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Published Dec 1, 1997 | 174 Pages | Pub ID: SB330

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The $7-billion communication wire and cable industry is a growing and profitable sector of the U.S. economy. Specialists in Business Information has compiled and analyzed government and private information sources in order to uncover industry developments. Shipment trends are evaluated for over 25 product categories, while end-use market data investigates demand from original equipment manufacturers. SBI also supplies data on the cost structure and profitability of U.S. communication wire and cable plants, and profiles over 40 worldwide competitors. Individual sections are available. Call for prices.

Section 1: U.S. Communication Wire and Cable Industry Trends

  • Executive Summary
  • Industry Size and Growth
  • Factors Driving Demand
  • Changing Industry Product Mix
  • Improving Profit Margins
  • Rising Worldwide Competitive Pressures
  • Outlook
  • Table 1-1 Value of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Shipments: 1972-2002 (dollars)
  • Table 1-2 Communication Products' Share of Total U.S. Insulated Wire and Cable Shipments: 1972-2002 (dollars and percent)
  • Table 1-3 Value of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Shipments by Sector: 1972-2002 (dollars): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control and Signal Wire and Cable, and Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 1-4 Percent Distribution of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Dollar Shipments by Sector: 1972-2002 (percent): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control and Signal Wire and Cable, and Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 1-5 Value of Real U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Shipments by Sector: 1990-1997 (dollars): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control and Signal Wire and Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, and Total Communication
  • Table 1-6 Copper Content of U.S. Communication Wire and Cable Shipped by Sector: 1972-1997 (pounds): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, and Control and Signal Wire and Cable
  • Table 1-7 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Insulated Communication Wire and Cable by Sector: 1990-1997 (index): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control and Signal Wire and Cable, and Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 1-8 Projected Growth Rates for U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Shipments for Sectors and Types: 1997-2002 (percent)
  • Scope and Methodology

Section 2: U.S. Communication Wire and Cable Sector Shipment Analysis

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Electronic Wire and Cable
  • Telephone Wire and Cable
  • Control Signal Wire and Cable
  • Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 2-1 Value of U.S. Insulated Electronic Wire and Cable Shipments by Type: 1972-2002 (dollars): Coaxial Cable, CATV/Broadcast Cable and Antenna Lead-in Wire, Hookup Wire, and Multiconductor Electronic Wire and Cable
  • Table 2-2 Value of U.S. Insulated Coaxial Cable Shipments by Type: 1972-2002 (dollars): Rigid, Semirigid, Flexible 135 C and Over, and Flexible Under 135 C
  • Table 2-3 Value of U.S. Insulated Hookup Wire Shipments by Temperature Rating: 1972-2002 (dollars): 135 C and Over and Under 135 C
  • Table 2-4 Value of U.S. Insulated Multiconductor Electronic Wire and Cable Shipments by Type: 1972-2002 (dollars): Flat and Ribbon Cable, Shielded, and Nonshielded
  • Table 2-5 Value of U.S. Shielded and Nonshielded Insulated Multiconductor Electronic Wire and Cable by Temperature Rating: 1988-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 2-6 Value of U.S. Insulated Telephone Wire and Cable Shipments: 1972-2002 (dollars)
  • Table 2-7 Value of U.S. Insulated Telephone Wire and Cable Shipments by Type: 1972-2002 (dollars): Station and Frame Wire and Cable, Telephone Cord Sets and Cordage, Inside Wiring Cable, Drop and Distribution Wire and Cable, Polyethylene Covered Exchange Area and Toll Cable, and Other Telephone Wire and Cable
  • Table 2-8 Value of U.S. Insulated Control and Signal Wire and Cable Shipments by Type: 1972-2002 (dollars): Signal Wire and Cable, Thermoset Insulated, and Thermoplastics Insulated
  • Table 2-9 Copper Content of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Shipped by Type: 1992-1996 (pounds): Coaxial Cable, CATV/Antenna Wire and Cable, Hookup Wire, Multiconductor Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Signal Cable, and Control Wire and Cable
  • Table 2-10 Average U.S. Value per Pound of Copper-Content Shipped in Insulated Communication Wire and Cable by Type: 1992-1996 (dollars): Coaxial Cable, CATV/Antenna Wire and Cable, Hookup Wire, Multiconductor Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Signal Cable, and Control Wire and Cable
  • Table 2-11 Value of U.S. Insulated Fiber Optic Cable Shipments for Communication Applications by Type: 1986-2002 (dollars): Dispersion and Multimode
  • Table 2-12 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Insulated Communication Wire and Cable by Type: 1992-1997 (index): Coaxial Cable, Hookup Wire, Multiconductors, Inside Telephone Wiring Cable, and Signal Wire Cable

Section 3: End-Use Markets and Factors Affecting Demand

  • Summary of Major Findings 34
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer Markets
  • Telephone Industry Demand
  • Advantages of Fiber Optics
  • Copper's Continued Use in the Local Loop
  • Cable Television Industry Situation
  • Table 3-1 U.S. Insulated Wire and Cable Purchases by Domestic Electronic Industry Original Equipment Manufacturer Markets: 1982-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 3-2 U.S. Production Trends for Major Original Equipment Manufacturer End-Use Markets: 1987-1997 (index): Computer and Office Equipment, Audio and Video Equipment, Communication Equipment, Electronic Components, and Scientific and Medical Instruments
  • Table 3-3 Value of U.S. Electronic Cable Harnesses and Cable Assemblies Shipments: 1987-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 3-4 Number of U.S. Original Equipment Manufacturer Market Plants by State: 1994 (number): Computers and Office Machines, Communication Equipment, Electronic Components, and Scientific and Medical Instruments
  • Table 3-5 U.S. Current-Cost Net Stock and Quantity Index of the Installed Base of Private Nonresidential Computer and Communication Equipment: 1987-1996 (dollars and index)
  • Table 3-6 U.S. Current-Cost Net Stock and Quantity Index of the Installed Base of Computing Equipment and Video and Audio Equipment in Households: 1987-1996 (dollars and index)
  • Table 3-7 Value of U.S. Spending on New Equipment by the Communications Industry: 1982-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 3-8 U.S. Spending to Construct Telecommunication Facilities: 1982-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 3-9 Spending on New Wire and Cable by Local U.S. Exchange Carriers and by Type: 1992-1996 (dollars): Aerial Cable, Underground Cable, Buried Cable, Submarine Cable, Deep Sea Cable, Intrabuilding Network Cable, and Aerial Wire
  • Table 3-10 Investments in Cable and Wire Facilities at Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers: 1996 (dollars): Total Investment, Plant Added, Plant Retired, and Transfers
  • Table 3-11 Wire and Cable Installed by Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers by Type and Technology: 1992-1996 (kilometers): Buried Cable, Aerial Cable, Underground Cable, Intrabuilding Network Cable, Aerial Wire, Deep Sea and Submarine Cable; Copper-Content and Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 3-12 Fiber Deployment by Nine Local U.S. Telephone Operating Companies: 1992-1996 (fiber miles)
  • Table 3-13 Outdoor Plant Wire and Cable Installed by Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers by Cable Type and by State: 1996 (kilometers): Aerial Wire, Aerial Cable, Underground Cable, and Buried Cable
  • Table 3-14 Outdoor Plant Fiber Optic Cable Installed by Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers by Type and State: 1996 (kilometers): Aerial Cable, Underground Cable, and Buried Cable
  • Table 3-15 U.S. Switched Access Lines by Technology at Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers: 1992-1996 (number): Analog, Digital, and Other
  • Table 3-16 U.S. Switched Access Lines by Type of Technology and Type of Customer at Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers: 1996 (number): Analog and Digital; Main Access, PBX and Centrex Trunks, and Centrex Extensions; Business, Residential, Public Access, and Mobile Access
  • Table 3-17 U.S. Switched Access Lines by State and Percent by Technology and Type of Customer at Reporting U.S. Local Exchange Carriers: 1996 (number and percent): Total Switched Access Lines, Lines per Population, Percent Analog and Digital, and Percent Business and Residential
  • Table 3-18 U.S. Telephone and Cable Television Industry Operating Revenues by Type: 1991-1995 (dollars): Telephone Local Service, Long-Distance Service, Network Access, Cellular, and Other Revenue; Cable Industry Advertising, Program Revenue, Basic Service, Premium Service, Installation, and Other Revenue
  • Table 3-19 U.S. Cable Television Systems and Subscribers: 1972-1997 (number)
  • Table 3-20 Number of U.S. Cable Television Systems, Basic Subscribers, Subscribers Percent Total Households, and Miles of Plant by State, October: 1996 (number)

Section 4: International Trade Activity

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • U.S. Export Trends
  • U.S. Import Trends
  • Canadian Exports and Imports
  • Table 4-1 U.S. Exports of Insulated Coaxial Cable: 1989-1997 (pounds and dollars): Exports, Exports Share of Shipments, and Average Value per Pound Exported
  • Table 4-2 Value of U.S. Insulated Coaxial Cable Exports for the Top 25 Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 4-3 Quantity U.S. Insulated Coaxial Cable Exports and Average Value per Pound Shipped for the Top 25 Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (pounds and dollars)
  • Table 4-4 U.S. Exports of Insulated Fiber Optic Cables: 1989-1997 (fiber meters and dollars): Exports, Exports Share of Shipments, and Average Value per Fiber Meter Exported
  • Table 4-5 Value of U.S. Insulated Fiber Optic Cable Exports for the Top 25 Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 4-6 Quantity U.S. Insulated Fiber Optic Cable Exports and Average Value per Fiber Meter for the Top 25 Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 4-7 U.S. Imports of Insulated Coaxial Cable: 1989-1997 (pounds and dollars): Imports, Imports Share of Market Sales, and Average Value per Pound Imported
  • Table 4-8 Value of U.S. Insulated Coaxial Cable Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 4-9 Quantity U.S. Insulated Coaxial Cable Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (pounds and dollars)
  • Table 4-10 U.S. Imports of Insulated Fiber Optic Cables: 1989-1997 (fiber meters and dollars): Imports, Imports Share of Market Sales, and Average Value per Fiber Meter Exported
  • Table 4-11 U.S. Insulated Fiber Optic Cable Imports for the Eleven Top Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (fiber meters and dollars)
  • Table 4-12 Canadian Exports and Imports of Insulated Coaxial and Fiber Optic Cables by Major Countries of Origin and Destination: 1992-1996 (Canadian dollars)

Section 5: Cost Structure of U.S. Communication Wire and Cable Plants

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Plant Profit Margins
  • Material Input Costs
  • Optic Fiber Situation
  • Industry Labor Trends
  • Capital Expenditures
  • Table 5-1 Operating Ratios of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants by Sector: 1977-1997 (percent): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, and Total Industry; Payroll and Material Costs Percent Total Plant Revenues
  • Table 5-2 Gross Profit Margins of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants by Sector: 1977-1997 (percent): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, and Total Industry
  • Table 5-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs: 1990-1997 (index): Base Copper Wire and Cable, Bare Aluminum Wire and Cable, and Plastics Resins
  • Table 5-4 U.S. Monthly Producer Price Trends for Primary Copper Materials: 1995-1997 (index)
  • Table 5-5 Value of U.S. Optical Fiber Shipments: 1989-1997 (dollars): for Data Transmission and Nondata Transmission
  • Table 5-6 Labor Situation at U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants: 1977-1997 (number and dollars): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Workers Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
  • Table 5-7 Labor Situation at U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants by Sector: 1977-1997 (number and dollars): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable, and Fiber Optic Cable; Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Workers Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
  • Table 5-8 U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants Capital Expenditures by Sector: 1977-1997 (dollars and percent): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, and Total Industry; Capital Expenditures and Percent Value Added

Section 6: U.S. Communication Wire and Cable Industry Competitive Environment

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Number of U.S. Manufacturers and Production Plants
  • Growth-Oriented and Profitable U.S.-Based Manufacturers
  • Table 6-1 Number of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Manufacturers and Average Shipments by Sector: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control and Signal Wire and Cable, and Fiber Optic Cable
  • Table 6-2 Number and Revenues of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Plants by Sector: 1977-1997 (number and dollars): Electronic Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable, Fiber Optic Cable, and Total Industry
  • Table 6-3 Number of U.S. Insulated Communication Wire and Cable Manufacturers by Type: 1987-1996 (number): Coaxial Cable by Type, Hookup Wire, Multiconductors by Type, CATV and Antenna Wire and Cable, Telephone Wire and Cable by Type, Signal Wire and Cable, Control Wire and Cable by Insulator, and Communication Fiber Optic Cable by Type
  • Table 6-4 Ranking of Fifteen U.S.-Based Communication Wire and Cable Manufacturers, Major Product Line(s), Worldwide Sales, and Share Comment Profiled in Section 7: 1996 (dollars): Company, Worldwide Sales
  • Table 6-5 Sales and Profit Trends for Thirteen Manufacturers and Marketers of Communication Wire and Cable: 1993-1997 (dollars and percent)

Section 7: Competitor Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments


    Summary of Major Findings
    New Products and Acquisitions Extend Lines and Customer Base
    Sharp Increase in U.S. Optical Fiber and Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing Capacity
    Consolidation in Copper-Based Communication Wire and Cable Sector
    World Market Sales Driving Growth of U.S.-Based Companies
    Rising Global Fiber Optic Cable Competitive Pressures
    Sources, Methodology, and Objectives
    Alcatel Alsthom Compagnie Generale D'electricite
    Alcatel STK AS
    The Alpine Group, Inc.
    Aluminum of America
    Amphenol Corp.
    Andrew Corp.
    Anicom, Inc.
    Antec, Corp.
    Belden, Inc.
    Bicc PLC
    Bright Packaging Industry Bhd
    Cable Design Technologies Corp.
    Chengdu Telecommunications Cable Co.
    Commscope Inc.
    Cookson Group PLC
    Corning Inc.
    Datwyler Holding AG
    Delta PLC
    Draka Holding NV
    Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget LM)
    Essex International, Inc.
    Fujikura Ltd.
    Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd.
    General Cable Corp.
    Hitachi Cable Ltd.
    Huber and Suhner AG
    International Wire Group, Inc.
    Kuhlman Corp.
    Leader Universal Holdings Bhd
    Lucent Technologies, Inc.
    Mitsubishi Cable Industries Ltd.
    Optec Dai-Ichi Denko Co. Ltd.
    Optical Cable Corp.
    Pacific Dunlop Ltd.
    Pirelli SpA
    Pt Jembo Cable Co.
    Pt Voksel Electric
    Shaw Industries, Ltd.
    Showa Electric Wire and Cable
    Spectran Corp.
    Sterlite Industries. Ltd.
    Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.
    Twentsche Kabel Holding NV
    Tyco International, Inc.