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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Lime Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Lime 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 Lime 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

Lime 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 Lime 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 Lime 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 Lime 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 Lime 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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General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 13%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 6%
Production Occupations 46%
Supervisors of Production Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 7%
Assemblers and Fabricators 9%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 9%
Team Assemblers 9%
Other Production Occupations 28%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 6%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16%
Material Moving Workers 14%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Lime 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

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  • Rising cost and weak demand to hit cement companies’ profit - The Supreme Court recently eased its ban on use of petcoke for cement manufacturing, lime industries and on furnace oil for power generation. It also directed the government to lay down the regulations for such use. The import duty on pet coke was raised ... (01/08/2018)
  • ‘Water treatment chemicals available locally’ - A local manufacturing company, Aqua Mundi Chemicals ... Activated Carbon, Sodium Silicate and Liquid lime,” said Dr Tindwa. “We have the capacity to produce the entire requirements of Harare’s water treatment chemicals such as Aluminium Sulphate ... (01/08/2018)
  • Peru: Manufacturing sector up 1.6% in October 2017 - On the other hand, he explained the positive result of non-primary subsector responds to the good performance of industries related to the manufacturing of metallic structures (+9.2%), as well as the production of cement, lime, and plaster (+8.7%). (01/04/2018)
  • Goic: Gulf investments in cement, lime, plaster manufacturing reach $18.1bn in 2015 - Investments in the manufacture of cement, lime, and plaster in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) reached $18.1bn in 2015, a Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting (Goic) report said. Published by the Gulf Industrial Knowledge Centre (GIKC), the ... (06/19/2016)
  • Ndola Lime geared for competition - NDOLA Lime Company says it is not threatened with its up-coming competitors in lime manufacturing industry as this will help it grow and contribute massively to the economic development of Zambia. Managing Director Abraham Witika said the company welcomes ... (08/17/2014)
  • Lime company seeking almost $1.2 million in financial incentives for Jacksonville manufacturing plant - A lime manufacturing company is seeking almost $1.2 million in state and city financial incentives for a plant in Jacksonville. Jacksonville Lime LLC is seeking $1,136,000 from the city in the form of a grant that would rebate a portion of future property ... (09/10/2012)
  • Research and Markets: Lime Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2010 Year-End Edition] - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Lime Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade ... (01/05/2011)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $339,451 on Lime Manufacturing. It has awarded 50 contracts to 4 companies, with an average value of $84,863 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:
Dolomite, dead-burned, manufacturing, Calcium oxide (i.e., quicklime) manufacturing, Dolomitic lime manufacturing, Lime production, Calcium hydroxide (i.e., hydrated lime) manufacturing, Hydrated lime (i.e., calcium hydroxide) manufacturing, Agricultural lime manufacturing, Quicklime (i.e., calcium oxide) manufacturing, etc.

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