Iron & Steel Mills – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
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.
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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.
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.
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).
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).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Iron and Steel Mills
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- 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
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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.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
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.
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