Reduce, reuse, recycle: Trends encouraging the use of sustainable materials and reducing carbon emissions will benefit the industry
The Nonferrous Metal Recycling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Industry Threats & Opportunities
- Excess supply in a weakening global economic environment led to sharp declines in prices
- Strong demand for secondary nonferrous material drove strong export growth early in the period
- Recycled nonferrous metals offer substantial energy savings ... purchase to read more
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Nonferrous Metal Recycling industry's revenue has suffered in the past five years due to challenging operating conditions and weak demand from key markets. However, the recovering manufacturing sector and environmental trends encouraging manufacturers to use sustainable materials and reduce carbon emissions will benefit demand for industry products over the five years to 2022... ... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Recycled aluminum and aluminum alloys are estimated to account for 33.2% of industry revenue. According to the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), over a third of new aluminum is made from recycled material. The strength-to-weight ratio of aluminum is among the highest of all metals, and this property has enabled aluminum to find a niche in almost every segment of the transportation industry. Other common aluminum applications range from beverage cans to consumer electronics. According to BIR, aluminum is the only packaging material that covers the cost of its own collection and processing at recycling centers. Alu.. ... purchase to read more
Additional Insights for the
Nonferrous Metal Recycling
IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry are Having a diverse range of clients Having a good technical knowledge of the product Economies of scale
IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Price of nonferrous metals and Industrial production index in the Nonferrous Metal Recycling industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more
What is the
Nonferrous Metal Recycling
This industry recovers copper, aluminum, lead and other nonferrous metals from scrap and then manufactures primary forms (e.g. bar, billet, bloom, cake, ingot, slab, slug and wire) from the recovered metals through secondary smelting and refining processes.
Other nonferrous metals, including powder metallurgy productsAluminumPrecious metalsCopper and copper alloysZinc
Recycling copper scrapRecycling aluminum scrapRecycling precious metal scrapRecycling other nonferrous scrap metals
|About this Industry|
|Industry at a Glance|
|Industry Statistics Snapshot|
|Key External Drivers|
|Price of nonferrous metalsIndustrial production indexTrade-weighted indexValue of construction|
|Competition and consolidationInternational tradeIndustry structureChart: Revenue Growth|
|Going greenPoised for growthTable: Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry Revenue Outlook|
|Industry Life Cycle|
|Life cycle reasonsChart: Benchmarking - Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy|
|Products & Markets|
|Key Buying Industries|
|Nonferrous Metal RefiningNonferrous Metal Rolling & AlloyingNonferrous Metal Foundry Products ManufacturingRecyclable Material Wholesaling|
|Key Selling Industries|
|Aircraft, Engine & Parts ManufacturingCar & Automobile ManufacturingConsumersWired Telecommunications Carriers|
|Products & Services|
|AluminumPrecious metalsOther nonferrous metals, including powder metallurgy productsCopper and copper alloysZincChart: Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry Products and Services Segmentation|
|General manufacturing and otherExportsTransportation equipment manufacturingJewelry and investment productsIndustrial manufacturingConstructionChart: Major Market Segmentation for the Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry|
|Chart: Business Locations by State|
|Market Share Concentration|
|Key Success Factors|
|Cost Structure Benchmarks|
|ProfitPurchasesWagesOtherChart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Nonferrous Metal Recycling|
|Basis of Competition|
|Internal competitionExternal competition|
|Barriers to Entry |
|Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Nonferrous Metal Recycling Industry|
|Table: OmniSource Corp. - financial performance|
|Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Nonferrous Metal Recycling IndustryChart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success|
|Technology & Systems|
|Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth|
|Regulation & Policy|
|Table: Industry Data for the Nonferrous Metal Recycling 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)Price of nonferrous metals (2008-2022)|
Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
|Jargon & Glossary |
A foundry with direct ownership links to manufacturers (such as automobile manufacturers)
The process of pouring molten metal into a mold, allowing it to cool and then removing it to produce a metal shape.
A metal, such as steel, that contains iron.
The buildings and works for casting metals.
A metal, such as aluminum, that does not contain iron.
|Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)|
A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
Metal produced from primary (e.g. mined ore) sources
Metal produced from post-consumer or recycled scrap sources
A process that involves melting ore to separate out the metallic content from the waste material (slag).
The difference between the cost of purchased nonferrous scrap and the selling price of processed nonferrous material
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