Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33131CA | Dec 2013

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IBISWorld’s Aluminum Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Tough demand conditions and extreme volatility in the price of aluminum resulted in overall decline in Aluminum Manufacturing revenue during the five years to 2013. The five-year period was marked by cost-cutting measures taken by operators, including employee layoffs and the closure of manufacturing facilities. Despite these challenges, the industry is poised for strong growth over the next five years thanks to increasing demand from downstream manufacturing and building industries... purchase to read more

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The Aluminum Manufacturing industry produces a variety of aluminum products, including aluminum sheet, plate and foil; aluminum extrusions; and aluminum rods, bars and tubes. In addition, industry operators produce secondary aluminum from recycled and re-used aluminum scrap. Over the past five years, industry manufacturers experienced tough economic conditions, with significant drops in demand from major industrial manufacturers. In addition, demand from the industry's largest trading partner, the United States, plummeted over the past five years, sending revenue from exported aluminum to decade lows. As a result of these factors, industry revenue is estimated to fall an annualized rate of 2.4% over the five years through 2013, to $10.9 billion, including a 0.2% decline in 2013... purchase to read more


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What is the Aluminum Manufacturing Industry?

This industry converts or aids in the conversion of the aluminum-bearing ore bauxite into products like alumina (a semirefined aluminum product), aluminum ingots and rolled or drawn aluminum products (such as plate, sheet, foil and extrusions). The industry also includes operators that recover aluminum from scrap.

Industry Products
AluminaPrimary aluminumSecondary aluminumAluminum sheet, plate and foilAluminum extrusionsOther aluminum products
Industry Activities
Refining bauxite into alumina Smelting alumina to produce aluminumProducing aluminum powders and pastesRecovering aluminum from scrapProducing aluminum plate, sheet, foil, extrusions or other rolled and drawn aluminum shapesProducing primary aluminumSemi-fabrication of aluminum

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