Ceramics Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Ceramics Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32711CA | Aug 2014

Cracking clay: Overwhelming import penetration will continue to weigh on the industry

IBISWorld’s Ceramics 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Ceramics Manufacturing industry produce three different types of products: pottery, kitchenware and artwork; porcelain plumbing fixtures and porcelain electrical supplies. While the industry as a whole has largely been in a state of perpetual decline, small-scale craft ceramics producers, who do not compete on price, have maintained their small markets, thereby changing the nature of the industry as a whole. Import penetration has and will continue to characterize this industry, as low-cost labour countries offer the same products at competitive prices... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Ceramics Manufacturing industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the industry's four largest companies expected to account for 34.1% of industry revenue in 2014; however, industry fragmentation varies between the industry's three major subsegments: pottery, sculpture and kitchenware producers; electrical components manufacturers and plumbing fixtures producers. IBISWorld estimates that over 80.0% of industry operators are manufacturers of products in the pottery, sculpture and kitchenware industry segment. The majority of these companies are nonemploying or very small employing operators that operate out of a single establishment. This segment of the industry is generally craft oriented, and more labour intensive than the industry's other segments... purchase to read more


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What is the Ceramics Manufacturing Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in shaping, molding, glazing and firing plumbing fixtures, pottery and electrical supplies, made entirely or partly of clay or other ceramic materials. The most-common products are porcelain, also called vitreous china.

Industry Products
Pottery, kitchenware and artworkPorcelain plumbing fixturesPorcelain electrical supplies
Industry Activities
Porcelain and ceramic bathroom and plumbing-fixturePorcelain and ceramic tableware and kitchenwarePottery productPorcelain electrical-fitting

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