Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for tire and rubber recycling firms has been volatile over the past five years due to falling construction markets and slashed school budgets. Nevertheless, the industry has expanded over the period, with small-scale, regional firms taking hold. The industry will continue to grow over the next five years as the construction and industrial sectors recover and the price of rubber rises.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry is generally spread according to of the spread of the population. Densely populated regions will likely have more schools and vehicles. Schools require crumb rubber to construct playgrounds, while the industrial sector needs tire-derived fuel for manufacturing processes. Tire and rubber recycling markets remain strong in the Southeast region, fueled by expanding tire-derived fuel and ground rubber markets in the regions.
The Great Lakes region is the second-largest region for establishments and has a high demand for tire-derived products. Consequently, the demand for scrap tires equals or exceeds the supply of scrap tires in these regions... purchase to read more