Electronic components are ubiquitous in modern life. A vast range of appliances, from computers and mobile phones to TVs and cars, use electronic components. They are present in infrastructure, such as traffic lights and alarm systems, and in medical equipment, industrial machinery and solar panels. Although UK companies design a considerable amount of new technology and electronic components, the United Kingdom is far from being a market leader.
Over the past five years, the Electronic Component Manufacturing sector has endured a turbulent period.
Companies in this industry manufacture semiconductors and other components for electronic applications. These components are used in the manufacture of electronic devices for a range of business and consumer electronic hardware, such as TVs, telephones, desktop computers, solar panels and most modern electronic equipment.
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.