This Market Intelligence Report focuses on the power transformer marketplace in the United States from a supply chain sourcing perspective. Primarily a concentrated and mature industry, the power transformer category has a well developed supplier base and is growing at a low rate. This product has low segmentation and serves primarily industrial markets. The demand for power transformers is generated by various downstream industries with primary drivers including economic growth, new construction and grid expansion and upgrade. Key costs around the power transformers category include primary materials (electrical steel, copper, aluminum) and processing costs (labor, overhead). The major trends in the power transformers industry include input constraints, among others. The risk outlook for the power transformers industry is deteriorating based on the macroeconomic environment. Category management best practices around the power transformer industry include strategic sourcing practices.
Starting with detailed background information to provide category context, this report provides insight into the market drivers around demand and key costs, including both historical and forecasted commodity pricing. The supply base section covers the top suppliers, including high-level overviews and market news. The report presents the NAICS category cost structure and historical, current and future pricing curves as well as average margins on a current and 5 year basis. The trend section reports new and emerging industry directions. Regulatory considerations include developing governmental initiatives. Risk outlooks offer a view into upstream drivers that could adversely affect the industry and category. Insights and Best Practices share winning strategies around the management and sourcing of this category.