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Cement Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Cement Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32731 | Sep 2016

Built on rock: Increasing construction activity will boost industry demand

IBISWorld’s Cement Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Improved demand conditions across building and infrastructure markets will boost revenue
  • Companies have undertaken cost-saving initiatives to improve profit
  • Strong growth in the value of residential construction projects will underpin industry growth
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cement Manufacturing industry has improved over the current five-year period. Vertical integration increases the efficiency of procurement, production and distribution, while also enabling companies to maintain market share in the highly saturated and competitive cement market. Mergers and acquisitions have also enabled companies to streamline production and reach geographically dispersed markets without the costs of organic growth. A merger between two of the largest global cement manufacturers, Holcim and Lafarge, attests to the significance of concentration in the industry. In the next five years, the industry is expected to experience further consolidation... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Cement Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. In the 10 years to 2021, the industry's value added (IVA), which measures its contribution to the overall economy, is expected to rise at an average annual rate of 5.6%. This outpaces the 2.1% anticipated growth rate of US GDP over the same period. The industry's IVA growth will outpace US GDP growth because the industry was recovering rapidly from recessionary lows, which pushed up the annualized IVA.

Other characteristics further support the fact that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. The number of industry operators is fairly stable, despite rising revenue. Additionally, major players are consolidating to obtain revenue and cost synergies to spur growth. Gro.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Cement Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cement Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to high quality inputs
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Ability to control total supply on market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Cement Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Cement Manufacturing Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture cements, including Portland, natural, masonry, and pozzolanic cements for use in construction. This industry does not produce lime, which is an ingredient in cement, nor does it produce concrete, which uses cement as an input.

    Industry Products
    Non-white Portland cementWhite Portland cementAluminous cementHydraulic cementsCement clinkerHydraulic lime
    Industry Activities
    Portland cementBlended and specialty cementMasonry cement

    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
  • Value of residential construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Government funding for highways
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Current Performance
  • Construction booms
  • Mergers and barriers
  • Rising profit margin
  • International markets
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Increasing construction
  • Barriers deter new entrants
  • International trade opportunities
  • Table: Cement Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cement Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
  • Concrete Pipe & Block Manufacturing
  • Precast Concrete Manufacturing
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Mineral & Phosphate Mining
  • Mining, Oil & Gas Machinery Manufacturing
  • Sand & Gravel Mining
  • Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing
  • Stone Mining
  • Utilities
  • Products & Services
  • Non-white Portland cement
  • Hydraulic cements
  • White Portland cement
  • Aluminous cement
  • Cement clinker
  • Hydraulic lime
  • Chart: Cement Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Ready-mixed concrete industry
  • Other markets
  • Concrete product manufacturers
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cement Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cement Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cement Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    LafargeHolcim Group
    Cemex SAB de CV
    HeidelbergCement AG
  • Table: LafargeHolcim Group - financial performance
  • Table: Cemex SAB de CV - financial performance
  • Table: HeidelbergCement AG - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cement Manufacturing 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 Cement Manufacturing 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)
  • Value of Residential Construction (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Crushed materials including sand, gravel, stone, slag and other inputs that are used to make cement.
  • Aluminous Cement
  • A type of cement that contains a high percentage of aluminate. Aluminate is a compound that contains aluminum and oxygen.
  • Cement Clinker
  • A small cinder lump formed by the heat processing of limestone, clay, bauxite and iron ore sand in a rotating kiln.
  • Hydraulic Cement
  • Any cement that will set and harden after being combined with water. Most construction cements are hydraulic.
  • Portland Cement
  • A general-purpose cement and the most common type used for making concrete, mortar and stucco. Produced using cement clinker and calcium sulfate to control the setting time.
  • Pozzolana Cement
  • A type of cement that contains fine siliceous materials. Often used in conjunction with Portland cement.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Cement Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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