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Electrical Appliance Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C27.510 | Mar 2017

Applied uncertainty: Strong import competition and dwindling exports limit industry expansion

IBISWorld’s Electrical Appliance 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
Aga Rangemaster Group plc Aga Rangemaster Group plc market share
Baxi Heating UK Ltd Baxi Heating UK Ltd market share
Glen Dimplex Home Appliances Ltd Glen Dimplex Home Appliances Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The housing market is expected to grow slowly, supporting demand for electrical appliances
  • Import competition remained strong over the past five years and curtailed industry expansion
  • Further cuts in welfare payments are expected to negatively affect demand and curtail industry growth
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

When purchasing an appliance, consumers consider price, efficiency, durability, style and brand. Electrical appliance manufacturers in the United Kingdom are inhibited by relatively high costs compared with those in countries where labour is cheap. The total UK market for electrical appliances is estimated to be worth £4.1 billion in 2016-17, of which an estimated 69.1% is satisfied by imports. Exports are forecast to generate 30.5% of industry revenue in 2016-17.

Over the five years through 2016-17, revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.4%. Industry revenue expanded as improving economic conditions allowed consumer confidence levels to rise and boosted demand for electrical appliances... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry players manufacture a plethora of domestic household appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, washing and drying machines, grinders, cooking equipment, electric water heaters and electric blankets. Most firms specialise in manufacturing certain types of appliances. The products can be broadly classified into five segments.

White goods

The white goods segment is the largest in the industry and is estimated to account for 31.2% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Products in this segment are large household appliances and include household refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers and cookers. Thi.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Development of new products
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer confidence index and Demand from residential building construction in the Electrical Appliance Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes operators that manufacture electrical household appliances. These include refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, cookers and vacuum cleaners. Players also manufacture electrothermal appliances such as electric water heaters and electric blankets. The manufacture of commercial electric appliances is excluded from the industry. Room air conditioners, attic fans, permanently mounted space heaters and sewing machines are also not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
    White goodsWater heatersSpace heaters and other heatersFansOther products and parts
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing electric refrigerators, freezers and dishwashersManufacturing washing and drying machines, ovens and cookersManufacturing electric water heatersManufacturing electric space heaters and portable household fansManufacturing vacuum cleaners and electric floor polishersManufacturing electric dryers, combs, brushes, curlers and smoothing ironsManufacturing small electric food-processing and cooking equipment Manufacturing other small electric appliances like waste disposers, shavers and toothbrushes

    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
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Number of residential property transactions
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • year bond rate
  • Current Performance
  • Household demand rebounds
  • Housing market recovers
  • Imports limit expansion
  • Margins widen
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth constraints
  • Housing market supports growth
  • Industry innovation
  • International trade influences
  • Margins to improve slightly
  • Table: Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling
  • Electrical Household Appliance Retailing
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper Production
  • Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing
  • Flat Glass Manufacturing
  • Manufacture of Plastic Plates, Sheets, Tubes and Profiles
  • Primary Form Plastics Manufacturing
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Other products and parts
  • White goods
  • Water heaters
  • Space heaters and other heaters
  • Fans
  • Chart: Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Retailers
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electrical Appliance 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
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    AGA Rangemaster Group Ltd
    Glen Dimplex Home Appliances Ltd
    Baxi Heating UK Ltd
  • Table: AGA Rangemaster Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Glen Dimplex Home Appliances Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Baxi Heating UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electrical Appliance 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 Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Electric Blanket
  • A blanket with an integrated electrical heating device usually placed above the top bed sheet.
  • Water Heater
  • A heating unit that sits underneath a water storage tank.
  • White Goods
  • Large household appliances like refrigerators, freezers and washing machines.

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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • 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
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