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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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

Special Die And Tool, Die Set, Jig, And Fixture Manufacturing

Special Dies, Tools, Jigs, And Fixtures

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

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

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

Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture 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 Managers3%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 9%
Engineers 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Production Occupations 61%
Assemblers and Fabricators 6%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 46%
Computer Control Programmers and Operators 6%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 7%
Machinists 15%
Machinists 15%
Tool and Die Makers 9%
Tool and Die Makers 9%
Other Production Occupations 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Innovation News

  • Wadsworth Control Systems trademarks "SEED" - Greenhouse climate control systems - 10/05/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Wadsworth Control Systems
    XL Machinery Sales

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

    Latest Industry News

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    • Tooling, machining companies shine spotlight on workers - Crawford County Career and Technical Center paid tuition for adult evening classes for introduction to precision machining went to Kuhn Tool & Die ... manufacturing industry in the U.S. NTMA member firms design and manufacture special tools, dies, jigs ... (01/29/2017)
    • 3-D printing gains steam - Seisler uses the printer to make a variety of products, including jigs and fixtures that are used in the machine shop ... The company also uses the printer to make prototypes. It was printing die plates, but Toth was prohibited from talking about them ... (03/22/2015)
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    • Research and Markets: Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing Industry in the U.S.: an Updated 2012 Report - LLC's new report "Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2012 Edition]" to their offering. The 2012 publication of Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing ... (01/18/2012)
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    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $3,432,985 on Special Die & Tool, Die Set, Jig & Fixture Manufacturing. It has awarded 157 contracts to 50 companies, with an average value of $68,660 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:
    Punches for use with machine tools manufacturing, Dies, plastics forming, manufacturing, Jigs (e.g., checking, gauging, inspection) manufacturing, Welding positioners (i.e., jigs) manufacturing, Subpresses, machine tool, Jigs and fixtures for use with machine tools manufacturing, Wiredrawing and straightening dies manufacturing, Dies and die holders for metal cutting and forming (except threading) manufacturing, Die sets for metal stamping presses manufacturing, steel rule, metal cutting, Cutting dies, metalworking, Diamond dies, Extrusion dies for use with all materials manufacturing, metalworking (except threading), etc.

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