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Auto Parts Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Auto Parts Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33639 | Dec 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Auto Parts 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • New car sales increased strongly as individuals acted on low interest rates and higher incomes, benefiting the industry
  • Most major auto parts manufacturing companies are affiliated with large-scale automakers
  • Auto parts manufacturers are expected to benefit from an improving economic climate
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Auto Parts Manufacturing industry has experienced strong growth over the past five years, as automakers, the industry's largest customers, have benefited from rising sales. Industry operators manufacture a wide variety of items, such as exhaust systems, air bags and HVAC systems. Higher consumer sentiment, coupled with increased disposable income during the period, has led to increased car sales. While the industry has benefited from heightened domestic and international demand, exchange rate pressures are anticipated to diminish the domestic industry's global footprint... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Concentration in the industry is low. Small to medium-size, specialized manufacturers account for the majority of revenue, while the top four companies by revenue control an expected 15.7% of the market in 2016. From 2011 to 2016, many of the largest integrated auto parts manufacturers have sold off noncore businesses, which usually include this industry's products. This trend reflects a general decline in domestic automotive manufacturing over the past decade, which has caused the industry to become more fragmented. Pressures toward high-volume, low per-unit-cost production have driven consolidation over the five years to 2016 and increase market share concentration in other auto manufacturing industries. How.. ... 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 Consumer Confidence Index in the Auto Parts Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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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 air bags, 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 systemsFilters and fuel tanksExhaust systemsNew wheelsAir bagsAuto body partsOther auto parts
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing air bag assemblies Manufacturing motor vehicle air conditioners Manufacturing catalytic converters and engine exhaust Manufacturing mufflers and resonatorsManufacturing radiators and cores Manufacturing wheels (rims)

    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
  • New car sales
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • US oil and gas production 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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Other auto parts
  • Exhaust systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Filters and fuel tanks
  • Air bags
  • New wheels
  • Auto body parts
  • Chart: Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Other automakers
  • General Motors
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • Other manufacturers
  • Aftermarket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Parts 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 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
    Major Companies
    Denso Corporation
    Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Table: Denso Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Robert Bosch GmbH - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Auto Parts 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)
  • New Car Sales (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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    This report on Auto Parts Manufacturing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Auto Parts Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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