Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding in the US: Market Research Report

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Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding Market Research Report | NAICS 33142 | Nov 2013

Rolling along: Renewed activity in downstream construction markets will spur industry demand

IBISWorld’s Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Declining revenue during the recession forced companies to cut costs by idling plants and reducing their workforce in an effort to protect profit margins. Consequently, general weakness in downstream demand in the past five years, in addition to drops in copper prices, caused industry consolidation. In the five years to 2018 however, the price of copper is expected to continue fluctuating, albeit less sharply than in previous years, while following a predominantly downward trend. Moreover, renewed activity in downstream construction markets will spur industry demand... purchase to read more

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Copper wire, sheets and strips

The most popular products provided by the Copper Rolling, Drawing and Extruding industry are wire, sheets and strips. Sales of these products are expected to account for 38.5% of industry revenue in 2013. Although copper wire's share of revenue has fallen slightly during the five years to 2013, because of its integration with construction, the product's use in other, steadier markets has limited this decline.

Copper wire is used in an array of applications and markets. However, it is prominently used as electrical and communications wiring since it is easily malleable, an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and resistant to corrosion. Copper packs more power into a given diameter of wire than any substitute material... purchase to read more


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What is the Copper Rolling, Drawing & Extruding Industry?

Companies in this industry purchase refined and scrap copper to produce a range of fabricated products, such as wire, sheet, tubes, pipes, strips and bars, through rolling, drawing and extrusions processes. This industry does not include companies that primarily smelt and refine copper or manufacture wire products from purchased wire.

Industry Products
Copper extrusionsCopper pipes and tubesCopper wire, sheets and strips
Industry Activities
Recovering copper or copper alloys from scrapAlloying purchased copperRolling, drawing or extruding shapes from copper

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