This Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry manufactures products for use in nonresidential building, utilities and infrastructure construction. Following a few dismal years at the height of the recession, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2015. Growth is largely driven by improving private nonresidential construction. In the coming years, accelerating construction markets and slowly recovering steel prices will boost industry revenue.
Operators in this industry manufacture structural metal products such as reinforcing bars, bar joists, railway bridge sections, dam gates, transmission tower sections and railroad car racks. They also manufacture metal plate work, such as bins, culverts, hoods, ladles and containment vessels, as well as prefabricated metal buildings. The majority of industry products are used in nonresidential building and utility construction.
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.