Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After experiencing years of revenue volatility due to fluctuating demand from downstream manufacturing customers during the recession, the Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing industry is in a state of recovery. The manufacturing sector promptly began to rebuild, boosting demand for inorganic chemicals throughout 2010 and 2011. Moreover, demand for exports has remained relatively steady in recent years. In the next five years, the industry will expand as demand from downstream industries continues to increase... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing industry is mostly distributed according to population trends, as many major downstream manufacturing industries are located in more populous regions. Key states include Texas (11.9% of industry establishments), California (6.5%) and Ohio (5.3%). Traditional manufacturing strongholds such as the Southeast and Great Lakes regions have the bulk of industry establishments, combining for 48.3% of all establishments.
This industry's manufacturing facilities are often located near consumers, and to a lesser extent, near raw material sources. Therefore, industry establishments are often found near other chemical manufacturing industries or in the industrial regions in the Great Lakes region and the Gulf coast... purchase to read more