Business Valuation
Industry Resources
Industry Analysis
Financial Ratios
Salary Surveys
Economic Data
More Resources

Iron and Steel Mills

SIC 3312 | NAICS 331110

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.

Select from the following sections or scroll below to view available resources:

For guides to other industries, see our index of over 400 industries.

Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Iron & Steel Manufacturing  (view report)
Steel Rolling & Drawing  (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 trends
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Annual Statistical Report

Annual reference publication provides an extensive selection of current and historical statistical data for the U.S. steel industry and selected statistical data for Canada, Mexico, and North America as a whole, with information provided in the report including production, capability utilization, imports and exports, apparent supply, employment, and shipments by product and market over a 10-year period.

Primary 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

Publications available from this trade association include:

World Steel in Figures
Annual publication provides a statistical overview of the industry on a global and regional basis, with data provided in the report including world production, top steelmaking companies, major producing countries, continuously-cast output, production and apparent use by region, exports and imports by region and country, and raw materials production and trade activities. Report is available free online.

Short Range Outlook
Semiannual report forecasts finished steel products demand in metric tons by world region, selected market (e.g., world excluding China, developed economies, and emerging and developed economies excluding China), and for the top ten consuming countries, with the forecast periods for the April and October editions extending through the end of the next calendar year. Report is available free online.

Statistical Yearbook
Comprehensive publication provides detailed statistical data for the industry on a global and regional basis, with data provided in this publication including crude steel production by product and process, production of semi-finished and finished products, exports and imports of semi-finished and finished products, and apparent use of crude steel and finished products. Publication is available free online.

Freedonia Group
Steel Mill Products: United States

Freedonia Focus research report analyzes market demand and shipments at the manufacturer level, with data provided in the report including historical demand and forecasts by product (e.g., hot-rolled  and cold-rolled sheet, hot-dipped galvanized sheets and strips, bars, plates, heavy structural shapes, and pipes and tubing) and market (e.g., metal service center, construction, motor vehicle, and other).

GIA Research
Steel - A Global Strategic Business Report

Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with information provided in this report including historical and forecast annual consumption of finished steel in metric tons by end-use market segment (e.g., transportation, construction, machinery, household appliances, metal goods, and other end-use market segments).


More Resources ››

Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Iron and Steel Mills  Search for "331110"

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

Iron & Steel Manufacturing
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenues for companies that manufacture pig iron, steel, and ferroalloy products such as ingots and semi-finished shapes, hot-rolled sheets and strips, cold-rolled sheets and strips, hot-rolled bars and shapes, cold-finished bars and shapes, and pipes, casings, and tubing products.

More Resources ››

Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Steel Manufacturing

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, process engineer, crane operator, production supervisor, production operator, millwright, and welder, with employers for which this data is provided including ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation, and Nucor Corporation.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Iron, Steel, and Ferroalloy Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed by companies that manufacture products such as ingots and semi-finished shapes, hot-rolled sheets and strips, cold-rolled sheets and strips, hot-rolled bars and shapes, cold finished bars and shapes, and pipes, tubing, and well casings. All information is available free online.

More Resources ››

Business Valuation Resources


More Resources ››

Related Industries:
Metal Foundries
Metal Ore Mining
Metal Service Centers
Scrap Recyclers


About | Contact | Privacy | Terms