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Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33131CA | Dec 2014

Lighten up: Demand for lightweight, fuel-efficient cars will spur demand for aluminum

The Aluminum Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
13,496
Businesses
114
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Weakened demand and prices for aluminum have led industry output to decline over the past five years. Over the next five years, the Aluminum Manufacturing industry will benefit from rising investment in new structures, machinery and equipment that use aluminum inputs. In addition, increasing fuel and emissions standards from the Canadian and US governments will further reinforce demand for aluminum in automotive and aerospace applications. Moreover, improvements in the US construction sector in coming years will help bolster export sales. Strengthening demand for aluminum worldwide will support higher prices for aluminum, bolstering industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry produces a variety of upstream and downstream aluminum products, such as alumina and finished aluminum sheet and foil. Aluminum is lightweight, ductile, corrosion resistant, highly conductive and recyclable, making it useful in a variety of applications. For instance, due to its high strength-to-weight ratio, aluminum is widely used as an alternative to steel in transportation applications.

Primary aluminum

Primary aluminum is expected to account for the majority of industry revenue, generating 50.5% of the total. According to the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), Canada ranks third in primary aluminum production globally... 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 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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