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 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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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 Investment Chapter

The Ceramics Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity, with the average industry operator expected to spend $0.05 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labour in 2014. Capital costs vary depending on the type of industry product a company produces. The production of ceramic electrical components tends to require a large amount of capital. This is due to these parts' relative complexity and the requirement that they be standardized to ensure that they work in the devices they are installed into. Conversely the processes used to produce ceramic plumbing fixtures, pottery and most ceramic crafts and decorations were developed hundreds of years ago and do not require particularly high expenditures on machinery... 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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