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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8%
Engineers 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Production Occupations 63%
Assemblers and Fabricators 27%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 23%
Team Assemblers 21%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 23%
Other Production Occupations 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Dana Holding trademarks "EASY-PEDAL" - CLUTCHES FOR USE WITH LAND VEHICLES - 10/24/2004

  • Top Innovators

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    Fluid Ride
    Dana Holding

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • GM Will Launch Robocars Without Steering Wheels Next Year - And it has flexed its manufacturing ... that require things like steering wheels. So GM has officially asked the federal Department of Transportation to exempt these vehicles from certain parts of the rules that govern automotive safety. (01/12/2018)
    • SORL Auto Parts Won Supplier Awards from Leading Truck OEMs in China - ZHEJIANG, China, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ ... We have made significant improvements in our product performance and manufacturing to provide higher quality and better service to meet the demands of our OEM and aftermarket ... (01/11/2018)
    • Book Review: Understanding Automotive Electronics: An Engineering Perspective, Eighth Edition - Electrical engineers who want to be involved in the automotive industry should ... antilock braking systems, electronic suspension, electronic steering control, and traction control. Some of the components of the subsystems discussed in Chapter 7 are ... (01/04/2018)
    • Automotive suspension system market analysis and forecasts to 2021 illuminated by new report - The pushrod actuated torsion bar creates space for giant aero passages by moving the other major components of the suspension system inboard owing to the aerodynamic design of the vehicle. Major key players in the global automotive suspension system market ... (01/03/2018)
    • Automotive Decorative Exterior Trim Market worth $27bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc. - Shifting preference of manufacturers towards ... delivering quality products. Automotive Aftermarket Size By Vehicle Part (Replacement Parts [Belt, Brake, Clutch, Lighting, Electrical, Engine & AC, Exhaust, Filters, Suspension, Transmission, Wiper ... (01/03/2018)
    • Electric vehicles: how will it impact smaller auto component manufacturers? - The companies that will deal with battery manufacturing ... of the auto-component industry. Engine parts contributes the highest In terms of segments, the contribution of engine parts to total production is the highest followed by drive and steering ... (09/06/2017)
    • BizVibe Announces Their List of Top 10 Auto Parts Manufacturers in India - BizVibe is home to more than 110,000 automobile companies around the world including many in India. In a recent article titled Top 10 Auto Parts Manufacturers ... Its product portfolio includes steering gear products, suspension and steering linkage ... (06/29/2017)
    • Understanding Your Car's Suspension System - If steering is about controlling the directional ... essential to make sure the suspension system in your car is up to par. Most car manufacturers today use similar suspension components - springs, shock absorbers, struts and metal arms - combined in ... (08/30/1990)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,245,363 on Automobile Steering & Suspension Components Manufacturing. It has awarded 86 contracts to 47 companies, with an average value of $26,497 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Rack and pinion steering assemblies manufacturing, Steering boxes, manual and power assist, manufacturing, Wheels, steering, automotive, truck, and bus, Power steering hose assemblies manufacturing, Power steering pumps manufacturing, Struts, Automotive, truck and bus suspension assemblies and parts (except springs) manufacturing, Steering wheels, Steering columns, Shock absorbers, truck and bus steering assemblies and parts manufacturing, etc.

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