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Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33322 | Nov 2016

Burning rubber: The industry's success will hinge on overseas demand for US-made machinery

IBISWorld’s Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Demand from overseas markets accounted for a large portion of this industry’s revenue
  • Functional beverages and single-serving containers have supported demand for plastic containers
  • Ongoing industrialization in international regions will spur demand for industry products
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Many US manufacturers delayed investment in capital items during the early period of the US economic recovery, but as downstream demand conditions have improved and stabilized, US manufacturers have committed to investing in manufacturing machinery to maintain production capacity and labor efficiency. This downstream investment in machinery has driven steady growth for this industry. In the coming years, the industry's success will hinge on overseas demand for US made machinery, while exports are forecast to continue accounting for the largest share of industry revenue. Meanwhile, domestic demand from recovering construction activity, emerging trends in food and beverage consumption and growing automobile production will positively affect key downstream markets... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The success of the Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturing industry depends on downstream demand for plastic and rubber products, which range from food packaging to tires. Many downstream manufacturing companies held off capital expenditure in machinery in the years following the economic downturn, which meant that overdue domestic investment in industrial machinery drove demand over the past five years. The US Dollar appreciated rapidly over the period, and with it, the competitiveness of domestic export goods decreased. As a result, the high levels of export growth early in the period proved unsustainable and trended sideways, declining at an annualized rate of 1.0% to $2.0 billion over the five years to 2016. Sim.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry are

  • Highly trained workforce
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Demand from plastics and rubber products manufacturing in the Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture machinery used to make or process plastic and rubber products, including equipment for blow molding, calendering, plastic-compression molding, extruding, injection molding, plastic working, rubber working, tire making, tire recapping and tire shredding. The receipts received from service and repair work are included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Plastic molding machineryThermoforming machineryPlastic screw extrusion molding machineryRubber-working machinery and equipmentRotational molding machinery
    Industry Activities
    Producing plastics-working machineryPerforming service, repair and maintenance workProducing rubber-working machinery

    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
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from plastics and rubber products manufacturing
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery
  • World price of steel
  • Current Performance
  • Trade’s influence
  • Domestic demand
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry demand
  • Product innovation
  • Stabilizing profit
  • Table: Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Tire Manufacturing
  • Hose & Belt Manufacturing
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Ball Bearing Manufacturing
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Rotational molding machinery
  • Plastic molding machinery
  • Thermoforming machinery
  • Rubber-working machinery and equipment
  • Plastic screw extrusion molding machinery
  • Chart: Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Automotive and industrial
  • Packaging
  • Consumer goods and homewares
  • Electrical
  • Construction
  • Custom molds
  • Medical
  • Others
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastics & Rubber Machinery 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, marketing, rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Milacron Inc.
  • Table: Milacron Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastics & Rubber Machinery 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 Plastics & Rubber Machinery 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)
  • Trade-weighted index (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    High-Density Polyethylene (Hdpe)
  • A type of polymer (plastic) made from petroleum and commonly used in plastic bags and plastic furniture.
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet)
  • A type of polymer (plastic) commonly used to make bottles and containers.
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (Pvc)
  • A type of polymer (plastic) commonly used in plastic pipes and fittings.

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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.
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    • 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
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