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Nonferrous Metal Recycling in the US: Market Research Report

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Nonferrous Metal Recycling Market Research Report | Technology | Clean Technologies | Jun 2014

Solid growth: The industry will benefit greatly from a resurgence in downstream industries

IBISWorld’s Nonferrous Metal Recycling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
OmniSource OmniSource market share
Sims Metal Management Sims Metal Management market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
16,694
Businesses
341
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Nonferrous Metal Recycling industry's revenue has suffered in the past five years, as consumers and manufacturers have spent less on products recycled by this industry. However, the recovering manufacturing sector will benefit demand for industry products during the five years to 2019 as the industrial production index continues to rise. However, growing competition from overseas recyclers will hamper growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The largest four companies in the industry generate about 17.4% of industry revenue. Large-scale concentration has not taken place in the industry because the low value-to-weight and large volume of most recycled materials makes them unprofitable to transport. As a result, this factor has limited the geographical range that most businesses operate in. However, government incentives and consumer pressure to use secondary nonferrous metal materials have previously resulted in vertical consolidation with downstream foundries and manufacturers. For example, other company OmniSource Corporation was acquired by Steel Dynamics Inc. in 2007 and continues to operate as a nonferrous metal recycling facility that complements the steel production business... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry?

This industry recovers copper, aluminum, lead and other nonferrous metals from scrap and then manufactures primary forms (e.g. bar, billet, bloom, cake, ingot, slab, slug and wire) from the recovered metals through secondary smelting and refining processes.

Industry Products
Other recycled nonferrous metalsRecycled aluminum and aluminum alloysRecycled precious metals and precious metal alloysRecycled copper and copper alloys
 
Industry Activities
Recycling copper scrapRecycling aluminum scrapRecycling precious metal scrapRecycling other nonferrous scrap metals


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