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Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.510 | Sep 2016

Measured approach: Growth has been supported by innovation and an upturn in industrial activity

IBISWorld’s Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£9bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
59,471
Businesses
2,075
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Strong demand from export markets has supported growth over recent years
  • Strong demand from the infrastructure market has supported growth over many of the past five years
  • Growth in UK industrial production volumes is expected to support rising industry revenue
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Businesses in the Measuring, Testing and Navigational Equipment Manufacturing industry rely heavily on innovation for their survival and success. The industry encompasses a wide variety of products, with some product markets dominated by a few global companies. Industry growth is influenced by conditions in downstream markets, including manufacturing, research and development, defence and national security. In the United Kingdom, there are several successful companies pioneering world-leading technology. However, some domestic production capacity has been downsized or closed in favour of manufacturing in countries where markets are larger or production costs are lower.

The UK industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2% over the five years through 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

Typically, an industry is considered in a mature phase of its life cycle when its growth mirrors GDP growth over a 10-year period. In contrast, a growth phase occurs when industry value added outpaces GDP.

The value added of the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing industry is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 1.1% in the 10 years through 2021-22, while UK GDP is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.3%. As a result, the industry is estimated to be contributing a declining share of the UK economy. However, the amount that the industry is lagging behind the wider UK economy is not large enough to consider the industry to be in the decline stage of its life cycle.

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Additional Insights for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Having links with suppliers
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Research and development expenditure in the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


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    What is the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture a variety of measuring, testing and navigational equipment, including navigation instruments, nautical equipment and radars. The equipment is sold to manufacturers, technology development companies, independent laboratories, utilities firms and governments.

    Industry Products
    Laboratory analytical instrumentsAeronautical, detection and navigation equipmentMeasuring and control equipment
     
    Industry Activities
    Aircraft engine instrumentMeteorological instrumentSurveying instrumentSpectrometerConsumption meterSearch, detection, navigation, aeronautical and nautical equipmentRadar, radar equipment and GPS deviceLaboratory analytical instrumentIndustrial process control equipment


    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
  • Industrial production index
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Demand from aircraft, engine and parts manufacturing
  • Government spending on defence
  • Current Performance
  • Diverse demand
  • Declining construction activity
  • Efficiency trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Measured demand
  • External rivals
  • Table: Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Technical Testing & Analysis
  • Defence Activities
  • Public Order and Safety Activities
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Measuring and control equipment
  • Laboratory analytical instruments
  • Aeronautical, detection and navigation equipment
  • Chart: Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturers and technology development companies
  • Academic and commercial laboratories
  • Government, national security and law enforcement departments
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment 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
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational 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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment 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
    Global Positioning System (Gps)
  • A satellite-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satellites sent into orbit by the US Department of Defense.
  • Meteorological
  • Pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially the weather and weather conditions.
  • Metrology
  • The science of measurement.
  • Spectrometer
  • An instrument used to measure the properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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    This report on Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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