Forging ahead: Increasing demand and falling input costs will boost industry revenue

The Ornamental and Architectural Metalwork Services industry highly depends on demand from the commercial and residential markets. When the recession caused construction activity to grind to a halt, the industry experienced significant revenue declines. Meanwhile, economic uncertainty and low disposable income limited consumers' willingness to spend money on home renovations, further constricting demand for industry services. As the economy recovers over the next five years and construction activity ramps up, the industry is poised to experience a period of growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.4%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
34,022
Businesses
2,250
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Improving unemployment and income growth sparked consumers’ willingness to spend on home renovations
  • Rising disposable income growth encouraged consumers to make nonessential expenditures
  • Rising housing starts will boost demand for industry products, many of which are essential in homes
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Ornamental and Architectural Metalwork Services industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 3.8% during the 10 years to 2021. Comparatively, US GDP is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 2.1% over the same period, meaning the industry's importance to the overall economy is rising. This typically indicates a growing industry; however, IVA is expected to grow at a faster pace relative to a low recessionary base. Indeed, ornamental and architectural metalwork manufacturers produce essential products for homes and buildings and face low levels of external competition, all of which are characteristics of a mature industry...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry are

  • Management of input costs
  • Automation of factories
  • Accurate forecasts of consumer preference
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Housing starts in the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry?

    This industry fabricates, sells, repairs and installs ornamental metalwork, including fences, handrails, balcony rails, screen doors, window guards and other architectural products.

    Industry Products
  • Iron, steel and aluminum stairs, staircases and fire escapes
  • Grills, including open-mesh partitions
  • Gates, railings and window guards
  • AC grills and air diffusers
  • Iron and steel architectural and ornamental work
  • Aluminum and other metal architectural and ornamental work
  • Grating and flooring for building construction
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacture brasswork
  • Manufacture balcony railings
  • Manufacture fences and gates
  • Manufacture fire escapes
  • Manufacture ladders
  • Manufacture staircases and stair railings
  • Manufacture other architectural metalwork
  • Manufacture other ornamental metalwork
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Housing starts
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of aluminum
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Housing market rebounds
  • Profitability rises
  • Low-cost imports penetrate the market
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing market strength
  • Moderate profit growth
  • Table: Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Iron, steel and aluminum stairs, staircases and fire escapes
  • Grills, including open-mesh partitions
  • Iron and steel architectural and ornamental work
  • Gates, railings and window guards
  • AC grills and air diffusers
  • Grating and flooring for building construction
  • Aluminum and other metal architectural and ornamental work
  • Chart: Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction activity
  • Maintenance and renovation
  • Input costs

  • Major Markets
  • Commercial Construction
  • Residential Construction
  • Maintenance, repair and renovation
  • Other markets
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services 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 Ornamental & Architectural Metalwork Services Industry
    Includes:
  • 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)
  • Private spending on home improvements (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Brasswork
  • Decorative kitchen and bathroom metal products.
  • Computer Numerical Control (Cnc)
  • The automation of machine tools that are operated and controlled by computers.
  • Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification and analysis of a design.
  • Metalworking
  • Process of milling, turning, threading, grinding and filing metal to create individual parts or large scale structures.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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