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Prefabricated Metal Building & Components Manufacturers

SIC 3448 | NAICS 332311

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Structural Metal Products: Prefabricated Metal Buildings  (view report)
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
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Industry Trends

Annual business review section provides an overview of trends in the metal building systems industry based on data submitted by MBMA members, with historical trend data provided including MBMA member total annual sales, total new low-rise construction square footage, breakdown of MBMA member sales by major end-use category, and total tons of steel shipped by MBMA members. All information is available free online.

Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

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

Modular Building Institute
Commercial Modular Construction Report
Annual report provides an overview of the non-residential commercial modular building industry and its two major segments, permanent factory-built structures and relocatable modular buildings, with topics covered in the report including modular construction process, integrating modular construction, key markets served, modular case studies, and industry data. Sample prior year report can be downloaded and viewed online.

Structural Building Components Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:

SBC Magazine
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for manufacturers of engineered floor, wall, and roof structural components, with topics covered in various issues including industry best practices; economic forecasts; distribution trends; technical, engineering, and design issues; risk management; and legislative regulatory issues. Selected articles from current and prior issues of the magazine can be viewed free online.

SBC Market Analysis Service
Market analysis service provides statistical data for the structural building components market on a national, regional, and state level, with products categories covered by the service including steel and wood roof trusses, steel and wood floor trusses, wood wall panels, wood beams and headers, and engineered wood products (e.g., plywood, I-joists, LVL, Glulam). Sample national and state data can be viewed free online.

Freedonia Group
Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. nonresidential prefabricated building systems market, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by type (e.g., metal, nonmetal, standard, agricultural, modular, and panelized), market (e.g., commercial, industrial, agricultural, office, and institutional), and region. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Prefabricated Metal Building and Component Manufacturers  Search for "332311"

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

Structural Building Components Association
Financial Performance Survey

Biennial financial benchmarking survey allows manufacturers of engineered floor, wall, and roof structural components to compare their company's performance with other similar firms, with financial data provided including income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios categorized by company size and region. Survey results are available at no charge to participants; see catalog for ordering information.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (NAICS 3323/3324)

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this manufacturing sector (e.g., engineers; drafters; metal working machine setters, operators, and tenders; metal fabricators and assemblers) on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

Structural Building Components Association
Wage & Benefits Survey

Biennial SBCA survey provides wage and benefits information for personnel employed by manufacturers of engineered floor, wall, and roof structural components, with topics covered in the survey including wages, bonuses, vacation and holiday pay, personal leave pay, health insurance, and retirement plans. Survey results are available at no charge to participating members; see online catalog for ordering information.

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