Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Operators within the Sheet Metal, Window and Door Manufacturing industry manufacture windows and doors, sheet metal products and ornamental and architectural metalwork. The construction sector comprises the overwhelming majority of demand for all industry products, so industry performance over the five years to 2016 reflects the brief stagnation and subsequent gradual rebound in downstream construction activity during this period. In the coming years, demand for sheet metal products will continue to rise from downstream construction markets, with burgeoning residential construction activity driving the bulk of industry growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in this industry tend to be located near sellers of key inputs, such as aluminum and steel, areas with highly concentrated construction activity or densely populated regions. Heavily populated regions have a greater demand for the construction and renovation of residential dwellings and commercial buildings, the primary sources of revenue for metal sheet, window and door manufacturers. The top four regions are home to nearly three-quarters of establishments in this industry.
An estimated 22.7% of establishments in this industry are located in the Southeast, which has a larger housing market and population share than any other region in the United States. Florida is the highest-concentrated state in the region, with 5.9% of establishments... purchase to read more