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Explosives Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Explosives Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32592 | Oct 2013

Lit fuse: Increased demand from nonferrous metal mining and emerging markets will bolster growth

IBISWorld’s Explosives Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
2.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
6,568
Businesses
53
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

This industry has rebounded strongly since taking a major blow during the recession. Renewed revenue is expected to continue growing at a steady rate through 2018. Increased demand from nonferrous mining and emerging markets will keep the growth rate moving along. However, as the trade-weighted index rises, our exports become more expensive to other countries, which could ultimately hamper industry growth... purchase to read more

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The Explosives Manufacturing industry experienced tepid growth over the past five years: in the five years to 2013, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0% to $2.3 billion. Sales of explosives are a leading indicator of the level of mining production, particularly in coal mining, which is the largest application for explosives in the United States. Although domestic coal production has risen over the past five years, demand from the Coal Mining industry (IBISWorld report 21211) has been volatile, which has adversely affected industry revenue. In addition to coal mining volatility, the decline in the value of construction from 2007 to 2011 caused industry revenue to contract by 6.3% in 2011... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Explosives Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture explosives, blasting agents and oxidizers. Industry manufacturers may also be involved in the production of blasting accessories, such as blasting and detonating caps, fuses and cords. This industry does not manufacture pyrotechnics, ammunition, ammunition detonators or percussion caps.

Industry Products
Blasting agents and oxidizersHigh explosivesOther products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing detonating caps, cord, fuses and primers Manufacturing blasting accessories (e.g. caps, fuses, igniters and squibs) and powderDetonators (except ammunition) Dynamite Explosives Gunpowder Pentolite explosive materials Manufacturing safety fuses and blasting


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