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Ferrous Metal Foundry Products in Canada: Market Research Report

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Ferrous Metal Foundry Products in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33151CA | Jan 2015

Heavy metal: Lower raw material costs have helped expand industry profit margins

IBISWorld’s Ferrous Metal Foundry Products market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
4,919
Businesses
135
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ferrous Metal Foundry Products industry has struggled with fluctuating demand and prices for iron and steel since 2010. Deteriorating prices for steel products in 2013 and iron products in 2014 contributed to drops in revenue. However, lower raw material costs, particularly for iron, have helped expand industry profit margins. Conditions for the Ferrous Metal Foundry Products industry are not expected to markedly improve over the next five years. Despite rising demand for iron and steel castings worldwide, excess supply of ferrous metals is expected to cause iron ore prices to trend downward and steel prices to only moderately rise, which will alleviate upward pressure on selling prices for industry products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The concentration of ferrous metal foundries is largely influenced by their proximity to upstream suppliers of key inputs, such as iron and steel, and downstream markets, such as automakers. Since industry establishments are located near centres of industrial activity, most foundries are correlated with highly populated regions. As a result, most ferrous foundries are located in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta.

Ontario

Ontario has the largest share of industry establishments, with 49.6% of ferrous metal foundries. This region houses the greatest number of upstream iron and steel mills and downstream automakers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ferrous Metal Foundry Products Industry?

Companies in this industry pour molten iron and steel into moulds of a desired shape to make castings. Companies purchase ferrous metal inputs from iron and steel manufacturers. The industry does not include companies that cast iron and steel they manufacture themselves.

Industry Products
Grey iron foundry productsDuctile iron foundry productsMalleable iron foundry productsCompacted graphite iron foundry productsSteel foundry productsInvestment cast steel foundry products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing iron castingsManufacturing steel castingsManufacturing finished iron products


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