Bug off: As consumers become more eco-conscious, industry products will expand

The Insect Repellent Manufacturing industry produces consumer products that deter insects from landing on a particular surface. Consumers purchase repellents to avoid insect bites and prevent insect-borne diseases, such as the West Nile virus, Zika, malaria and Lyme disease. Over the five years to 2017, quelled fears of disease transmission and the prevalence of low-cost imports have negatively affected the industry. At the same time, manufacturers are introducing plant-based repellents to attract eco-conscious consumers and appeal to shifting consumer tastes against potentially toxic chemical inputs. Nevertheless, industry revenue is expected to decrease over the five years to 2017...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$393m
Annual Growth 12-17
-4.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
272
Businesses
35

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • In the northeast, demand for industry products is largely seasonal, with spring and summer coinciding with higher demand
  • Some industry operators have shifted to producing natural and plant-based repellents
  • Growth in disposable income will enable steady insect repellent sales
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    There are three main product segments within the Insect Repellent Manufacturing industry: aerosol (16.8%), liquids (52.1%) and gels, creams and other (31.1%). The majority of these product segments are evaluated regularly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to test their efficacy and safety risk.Aerosol repellentsAerosol repellents are expected to account for 16.8% of total industry revenue in 2017. Brands included in this category include Repel, OFF!, Cutter and Coleman. Many of these brands are supported by downstream retailers such as The Home Depot, CVS and are even sold online through companies such as Amazon. Many brands make travel-friendly sizes that are permitted to be brought on planes in an effort to diversify their product line...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Understanding government policies
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from pharmacies and drug stores and Trade-weighted index in the Insect Repellent Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures insect repellent for consumer use, including skin applicants, sprays and liquids. Consumers typically use industry products during outdoor recreation or long exposure to nature.

    Industry Products
  • Liquid repellents
  • Aerosol repellents
  • Gels, creams and other repellents
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacture mosquito repellents
  • Manufacture tick repellents
  • Manufacture flea repellents
  • Manufacture fly repellents
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from pharmacies and drug stores
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Demand for industry products
  • Health risks and the trend toward natural repellents
  • Trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Stable demand
  • Exports and imports to rise
  • New products
  • Table: Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Retail Trade

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Wholesaling
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Petrochemical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Liquid repellents
  • Gels, creams and other repellents
  • Aerosol repellents
  • Chart: Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Insect Repellent Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Insect Repellent Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    SC Johnson & Son Inc., Spectrum Brands,
  • Table: SC Johnson & Son Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Spectrum Brands - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Insect Repellent 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 Insect Repellent 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)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Castor Oil
  • A vegetable oil obtained by pressing the seeds of the Castor plant.
  • Deet
  • Short-hand name for N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, a popular insect repellent.
  • Petrochemical
  • Relating to or denoting substances obtained by the refining and processing of petroleum or natural gas.
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