Strong systems: Rising demand from consumers and the public sector supports steady revenue growth

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry produces computers and dedicated host machines and servers. The industry also manufactures peripherals including hard drives, optical disk drivers, printers, scanners, mice and keyboards. The industry has performed reasonably well during the past five years, with revenue industry revenue expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1% over the five-year period through 2019.In the current year, industry revenue is expected to grow by 2.5% to reach €7.5 billion. Revenue growth has been driven by increased domestic demand from the public sector and the consumer market...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
€7.5bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
4,660
Businesses
73
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry profit has grown over the past five years, as semi-manufactured components prices have fallen
  • Competition from countries with lower production costs has remained robust
  • Investment in AR and VR is expected to benefit smaller firms that produce high-end computer rigs
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The industry can be split into two categories of business by size. A few large firms such as the two major players tend to be located in cities or areas of high population density in order to have access to a suitable supply of labour. However, smaller industry establishments are distributed throughout Ireland. This is because these firms operate in fairly niche segments of the industry. They often cater to small, local areas and tend to manufacture computers for specific purposes, such as gaming. However, the Mid-East and Midland areas in Ireland are expected to have no presence in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry are

  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • Economies of scale
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business sentiment index and Government capital expenditure in the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing in Ireland Industry?

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

    Industry Products
  • Data storage devices
  • Desktop computers
  • Interface devices
  • Servers
  • Laptops
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing computers
  • Manufacturing mainframe computers
  • Manufacturing hard drives, flash drives and other storage devices
  • Manufacturing optical disk drives
  • Manufacturing printers
  • Manufacturing scanners
  • Manufacturing computer accessories
  • Manufacturing smart card readers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business sentiment index
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Gross disposable income of households
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Percentage of households with internet access

  • Current Performance
    Industry growthMarket structureTrends in tradeProfit rising
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Steady growthTechnological innovationInternet connectivityInternational trade
  • Table: Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Computer & Gaming Product Retailers in Ireland
  • Consumers in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electronic Component Manufacturing in Ireland
  • Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Data storage devices
  • Interface devices
  • Desktop computers
  • Servers
  • Other
  • Laptops
  • Chart: Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Public sector
  • Businesses
  • Households
  • Computer and gaming product retailers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Kingston Technology International Ltd, Apple Operations Europe,
  • Table: Kingston Technology International Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Apple Operations Europe - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bandwidth
  • The maximum amount of data that can be transferred across a given path, usually via a wire, fibre-optic connection or wireless connection.
  • Central Processing Unit (Cpu)
  • The circuitry component in computers that performs basic arithmetic and logic calculations to carry out basic tasks. Notable CPU brands include Intel and AMD.
  • Graphics Processing Unit (Gpu)
  • The circuitry component in computers that rapidly alters data into a format that can easily be displayed on a screen.
  • Motherboard
  • A printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer.
  • Random-Access Memory (Ram)
  • A form of quick and short-term memory used by a computer to store data that is currently being used by the machine.
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