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Aluminum Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33131 | Mar 2015

Shining future: Rising demand from automakers will be a major driver of industry growth

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
$43bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
58,159
Businesses
432
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. Aluminum prices surged after the recession in response to rapidly rising demand from manufacturers, especially in emerging economies. Higher prices for aluminum products and rebounding demand from major markets, namely the automotive industry, bolstered revenue over 2010 and 2011. In the coming years, the industry is expected to continue to globalize as US and global construction and manufacturing markets gain strength... purchase to read more

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The concentration of companies in the Aluminum Manufacturing industry is low, with the four largest manufacturers accounting for an estimated 26.5% of revenue. Concentration has increased over the past decade, with major restructuring taking place due to mergers and acquisitions. Illustrative of this trend, the number of companies has decreased at an annualized rate of 0.5% to 432 companies over the five years to 2015. Alcoa Inc., the Aluminum Manufacturing industry's largest player, accounts for an estimated 12.5% of industry revenue. The other major players are much smaller, demonstrating that the industry remains fragmented and highly competitive... 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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