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 | Aug 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Nonferrous metal foundries depend primarily on demand from motor vehicle and aircraft manufacturers, which collectively account for more than half of industry revenue. During the five years to 2015, the global economic downturn slashed demand for automobiles and air travel, resulting in the restructuring of major automakers, decreased car and aircraft production and a sharp drop in industry revenue. However, industry revenue is expected to continue recovering as consumers increase spending on cars and air travel... 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 33.5% of industry establishments. The region's importance reflects the fact that key customers in the automotive industry are also based around the Great Lakes... 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 productsOther aluminum foundry productsDie-cast products made from other nonferrous metalsCopper foundry productsOther nonferrous foundry products
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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