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Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33131CA | Apr 2017

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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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry produces a variety of aluminum products, ranging from alumina to finished aluminum sheet and foil. Exports to the United States generate more than three-fourths of industry revenue, making domestic operators highly dependent on both international trade, as well as conditions in US manufacturing and construction markets. Over the past five years, revenue for the Aluminum Manufacturing industry has fluctuated due to volatile aluminum prices and worldwide demand, although strong demand for unwrought aluminum from US manufacturing markets has ultimately driven revenue upwards. Despite encountering some challenges over the past five years, the industry is poised for strong recovery and organic growth in the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Aluminum Manufacturing industry is most heavily concentrated in Quebec, which houses 37.9% of industry establishments and accounts for over three-fourths of industry output in any given year. While Ontario houses over 40.0% of industry establishments, all of these facilities are small rolling or extruding operations that produce less than a fifth of this industry's revenue. Other primary areas for industry activity include British Columbia (13.8%) and Alberta (6.9%). No other province has more than two industry establishments.

The geographic distribution of industry establishments reflects the importance of being close to downstream markets. Que.. 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, primary aluminum ingots and rolled or drawn aluminum products, including plate, sheet, foil and extrusions. The industry also includes operators that recover aluminum from scrap, more commonly known as secondary aluminum manufacturers.

Industry Products
AluminaPrimary aluminumAluminum sheet, plate and foilAluminum extrusionsSecondary aluminum
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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