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 Products Chapter
Sheet metal air conditioning ducts and stove pipes
During the construction slump and recession, demand for sheet metal products was largely driven by the need to install energy-efficient air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems in older buildings and to perform other types of renovation and maintenance work on these systems. Consequently, sheet metal air conditioning ducts and stove pipes have increased to 6.7% of total industry revenue.
Sheet metal enclosures
The primary types of sheet metal enclosures include radiator shield enclosures and sheet metal casings... purchase to read more