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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.

Report Snapshot
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 Locations Chapter

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry is most heavily concentrated in Quebec, which houses 43.4% of industry establishments. Other primary areas for industry activity are Ontario (37.5%), British Columbia (12.5%) and Alberta (5.1%). A smaller but increasing number of aluminum manufacturers can be found in Manitoba, which is expected to account for 1.5% of industry establishments.

The geographic distribution of industry establishments reflects the importance of being close to downstream markets. Quebec and Ontario are two of the most populous provinces in Canada and house a number of manufacturing industries and construction companies. Furthermore, access to affordable electric power has a profound influence on establishment distribution... 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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