Battery Manufacturers – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
- Market size, product segments, and major markets
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
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.
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
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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.
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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
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).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Primary / Storage Battery Manufacturers
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
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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.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
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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