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Wiring Device Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Wiring Device Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33593 | May 2017

Live wire: Fluctuating downstream construction activity has caused slight revenue decline for the industry

IBISWorld’s Wiring Device Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Fluctuating building activity is projected to hinder domestic demand for industry products
  • Industry revenue is held back primarily by fluctuating downstream construction markets
  • Industry exports to Canada and Mexico are expected to increase
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wiring Device Manufacturing industry is expected to exhibit strong growth during the current period, recovering from lingering recessionary effects. When construction activity increased sharply in 2012, industry revenue mirrored this shift. This construction rebound resulted from accelerated growth in employment and consumer spending, stimulating demand throughout the economy. During the current period, industry players increased sales of more efficient and advanced products. This change limits downward product price trends stemming from falling material prices. Operators are trending towards consolidation and efficiency... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Current-carrying wiring devices

The Wiring Device Manufacturing industry can be segmented into current-carrying and noncurrent-carrying wiring products. Based on the Census Bureau's latest industrial report, IBISWorld projects total shipments of current-carrying wiring devices to account for 64.3% of total revenue in 2017. Current-carrying wiring devices have accounted for an increasing share of industry revenue over the five years to 2017 due to rising demand from construction and manufacturing industries. As technology has progressed, this has placed an increased emphasis on electricity using devices. This drives the need for more wiring throughout structures to facilitate the efficient flow of electricity to appliances and consumer electronics. Ove.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Housing starts in the Wiring Device Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture current-carrying wiring devices and noncurrent-carrying wiring devices for wiring electrical circuits. These include products such as outlet and switch electrical wiring boxes, electrical insulators, transmission pole and line hardware, electrical metallic tubes, switches, conductor connectors, electric sockets, plugs and electric cords.

    Industry Products
    Current-carrying wiring devices and suppliesCurrent-carrying switches for electrical circuitryCurrent-carrying Wire connectors for electrical circuitryPole line and transmission hardwareElectrical conduit and conduit fittingsOther noncurrent-carrying wiring device and supplies
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing electrical conduit and conduit fittingsManufacturing wire connectors for electrical circuitryManufacturing switches for electrical circuitryManufacturing pole line and transmission hardwareManufacturing convenience power outletsManufacturing metal contactsManufacturing lamp holdersManufacturing other current-carrying wiring devicesManufacturing other noncurrent-carrying wiring devices

    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
  • Housing starts
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Current Performance
  • Conflicting downstream markets
  • International competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Favorable trends
  • Trade conditions
  • Table: Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding
  • Metal Stamping & Forging
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Current-carrying switches for electrical circuitry
  • Current-carrying Wire connectors for electrical circuitry
  • Electrical conduit and conduit fittings
  • Current-carrying wiring devices and supplies
  • Pole line and transmission hardware
  • Other noncurrent-carrying wiring device and supplies
  • Chart: Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction
  • Manufacturers
  • Exports
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Wiring Device 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 Wiring Device Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Wiring Device Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    TE Connectivity
    Hubbell Inc.
    General Electric Company
  • Table: TE Connectivity - financial performance
  • Table: Hubbell Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: General Electric Company - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wiring Device 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 Wiring Device 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)
  • Industrial production index (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • A device for connecting two wires. These cables enable electricity to flow, while also enabling easy disconnection and reconnection when necessary.
  • Electric Plug
  • A device for connecting electrically operated devices to the commercial power supply.
  • 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.
  • Switch
  • A control consisting of a mechanical, electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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