Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33121 | Sep 2015

Half pipe: Industry revenue will continue steady growth despite volatile input prices

IBISWorld’s Metal Pipe & Tube 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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Metal Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry's performance is highly correlated with the world price of steel and cyclical demand from key markets such as the energy sector and industrial manufacturing. After contracting to almost half its previous level, revenue surged over the five years to 2015. As the industry's primary input, steel prices have a significant impact on the performance of industry operators. Steel prices have fluctuated wildly during the past five years. Difficult operating conditions that have hampered industry sales during the past two years are expected to continue hindering performance during the first half of the next five-year period... purchase to read more

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Operators in the Metal Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry are standalone producers of metal pipes and other tubular products made from purchased iron or steel. The industry has performed strongly during most of the five-year period, driven by strong exports and rising demand from the domestic energy, nonresidential construction and water infrastructure markets. However, these trends reversed course during the past two years, as domestic demand for steel products in China, India and other burgeoning economies slowed down, causing steel pipe manufacturers in those countries to dump excess inventory into the global market. As global production rose, the world price of steel dropped, pressuring industry operators to reduce prices to compete more effectively with imported tubular goods... purchase to read more


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What is the Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing Industry?

Operators that are stand-alone producers in this industry manufacture welded, riveted and seamless pipes or tubes from purchased iron or steel. Consequently, steel is purchased as a primary input material in the metal pipe and tube manufacturing process.

Industry Products
Carbon steel line pipe and OCTGCarbon steel pressure tubingCarbon steel mechanical tubingAlloy steel pipesStainless steel pipes
Industry Activities
Manufacturing drill pipes and pipe casings Manufacturing steel pipe products Manufacturing mechanical and structural tube and pipe products

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