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Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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: Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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

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

Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 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 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 68%
Assemblers and Fabricators 36%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 34%
Team Assemblers 29%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 20%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 14%
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 13%
Other Production Occupations 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Globe Trailer Manufacturing trademarks "GLOBE TRAILERS" - Manufacture and sale of over-the-road trailers to be pulled behind semi-trucks - 03/02/2018
  • Wabash National patents Composite Refrigerated Truck Body And Method Of Making The Same - 02/08/2018
  • M.H. Eby trademarks "YOUR PASSION IS OUR PURPOSE" - Trailers, truck bodies - 01/19/2018
  • K-Z trademarks "VISION" - Recreational vehicles - 01/19/2018
  • Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment patents Reel Handler - 01/18/2018
  • Sti Holdings patents Cargo Body And Method Of Assembling The Same - 01/04/2018
  • Supreme Industries raises $2 million in funding. - 01/24/2012
  • Wabash National raises $35 million in funding. - 08/06/2009

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Federal Signal186
    Wabash National92
    Kann Manufacturing25

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Unique and Highly Capable Honda Ridgeline Named to Car and Driver Magazine List of the 2018 10Best Trucks and SUVs - The Ridgeline utilizes a highly rigid, aerodynamic and tightly sealed unitized body ... vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan. Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing ... (01/12/2018)
    • 2019 Honda Insight Prototype Expands Electrified Vehicle Lineup - Introduced in 1999, the original Honda Insight was America's first hybrid vehicle, receiving a 70-mpg EPA fuel economy rating, utilizing a lightweight aerodynamic all-aluminum body and Honda's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid powertrain. The second ... (01/11/2018)
    • Hyundai and Cisco to Bring Vehicle with Next-Generation Network Technology in 2019 - Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven ... world's first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, the world's first model with three electrified powertrains in a single body type. More information about Hyundai ... (01/10/2018)
    • Hyundai Motor and Aurora Partner to Develop Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles by 2021 - "Aurora is excited to partner with Hyundai Motor to make the social benefits of self-driving available globally," said Dr. Chris Urmson, CEO of Aurora. "This partnership combines Hyundai's strengths in vehicle design, safety and manufacturing with Aurora's ... (01/04/2018)
    • What do British manufacturers sell most of? Motor vehicles, aircraft and drugs are kings, while beer and bread slip out of top 10 selling UK products - Manufacturing of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers - already the leading category ... the UK car industry‚Äôs trade body, who announced that UK car production achieved a 17-year high in 2016, with record levels of motor vehicle exports. (12/14/2017)
    • Transport Manufacturing Market 2017 by Segment, Region, Analysis and Forecast to 2020 - Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing, Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing, Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing, Ship and Boat Building, Railroad Rolling Stock Companies Mentioned: Volkswagen, Toyota Motor, Daimler, General Motors ... (08/25/2017)
    • Auto Manufacturing's Slowdown Could Trouble Some U.S. Regions - The three industries referenced in this report include motor vehicle parts manufacturing (NAICS 3363), motor vehicle body and trailer manufacturing (NAICS 3362), and motor vehicle manufacturing (NAICS 3361). Many regions not listed also support significant ... (07/13/2017)
    • Research and Markets: Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturers in Korea - Analysis of The Top 90 Companies - The report provides a detailed overview of the Korean Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturers market. It includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. A quick glance at this report will tell you that 36 companies ... (02/04/2014)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,206,718,812 on Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer Manufacturing. It has awarded 2,891 contracts to 613 companies, with an average value of $1,968,546 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount