SIC 3690 | NAICS 335910
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:
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.
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 Shipment Review and Forecast
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Annual BCI convention presentation provides five-year historical trend data and five-year forecasts for North American SLI lead battery shipments by channel (e.g., OE-original equipment, AM-aftermarket) and channel market segment (e.g., auto, heavy duty, marine, lawn and garden, golf cart, military, and powersports). Convention presentation including additional supporting data can be viewed free online.
North American Industrial Battery Forecast
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Annual conference presentation provides historical and forecast sales data for the motive power and stationary markets, with motive power markets analyzed in the presentation including industrial truck, railroad, and mining, and stationary markets covered including communications, UPS (uninterruptible power supply), control and switchgear, and standby. Conference presentation is available free online.
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.
Single-Use (Primary) Batteries
Comprehensive research study provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts by product (e.g., alkaline, primary lithium, silver oxide, zinc-air, zinc-carbon/zinc-chloride, specialty and all other) and end-use market (e.g., toys and games, lighting, entertainment devices, photo equipment, industrial, government, other markets).
Rechargeable (Secondary) Batteries
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts by product type (e.g., lead-acid, lithium-ion, nickel-metal hydride, nickel-cadmium, other rechargeables) and market (e.g., motor vehicle, portable device, industrial and mining vehicle, recreational vehicle, energy storage system, and backup power supply).
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 including:
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.
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.
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.
Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.