Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33232 | Sep 2014

Tempered glass: Despite rising input costs, renewed construction activity will propel industry growth

IBISWorld’s Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2014, revenue and profit were volatile for the Sheet Metal, Window and Door Manufacturing industry, due to significant ebbs and flows in input prices and downstream demand. The price of primary inputs such as aluminum and steel fluctuated by double digits, challenging profit margins for industry operators, since they were unable to pass on price increases. The industry however, is poised for solid growth over the five years to 2019, due to increasing demand from downstream industries and stabilizing input prices... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Sheet Metal, Window and Door Manufacturing industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. On average, operators spend $0.09 on machinery, equipment and other capital expenses for every dollar spent on wages. The nature of production requires investment in expensive machinery and equipment necessary for maximizing efficiency. While the initial cost of production may be high, the machinery and equipment itself has a long useful life and requires few upgrades, which helps keep depreciation relatively low.

Capital intensity does vary according to the scale of operations. In general, smaller companies tend to be less capital-intensive due to the use of more labor-intensive production methods and a lack of purchasing power... purchase to read more


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What is the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture metal products including metal-framed windows (using purchased glass), metal doors, sheet metal work, and ornamental and architectural metal products. These products are primarily used in building construction, maintenance and repair.

Industry Products
Other sheet metal productsMetal windows and doorsOrnamental and architectural metal workSheet metal electric enclosuresSheet metal air conditioning ducts and stove pipes
Industry Activities
Manufacturing metal windows and window framesManufacturing metal doorsManufacturing sheet metalManufacturing ornamental metal workManufacturing architectural metal work

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