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NAICS Newsletter April 22, 2014

NAICS 334220

Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing

Government Contract and Procurement Analysis Report

Report Summary

This report, offered by epipeline, contains a brief analysis of the Federal government's procurement practices with regards to purchasing Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing.


You will find information on the top federal government agencies that purchase these services, as well as their procurement strategy (i.e. full and open competition, set-asides and more). Finally, there is a review of the top companies that are awarded federal government contracts for Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing' industry, NAICS 334220. epipeline's Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives that enable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively compete for government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Government departments/agencies buying these services over the last four fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY10 through FY14 for NAICS 334220

WHAT IS NAICS 334220?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing radio and television broadcast and wireless communications equipment. Examples of products made by these establishments are: transmitting and receiving antennas, cable television equipment, GPS equipment, pagers, cellular phones, mobile communications equipment, and radio and television studio and broadcasting equipment.

The size standard associated with NAICS 334220 is 750 employees (effective July 22, 2013), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their average payroll does not exceed 750 employees for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 334220 for the period of Fiscal Year 2010 (FY10) through Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) was $16.4 billion. Current FY14 reported spending is $176 million for services under NAICS 334220. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY10 through FY14.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 334220 FY10 through FY14

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

The Navy, Army, and Air Force were the top three agencies, for a combined total spending of $13.6 billion, 82% of market share. Every other Agency in the top 10, USSOCOM, DLA, FAA, FBI, Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA, & DEA, reported spending in excess of $100 million.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY10 through FY14 for NAICS 334220

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO WINS THE CONTRACTS?

The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY10 through FY14. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANY type of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This list primarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that won their contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contracts awarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this second chart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor.

  • 8(a) Competed
  • 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside
  • 8(a) sole-source
  • SDB set-aside
  • SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone
  • Combination HUBZone and 8(a)
  • HUBZone set-aside
  • HUBZone sole-source
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside
  • SDVOSB sole-source
  • Emerging Small Business set-aside
  • Very Small Business set-aside
  • Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000)
  • Total Small Business set-aside

Motorola Inc ($3.9 billion), Lockheed Martin Corporation ($2.1 billion), Boeing Satellite Systems Inc ($1.2 billion), and The Boeing Company ($1.1 billion) achieved the top four rankings, with a combined market share of 53%. All remaining firms of the top 10 exceeded $300 million, Raytheon Company, L-3 Communications Corporation, ITT Corporation, Datapath Inc, A T and T Corporation, and Datron World Communications. The top 10 combined for 71% of market share.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 334220 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY10 through FY14 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined contract spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled over $602 million for FY10 through FY14. Global Communications Solutions Incorporated takes the top spot, being the only firm to exceed $100 million, earning 18.3% of market share. ORI Services Corporation, Trbalco, LLC, KOR Electronics, and R A Miller Industries Incorporated, all exceeded $20 million, totaling a combined 24% in market share. Every other firm in the top 10, 3E Technologies International Inc, Nakuuruq Solutions LLC, CTA Incorporated, Mercom Incorporated, and Tim Price Inc, all exceeded $14 million in reported spending for NAICS 334220.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 334220 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY10 through FY14 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

93% of contract spending reported for the FY10 through FY14 timeframe under NAICS 334220 used full and open (unrestricted aka "N/A") competition. This equated to over $15.3 billion. Small business set-aside contracts totaled $467 million, and 8a set asides totaled $92 million. The combined value of contracts representing all other acquisition strategies was more than $583 million, or about 3.4% of the market.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 334220 for FY10 through FY14

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHERE ARE THESE CONTRACTS PERFORMED?

These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY10 through FY14 period of $16.4 billion.

The highest total of reported contract spending is reported for California, with $4.9 billion. New York ($3.4 billion), and Virginia ($1.1 billion) were the only other states that exceeded $1 billion, with the top three combining for 57% of market share. All remaining states in the top 10 exceeded $200 million.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 334220 for FY10 through January 2011

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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