Low capacity: The industry has struggled as the popularity of desktop computers has declined

The Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry in Canada has experienced tepid growth during the current period as business markets continue to purchase industry products. Computer peripheral products are still desirable in the corporate space although individual consumers are increasingly purchasing mobile devices, which rarely require peripheral add-ons, thus stifling more robust industry expansion. Over the five years to 2018, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to increase. While higher private investment in computers could potentially benefit demand for peripherals, the relatively inexpensive labour market for peripheral manufacturing across Asia will continue to damage Canadian peripheral manufacturing revenue...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Desktop computers are declining in popularity, but technological advancement in peripherals will buoy revenue growth
  • More efficient production methods enable operators to pass along lower retail prices to consumers
  • Gradually recovering levels of consumer spending will help boost demand for high-margin hard disk drives
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Revenue for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry in Canada is expected to rise at an annualized rate of 1.8% to $1.2 billion over the five years to 2018. This includes an expected 3.2% revenue expansion in 2018 alone which offsets the volatile during the period. This rise is anticipated despite the preponderance of outsourcing and offshoring initiatives among the globe’s largest peripheral manufacturers. Still, more robust expansion has been tempered by consumers, which have also shown waning interest in desktop computers that typically require purchases of peripherals, opting instead to purchase mobile devices and laptops. Rap...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of fixed broadband connections and Private investment in computers and software in the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes companies that manufacture peripheral equipment for computers such as monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, scanners and terminals. Manufacturers of networking equipment (e.g. routers and modems) are not included in this report (see IBISWorld report 33421CA, Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing in Canada).

    Industry Products
  • Data storage
  • Parts and accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Computer monitor
  • Mouse-device
  • Keyboard
  • Printer
  • Digital camera
  • ATM
  • Point-of-sale terminal
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of fixed broadband connections
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of mobile telephone subscriptions

  • Current Performance
  • Better technology, lower prices
  • Profit rebounds
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological changes
  • Trade and labour
  • Table: Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing in Canada
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in Canada
  • Consumer Electronics Stores in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Mining In Canada
  • Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Data storage
  • Parts and accessories
  • Other
  • Chart: Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Public organizations
  • Individuals/households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer Peripheral Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer Peripheral 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 Computer Peripheral 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 Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Private investment in computers and software (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Gigabyte (Gb)
  • A unit of electronic data storage equivalent to 1 billion bytes.
  • Light-Emitting Diode (Led)
  • A semiconductor light source that is used as an indicator lamp in many devices and are increasingly used for lighting.
  • Liquid-Crystal Display (Lcd)
  • Technology that uses flat panel display to make thinner and lighter computer monitors and TVs than traditional cathode ray tube displays.
  • Moore's Law
  • Intel founder Gordon E. Moore's 1965 theory that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit has the potential to double every two years.
  • Organic Light-Emitting Diode (Oled)
  • A light-emitting diode in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compounds that emit light in response to an electric current.
  • Solid-State Drive (Ssd)
  • A data storage device that uses flash memory instead of magnetic and moving parts to read and write data.
  • Terabyte (Tb)
  • A unit of electronic storage equivalent to 1,024 gigabytes.
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