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Metal Heat Treating

SIC 3398 | NAICS 332811

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Metal Treating Institute (MTI)
Publications available from this trade association include:

Monthly Sales Statistics Survey
Monthly sales statistics survey provides national and regional sales statistics for the most recent month and on a cumulative year-to-date basis with comparisons to the same time periods in the prior year for year-over-year trending purposes. Survey access is limited to members only; free sample report is available online.

DeWolf Associates Outlook
Quarterly publication provides historical MTI billings index data and quarterly billings growth forecasts for the next two years, and also includes a cyclical forecast model which compares the year-over-year percentage change in the historical and forecast MTI billings index to the Durable Goods Orders/Inventory (O/I) index for the same time periods. Publication is available to members only; sample forecast can be viewed free online.

Metal Coating, Engraving & Heat Treating

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

BNP Media
Industrial Heating Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for thermal processing professionals, with a primary focus on products, processes, and technology used in high-temperature thermal processing and heat treatment applications. Selected articles from current and prior issues and a quarterly supplement published in cooperation with MTI can be viewed free online, with digital editions accessible online with registration.

Global Heat Treating Market
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the market for this manufacturing sector on a global basis, with topics covered including market overview, product offerings, market size and forecast by end-user segment and geographic region, vendor landscape, market growth drivers and challenges, market trends, and key vendor analysis. Summary abstract and detailed table of contents for this study are available online.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Metal Heat Treating  Search for "332811"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Metal Treating Institute
Quarterly Operational Cost Survey
Quarterly survey allows participating members to compare their sales by revenue category, operating expenses as a percentage of sales, and pre-tax profit margin over the last eight quarters with all other participating companies, companies within their geographic region, and the top quartile of all participating companies. Survey access is limited to members only; detailed sample report can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Metal Treating Institute
Wage and Benefit Survey
Annual wage and benefit survey provides detailed compensation and employee benefits information for hourly workers and salaried management personnel, with hourly wage, salary, bonus, and benefits data broken out by union vs. nonunion status and geographic region and statistical measures including mean, minimum, and maximum. Survey is available to members only; sample excerpts can be viewed online.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Occupational employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for production personnel in this industry on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

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