The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and
statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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 trends
- Current performance
- Competitive landscape
- Major firms and market share
- Key risk and success factors
- Five-year growth forecast
About Ready Mixed Concrete
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Introductory section provides information on product composition, production processes and methods, delivery
to point of placement, inspection and testing, special types (e.g., precast, tilt-up, flowable, pervious), commercial
and residential applications, and environmental properties. All information is available free online.
Cement & Concrete Product 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
Information available from this trade association includes:
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for industry professionals, with topics covered
including annual forecast, industry developments, new technology, application case studies, company profiles,
and more. Current issue and selected articles from archived issues can be viewed free online.
Mining Media International
Annual forecast analyzes current market conditions and the outlook for the year ahead in terms of forecast
shipment levels for five product sectors, with sectors covered including building/landscaping, sanitary/storm
water, transportation, utility/industrial, and water/wastewater. Forecast summary can be viewed free online.
Monthly trade periodical features news and information for owners and managers of concrete products manufacturers,
with special features including the annual "Market Forecast" published in the December edition of the magazine.
Current and archived digital editions of the magazine are available free online.
Hanley Wood Media, Inc.
The Concrete Producer
Business journal provides news and information for ready mix and precast producers, with special features including
the "TCP 100 Survey
" which provides insights
on hiring trends, best-performing market categories, revenue growth expectations, and capital spending plans.
Selected articles can be viewed free online.
Precast Concrete Products
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of this product sector, with information provided including historical
demand and forecasts by product type (e.g., agricultural, architectural, cemetery, structural, transportation,
and water and waste handling), market sector (e.g., agricultural, building, and non-building), and geographic
region. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.
Industry Financial Ratios
Ready Mix and Precast Concrete Products Manufacturers
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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 sheet detail in dollars and percentages
- Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Industry Data Survey
Annual financial analysis survey provides detailed information on production costs, with income and expense
categories covered including sales, material costs, plant costs, delivery costs, selling expenses, and general
and administrative expenses. Survey results are provided to participants only.
Annual benchmarking survey allows users to compare their company's financial and operating performance with
other precast companies of a similar size and geographic location, with information provided including sales
mix by product sector, income statement and balance sheet data, and financial and operating ratios.
Annual survey provides compensation and benefits data for salaried and hourly personnel employed by ready mix
concrete producers, with survey results broken out by company type, size, location, and region. Survey results
are provided to participants only; input spreadsheet for the survey can be viewed free online.
Compensation section of this annual benchmarking survey provides salary, wage, and benefits information for
personnel employed by precast companies of a similar size and geographic location, with compensation data provided
for each position including average salary or hourly wage and average annual incentive or bonus.