Metal Foundries and Castings Manufacturers
SIC 3320 | NAICS 331500
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Ferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing (view report)
Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products 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:
Informa USA, Inc.
Foundry Management & Technology
Monthly magazine features news and information for executive, plant management, purchasing, and process control personnel, with special features including the annual "Metalcasting Outlook Survey" which summarizes readers' perceptions of current business conditions and their expectations for the year ahead. All articles are available free online, with free subscription available to qualifying parties.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
American Foundry Society
Publications available from this trade association include:
Modern Casting Magazine
Metalcasting Forecast & Trends
Metal Stampings, Forgings, and Castings
Comprehensive market research report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with data provided in the report including historical and forecast sales by product segment for ferroalloy castings (e.g., gray, ductile, and malleable iron; carbon, high alloy, and other alloy steel) and nonferrous castings (e.g., aluminum, copper, lead, magnesium, and zinc).
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by end-user market (e.g., automotive, IM, aerospace and defense, CM) and global region and vendors profiled including ALCOA Corporation, Dynacast International, Inc., Precision Castparts Corp., and Thyssenkrupp AG.
Iron & Steel Casting
Comprehensive research study provides a detailed analysis of the iron and steel castings market on a global and regional basis, with information provided for the U.S. market including market size and forecast by material (e.g., white and gray iron; carbon and alloy steel), technology (e.g., centrifugal, sand, and die), and application (e.g., construction, transportation, energy, and industrial equipment).
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Foundries and Metal Castings 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.
Ferrous / Nonferrous Metal Foundry Products Manufacturing
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Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for manufacturers that pour molten ferrous metals (e.g., ductile/gray iron, carbon/corrosion resistant steel) and nonferrous metals (e.g., aluminum, cobalt, copper, nickel, lead, magnesium, titanium, and zinc) into molds and/or dies to produce castings of a desired shape.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
American Foundry Society
Survey of Wages and Economic Benefits
Annual wage and benefit survey provides compensation data for production personnel employed by the metalcasting industry in the U.S. and Canada, with survey data for 28 job classifications broken out by metal poured (e.g., steel, iron, nonferrous, or combination), company size, union status, and geographic region. Descriptions of job classifications used in the survey are available upon request.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed by manufacturers that pour molten ferrous metals (e.g., ductile or gray iron, carbon, stainless, or steel alloys) and nonferrous metals (e.g., aluminum, copper, magnesium, lead, cobalt, nickel, zinc, and titanium) into molds and/or dies to manufacture castings of a desired shape.
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