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Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturers

SIC 3400 | NAICS 332000

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing  (view reports)
Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing  (view report)

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
  • Operating conditions
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Five-year growth forecast

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
Online news magazine features news and information for industry professionals, with featured articles in the "Industry Trends and Analysis" section including economic and industry forecasts and summaries of the results from the quarterly "Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report" and the annual “What Keeps You up at Night?” reader survey. All articles can be viewed free online

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue 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

Precision Metalforming Association
Business Conditions Report
Monthly publication reviews business trends and member expectations for the next three months, with measures covered including general economic activity, daily shipping levels, incoming orders, production lead times, and customer payment trends. Current and prior month summary articles are listed by month in the "PMA Press Room" news section; summary article and full report can be viewed free online.

Freedonia Group
Fabricated Metal Products
Research report analyzes the U.S. market demand at a manufacturer's level, with topics covered including market size and environment; product segmentation; supply overview; demand and shipment forecasts by product segment; environmental and regulatory issues; technology and product developments; industry structure; and company profiles. Summary table of contents can be viewed free online.

Euromonitor International
Metal Packaging, Wire, and Other Fabricated Products In the US
Market research report analyzes key trends and developments for the metal packaging, wire, steel drum, and container market, with topics covered including industry overview and sector analysis; market and production trends, competitive environment, firm demographics, customers and suppliers, and future outlook and forecast. Sample report and table of contents can be viewed free online.

Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturers  Search for "332"

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

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
Financial Ratios & Operational Benchmarking Survey
Annual benchmarking survey allows manufacturers to compare their financial and operating performance with similar firms in terms of annual company sales volume, type of company, number of employees, plant size, and geographic region, with measures covered including liquidity, profitability, asset and debt management, and operational effectiveness. Sample page is available online.

Financial Analysis Report
Financial analysis survey provides financial and operating performance measures for metal forming and fabricating companies, with survey data broken out by level of profitability, type of manufacturer (e.g., stamping, non-stamping), and primary market (e.g., automotive, non-automotive). Table of contents and sample excerpts from the report can be previewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
Salary, Wage & Benefit Survey
Annual salary, wage, and benefits survey provides compensation and benefit information for salaried and hourly personnel, with compensation data for each job position broken out by company sales volume, number of employees, metro area population, and region. Sample page from the survey is available online.

Precision Metalforming Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:

Executive Compensation Report
Executive compensation survey includes base salary, incentive compensation, and fringe benefit information for executive job positions, with results broken out by annual sales volume, total number of employees, and owner vs. non-owner executives. Table of contents and sample excerpts are available online.

Wages & Benefits Report
Wages and benefit survey provides compensation and benefit information for hourly and salaried job positions, with results broken out by type of manufacturer, annual company sales, union vs. nonunion workforce, and geographic region. Table of contents and sample excerpts are accessible online.

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Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Structural Metal Fabricators
Ornamental and Architectural Metal Products Manufacturers

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.

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