The Structural Steel Fabricating industry reflects trends prevalent in the housing and non-housing construction markets; its fortunes are inextricably tied to the level of activity in the Construction division. This relationship has historically provided the industry with strong opportunities to grow, until the onset of the economic downturn in late 2008. Prior to the downturn, the industry was buoyed by robust activity in the non-residential construction industries, especially institutional buildings and public infrastructure works such as roads and bridges.
Firms in this industry manufacture structural steel components for incorporation in buildings or other structures.
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.