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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 | Jul 2014

On different wavelengths: Demand remains strong, but falling production prices continue to decrease revenue

The Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 £8.4 billion in 2014-15... purchase to read more

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This industry is estimated to have moderate barriers to entry. A large number of businesses in the industry have a low revenue base, which reflects low capital costs. However, many of these small entities are simple assembly operations. There can be high barriers to developing significant size and a value-added operation.

Major brand owners usually spend significant amounts on R&D and marketing. However, UK computer and peripherals manufacturers are largely assembly operations that add little in-house technology content and tend to have limited reach and resources. In addition, computer equipment buyers are increasingly focusing on purchasing from well-known, reputed and financially strong companies... 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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