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Ceramics Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Ceramics Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32711CA | Feb 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Ceramics 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ceramics Manufacturing industry is composed of producers of three different types of products: pottery, kitchenware and artwork; porcelain plumbing fixtures; and advanced ceramic components. All three of the industry's subdivisions have been in a state of long-term decline as high production costs have made domestic operators uncompetitive with foreign manufacturers. In the coming years, industry revenue is expected to continue to decline, albeit more slowly than over the past five years. Although intensifying import penetration will continue to force many industry operators to leave the industry, the relatively low number of businesses and the industry's low market share concentration are likely to shield the industry from the impact of large-scale exits... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Ceramics Manufacturing industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. While domestic demand for industry products is high and growing, the high level of import penetration highlights a marginalized industry producing a fraction of the products it did decades ago. With the exception of small scale craft ceramics producers and specialized advanced ceramic component manufacturers, the majority of Canadian ceramics manufacturing activity has shut down or moved abroad. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to fall at an annualized rate of 5.7% over the ten years to 2021. In contrast, GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.9% over the same period... 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 and ornamental ceramicsKitchenwareAdvanced ceramic componentsPlumbing fixtures
Industry Activities
Porcelain and ceramic bathroom and plumbing-fixturePorcelain and ceramic tableware and kitchenwarePottery productAdvanced ceramic components

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