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Fabricated Structural Metal 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: Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Fabricated Structural Metal 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 Fabricated Structural Metal 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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing

Fabricated Structural Metal Bar Joists And Concrete Reinforcing Bars

Fabricated Structural Metal For Bridges

Other Fabricated Structural Metal

Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing, Not Categorized, Total

Plate Work Manufacturing

Fabricated Plate Work (Stacks And Weldments)

Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing

Ornamental And Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing

Ornamental And Architectural Metal Work

Other Secondary Products

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

Contract Work - Receipts For Work Done For Others On Their Materials

Miscellaneous Receipts, Including Receipts For Repair Work, Sales Of Scrap And Refuse.

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

Fabricated Structural Metal 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 Fabricated Structural Metal 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 Fabricated Structural Metal 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 Fabricated Structural Metal 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 Fabricated Structural Metal 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

Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Terra Universal trademarks "CLEANMOUNT" - Environmental control apparatus - 01/22/2018
  • Cage Gear & Machine trademarks "CG CAGE GEAR YOUR GEARBOX REBUILD SPECIALISTS" - Gear repair; gearbox rebuilding and repair - 01/22/2018
  • Mission Critical Solutions trademarks "MCS" - Construction elements made of metal - 09/12/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    HFW Solutions
    Terra Universal
    Mission Critical Solutions

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Materion’s Aluminum Beryllium AlBeMet Selected for MS-177 Sensor - which combines the high modulus and low-density characteristics of beryllium with the fabrication and mechanical property behaviors of aluminum. Because of its excellent stiffness-to-weight ratio, AlBeMet is used extensively in optical, structural and ... (01/11/2018)
    • Materion to supply AlBeMet composite parts for MS-177 sensor system - UTC Aerospace Systems has contracted US-based company Materion for the delivery of its AlBeMet metal matrix composite parts for the ... and low-density characteristics with aluminium’s fabrication and mechanical property behaviours. (01/10/2018)
    • Mobile-based Threaded Fasteners joins forces with Bolt & Nut Inc. of out Tampa - based Threaded Fasteners Inc. is joining forces with the Bolt & Nut sales and manufacturing teams to create an even ... commercial marine construction, stainless steel fabricators, metal building manufacturers and Department of Transportation (DOT ... (01/05/2018)
    • US chemical production continues to rise by end of 2017 - The upturn reflects the rebounding overall manufacturing activity ... machinery; fabricated metal products; computers and electronics; semiconductors; iron and steel products; structural panels; foundries; and paper. Compared to November 2016, US chemical ... (01/03/2018)
    • Sahm Welding Is Expanding Facility - The additions are being made to the south and west side of the building. Sahm welding specializes in light Structural work, sheet metal fabrication and custom equipment. “We’re adding some new equipment and moving some things around,” Sahm said. (12/31/2017)
    • East Coast Metal Fabrication making a name for itself in steel industry - ... locally-owned manufacturing company in the SydPort Industrial Park is hitting its stride in the structural steel business. East Coast Metal Fabrication Inc., has increased its workforce from 11 to 55 employees in just two years. The metal fabricator ... (06/02/2015)
    • Research and Markets: United States Fabricated Metal Products Market 2014-2018 - Leading Vendors are Ball Corporation, Schaeffler & Timken - The Fabricated Metal Product market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 7.34% over the period 2013-2018 Metal fabrication is a process ... Plumbing and Heating, Fabricated Structural Metal Products, Screw Machine Products and Bolts, Metal Forgings and Stampings ... (11/05/2014)
    • Fabrication has impact on FDL economy - The Fond du Lac area is part of a unique corridor of the state — roughly from Milwaukee to Appleton — that is considered a hotbed for metal fabrication ... has two divisions: custom fabrication and structural steel fabrication that takes place at ... (10/14/2014)
    • Clark County at Work: Hi-Tech Metal Fabrication Inc. - Address: 2301 S.E. Hidden Way, No. 100. What the business does: Hi-Tech Metal Fabrication Inc. is a full-service structural steel fabrication and erection shop. The shop fabricates miscellaneous structural steel packages including on-site erection of the ... (06/23/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $123,006,181 on Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing. It has awarded 1,052 contracts to 348 companies, with an average value of $353,466 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:
    Dam gates, metal plate, manufacturing, Expansion joints, metal, Structural steel, fabricated, Radio and television tower sections, fabricated structural metal, Floor jacks, Railway bridge sections, prefabricated metal, Floor posts, adjustable metal, Transmission tower sections, Boat sections, Bars, concrete reinforcing, Joists, fabricated bar, Landing mats, aircraft, Flood gates, Barge sections, Steel railroad car racks manufacturing, Bridge sections, Highway bridge sections, Fabricated bar joists manufacturing, Ship sections, Fabricated structural metal manufacturing, Television tower sections, Steel joists manufacturing, Concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) assemblies, fabrication, etc.

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