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Computer Hardware and Equipment Manufacturers

SIC 3570 | NAICS 334110

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Computer Manufacturing  (view report)
Peripheral Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Operating conditions
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Five-year growth forecast

Freedonia Group
Computers & Peripherals: United States

Freedonia Focus research report analyzes U.S. demand and production at the manufacturers' level, with data provided including historical and forecast demand and shipments by product segment for computers, storage equipment, and other peripherals (e.g., thin client terminals, monitors, keyboards, mice, and printers) and vendors profiled including Apple, Inc., HP Enterprise, and EMC Corporation.

Computer / Networking Equipment / Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Supplier Relations US, LLC
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing

Comprehensive reports provide in-depth analysis of the computer manufacturing sector, with product segments analyzed separately in individual reports including computers (e.g., mainframes, desktops, workstations, laptops, and servers), storage devices (e.g., hard disk drives, CD-ROM drives, and tape storage and backup units), and peripheral products (e.g., displays, keyboards, printers, and scanners).

Global Mobile Computing Devices Market

Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the mobile computing devices market on a global basis, with product segments covered in the study including laptops, tablets, smartphones, e-readers, and gaming consoles, and manufacturers profiled including Acer, Inc.,, Inc., Apple, Inc., HTC Corp., Lenovo Group, Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Sony Corp.

IDC Research, Inc.
Worldwide PC Forecast

IDC research study provides a five-year market forecast for the personal computer market on a global and regional basis (United States, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific excluding Japan, Japan, and the rest of the world), with information provided in the report for each region including historical and forecast personal computer shipments, dollar value of shipments, and average system price by form factor.

Computer Peripherals Market

Market research report analyzes the computer peripherals market on a global and regional basis, with products covered by the report including monitors, keyboards, mice, hard drives, optical drives, digital cameras, speakers, printers, and scanners, and manufacturers profiled including Apple Inc., Dell Inc., IBM Corporation, Lexmark International, Logitech, Samsung Electronics, and Seagate Technology. Publications
Computer Hardware

Market research section features an extensive selection of reports covering various segments of this market sector, with topics addressed in recent reports including mobile client computing, tablets and 2-in-1 devices, PC discrete graphics processing units, server systems and motherboards, hard disk (HDDs) and solid state (SSDs) drives, disk storage systems, and secure digital (SD) memory cards.

Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Computer, Storage Device, and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturers  Search for "3341" to see reports for specific products

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research
Computer / PC / Data Storage Systems / Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

Financial information section of these profiles provides income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios by company size for companies that manufacture computers (e.g., servers, desktops, laptops, and tablets), storage systems (e.g., hard disk drives, optical disk drives, and magnetic tape storage systems), and peripheral products (e.g., printers, monitors, keyboards, and mouse devices).

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Computer and Electronics Manufacturing

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as director of engineering, senior product manager, electronics technician, and operations support specialist with employers for which compensation data is provided including Apple, Inc., Dell, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corp., Intel Corporation, and Lenovo Group.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by manufacturers of computers (e.g., mainframes, desktops, workstations, laptops, and servers), storage devices (e.g., magnetic disk drives, optical disk drives, and tape storage units), and peripheral products ( e.g., point-of-sale terminals, monitors, keyboards, mouse devices, printers, and optical readers and scanners).

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