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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.200 | Nov 2014

System crash: Industry revenue declines due to falling production and high import penetration

IBISWorld’s Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Stone Group Stone Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
8,418
Businesses
849
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is very competitive, as falling selling prices and low profit margins show. Demand for computers and peripheral equipment has been promoted by cheap prices and by the release of new and enhanced products, computer software and applications. However, computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing has tended to shift to countries that have access to low-cost labour and efficient supply chains, which means that the number of firms and establishments in the United Kingdom has been falling.

The industry is expected to generate revenue of £1.1 billion in 2014-15, down 4.5% on the previous year. The domestic market for computers and peripheral equipment is estimated to be worth £8.4 billion in 2014-15... purchase to read more

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The industry has a medium level of capital intensity. Labour costs can be relatively high in the industry, with £1.00 spent on labour for every 29p spent on machinery. This is a high-technology industry, which can involve the use of highly skilled employees in the areas of research and development (R&D), production and sales.

On the other hand, the UK industry mainly focuses on assembly, so levels of R&D are relatively low. Most high-value components, which involve very capital-intensive production processes, are imported. Profit margins in the industry are very low and several companies have failed.

The growing use of machinery in production processes has increased productivity and enabled scale economies... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry produce electronic computers, including mainframes, desktop computers, laptops and servers. They also manufacture peripheral equipment such as storage devices, printers, monitors and keyboards.

Industry Products
Desktop computersPortable computersServersMainframe computersInput and output devicesOther final products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing computersManufacturing mainframe computersManufacturing hard drives, flash drives and other storage devicesManufacturing optical disk drivesManufacturing printersManufacturing scannersManufacturing computer accessoriesManufacturing smart card readers


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