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Other Electronic Wire & Cable Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Other Electronic Wire & Cable Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C27.320 | Mar 2017

Sparking growth: Construction activity is expected to increase slowly and boost demand

IBISWorld’s Other Electronic Wire & Cable 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
Prysmian Group Prysmian Group market share
Tyco Electronics UK Ltd Tyco Electronics UK Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry revenue is anticipated to have expanded over the past five years despite falling during the first year of the period. Construction activity is projected to have increased, which enhanced demand for wires and cables as the construction sector is the largest downstream market for the industry. Increases in electricity and telecommunications infrastructure construction activity also aided industry expansion. However, the benefits were restricted because fibre-optic cables, which are excluded from the industry, increased in popularity in the telecommunications sector. Meanwhile, exports are expected to have trended upwards and contributed positively. However, import competition intensified and curtailed industry expansion as many firms lost domestic market share... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entering the industry are moderate. They include the cost of establishing manufacturing facilities, customer relationships and product distribution arrangements; the presence of economies of scale and scope; and the costs of obtaining technology.

The start-up costs required for a prospective entrant are relatively high, which can often deter entrepreneurs. This is compounded by the fact that the larger firms can benefit from economies of scale, allowing them to offer their products at lower prices. Large firms have more leverage when negotiating with raw material suppliers, which can make a big difference because these costs absorb a large proportion of revenue.

New entrants need to gain a viable customer base because underused plants are less profitable. For.. purchase to read more


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What is the Other Electronic Wire & Cable Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry manufacture cables and wire products for use in the communications, construction, power-transmission, industrial and other sectors. These cables are made of copper, steel or aluminium. Fibre-optic cables and products are not included in this industry (see IBISWorld report C27.310). The manufacture of computer cables, printer cables and USB cables is also excluded.

Industry Products
Building wires and cablesPower wires and cablesElectronic wires and cablesTelephone wiresControl and signal wires
Industry Activities
Manufacturing cables and wiresManufacturing insulated steel wires and cablesManufacturing insulated copper wires and cablesManufacturing insulated aluminium wires and cables

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