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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 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
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 Locations Chapter

Industry operators position themselves close to clients to reduce transportation costs and lead time. Consequently, nonferrous metal recycling plants tend to be located in manufacturing regions, as well as highly populated urban areas to collect obsolete scrap. Manufacturing facilities not only supply industry operators with scrap but also demand recycled nonferrous metals from industry operators. Along with increasing affluence and changes in consumption patterns, urban regions generate more per capita waste. For example, major company Sims Metal Management operates several nonferrous metal recycling facilities within 50 miles of New York City... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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