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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Because the mining sector is the largest market for this industry, explosives manufacturers are mostly concentrated near coal mines and other metal and mineral mining activities. In addition, establishments tend to be located in border regions near Mexico and Canada, the industry's top export and import countries. The following discusses the regional breakdown of industry establishments.

Southeast

Accounting for about 37.8% of explosives manufacturing establishments in 2013, the Southeast region of the United States houses the largest concentration of industry activity. This is not surprising given that over one-third of all US coal is mined and produced here. Within this region, Florida is the dominant state, accounting for 7.5% of industry establishments... 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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