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Explosives Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Explosives Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32592 | Oct 2014

Lit fuse: Stronger demand from metal mining and emerging markets will bolster industry 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 09-14
0.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
5,879
Businesses
53
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2014, the Explosives Manufacturing industry experienced tepid growth. 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. Fortunately for domestic explosives manufacturers, exports to emerging and newly industrialized countries like Mexico and China have provided a cushion against softening domestic demand. In the next five years, stronger demand from metal mining and lower input prices will drive growth and offset volatility in demand from coal mining. Revenue derived from domestic coal mining is forecast to slow, in light of increasing environmental concerns over the use of fossil fuels... purchase to read more

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In the five years to 2014, the Explosives Manufacturing industry experienced tepid growth. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at an annualized rate of 0.5% to reach $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 2009 to 2011 caused industry revenue to contract 6.3% in 2011 and 4.8% in 2012... 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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