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Aluminum Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33131 | Jul 2014

Light is right: Globalization and the growing popularity of lightweight, fuel-efficient cars will spur 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
$35bn
Annual Growth 09-14
4.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
50,514
Businesses
414
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the Aluminum Manufacturing industry refine aluminum-bearing bauxite into alumina, smelt alumina to produce aluminum and manufacture aluminum products, such as alloys, plate, sheet, foil and extrusions. In the five years to 2014, aluminum manufacturers will experience growth after suffering through the recession and experiencing low downstream demand from major industries. The revival in car and automobile manufacturing will particularly boost demand in the five years to 2019, as automakers use more aluminum in their process to make lighter and more fuel-efficient cars... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry refines aluminum-bearing bauxite into alumina and smelts alumina to produce aluminum. Companies also recycle aluminum from scrap metal, which is a less energy-intensive process. Operators then manufacture aluminum alloys, plates, sheets, foils and extrusions for downstream manufacturing and construction markets. Aluminum products are primarily used as inputs in automotive and aerospace structures, engines and parts; packaging materials; construction; electronics; and appliances.

The industry was hit hard by the economic downturn and continued to fare poorly during the slower-than-expected recovery... 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, plate and 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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