow/flatware/cutlery and precious metals
  • Other engraving services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Demand from metal stamping and forging
  • Number of businesses
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Increasing disposable income leads growth
  • Businesses ramp up demand
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Disposable income continues to pave the way
  • Businesses provide the extra push
  • Technological innovations
  • Table: Engraving Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Engraving Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Heavy Equipment Rental
  • Document Preparation Services
  • Educational Services
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • IT Consulting
  • Metal Plating & Treating
  • Photofinishing

  • Products & Services
  • Other engraving/etching
  • Electronic metal engraving excluding metal name plates
  • Etching/engraving metal name plates
  • Etching nonprecious metal hollow/flatware/cutlery and precious metal
  • Chart: Engraving Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumer goods companies
  • Material processing companies
  • Other
  • Medical sector
  • Military and defense
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Engraving Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Engraving Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Engraving Services 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 Engraving Services 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 Engraving Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Industrial Production Index (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    1-D Barcodes
  • Barcodes that feature a set of parallel lines and a contrasting background.
  • 2-D Barcodes
  • Barcodes that feature a printed symbol, which can connect a product logo to a digital platform if scanned by a smartphone.
  • Laser Engraving
  • The most popular method of engraving, which engraves material by burning it away.
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