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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing

Overview: the U.S. Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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 Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing: 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.

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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

Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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 Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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.

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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 Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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 Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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 Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing 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 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Production Occupations 53%
Supervisors of Production Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 6%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 34%
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 8%
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 7%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5%
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters 8%
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 7%
Other Production Occupations 12%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14%
Material Moving Workers 13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Alcoa trademarks "BTS PRIME" - metal alloys and aluminum plate and sheet used as structural components of tankers - 03/03/2018
  • Floe International trademarks "EASY-CONNECT" - Metal bracket for use in the assembly of boat docks and boat dock accessories - 03/02/2018
  • Novelis patents Aluminum-manganese-zinc Alloy - 03/01/2018
  • Alcoa Usa patents Aluminum Sheet With Enhanced Formability And An Aluminum Container Made From Aluminum Sheet - 03/01/2018
  • Endura Products trademarks "THE DOOR OF THE FUTURE" - Building materials - 02/16/2018
  • Golden Aluminum patents Method For The Manufacture Of An Aluminum Sheet Product From Used Beverage Containers - 02/15/2018
  • Glasspoint Solar raises $26 million in funding. - 09/12/2014
  • Ecosphere Technologies raises $3 million in funding. - 01/02/2014
  • Alexin raises $2 million in funding. - 01/14/2011

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Endura Products36
    Anaya Gems

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

    Latest Industry News

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    • Qatari company to make copper wires, aluminium bars as country becomes more self-reliant - Doha: An affiliate of Qatari conglomerate Aamal Co plans to build three factories to produce copper wires, aluminium bars and drums for cables ... has been encouraging companies to set up local production facilities, reducing the need for imports, since ... (01/08/2018)
    • METALS-Copper consolidates, aluminium falls to near 2-week low - LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Copper steadied on Monday as the market continued to consolidate following strong gains in December and as a firmer dollar weighed, while aluminium hit a ... an alternative location for the processing of copper scrap. (01/08/2018)
    • Bright prospects seen as first shipment of alumina leaves Port Kaiser - resumed alumina production at the 48-year-old Alpart plant in mid-year. Alumina — processed from bauxite ore plentiful in much of central Jamaica — is a white, granular material from which the light metal aluminium, is smelted in the world’s ... (01/04/2018)
    • Global Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing Market Briefing 2016-2017 & Forecasts to 2020 & 2022 - Research and Markets - The "Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing Market Global Briefing 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global alumina and aluminum production and processing market is expected to reach around $285 billion in 2020 ... (01/03/2018)
    • RUSAL LMZ SKAD lifts aluminium wheels production by 27pct in 2017 - Additional casting lines and processing machines will allow the Company to boost production by another 200-250 thousand wheels by the end of 2018 and increase its domestic market share. It is also planning to introduce more than 10 new models of aluminium ... (01/02/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $11,670,848 on Alumina & Aluminum Production & Processing. It has awarded 535 contracts to 142 companies, with an average value of $82,189 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount