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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Architectural & Structural Metals 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 Architectural & Structural Metals 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.

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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

Architectural & Structural Metals 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 Architectural & Structural Metals 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.

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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 Architectural & Structural Metals 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 Architectural & Structural Metals 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 Architectural & Structural Metals 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%
Sheet Metal Workers 5%
Sheet Metal Workers 5%
Production Occupations 55%
Assemblers and Fabricators 15%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 7%
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 7%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 8%
Team Assemblers 7%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 29%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 7%
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 14%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 12%
Other Production Occupations 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Chief Industries trademarks "EAGLE CREST HOMES" - Retail store services featuring modular homes - 03/03/2018
  • Advanced Building Products trademarks "VENEERVENT" - Non-metal building materials - 03/02/2018
  • Phillips Manufacturing trademarks "180FLEXKORNER" - Drywall corner bead not of metal - 03/02/2018
  • Petersen Aluminum patents Wall Panel Clip And High Wind Resistant Wall Panel Systems - 03/01/2018
  • Architectural Builders Hardware MFG patents Door Latch With Low Operating Noise - 02/15/2018
  • Car-O-Liner patents Work Area Illuminating Curtain - 02/08/2018
  • Updox raises $14 million in funding. - 02/14/2017
  • Arcadia raises $7 million in funding. - 01/30/2017
  • Bci Burke raises $23 million in funding. - 01/07/2015

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Omnimax International72
    C.R. Laurence67
    Emseal Joint Systems33
    Nci Building Systems

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

    Latest Industry News

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    • Doha Metro to get ready by 2020 - These included the fabrication of glass-fiber ceiling panels, assembly of control panels, manufacturing of structural steel, and others ... All remaining MEP and architectural fit-out works for the Doha Metro will be completed this year, with overall ... (01/10/2018)
    • Commercial Metals Company (CMC) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript - Additionally, the Architectural Billings Index ... A combination of higher domestic steel manufacturing utilization rates and the acquisition of yards during fiscal 2017 led to shipments increasing by 44% compared to the same period of the prior fiscal ... (01/05/2018)
    • Men? is the jewelry collection quite literally worth its weight in gold - Last year, she took the creative helm of a new jewelry company operating under a pricing structure unusual for ... and the market value of the precious metals that day. The aesthetic focuses entirely on unassuming, architectural solid gold or platinum ... (01/02/2018)
    • Architectural and Structural Precast Concrete Featured in Award-Winning Project for Mercy Health-West Hospital in Ohio - Using thin brick in the precast concrete panels significantly reduced the overall project duration by enabling the tiles to be laid during manufacturing ... these steel-reinforced concrete wall panels cannot be matched for durability or structural ... (10/26/2017)
    • Metal and Mineral Manufacturing Market 2017 by Segment, Region, Analysis and Forecast to 2019 - Markets Covered: Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing, Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing, Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing, Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Cement and Concrete ... (08/25/2017)
    • Trade Names: Chase Architectural Metal work ranges from custom-made railing systems to historic renovations - Richmond-based Chase Architectural Metal had to take down the structure — over 600 pieces — and truck ... Chase had a background in furniture design and manufacturing as well as machining. Williams had a background in engineering. (04/30/2017)
    • NZ manufacturing sales rise as metal offsets slide in dairy, meat - The volume of sales for the metal product manufacturing industry rose 5.1 percent in the September quarter, led by fabricated metal products such as structural steel, architectural aluminium and metal roofing, while the value of sales rose 5.1 percent. (12/07/2014)
    • Research and Markets: Ornamental and Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and Its International Trade - Updated Report - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Ornamental and Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing Industry in ... (03/30/2010)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $280,210,715 on Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing. It has awarded 3,807 contracts to 1,233 companies, with an average value of $227,259 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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