Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Boiler and Heat Exchanger Manufacturing industry is anticipated to grow in a volatile fashion over the five years to 2015 due to mixed performance in downstream markets. In addition, globally determined price levels of key inputs, such as steel, are volatile and influence the selling price of boilers and heat exchangers. In the coming years, increased manufacturing, extraction and commercial operations are anticipated to boost demand for boilers and heat exchangers. However, ongoing import penetration will limit the degree to which domestic demand benefits industry operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The regions with the greatest concentration of boiler and heat exchanger manufacturing establishments include the Southwest, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes.
The Southwest region accounts for 26.0% of the industry's establishments. The concentration of boiler and heat exchanger manufacturers in the Southwest is largely due to the dominance of Oklahoma and Texas. Oklahoma has a higher concentration of establishments than any other state, accounting for 13.0% of total establishments in the United States. Oklahoma's manufacturing economy has always been based primarily in agricultural and petroleum production... purchase to read more