IBISWorld’s Metal Finishing Services Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Metal Finishing Services market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Metal Finishing Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the average price of metal finishing services has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 0.7%. Although demand from the auto sector has been strong, lower input costs and weak demand from the industrial sector have tempered price growth in this market.New car sales have been rising during the past three years on the back of higher employment levels, which have...


Metal Finishing Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for metal finishing services is very low. Initially, there can be some shipping costs depending on the location of the supplier in relation to the buyer. This is particularly applicable to buyers with specialized finishing needs, such as large industrial machinery parts. Local suppliers may not have the necessary machinery to finish oddly shaped or large parcels, so...


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About this Report

This report is intended to help buyers of metal finishing services, which include metal polishing, painting, electroplating and surface coating. This report does not include heat treatment services such as quenching, annealing and case hardening. Key buyers include automobile and hardware manufacturers.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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