Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33152 | Dec 2013

Lighter load: Growing demand from automobile manufacturers will boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As automakers' revenue plunged during the recession, demand for nonferrous metal foundry products fell. As automakers expand production in 2013, industry revenue is expected to increase. The industry will continue to globalize and consolidate to meet the mounting needs of its customers. In the five years to 2018, growth in downstream demand will support higher prices for nonferrous metals, benefiting industry revenue and profit... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The location of manufacturing establishments is influenced by proximity to raw materials, supplies and, to a lesser extent, wholesalers. Historically, proximity to coal, raw materials and water for processing, cooling and transporting were the main determinants of industry operators' location in the United States. Today, foundries are more likely to be found where metal inputs are readily available, electricity is affordable and customers are in close proximity.

The Great Lakes

The Great Lakes region is the largest producer of nonferrous castings, accounting for about 33.6% of industry establishments. The average establishment size (70 employees per establishment) is also large relative to the industry, as the majority of establishments have less than 20 employees... purchase to read more


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What is the Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing Industry?

This industry primarily melts and pours nonferrous metals into molds of a desired shape to make castings. The castings are made from purchased metals or in integrated secondary smelting and casting facilities. The main nonferrous metals the industry uses are aluminum, copper, magnesium, titanium and zinc.

Industry Products
Aluminum die-cast foundry productsAluminum mold-cast foundry productsNonferrous die-cast foundry products (other than aluminum)Copper foundry productsFoundry products from other nonferrous metals
Industry Activities
Aluminum and aluminum-base alloy castingCopper and copper-base alloy castingMagnesium and magnesium-base alloy castingZinc and zinc-base alloy castingTitanium and titanium-base alloy casting

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