Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Electric Motor, Generator and Transformer Manufacturing industry comprises of players manufacturing various types of electric motors, generators and transformers. In addition, some participants also manufacture alternators (not for motor vehicles), rectifiers, invertors, and rotary and static convertors. The United Kingdom is the world's second-largest producer and the largest exporter of generator sets.
The industry faced various difficult challenges over the past five years, and is expected to have grown weakly as a result. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.7% over the five years through 2012-13. In 2012-13, industry revenue is expected to increase 0.2% to £3.88 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Electric Motor, Generator and Transformer Manufacturing industry has a medium level of capital intensity, with an estimated capital-to-labour ratio of 1:7.65 in 2012-13. This indicates that for every pound spent on capital, £7.65 will be spent on labour. The technologically advanced nature of products manufactured by industry participants requires high highly skilled employees for production, sales, and technical assistance, and R&D activities. This results in the industry incurring relatively high relatively labour costs. On the other hand, capital costs are also relatively high because the industry requires a large amount of capital outlay as various types of advanced machinery are needed for the production of electric motors, generators and transformers... purchase to read more