Raise the roof: Rising commercial and residential construction will aid industry growth

The Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing industry fabricates roofs made from thin, flat pieces of metal, typically steel or aluminum. In addition to their traditional uses in garages, industrial buildings and commercial buildings, these roofs are also gaining traction in the residential market. The industry has also been aided by low metal input costs, which allow operators to offer competitive prices to buyers while remaining profitable, as well as limited international trade. The industry is expected to return to growth over the five years to 2022, aided by rising commercial and residential construction and the shifting preference toward metal roofs...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has been aided by low metal input costs, allowing operators to offer competitive prices while remaining profitable
  • The increase in steel prices has been modest and is unlikely to erode the industry’s profit
  • Reshoring in the manufacturing sector is expected to boost industry revenue
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Relative to other manufacturing industries, there are moderate barriers to entry into the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing industry. At a federal level, there are no industry-specific government regulations or licensing requirements to prevent a new entrant from establishing their operators. Such requirements may be observed at the state level, as is the case in Massachusetts, which requires a Class A license for apprentice sheet-metal workers or a Class M-1 or M-2 license for master sheet metal workers. These different licenses have different requirements pertaining to education or certification. These regulations are not standard across states, but still speak to the level of skill required to manufacture industry products, which ultimately serves as a barrier to entry. Add...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution network
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Proper use of automation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Value of residential construction in the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry fabricates sheet-metal roofing products, including aluminum, steel, copper and zinc roofing. However, the industry does not manufacture sheet-metal roofing drainage. It also does not install or repair roofs, which are activities that are accounted for in the Roofing Contractors industry (IBISWorld Report 23816).

    Industry Products
  • Galvanized steel roofing
  • Mixed-metal steel roofing
  • Aluminum roofing
  • Other roofing
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing aluminum metal roofing
  • Manufacturing steel metal roofing
  • Manufacturing other metal roofing
  • 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
  • Value of residential construction
  • World price of steel
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
  • Key markets
  • Prices and profitability
  • Fragmented industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Strong construction markets
  • Competitive attributes
  • Participation
  • Table: Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Nonferrous Metal Refining

  • Products & Services
  • Galvanized steel roofing
  • Mixed-metal steel roofing
  • Aluminum roofing
  • Other roofing
  • Chart: Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction activity
  • Trends in material choice

  • Major Markets
  • Residential construction
  • Commercial (nonresidential) construction market
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing 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 Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing 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 Sheet-Metal Roofing Manufacturing Industry
  • 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)
  • Value of construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Class A, B And C
  • Fire ratings established by the American Society for Testing and Materials to indicate the resistance of a roof to fire that originates outside the home. Class A roofs are the most fire resistant.
  • Cool Roofing
  • Roofing that is painted with reflective pigments and is able to reflect heat and sunlight away from a building.
  • Extrusion
  • A process used to create objects of a fixed cross-sectional profile by pushing or drawing the material through a die of the desired shape.
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Steel made with a protective alloy of zinc on both sides; classified further according to thickness of coating.
  • Rolling
  • A fabricating process in which the metal is passed through a pair of rolls to reduce and normalize thickness
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