SIC 3931 | NAICS 339992
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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:
Monthly trade publication features news and information for musical instrument and audio equipment manufacturers, with special reports including "The Top 100" which ranks the largest North American manufacturers of music and audio equipment by annual sales and "The Global 225" which ranks the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of music and audio equipment by global sales volume.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
The Top 100
Annual report ranks the 100 largest U.S. music and audio equipment manufacturers by annual sales, with information provided for each manufacturer in the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet version including chief executive officer, contact information, ten-year sales analysis with year-over-year comparisons, and total number of employees. A list of the companies included in this report is available free online.
The Global 225
Annual report ranks the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of music and audio equipment by total sales, with information provided for each company in the Excel spreadsheet version including chief executive officer, contact information, five-year sales analysis with year-over-year comparisons, and number of employees. Market trend data for forty-three countries is also included with the report.
Comprehensive report analyzes the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided for the U.S. including market estimates and forecasts by product segment (e.g., keyboards, string instruments, public address equipment, and other) and firms profiled including Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Yamaha Corporation, Gibson Brands Inc., Roland Corp., and Steinway Inc.
Comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the piano market on a global basis, with data provided for the U.S. including historical and forecast annual sales in unit volume and dollar value by product segment (e.g., acoustic─grand/upright, digital, electronic player) and manufacturers profiled including Baldwin Piano & Organ Co., Kawai America Corporation, Steinway Inc., and Yamaha Corp.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for guitars on a global and regional basis, with information provided in the report including market size and forecasts by product category (e.g., acoustic, electric) and region (e.g., North America) and vendors profiled including C.F. Martin & Company, Inc., Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Gibson Brands, Inc., and Taylor-Listug, Inc.
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.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenue for establishments that manufacture acoustic and electric guitars, tube, solid-state, and digital amplifiers for traditional and bass guitars, and various accessories such as cases, straps, strings, picks, tuners, cables, and stands. Sample reports are available free online.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as general manager, product manager, production manager, electrical technician, production worker, and shipping clerk, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Gibson Guitar Corporation, and Taylor Guitars (Taylor-Listug, Inc.).
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed by establishments in this sector which includes companies that manufacture percussion (e.g., drums, cymbal), woodwind (e.g., flute, clarinet, oboe), string (e.g., violin, cello, bass, guitar, banjo), brass (e.g., trumpet, French horn, tuba) and keyboard (e.g., piano, organ) instruments.