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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Clay & Brick Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Clay & Brick 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 Clay & Brick 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.

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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.

U.S. map by state

Clay & Brick 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 Clay & Brick 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 Clay & Brick 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 Clay & Brick 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 Clay & Brick 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 Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 55%
Supervisors of Production Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
Other Production Occupations 42%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 6%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 6%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 6%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 13%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 11%
Material Moving Workers 9%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Clay & Brick 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.

Latest Industry News

  • 'Hypebeast' teens making a fortune from fashion - Supreme, in particular, enjoys making fun of how obsessed people are buying its limited runs. A basic clay brick - which went on to sell for £1,000 on eBay - is one of the more ridiculous items it has sold. As Ari explains, it is fun but also an investment. (01/09/2018)
  • 3 Reasons to Reuse Old Clay Roof Tiles - Since the terracotta tiles comprising the house were of very high quality, they are expected to last a lifetime, making them a good candidate ... well with the exposed bricks, concrete, and wood of the renovated Clay Roof House’s interior. (01/09/2018)
  • Start Cooking With Your Tandoor & Clay Ovens - This making its demand in the market at a tremendous rate ... Talking about clay ovens they are mostly covered with clay and brick and developed in a dome like structure with a chimney hole on the top. They are mostly used for roasting and baking naan. (01/08/2018)
  • Tyrone Brick - Clay Brick | Brick Manufacturer - ... are seen as leading brick suppliers and a leading brick company of bricks UK and bricks Ireland.As the largest clay brick manufacturer in Ireland, we are continually developing new brick types using the latest technology and manufacturing equipment. (01/02/2018)
  • Global Hollow Clay Bricks Market by Manufacturers, Types, Regions and Application Research Report Forecast to 2022 - (EMAILWIRE.COM, December 30, 2017 ) Global Hollow Clay Bricks Market report is replete with detailed analysis from a thorough research, especially on questions that border on market size, development environment, futuristic developments, operation ... (12/30/2017)
  • Look Back: Bricks pave way in Parkersburg - The plant will be erected on the Stephenson property near the White Bridge [Worthington Creek] where the Haley and Clark plant was located and where there is an abundance of fire clay for brick manufacturing purposes. The new plant will employ between ... (12/30/2017)
  • Brick by brick – An Irishman’s Diary on the brickworks of Ireland - Brick-making has been an integral part of construction in Ireland ... based on the Crumlin Road. The clay pits extended from Kimmage to the Grand Canal at Goldenbridge, and this clay gave these bricks a distinctive yellow biscuit colour. (12/29/2017)
  • Brick manufacturers charged for price-fixing - Eston Brick and Tile, De Hoop Brickfields, Clay Industry, and Kopano Brickworks for contravening the Competition Act, by engaging in price fixing and division of markets in the manufacturing and supply of bricks, pavers and blocks of clay and concrete. (07/05/2017)
  • Fly ash bricks sales run into clay brick wall - However, only 1,200-1,500 tonnes of the generated fly ash is being used for manufacturing fly ash bricks as clay bricks continue to dominate the construction sector. Commenting on the trend, P Venkateswara Rao, general secretary, Federation of Andhra ... (05/20/2015)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $765,121 on Clay & Brick Manufacturing. It has awarded 69 contracts to 17 companies, with an average value of $45,007 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:
Carbon brick manufacturing, Aluminous refractory cement manufacturing, Conduit, vitrified clay, manufacturing, Mortars, clay refractory, Cement, Coping, wall, clay, Flue lining, Clay refractories (e.g., mortar, brick, tile, block) manufacturing, Floaters, glasshouse, Mosaic tile, ceramic, Refractory cement, nonclay, Liner brick and plates, Building tile, Firebrick, clay refractories, Crucibles, fire clay, Tile, refractory, Magnesia refractory cement manufacturing, Bricks, adobe, Paving brick, Drain tile, structural, Nonclay refractories (e.g., block, tile) manufacturing, Blocks, Ceramic tiles, floor and wall, Alumina fused refractories manufacturing, Kiln furniture, Pots, glass-house, Structural clay tile manufacturing, ceramic wall and floor, nonclay refractory, Castable refractories, Roofing tile, Quarry tiles, Refractories (e.g., tile), Bricks (i.e., common, face, glazed, hollow, vitrified), Wall tile, Sewer pipe and fittings, Stove lining, Bauxite brick manufacturing, Mortar, Architectural terra cotta manufacturing, Insulating firebrick and shapes, graphite, magnesite, chrome, silica, or other nonclay materials, Glasshouse refractories manufacturing, Adobe bricks manufacturing, Floor tile, sewer, roofing and drain, etc.

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