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Steel Investment Foundries 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: Steel Investment Foundries

Overview: the U.S. Steel Investment Foundries 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 Steel Investment Foundries: 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.

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 Steel Investment Foundries 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

Steel Investment Foundries

Steel Investment Castings

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

Steel Investment Foundries 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 Steel Investment Foundries 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 Steel Investment Foundries 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 Steel Investment Foundries 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 Steel Investment Foundries 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 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Production Occupations 68%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 46%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 8%
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5%
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters 7%
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 15%
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 7%
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 9%
Other Production Occupations 14%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Steel Investment Foundries Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

  • Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. (RGR) Plunges 7.28% on January 03 - The Company also manufactures and sells investment castings made from steel alloys for internal use in the firearms segment. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. is based out of Southport, CT and has some 2,430 employees. Its CEO is Christopher J. Killoy. (01/04/2018)
  • U.S. Steel Foundries (Except Investment) Market 2017 - Analysis And Forecast to 2025 - Research and Markets - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "U.S. Steel Foundries (Except Investment) Market - Analysis And Forecast to 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. steel foundries (except investment ... (09/14/2017)
  • California investment firm purchases Ashland Foundry - ASHLAND — This week, the Ashland Foundry changed hands. On May 1, Speyside Equity, owner of Pacific Steel Castings Co., West Berkeley, California, acquired Ashland Foundry & Machine Works Inc., Ralph Clendenin, the new general manager at the foundry ... (05/09/2017)
  • United States Steel Foundries (Except Investment) Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast to 2020 - Research and Markets - Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "U.S. Steel Foundries (Except Investment) Market - Analysis And Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. steel foundries (except investment) market. (01/31/2017)
  • Omaha Steel Castings finishing move to Wahoo; new CEO announced - Omaha Steel Castings Co. LLC announced the hiring of a new chief executive ... A new report says Nebraska lagged behind most of the rest of the country when it comes to investment by private equity firms over the last decade. (06/23/2014)
  • Lozier's purchase saves 100-year-old Omaha Steel Castings, 125 jobs - Omaha Steel Castings Co.'s move from its ancient foundry in midtown ... “We had to go out and find an investment partner or somebody that would inject cash to complete the project.” Without Lozier's purchase, he said, the company's future was in ... (03/28/2014)
  • Oceana County, Rothbury celebrate foundry reopening; 300 jobs possible by 2013 - The 38-year-old Crane of Twin Lake was a long-term employee of the former Kurdziel Iron Foundry before it closed in February 2009. Crane is now one of the 50 new employees of the steel castings ... Key to the private investment was a $2.56 million ... (04/27/2012)
  • No cash for New Glasgow foundry - Martime Steel and and Foundries Ltd., is a high risk investment. Jafarnia says Maritime Steel has close to $500,000 in sales already to Michigan Steel, and a couple of other buyers. (AARON BESWICK / Staff / File) Investing in Maritime Steel and Foundries ... (02/09/2012)
  • Technology; Basis for Hope At Foundries - according to the Steel Founders Society of America. So the foundry business is not exactly booming. But many experts think there is reason for hope, and much of it has to do with a method called investment casting. This is an ancient method that has been ... (07/07/1983)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $346,531 on Steel Investment Foundries. It has awarded 15 contracts to 8 companies, with an average value of $43,316 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:
Steel investment foundries, Foundries, steel investment, Investment castings, steel, unfinished, manufacturing, Steel investment castings, etc.

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