Overview

Forge forward: Industry revenue will rebound moderately as metal prices are expected to rise

IBISWorld’s Metal Stamping & Forging market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$34bn
Annual Growth
12-17
-1.8%
Annual Growth
17-22
Profit
Employment
105,923
Business
2,396

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Limited imports and a high value-added product mix have enabled operators to sustain high profit margins
  • Price volatility and sluggish markets induced small-scale operators to exit the industry
  • Manufacturers will benefit from adopting new alloys to develop castings with enhanced qualities

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Metal Stamping and Forging industry has experienced moderate volatility over the five years to 2017. Despite strong demand from the aerospace manufacturing market during most of the five-year period, weakened demand from other markets, particularly oil and gas machinery and agricultural machinery manufacturing, has hurt manufacturers of forged ferrous and stamped metal products. Furthermore, the recent downturn in the world price of steel, aluminum and most other metal inputs has pressured domestic operators across all product segments to lower selling prices, subsequently placing downward pressure on industry revenue. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to rebound moderately...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Metal Stamping and Forging industry has experienced moderate volatility over the five years to 2017. Despite strong demand from the aerospace manufacturing market during most of the five-year period, weakened demand from other markets, particularly oil and gas machinery and agricultural machinery manufacturing, has hurt manufacturers of forged ferrous and stamped metal products. Furthermore, the recent downturn in the world price of steel, aluminum and most other metal inputs has pressured domestic operators across all product segments to lower selling prices, subsequently placing downward pressure on industry revenue. Overall, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to decline an annualized 1.8% to $34.0 bi..

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    Additional Insights for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Effective quality control
  • Maintaining strong relationships within key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and World price of steel in the Metal Stamping & Forging industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry?

    Operators in this industry forge, stamp and rollform ferrous (iron) and nonferrous metal products for use by other industries. Forged metal is compressed in hot or cold temperatures, while stamped metal is placed into a press to make sheets; rollformed metal is bent into shape on a set of rolls. The industry also includes powder metallurgy companies. This industry excludes the stamping of coins, cans and automotive products.

    Industry Products
    Non-automotive stamping
    Ferrous forging
    Nonferrous forging
    Custom rollforming
    Powder metallurgy
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing forged metal products
    Manufacturing stamped metal products
    Manufacturing custom rollformed metal products
    Manufacturing powder metallurgy products

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • World price of steel
  • Corporate profit
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Shift to high value-added products
  • Profit and participation
  • Limited international trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Increasingly sophisticated products in demand
  • Industry landscape
  • International trade remains limited
  • Table: Metal Stamping & Forging Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Stamping & Forging Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hand Tool & Cutlery Manufacturing
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing
  • Ball Bearing Manufacturing
  • Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturing
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Nonferrous Metal Rolling & Alloying
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Non-automotive stamping
  • Ferrous forging
  • Custom rollforming
  • Nonferrous forging
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Other
  • Chart: Metal Stamping & Forging Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Aerospace
  • Off-highway and agriculture markets
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Ordnance markets
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Labor costs
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Stamping & Forging

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Metal Stamping & Forging Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Industrial production index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Metal Forging
  • Shaping metal by using localized compressive forces.
  • Metal Stamping
  • Includes a variety of sheet-metal forming manufacturing processes, such as punching with a machine press or stamping press.
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Blending and compressing fine metal powder into a desired shape.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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