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Firestop Contractors in the US: Market Research Report

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Firestop Contractors Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Specialist Contractors | Feb 2013

Firing up: Favorable regulation and a revival in construction activity will boost demand

IBISWorld’s Firestop Contractors 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$264m
Annual Growth 08-13
-4.3%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
2,040
Businesses
201
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Firestop Contractors industry has been unsteady over the five years to 2013, with revenue expected to decline at an annualized rate of 4.3%. Although the recession reduced the level of private nonresidential construction investments, one of the industry's primary downstream markets, several other factors led to fluctuating demand during this period. For example, the economic downturn forced federal and state governments to decrease investments in industry-specific activities; while institutional facilities currently make up about 36.0% of industry revenue, the demand from this sector declined over the past five years as tax revenue was allocated to other sectors of the economy.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Firestop installation

Because of the high degree of labor intensity and materials involved relative to this industry's other main activities, IBISWorld estimated firestop installation accounts for the majority of industry revenue. Installation services primarily address penetrations, in which pipes, cables or other devices compromise the fire-blocking integrity of a surface through the creation of gaps; vertical and horizontal wall joints; expansion joints (mechanical and soft); curtain walls (perimeter edge); duct wrap (for grease and air ducts); and barrier reconstruction for walls and openings... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Firestop Contractors Industry?

Contractors in this industry primarily construct and maintain firestops, which are passive fire-protection systems used to seal openings and joints in wall and floor assemblies. Firestops include fire and smoke dampers as well as fire doors. The industry does not provide fireproof insulation services.

Industry Products
Firestop installationFirestop surveyingFirestop maintenance
 
Industry Activities
Firestop installationFirestop surveyingFirestop maintenance


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