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Aluminum Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33131 | Jun 2016

Shined up: Continue globalizing and rising demand from automakers will drive demand

IBISWorld’s Aluminum Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$34bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-3.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
52,732
Businesses
388
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry has endured significant volatility over the past five years due to fluctuations in aluminum prices, which reflect global supply and demand trends. In the coming years, the industry is expected to continue globalizing as both domestic and foreign manufacturing markets gain strength. In particular, rising demand from automotive manufacturers will be a key driver of industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Southeast region of the United States is the major alumina and aluminum producing area, accounting for 29.4% of industry establishments. The other major producing areas are the Great Lakes (27.8% of establishments), the West (12.7% of establishments) and the Mid-Atlantic (10.8%). The Southwest region accounts for 8.5% of establishments and the Plains comprise about 5.7%.

The distribution of the industry across the country reflects a number of factors. Primary aluminum production is a very energy intensive process, and the relatively low cost of and easy access to electricity in the Southeast and West are key factors in attracting operators to these regions. Access to key markets, such as the automotive manufacturing industry, also plays an important role in location choice... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Aluminum Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry refine aluminum-bearing bauxite into alumina, smelt alumina to produce aluminum and manufacture aluminum products, such as alloys, plate, sheet, foil and extrusions. The industry also includes companies that recover aluminum from scrap.

Industry Products
AluminaPrimary aluminumSecondary aluminumAluminum sheet and stripAluminum plateAluminum foilAluminum extrusionsOther aluminum products
 
Industry Activities
Refining bauxite into aluminaSmelting alumina to produce aluminumRecovering aluminum from scrap (secondary smelting)Flat rolling or continuous casting aluminum sheet, plate, foil and welded tubeManufacturing aluminum alloys, powders, pastes and flakeRolling, drawing or extruding aluminum shapes


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