Treat Yourself: Favorable business conditions and a plethora of downstream markets will encourage steady growth

IBISWorld’s Industry Market Report on Metal Plating & Treating in Texas is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Ensure due diligence in your research with our strategic analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments; economic, lifestyle and demographic influences; distribution and supply chain factors; and pricing issues.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • More downstream businesses in the state means demand for industry products and services has been increasing
  • Higher demand and stable competition have also enabled operators to increase profit margins
  • The world price of steel is expected to continue declining, albeit at a slower rate

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2017, the Metal Plating and Treating industry in Texas has grown at a faster rate than the national industry, as the state's economy has exhibited stronger growth than the US economy. The state's strong economy, coupled with its favorable business environment, has encouraged more businesses to set up operations in the state or expand their existing businesses in an effort to increase their output. The industry is expected to continue growing over the five years to 2022, as demand will continue to rise. The global economy is expected to improve, which will increase demand for industry products from international buyers. This trend will especially benefit Texas, as the state is the largest exporter of industry goods in the nation...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Metal Plating and Treating industry in Texas has generally high barriers to entry, although it varies from low to high according to service segment. Barriers to entry are tied to the level of capital investment operators must make. Capital investments are necessary to purchase the various pieces of machinery and hire the skilled labor necessary to manufacture products.

    There are also geographic barriers to entry. Some areas are home to a high concentration of operators with established customer bases, which makes it difficult for new operators to enter the market. Additionally, customers may not be willing to enter service agreements with operators when they are new to the market, due new supplier's lack of reputation.


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    Additional Insights for the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry are

  • Availability of resources
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Manufacturing GDP for Texas in the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry?

    This industry includes companies in Texas that perform work on a metals or metal products to alter not only their surface and appearance, but also their physical and chemical properties. Operators achieve this through applying a coating, engraving or another form of metal treatment.

    Industry Products
    Metal heat-treating services
    Metal coating, engraving and allied services
    Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing and coloring
    Industry Activities
    Heat treating metals and metal products
    Enameling, lacquering and varnishing metals and metal products
    Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products
    Engraving, chasing and etching metals and metal products
    Powder coating metals and metal products
    Electroplating, plating, anodizing, coloring and finishing metals and metal products
    Providing other metal surfacing services for trade

    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
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Manufacturing GDP for Texas
  • World price of steel
  • World price of zinc
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Texas

  • Current Performance
  • Demand is bigger in Texas
  • Revenue and profit have a strong five years
  • A stronger dollar suppresses growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Steel bounces back
  • Dollars’ loss is the industry’s gain
  • Zinc sinks
  • Table: Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Steel Framing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Stamping & Forging

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Abrasive & Sandpaper Manufacturing
  • Chemical Product Manufacturing
  • Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Metal heat-treating services
  • Metal coating, engraving and allied services
  • Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing and coloring
  • Chart: Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Steel product and steel framing companies
  • Metal stamping and forging companies
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilities, depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Plating & Treating in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas Industry

  • Major Companies
    Gleco Plating Inc.Industrial Metal Finishing CompanyPrecoat Metals Inc.Special Products & Mfg. Inc.Worthington Industries Inc.
  • Table: Gleco Plating Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Industrial Metal Finishing Company - financial performance
  • Table: Precoat Metals Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Special Products & Mfg. Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Worthington Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Plating & Treating in Texas 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 Plating & Treating in Texas Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of steel (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Hardening something by heat treatment.
  • Brazing
  • A method of joining metals by using heat and a filler.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (Epa)
  • A government agency designed to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment.
  • Galvanization
  • The process of applying a zinc coating to steel or iron to prevent rusting.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
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