Pedal to the metal: Stronger car sales and more efficient operations will foster revenue growth

Because automakers are the Automobile Metal Stamping industry's largest market, demand for this industry's products closely follows demand for finished vehicles, which continued to recover in the five-year period. During the period, demand for domestic automakers' most popular products, sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and light trucks, rose due to recovering economic conditions, rising disposable income and a declining unemployment rate. Over the next five years, industry revenue is poised to trend higher, backed by strong car sales and more efficient production from automakers. However, many consumers are purchasing more fuel-efficient, small-sized cars instead of SUVs and trucks. This trend could potentially hamper revenue growth as smaller cars require less steel...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$38bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
101,421
Businesses
794
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue is poised to trend higher, backed by strong car sales and more efficient production from automakers
  • Drivers are purchasing smaller, more fuel-efficient cars, cutting into demand
  • Improving conditions for US automakers are anticipated to ripple through the supply chain
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Automobile metal stamping is a moderately capital-intensive industry, which is typical for those industries atop the supply chain of the automotive sector. For every dollar spent on wages, the average industry company will invest about $0.16 in capital equipment. Volatile gas prices and consumer preferences are prompting automakers to produce smaller vehicles with superior fuel economy. In order to meet these goals, automakers are working with suppliers more frequently to reduce the weight of component systems and improve performance. In some cases, redesigns involve using lighter and more exotic metals such as aluminum or titanium; these new materials require adaptations for some production machinery, leading to higher capital investment. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Automobile Metal Stamping Industry

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

  • Access to the most advanced and efficient technologies
  • Use of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Having a large supply contract
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from car and automobile manufacturing and World price of steel in the Automobile Metal Stamping industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Automobile Metal Stamping Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture metal vehicle parts such as body panels, trim pieces, bumpers and other structural components from sheet metal using either a machine press or stamping press.

    Industry Products
  • Light-truck parts stamping
  • Heavy truck and bus parts stamping
  • Car parts stamping
  • Industry Activities
  • Stamping metal motor vehicle body parts
  • Stamping metal motor vehicle bumpers
  • Stamping metal motor vehicle fenders, hubcaps, tops and trim
  • Stamping metal motor vehicle moldings and trims
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • World price of steel
  • Regulation for the Automotive sector
  • World price of crude oil
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • More cars, less metal
  • A new dawn in Detroit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Leaner and meaner
  • Straightening out
  • Table: Automobile Metal Stamping Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Light-truck parts stamping
  • Car parts stamping
  • Heavy truck and bus parts stamping
  • Chart: Automobile Metal Stamping Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other light-vehicle manufacturers
  • General Motors
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • Heavy-truck and bus manufacturers
  • Nissan
  • Honda
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automobile Metal Stamping Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Automobile Metal Stamping

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Automobile Metal Stamping Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    General Motors CompanyFord Motor Company
  • Table: General Motors Company - financial performance
  • Table: Ford Motor Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Automobile Metal Stamping Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Automobile Metal Stamping 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)
  • New Car Sales (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Big Three
  • A term referring to General Motors, Ford and Chrysler automakers.
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy (Cafe)
  • A regulatory program administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that sets fuel economy goals for automakers, enforceable with fines.
  • Light Vehicles
  • Passenger cars and trucks with a payload capacity of under 4,000 pounds.
  • Metal Stamping
  • A manufacturing process that uses sheet metal, pressure and molds to shape metal.
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