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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Synthetic Rubber 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 Synthetic Rubber 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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Synthetic Rubber 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

Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

Synthetic Rubber (Vulcanizable Elastomers)

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.

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Synthetic Rubber 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 Synthetic Rubber 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 Synthetic Rubber 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 Synthetic Rubber 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 Synthetic Rubber 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 Managers2%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8%
Engineers 6%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 49%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 5%
Plant and System Operators 8%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 8%
Chemical Plant and System Operators 8%
Other Production Occupations 25%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 11%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 11%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Synthetic Rubber 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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  • HLT Global to diversify into rubber gloves manufacturing business - HLRI is primarily engaged in the manufacturing and trading of rubber gloves, including both natural and synthetic rubber gloves for customers in the medical, food and beverage as well as consumer industries amongst others. In a statement yesterday ... (01/11/2018)
  • Styrene Butadiene Rubber Market Projected to Reach a value US$ 8.2 Bn by 2026 - The demand for synthetic rubbers continues to witness an upsurge ... Despite the compliance, manufacturers of styrene butadiene rubber are forced to constrain their production in the face of growing demands. Companies namely, Asahi Kasei, Lanxess, LG ... (01/11/2018)
  • India probing Chinese dumping of synthetic rubber - Gujarat Fluorochemicals had filed the complaint with respect to the synthetic compound fluoroelastomers (FKM), which is a class of synthetic rubber designed for very ... as a welcome development for Indian manufacturers, who have been complaining about ... (01/04/2018)
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  • Nitrile Rubber (NBR) Market by Manufacturers,Types,Regions and Applications Research Report Forecast to 2022 - Market by Manufacturers,Types,Regions and Applications Research Report Forecast to 2022”. Nitrile rubber (NBR), also called nitrile-butadiene rubber, an oil-resistant synthetic rubber produced from a copolymer of acrylonitrile and butadiene. Its main ... (01/03/2018)
  • Nitrile Rubber (NBR) Market to 2022 –Global Market Size, Development Status, Top Manufacturers, and Forecasts - Top Manufacturers, and Forecasts”. Nitrile rubber (NBR), also called nitrile-butadiene rubber, an oil-resistant synthetic rubber produced from a copolymer of acrylonitrile and butadiene. Its main applications are in fuel hoses, gaskets, rollers ... (01/02/2018)
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Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,164,061 on Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing. It has awarded 100 contracts to 44 companies, with an average value of $26,456 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:
Chlorinated rubber, synthetic, manufacturing, Ethylene-propylene-nonconjugated diene (EPDM) rubber manufacturing, Stereo rubber manufacturing, Fluoro rubbers manufacturing, Vulcanized oils manufacturing, Styrene-butadiene rubber containing less than 50 percent styrene manufacturing, Thiol rubber manufacturing, Rubber, Fluorocarbon derivative rubbers manufacturing, Acrylate-butadiene rubber manufacturing, Nitrile-chloroprene rubbers manufacturing, Acrylic rubber manufacturing, Nitrile-butadiene rubber manufacturing, Thermosetting vulcanizable elastomers manufacturing, Ethylene-propylene rubber manufacturing, Elastomers, synthetic rubber, Urethane rubber manufacturing, Cyclo rubber, N-type rubber manufacturing, Neoprene manufacturing, Polysulfide rubber manufacturing, Silicone rubber manufacturing, Butadiene rubber (i.e., polybutadiene) manufacturing, Styrene-chloroprene rubber manufacturing, Polyethylene rubber manufacturing, S-type rubber manufacturing, Chlorosulfonated polyethylenes manufacturing, Acrylate rubber manufacturing, Butadiene copolymers containing more than 50 percent butadiene manufacturing, Isocyanate rubber manufacturing, Butyl rubber manufacturing, Polyisobutylene rubber manufacturing, Styrene-isoprene rubber manufacturing, Nitrile rubber manufacturing, Polymethylene rubber manufacturing, Polyisobutylene-isoprene rubber manufacturing, Isobutylene-isoprene rubber manufacturing, Latex rubber, Synthetic rubber (i.e., vulcanizable elastomers) manufacturing, Chloroprene rubber manufacturing, Epichlorohydrin elastomers manufacturing, etc.

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