Structurally sound: Improving demand from construction markets will strengthen industry revenue

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
Annual Growth

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A recovery in the downstream construction markets will support industry growth
  • Chinese operators’ cost effectiveness has helped them penetrate the US market
  • The upswing of commercial building activity will buoy demand conditions

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    While demand dwindled due to weak downstream markets during the recession, revenue for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing industry is set to rise again as construction projects resume. In the five years to 2021, continued recovery in residential and nonresidential construction will support industry demand. Moreover, the value of construction for highways, bridges and other transportation infrastructure is expected to expand, underpinned by the federal stimulus package...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry exhibits low to moderate market share concentration, with the top four companies expected to account for 20.9% of industry revenue in 2016. The heavy weight of the raw material inputs and of the finished product tends to restrict operations to fairly narrow geographic markets. Therefore, the leading companies maintain a presence across many regional and product markets but the majority of the industry comprises local, independent operators. The result is an industry with fragmented structure predominated by small-scale manufacturers servicing narrow regional or niche product markets. IBISWorld expects the industry to become slightly more concentrated over the five years to 2021 due to a number of mergers and acquisitions by large operators. How..

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    Additional Insights for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of utilities construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Precast Concrete Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures precast and prestressed concrete products for use in various construction markets. Industry products include precast concrete slabs and panels, building boards, roofing tiles, railroad ties, posts, poles, prestressed bridge beams and trusses. The production of concrete blocks, bricks and pipes is excluded from this industry. The production of ready-mix concrete is also excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
    Precast concrete products
    Prestressed concrete products
    Other concrete products
    Polymer concrete products
    Industry Activities
    Precast concrete product
    Prestressed concrete product
    Other concrete product

    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
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Demand from bridge and elevated highway construction
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Improving construction demand
  • International landscape
  • Consolidation and rising profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising demand
  • International trade
  • Table: Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Home Builders
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Bridge & Elevated Highway Construction
  • Transmission Line Construction
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Rail Transportation
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Road & Highway Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Manufacturing
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Sand & Gravel Mining
  • Stone Mining
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems

  • Products & Services
  • Precast concrete products
  • Prestressed concrete products
  • Polymer concrete products
  • Other concrete products
  • Chart: Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Utilities construction
  • Building construction
  • Transport infrastructure construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Precast Concrete Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Oldcastle Inc.
  • Table: Oldcastle Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing 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 Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Price of cement (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Concrete Beam
  • A long piece of concrete spanning an open part of a building structure, such as a bridge.
  • Concrete Culverts
  • A precast concrete conduit for enclosing a flowing body of water; available in many shapes and sizes, including box, round and flat-bottomed, and used for road crossings, irrigation and drainage.
  • Concrete Trusses
  • A structure comprising several triangular units used to support building structures such as bridges.
  • Cure
  • The process by which concrete becomes solid.
  • Precast Concrete
  • Concrete shapes that have been cast in a reusable mold; the product is cured in a controlled environment and then transported to the construction site for assembly.
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • Concrete shapes that have been manufactured through compression between steel reinforcement bars; used to produce more durable and stress-bearing concrete structures.
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