Overview

Hot wire: As economic conditions improve, demand from downstream industries will return

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Wire Connector Manufacturing provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to identify the product and customer segments driving revenue growth. The report identifies the leading companies in the industry, and offers strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the market. Our data forecasts are accompanied by full analysis to illustrate how the market is responding to dominant and emerging trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth
11-16
1.6%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
7,105
Business
119

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The recovery in construction and manufacturing markets has largely driven industry performance
  • While the industry became more dependent on exports, the domestic market became increasingly dominated by imports
  • Economic recovery will lead to stabilization in the industry’s downstream markets

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Most of the Wire Connector Manufacturing industry's products are generally made from the same materials and offer similar functions and potential applications. As a result, the industry is highly price sensitive, and companies must keep costs low to maintain margins while remaining competitive in building construction, home electrical work and electronic goods markets. However, a significant portion of industry products is designed for more complex systems such as avionics, medical devices and defense items. In these market products, reliability is more important than price. Over the past five years, the industry has had a bumpy ride. Before the five-year period, industry revenue jumped up significantly due to pent-up demand caused by the recession...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of industry establishments is influenced by the location of customer industries (i.e. electronics manufacturing) and suppliers (i.e. steel and plastic producers). By locating near suppliers and downstream markets, companies can reduce transportation costs and increase flexibility.

    About 26.2% of industry establishments are located in the Great Lakes region. The area is home to a large number of steel manufacturers and downstream industries, such as automobile manufacturing. In particular, Illinois and Ohio are home to the second- and third-largest number of industry establishments, respectively. The Southeast is home to an additional 15.7% of industry establishments. Sta..

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    Additional Insights for the Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electrical equipment manufacturing and Value of construction in the Wire Connector Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures wire connectors for electrical circuitry. Connectors may join two lengths of flexible copper wire or cable or connect a wire, cable or optical interface to an electrical terminal.

    Industry Products
    Board to wire connectors
    Cylindrical and coaxial connectors
    Connectors for optical fiber
    Other connectors
    Industry Activities
    Developing, and distributing wire connectors

    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 electrical equipment manufacturing
  • Value of construction
  • Industrial production index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Price of plastic materials and resin

  • Current Performance
  • The recovery and trade
  • Other trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry growth
  • Automation and innovation
  • Table: Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Retail Trade

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding
  • Metal Stamping & Forging
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Board to wire connectors
  • Cylindrical and coaxial connectors
  • Other connectors
  • Connectors for optical fiber
  • Chart: Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Electronics manufacturing
  • Construction and industrial activity
  • Exports

  • Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Retailers and wholesalers
  • Manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Wire Connector 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
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Wire Connector Manufacturing

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wire Connector 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 Wire Connector Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (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
    Jargon & Glossary
    Miniaturization
  • The process of producing ever smaller products and devices.
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • NAFTA is a free trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada. The treaty gets rid of most tariffs between the countries and integrates their industry classification systems.
  • Vehicle Telematics
  • The convergence of telecommunications and information processing to automate vehicle components such as emergency warning systems, GPS navigation and integrated hands-free cell phones.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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