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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are multiple barriers to enter the aluminum manufacturing industry. A high level of investment capital, large variety of required machinery and equipment, and a highly-skilled, trained and numerous workforce are all essential in order for producers to be successful. Fluctuations in price and demand make it difficult for new manufacturers to enter the industry.

Large, long-time manufacturers tend to be very well integrated in the industry. For example, Alcoa Inc. mines bauxite in addition to producing aluminum. A smaller, newer participant may find that a supplier is also a competitor... 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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