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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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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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.

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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.

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Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments 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 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8%
Engineers 6%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 49%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 5%
Plant and System Operators 8%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 8%
Chemical Plant and System Operators 8%
Other Production Occupations 25%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 11%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 11%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $418,969 on Artificial & Synthetic Fibers & Filaments Manufacturing. It has awarded 18 contracts to 9 companies, with an average value of $46,552 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:
Cellophane film or sheet manufacturing, Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers and filaments manufacturing, Texturizing noncellulosic yarn made in the same establishment, Anidex fibers and filaments manufacturing, Polyolefin fibers and filaments manufacturing, Nitrocellulose fibers manufacturing, Viscose fibers, bands, strips, and yarn manufacturing, Yarn, noncellulosic fiber and filament, manufacturing, Organic noncellulosic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Noncellulosic filament yarn manufacturing, Saran (i.e., polyvinylidene chloride) fibers and filaments manufacturing, Fluorocarbon fibers and filaments manufacturing, Throwing cellulosic yarn made in the same establishment, Polyvinyl ester fibers and filaments manufacturing, Texturizing cellulosic yarn made in the same establishment, Polyester fibers and filaments manufacturing, Manmade cellulosic fibers manufacturing, Fibers and filaments, noncellulosic, manufacturing and texturizing, Manmade noncellulosic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Throwing noncellulosic yarn made in the same establishment, Polyvinylidene chloride (i.e., saran) fibers and filaments manufacturing, Elastomeric fibers and filaments manufacturing, cellulosic filament, Soybean fibers and filaments manufacturing, Noncellulosic staple fibers and filaments manufacturing, Linear esters fibers and filaments manufacturing, Acrylonitrile fibers and filaments manufacturing, Cigarette tow, cellulosic fiber, cellulosic, Spandex fiber, filaments, Cellulosic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Nylon fibers and filaments manufacturing, Olefin fibers and filaments manufacturing, Cellulosic filament yarn manufacturing, Cellulosic staple fibers manufacturing, Vinyl fibers and filaments manufacturing, Rayon fibers and filaments manufacturing, Acrylic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Casein fibers and filaments manufacturing, Acetate fibers and filaments manufacturing, Modacrylic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Vinylidene chloride fiber and filament manufacturing, Noncellulosic fibers and filaments manufacturing, Regenerated cellulosic fibers manufacturing, Zein fibers and filaments manufacturing, Triacetate fibers and yarns manufacturing, Protein fibers and filaments manufacturing, etc.

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