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Business Industry Guide: Electronic Components (as of Summer 2020)

Researching the electronic components market? Use the resources in this guide!

Understanding the Industry and Learning about the Landscape of the Target Market

IBIS World will assist you in better understanding the industry this company is in along with the markets it supplies and is helpful with the following aspects of your research:

  • Situation/Market Analysis
  • Competitor Analysis (detailed market share)
  • Foreign Entry Potential
  • Distribution

Example: I am looking for background on the electronics industry in the United States.

  • Type electronics into the search box and click search
  • Check the boxes on the sidebar menu for United States and Industry Reports and scroll down until you see the related reports listed below:
    • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing in the US
    • Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing in the US
    • US Electronics Part & Equipment Wholesaling in the US

Example: I am looking to understand the market for car electronics 

  • Type automobile into the search box and click search
  • Scroll down on the results page to locate the report Automobile Electronics Manufacturing in the US

S&P provides access to industry surveys from CFRA Research which give background into the following markets:

  • Energy 
  • Automobiles
  • Industrials

Example: I need a report on the Energy industry

  • Click on the Research tab on the top menu of the home page 
  • Type energy in the keyword box, click Search Headline Only, select Report Type>Industry Overview, select Date Range>All History and click Search 
  • Results are listed in column format  - find Energy Equipment & Services in the Headline column and view report by clicking the pdf icon on the far right