Big wheel: While government subsidies may contract, environmental concerns will still bolster revenue

The industry has experienced moderate volatility over the past five years. Increased export activity in 2012 hurt industry revenue. However, the industry turned a corner in 2013, as growing concern over public health and the environment has spurred more widespread and strict regulations regarding waste tire and rubber disposal, which have provided increased direct and indirect funding for the industry. Additionally, the industry has benefited from increased demand for industry products for manufacturing, construction and energy purposes. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to grow over the five years to 2017...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government support for the industry’s services will slow due to oversaturation in the market
  • Growth in the construction sector has driven downstream demand for industry products
  • As market saturation rises, larger operators are anticipated to increase their share of the market
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Tire and Rubber Recycling industry has medium barriers to entry. Although market share concentration is moderate on a national level, market share concentration can vary substantially depending on the region. In some regions, where tire and rubber recycling infrastructure is relatively underdeveloped, it is easier for new entrants to establish a foothold, while it is much harder to become established in areas with a longer history of tire and rubber recycling activity. The presence of existing facilities that have pre-existing contracts with local and state government authorities in localized areas the ability of new entrants to secure funding and a source of scrap tire and used rubber inputs. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Local and state government investment in the Tire & Rubber Recycling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry?

    This industry operates facilities for separating, sorting and recycling used tires, rubber and rubber scrap. Due to the potentially harmful environmental impacts of improper tire and rubber disposal, states often directly or indirectly sponsor programs for the recycling of these materials.

    Industry Products
  • Tire-derived fuel
  • Tire-derived aggregate
  • Crumb rubber
  • Semi-processed rubber
  • Industry Activities
  • Collecting used tires and rubber
  • Shredding used tires and rubber
  • Separating used tires and rubber from reinforcing materials and contaminants
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Local and state government investment
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • World price of rubber

  • Current Performance
  • Manufacturing and construction sector growth
  • Increased government support
  • Industry consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Market saturation and competition
  • Further automation
  • Expanded demand from construction
  • Table: Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Paper Mills
  • Asphalt Manufacturing
  • Precast Concrete Manufacturing
  • Public Schools

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Consumers
  • Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing
  • Tire Wholesaling
  • Waste Collection Services

  • Products & Services
  • Tire-derived fuel
  • Crumb rubber
  • Tire-derived aggregate
  • Semi-processed rubber
  • Chart: Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • State and local government
  • Industrial professionals
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent, utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tire & Rubber Recycling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Liberty Tire Recycling LLC,
  • Table: Liberty Tire Recycling LLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tire & Rubber Recycling 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 Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of Motor Vehicle Registrations (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Crumb Rubber
  • A material produced from scrap tires that have been reduced to small, uniform particles, with the reinforcing materials and contaminants removed.
  • Landfill Tipping Fee
  • A fee levied on a quantity of waste deposited at a landfill. Also known as a gate fee.
  • Scrap Rubber
  • Rubber recovered or recycled from used tires.
  • Tire-Derived Aggregate (Tda)
  • A construction aggregate made from scrap rubber. Aggregate has many uses, including drainage applications and as part of foundations.
  • Tire-Derived Fuel (Tdf)
  • An industrial fuel made from scrap rubber.
  • Volatile Organic Compound (Voc)
  • A chemical compound that can emit vapors that are potentially harmful to the environment and humans.
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