Low capacity: The industry has struggled as the popularity of desktop computers has declined

As desktop computers are quickly decreasing in popularity, the Canadian Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry in Canada experienced sharp declines in revenue over the five years to 2017. However, the industry has experienced consistent demand from the corporate sector. The industry's focus has shifted in favor of hard disk drives and monitors, which have both declined rapidly in price. As a result, demand from individual consumers for these items has increased steadily. Rapid technological development is encouraging more entrants into the industry. However, the cost savings associated with outsourcing tasks to low-wage countries has benefited major companies but has also hurt the domestic market for peripheral manufacturing...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Desktop computers are declining in popularity, but technological advancement in peripherals will buoy revenue growth
  • More efficient production methods enable operators to pass along lower retail prices to consumers
  • Gradually recovering levels of consumer spending will help boost demand for high-margin hard disk drives
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry in Canada is heavily concentrated in the central regions of Canada. Ontario in particular is both highly populated and home to many technology industries (both hardware and software), which has prompted peripheral manufacturers to tap into high supplies of skilled labour by establishing operations in close proximity to the Toronto metropolitan area. Ontario accounts for 49.1% of all Canadian computer peripheral manufacturing establishments. The highly globalized nature of this industry further increases the attractiveness of this region for its easy access to major shipping centres to the Great Lakes region of the United States. Hig...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of fixed broadband connections and Private investment in computers and software in the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes companies that manufacture peripheral equipment for computers such as monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, scanners and terminals. Manufacturers of networking equipment (e.g. routers and modems) are not included in this report (see IBISWorld report 33421CA, Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing in Canada).

    Industry Products
  • Parts and attachments for computer storage devices
  • Parts, subassemblies and accessories for computer peripherals
  • Computer peripheral equipment (Input/output)
  • Computer terminals and attachments
  • Computer storage devices and attachments
  • Industry Activities
  • Computer monitor
  • Mouse-device
  • Keyboard
  • Printer
  • Digital camera
  • ATM
  • Point-of-sale terminal
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of fixed broadband connections
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of mobile telephone subscriptions

  • Current Performance
  • Better technology, lower prices
  • Profit rebounds
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological changes
  • Trade and labour
  • Table: Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing in Canada
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in Canada
  • Consumer Electronics Stores in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Mining In Canada
  • Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Computer storage devices and attachments
  • Computer peripheral equipment (Input/output)
  • Parts, subassemblies and accessories for computer peripherals
  • Parts and attachments for computer storage devices
  • Computer terminals and attachments
  • Chart: Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer Peripheral Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    HP Inc.,
  • Table: HP Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Computer Peripheral Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Private investment in computers and software (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Gigabyte (Gb)
  • A unit of electronic data storage equivalent to 1 billion bytes.
  • Light-Emitting Diode (Led)
  • A semiconductor light source that is used as an indicator lamp in many devices and are increasingly used for lighting.
  • Liquid-Crystal Display (Lcd)
  • Technology that uses flat panel display to make thinner and lighter computer monitors and TVs than traditional cathode ray tube displays.
  • Moore's Law
  • Intel founder Gordon E. Moore's 1965 theory that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit has the potential to double every two years.
  • Organic Light-Emitting Diode (Oled)
  • A light-emitting diode in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compounds that emit light in response to an electric current.
  • Solid-State Drive (Ssd)
  • A data storage device that uses flash memory instead of magnetic and moving parts to read and write data.
  • Terabyte (Tb)
  • A unit of electronic storage equivalent to 1,024 gigabytes.
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