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Hardware Manufacturing Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Hardware Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Hardware 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 Hardware 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.

market size 2018
Charts and graphs can be copied to Microsoft Word and Powerpoint presentations.

Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
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[PREMIUM]

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.

market forecast

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.

U.S. map of Hardware Manufacturing by state

Hardware 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 Hardware 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.

price index trends

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 Hardware 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 Hardware 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 Hardware 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 8%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Production Occupations 55%
Assemblers and Fabricators 21%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 20%
Team Assemblers 18%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 24%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 9%
Other Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hardware Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Eastern Company Eberhard Division trademarks "RAPIDCAM" - metal latches and locks - 01/06/2018
  • Ever Energy trademarks "HAWTHORNE & WREN" - Furniture and household decor - 01/05/2018
  • Caster Connection trademarks "DOWNTIME IS A FOUR LETTER WORD" - Casters and caster wheels - 01/05/2018
  • Moen patents Water Quality Measurement Apparatus And Method - 01/04/2018
  • Schlage Lock patents Hoop Lock With Anti-rotation Features - 10/26/2017
  • M. K. Morse patents Ground Set Saw Blade - 10/19/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Master Lock212
    Rosemount Aerospace171

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

    Latest Industry News

    • 3D Printing at CES 2018: 13 experts identify trends - The people coming to the booth this year, for the most part, know what they want to do with additive technology and are looking for the right combination of hardware, software, and materials to make it happen. Demonstrating our printers as a manufacturing ... (01/12/2018)
    • 84% manufacturing firms globally embraced software over hardware: Report - 84 per cent of the organisations in the sector globally have already put software at its core in delivering services and generating revenue.IANS | December 16, 2017, 07:53 IST NEW DELHI: With the device manufacturing industry embracing software over ... (01/06/2018)
    • Irish hardware firm Anord to merge with Mardix after €40.2m acquisition - The combined entity owns 400,000sq ft of manufacturing facilities across North America and ... although its main area of focus is hardware for data centres. Mardix meanwhile was established in 1966 and is headquartered in Kendal, England. (01/04/2018)
    • Latest Computer hardware manufacturing News - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is being fined $25,000 per day for missing a court-imposed deadline to produce evidence in a government lawsuit that alleges mobile chip supplier Qualcomm has been imposing unfair licensing terms on the makers of smartphones. (12/22/2017)
    • Global Hardware Security Module (HSM) Market by Manufacturers, Types, Regions and Application Research Report Forecast to 2022 - (EMAILWIRE.COM, December 02, 2017 ) The Global Hardware Security Module (HSM) Industry 2017 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Hardware Security Module (HSM) industry. With around 150 tables and figures ... (12/02/2017)
    • Plan to make Kerala electronic hardware manufacturing hub: Pinarayi Vijayan - "Government is transforming the state into a manufacturing hub with special focus on electronic hardware manufacturing," Vijayan wrote on Twitter. He said this after the Kerala Electronics and Hardware Mission submitted a detailed report outlining the ... (10/25/2017)
    • Plan to make Kerala electronic hardware manufacturing hub: CM - Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 () The Kerala government is set to roll out a new set of policies in an effort to make it an electronic hardware manufacturing hub, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijay has said. "Government is transforming the state into a ... (10/25/2017)
    • Kerala to set up electronic manufacturing hub - KOCHI: Kerala is planning to roll out a set of policies to create a conducive ecosystem for the growth of electronic hardware sector. The aim of the policy is to set up an electronics manufacturing hub in the state by leveraging on its skilled human ... (10/24/2017)
    • A quick look at the state of hardware technologies in China and beyond - A WIRED documentary series on Shenzhen illustrates just how far China’s star has risen and how dominant the country has become in the world of technology hardware manufacturing, development, and innovation. And the physical impact of these products is ... (06/27/2016)
    • Microsoft hardballs its partners with Surface - In a major shift from three decades of tradition, Microsoft is blowing off its hardware partners and manufacturing the Surface tablet itself. Historically, Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) has left it to companies like Dell (DELL, Fortune 500) and Hewlett ... (06/21/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $109,480,314 on Hardware Manufacturing. It has awarded 7,589 contracts to 1,067 companies, with an average value of $102,606 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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