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Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 8%
Construction Trades Workers 7%
Production Occupations 52%
Assemblers and Fabricators 5%
Other Production Occupations 37%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 9%
Cutting Workers 8%
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 9%
Material Moving Workers 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Larry Hess & Associates trademarks "BLAST-IT-ALL" - machines; - 04/17/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Larry Hess & Associates

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Does your sanding operation make sense? - CHARLOTTE-- "Sanding ... Wood Products – formerly owned by Vance Publishing - and led its expansion into events and other ventures. He has travelled extensively throughout North America and overseas visiting and reporting on major manufacturing ... (01/05/2018)
    • Global $50+ Billion Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Markets to 2022 - materials used as abrasives, the abrasive manufacturers' most commonly used grains, their production with values, the manufacturers of products using abrasive materials primarily for machine tools, users of abrasive tools and other applications ... (12/12/2017)
    • Global Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Markets Report 2017: 2016 Data, 2017 Estimates & Projections to 2022 - materials used as abrasives, the abrasive manufacturers' most commonly used grains, their production with values, the manufacturers of products using abrasive materials primarily for machine tools, users of abrasive tools and other applications ... (12/12/2017)
    • Abrasives and Abrasive Machines Market : Industry Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Forecast upto 2025 Acute Market Reports - Abrasives and Abrasive Machines Market (By Abrasive ... fast and precise processes so as to maintain optimum quality of the end-products. Thus, it becomes essential for the manufacturers to adopt viable solutions for specific operations in order to ... (11/27/2017)
    • Innovations by Abrasive Manufacturers Will Significantly Propel the Global Abrasives Market Until 2020, Says Technavio - Request sample report: “The global coated abrasives market is highly competitive. Therefore, manufacturers are focusing on the development of innovative products to gain a competitive edge in the market and increase profit margins. (04/21/2016)
    • Polyhose makes foray into abrasives manufacturing - “This manufacturing ... export strategy for abrasive business like Polyhose India, which exports 75 per cent of its production. It is looking to export its abrasive products to Middle East, Europe and the US. It expects abrasives business to clock ... (02/10/2015)
    • Abrasive Film Rolls suit powertrain polishing applications. - ... manufacturer to offer a full complement of abrasives products to customers worldwide. The company’s abrasives business has more than 16,000 employees and approximately 100 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries. In the United States and Canada, ... (08/28/2013)
    • Duraline Pres-On Abrasives and Future Abrasives Co. form Global Abrasive Products, Inc. - GA — Duraline Pres-On Abrasives Inc., LLC and Future Abrasives Co. recently merged to form Global Abrasive Products Inc. (GAP), a service-driven abrasive supply and manufacturing company. This merger makes Global Abrasive Products Inc. one of the largest ... (04/28/2004)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $6,110,172 on Abrasive Products & Sandpaper Manufacturing. It has awarded 434 contracts to 88 companies, with an average value of $69,434 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Grinding wheels manufacturing, Buffing and polishing wheels, abrasive and nonabrasive, manufacturing, Sandpaper manufacturing, Pumice and pumicite abrasives manufacturing, Grains, abrasive, natural and artificial, Whetstones manufacturing, Aluminum oxide (fused) abrasives manufacturing, Polishing wheels manufacturing, Abrasive products manufacturing, Grinding balls, ceramic, Cloth (e.g., aluminum oxide, garnet, emery, silicon carbide) coated manufacturing, Paper (e.g., silicon carbide), abrasive coated, made from purchased paper, Diamond dressing wheels manufacturing, Silicon carbide abrasives manufacturing, Steel shot abrasives manufacturing, Wheels, polishing and grinding, etc.

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