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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Market Share of Companies
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

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2018, growth in industry value added (IVA), or the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to decline at an annualized rate of 1.0%. In contrast, Canada's GDP is forecast to increase an average of 2.6% per year during the same period. While the declining IVA growth relative to GDP could indicate an industry in decline, it more likely points to the significant drop in demand for aluminum from major industrial and building markets during the recession.

Further pointing to the mature status of the industry are the industry's well-established products, technologies and markets... 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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