Nonferrous Metal Recycling in the US: Market Research Report

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Nonferrous Metal Recycling Market Research Report | Technology | Clean Technologies | Mar 2016

Rust and corrosion: Weak demand will cause industry revenue to heavily decline

The Nonferrous Metal Recycling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 over the five years to 2021, 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


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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
AluminumPrecious metalsCopper and copper alloysZinc
Industry Activities
Recycling copper scrapRecycling aluminum scrapRecycling precious metal scrapRecycling other nonferrous scrap metals

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