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Precast Concrete Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Precast Concrete Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32739 | Dec 2016

Structurally sound: Improving demand from construction markets will strengthen industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Precast Concrete Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • A recovery in the downstream construction markets will support industry growth
  • Chinese operators’ cost effectiveness has helped them penetrate the US market
  • The upswing of commercial building activity will buoy demand conditions
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While demand dwindled due to weak downstream markets during the recession, revenue for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing industry is set to rise again as construction projects resume. In the five years to 2021, continued recovery in residential and nonresidential construction will support industry demand. Moreover, the value of construction for highways, bridges and other transportation infrastructure is expected to expand, underpinned by the federal stimulus package... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Precast Concrete Manufacturing industry exhibits low capital intensity. Most companies in the industry are small or medium-size operators that create basic molded products, such as monuments, grave markers, ornamental concrete and roof tiles. These manufacturers can maintain their positions in regional or niche markets without substantially altering their production methods, and labor costs typically outweigh capital expenditure. In addition, capital used depreciates slowly, limiting spending per year. In 2016, IBISWorld expects the average operator to spend $0.11 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labor, though capital costs are substantially higher for larger operators that produce precast infrastructure components such as bridge beams. IBI.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of utilities construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Precast Concrete Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures precast and prestressed concrete products for use in various construction markets. Industry products include precast concrete slabs and panels, building boards, roofing tiles, railroad ties, posts, poles, prestressed bridge beams and trusses. The production of concrete blocks, bricks and pipes is excluded from this industry. The production of ready-mix concrete is also excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
    Precast concrete productsPrestressed concrete productsOther concrete productsPolymer concrete products
    Industry Activities
    Precast concrete productPrestressed concrete product Other concrete product

    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 utilities construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Demand from bridge and elevated highway construction
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Current Performance
  • Improving construction demand
  • International landscape
  • Consolidation and rising profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising demand
  • International trade
  • Table: Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Home Builders
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Bridge & Elevated Highway Construction
  • Transmission Line Construction
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Rail Transportation
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Road & Highway Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Manufacturing
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Sand & Gravel Mining
  • Stone Mining
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems
  • Products & Services
  • Precast concrete products
  • Prestressed concrete products
  • Polymer concrete products
  • Other concrete products
  • Chart: Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Utilities construction
  • Building construction
  • Transport infrastructure construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Precast Concrete Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Oldcastle Inc.
  • Table: Oldcastle Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Precast Concrete 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 Precast Concrete 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)
  • Price of cement (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Concrete Beam
  • A long piece of concrete spanning an open part of a building structure, such as a bridge.
  • Concrete Culverts
  • A precast concrete conduit for enclosing a flowing body of water; available in many shapes and sizes, including box, round and flat-bottomed, and used for road crossings, irrigation and drainage.
  • Concrete Trusses
  • A structure comprising several triangular units used to support building structures such as bridges.
  • Cure
  • The process by which concrete becomes solid.
  • Precast Concrete
  • Concrete shapes that have been cast in a reusable mold; the product is cured in a controlled environment and then transported to the construction site for assembly.
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • Concrete shapes that have been manufactured through compression between steel reinforcement bars; used to produce more durable and stress-bearing concrete structures.

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    • 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 Precast Concrete 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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