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

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

Pipe up: Moderate upcoming growth will be largely guided by steel prices

The Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 tightly correlated with the highly volatile world price of steel. As steel prices plummeted during the recession and subsequently skyrocketed, so too has revenue for industry operators. In the coming years, demand for metal pipes and tubes is expected to increase as rising oil and gas prices cause downstream buyers to boost production, increasing the need for industry products. Additionally, sustained growth in automobile manufacturing will increase demand for metal pipes and tubes... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Metal Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry operates with a low level of market share concentration. The top four manufacturers are estimated to account for 18.0% of total industry revenue. The industry's largest player, Tenaris SA, is expected to generate $1.3 billion in US industry-relevant revenue in 2015, giving the company a market share of 8.5%. Industry concentration has increased over the past five years due to substantial merger and acquisition activity; for example, Precision Castparts Corp. acquired RathGibson Inc. in April 2012. Moreover, this trend is anticipated to continue over the five years to 2020, as operators strive to increase profit margins in this competitive industry... 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
Energy-sector seamless and welded pipes and tubesWelded pipes and tubesRiveted and other seamless pipes and tubes
Industry Activities
Manufacturing drill pipes and pipe casings Manufacturing steel pipe products Manufacturing mechanical and structural tube and pipe products

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