Power cut: Industry revenue declines as overseas competition continues to grow

Loaded electronic boards, most commonly sold in the form of printed circuit boards (PCBs), are the foundation for nearly all electronic products, ranging from consumer electronics products such as mobile telephones and personal computers to sophisticated commercial equipment like data communications devices and computer servers. Although UK manufactures make up just a small part of the global electronic goods manufacturing industry, these companies have strengths in electronics design. Because of low labour costs, final electronic goods are increasingly manufactured in Asia, particularly in China, which is the world’s largest producer of electronic goods...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The exodus of electronics manufacturers from Britain is expected to weigh on the industry
  • British manufacturers often focus on niche markets and produce customised products
  • UK manufacturers are expected to concentrate on low-volume high-value markets
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. Industry value added is forecast to decline at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the decade through 2023-24, while GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.7% over the same period. This shows that the industry’s contribution to the economy is expected to fall over the decade.Company exits and consolidation has been occurring in the industry, resulting in falling numbers of enterprises and establishments. In addition, the electronic goods and associated industries have become increasingly globalised over the past decade. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technologies
  • Access to highly skilled workers
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from manufacturing and Real effective exchange rate in the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in this industry manufacture loaded electronic boards and load components onto printed circuit boards. The industry also manufactures interface cards.

    Industry Products
  • Conventional printed circuit boards
  • High-density interconnect printed circuit boards
  • Flexible printed circuit boards
  • Rigid-flex printed circuit boards
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing loaded printed circuit boards
  • Loading components onto printed circuit boards
  • Manufacturing interface cards
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream demand from manufacturing
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Average real wage
  • Government capital expenditure
  • IT and telecommunications adoption

  • Current Performance
  • Tackling offshoring
  • Customised products
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Global growth
  • Offshoring manufacturing
  • Overseas demand
  • Table: Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Consumer Electronics Manufacturing
  • Measuring, Testing & Navigational Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electromedical & Imaging Equipment Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Manufacturing
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper Production
  • Precious Metals Production

  • Products & Services
  • Conventional printed circuit boards
  • High-density interconnect printed circuit boards
  • Flexible printed circuit boards
  • Rigid-flex printed circuit boards
  • Chart: Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Medical and instrumentation
  • Aerospace and defence
  • Other
  • Networking and communications
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Loaded Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Flexible Pcb
  • A PCB with a flexible board, such as plastic or paper.
  • High-Density Interconnect Pcbs
  • PCBs with a higher wiring density per unit area than conventional PCBs.
  • Printed Circuit Board (Pcb)
  • A flat plate or base of insulating material containing a pattern of conducting material. It becomes an electrical circuit when components are attached and soldered to it.
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