The Metal Structure Manufacturing industry produces a range of products. Steel beams, purlins, trusses and brackets are essential for constructing multistorey buildings, wide-span structures and roofs. Prefabricated metal buildings are used for applications ranging from classrooms, tourist cabins and Olympic venues to construction site offices and public toilets. The industry is expected to generate revenue of £6.8 billion in 2014-15, an increase of 4.3% on the previous year. Industry revenue is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.2% over the five years through 2014-15.
Firms in this industry manufacture structural metal products such as metal frameworks, parts for construction and industrial frameworks.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.