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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 has a low-to-moderate level of market share concentration, with the top three operators expected to account for about 30.0% of revenue in 2013. Over the past five years, market share concentration has fluctuated due to the economic downturn, which spurred merger and acquisition activity and forced a number of smaller companies out of business. While large-scale manufacturers do exist, many other operators are small-scale producers serving local and regional markets. This demonstrates that the industry is somewhat fragmented and highly competitive... 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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