SIC 3690 | NAICS 335910
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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:
Mustard Seed Publishing, Ltd
Quarterly trade journal features news and information for the battery industry on a global and regional basis, with topics covered in each issue of the publication including industry news and developments, technical updates, in-depth analyses of specific products and markets, and reports and commentary on major industry conferences and conventions. Current and prior issues can be viewed free online.
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:
Webcom Communications Corp.
Quarterly digital magazine and monthly e-newsletter address various aspects of the battery-powered products market from an applications and technology development standpoint, with content sections in the quarterly magazine including business and market news, technical issues, application profiles, and product reviews. Selected articles and back issues of both publications are available free online.
Battery Council International
Publications available from this trade association include:
Battery Shipment Review and Forecast
North American Industrial Battery Forecast
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Comprehensive reports provide in-depth analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with data provided including historical and forecast sales in U.S. dollars by market segment and products analyzed separately in individual reports including automotive lead-acid, electric vehicle, consumer, lithium, medical equipment and device, nano-enabled, rechargeable, and zinc-air batteries.
Research reports available from this organization include:
Single-Use (Primary) Batteries
Rechargeable (Secondary) Batteries
Financial Benchmarking Data
Primary / Storage Battery Manufacturers
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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.
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provide an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue for companies that manufacture disposable primary batteries (e.g., AA, AAA, C, D, and 9-volt) used in flashlights, remote controls, and smoke detectors, and rechargeable storage batteries (e.g., lead-acid, lithium-ion) used in vehicles, tools, appliances, and smartphones.
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Primary, Storage, and Rechargeable Battery Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions such as engineer (chemical, controls, mechanical, or process), engineering technician, and quality assurance/control inspector, with employers for which compensation data is provided including Johnson Controls, Inc., Exide Technologies, East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., A123 Systems, LLC, and Tesla Motors, Inc.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for occupations in this manufacturing sector, which includes manufacturers of disposable primary batteries (e.g., AA, AAA, C, D, and 9-volt) used in flashlights, radios, toys, and clocks, and rechargeable secondary batteries (e.g., lead-acid, lithium-ion) used in automobiles, power tools, appliances, laptops, and cell phones.
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