The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is very competitive, as indicated by falling selling prices and low profit margins. Demand for computers and peripheral equipment has been promoted by cheap prices and by the release of new and enhanced products, computer software and applications. However, computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing shifted to countries that have access to low-cost labour and more efficient supply chains, which means that the number of firms and establishments in the United Kingdom has been falling.
Companies in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry produce electronic computers, including mainframes, desktop computers, laptops and servers. They also manufacture peripheral equipment such as storage devices, printers, monitors and keyboards.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.