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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 2017

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of the Ceramics Manufacturing industry correlates highly with provincial population and economic weight. Ontario has the highest concentration of industry establishments, with an estimated 33.3% share in 2017. Quebec and British Columbia are also home to a large number of ceramic manufacturing facilities, accounting for 21.5% and 24.1% of all establishments, respectively. The majority of manufacturers of plumbing fixtures and porcelain electronics components are located in Ontario and Quebec, the heart of Canada's manufacturing sector. Alternatively, producers of craft pottery, kitchenware and artwork are found across Canada wherever there is a large enough consumer market for their products. Add.. 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 and related accesories
Industry Activities
Porcelain and ceramic bathroom and plumbing-fixturePorcelain and ceramic tableware and kitchenwarePottery productAdvanced ceramic components

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