Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Wire and Cable Manufacturing industry faced steep recessionary declines early in the five years to 2014. The competition in this industry forced operators to keep prices as low as possible and absorb most of the rising input prices, thus cutting into profit margins. However, downstream demand is expected to grow over the next five years as the economy and downstream demand continue to rebound... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Cable and wire are used in commercial and residential buildings, electrical and electronic products, vehicles and underground and overhead power grids.
Electronic wire and cable
Electronic wire and cable are expected to account for about 20.0% of revenue in 2014. This segment is predominantly used by manufacturers of electrical and electronic products, including everything from automobiles and generators to computers and lamps. The increase in offshoring of electronic goods manufacturing in recent years has softened demand for domestically manufactured electronic wire and cable over the past five years. Consequently, this segment's share of industry revenue has declined slightly in the five years to 2014... purchase to read more