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Electronic Components and Semiconductor Manufacturers

SIC 3670 | NAICS 334400

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing  (view report)
Circuit Board & Electronic Component 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

Electronic Component Sales Trends Survey
Quarterly sales trends survey provides information on current market trends and expectations for the quarter ahead by product type (e.g., capacitors, connectors, resistors, inductors, and semiconductors) and market (e.g., aerospace, automotive, consumer,  computer, industrial, medical, mobile phones, and telecom network). Executive summary and full report are available to members only; contact association for more information.

Semiconductor & Other Electronic Component 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

Freedonia Group
Electronic Components: United States
Research report analyzes U.S. demand and shipments at the manufacturers' level, with information provided including market size and environment, key drivers and constraints, historical data and forecasts by product segment (e.g., integrated circuits, semiconductors, circuit boards and assemblies, connectors, and other components), industry structure, and company profiles. Summary table of contents can be viewed free online.

Supplier Relations US, LLC
Electronic Product Manufacturing
Comprehensive reports provide in-depth analysis of this manufacturing sector by product segment, with product segments analyzed separately in individual reports including printed circuit boards; capacitors; coils, transformers, and inductors; connectors; resistors; printed circuit assemblies; semiconductors; and other components. Summary description and detailed table of contents for each report are available free online.

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®
Market Research
Market research reports available from IPC for electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers include the monthly "North American EMS Market Report" and "North American PCB Market Report" and the annual "Analysis & Forecast for the Global EMS Industry" and "Analysis & Forecast for the PCB Industry in North America". Summary descriptions of the reports are available online.

Market Statistics and Forecasts /
Semiconductor market statistics and forecast reports available from these organizations include the "Global Sales Report", "Historical Billings Report", "Blue Book", "Green Book", "Americas / Europe / Asia Pacific By Country Reports", "End Use Report", and "Semiconductor Industry Forecast". Summary descriptions of the reports are available online, with selected items including the WSTS forecast summaries available free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Semiconductor and Electronic Component Manufacturers  Search for "3344"

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

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®
EMS Business Performance Report
Quarterly survey provides financial and operating performance measures for EMS (electronic manufacturing services) companies, with data provided including estimated sales growth for next quarter; cost of goods sold, selling, general and administrative expenses, other expenses, and earnings before taxes as a percentage of sales; number of days of inventory on hand; number of days sales outstanding; and cash-to-cash cycle time.

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Compensation Surveys

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®
Publications available from this trade association include:

Executive Compensation Study for the North American Electronics Industry
Compensation survey provides information on base salaries, bonuses, and other forms of compensation and benefits for executive positions by type of company, company size, industry segment (e.g., OEMs, electronic manufacturing services, printed circuit board manufacturers, and assembly equipment manufacturers) and geographic region, with statistical measures provided including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles.

Wage Rates and Salary Studies for the North American EMS / PCB Industries
Biennial wage and salary surveys provide compensation and benefits information for hourly, salaried, and sales personnel employed by electronic manufacturing services (EMS) companies and printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers, with survey results reported by industry segment (e.g., EMS, PCB), company size, and geographic region and statistical data measures provided including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles.

ERI Economic Research Institute
Semiconductor Manufacturing Salary Survey
Annual salary survey provides compensation data from ERI Assessor®, government, and survey participant databases for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel employed by manufacturers of semiconductors and other electronic components, with survey results available on a national and regional level. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample pages for selected job positions are accessible online.

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