Low power: The industry has faced significant foreign competition, resulting in overall decline

The industry comprises players that manufacture various types of electric motors, generators and transformers. International trade has a significant influence on industry performance, with exports expected to account for 56.4% of revenue and imports forecast to satisfy 63.3% of domestic demand in 2018-19. Industry operators have faced difficult conditions over the past five years. Manufacturing activity remained weak during the first two years, while the volume of electricity distributed is projected to remain below pre-crisis levels during the past five years, adversely influencing demand. In addition, import penetration intensified and export revenue registered an overall decline, weighing on the industry. However, construction activity improved, which favourably influenced demand...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The recent depreciation of the pound has been a boon to industry export performance
  • Strong import competition has been hampered by the weakness of the pound, but it remains a threat
  • Imports are expected to satisfy an increasing share of the market, placing pressure on UK operators
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry in the industry are considered high, but vary between products and market segments. Industry operators in the United Kingdom tend to focus on niche products involving relatively high levels of manufacturing and product technologies and expertise, where products are made to order or where product quality and advice is crucial to end users. Some companies have also developed strong export markets. These companies have usually built a strong reputation and often provide their customers with sound technical advice.Imports are significant due to the dominance of foreign companies in global markets in most market segments. Large foreign-owned global companies dominate some product segments, like the transformer and electric motor segments. A s...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry are

  • Experienced work force
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from manufacturing and Real effective exchange rate in the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture all types of electric motors and transformers.

    Industry Products
  • Generators
  • Electric motors
  • Transformers
  • Industry Activities
  • Electric motor (except internal combustion engine-starting motors)
  • Electric distribution transformer
  • Arc-welding transformer
  • Fluorescent ballast
  • Substation transformers for electric power distribution
  • Transmission and distribution voltage regulator
  • Power generator (except battery-charging alternators for internal combustion engines)
  • Motor generator set (except turbine generator set units)
  • Armature rewinding on a factory basis
  • 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
  • Total value of construction
  • Demand from electricity production
  • Public concern over environmental issues
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Demand conditions
  • Import competition intensifies
  • Regulatory developments
  • Margins tumble
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand trends
  • Imports capture market share
  • Potential problems
  • Table: Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Electricity Supply
  • Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Generators
  • Other
  • Transformers
  • Electric motors
  • Chart: Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Utilities
  • Construction industries
  • Mining industries
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Caterpillar (NI) Limited,
  • Table: Caterpillar (NI) Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer 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 Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer 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
  • Changes mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current.
  • Electric Motor
  • Changes electrical energy into mechanical energy.
  • Generator
  • Turns mechanical energy into electrical energy.
  • Inverter
  • Turns direct current into alternating current.
  • Transformer
  • Apparatus for reducing or increasing the voltage of an alternating current.
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