Monthly magazine features news and information for structural building components manufacturers and distributors, with topics addressed in various issues including industry best practices, trends in building materials and building materials distribution, technical, engineering, and design issues, risk management, regulatory actions, and legislative activities. Digital editions can be viewed free online.
Business review section provides an overview of trends in the metal building systems industry based on data submitted by its members, with historical data provided including total annual member sales, total square feet of new low-rise construction, sales by type of building (e.g., agricultural, commercial, community, manufacturing, and miscellaneous), and steel shipments. All data is available free online.
Industry Climate Survey Report
Annual survey of component manufacturer members gauges their expectations for the year ahead in terms of sales and profitability growth and identifies the top challenges facing these companies (e.g., material costs, labor costs, production labor availability, technical and designer labor availability, and healthcare costs), with survey responses reported by region and manufacturing facility sales volume.
Comprehensive report analyzes the market for nonresidential prefabricated buildings in the U.S. and
other countries, with data provided including market estimates and projections by systems type (e.g.,
metal, modular, panelized precast concrete, and other types) and selected players profiled including
American Buildings Company Inc., Butler Manufacturing Company, and Varco Pruden Buildings, Inc.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the global market for this product sector, with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by system type (e.g., modular, panelized, and combined), material type (e.g., steel, wood, and concrete), end use (e.g., residential, commercial, and industrial), region (e.g., North America), and country (e.g., U.S., Canada, Mexico).
Comprehensive research report provides an in-depth analysis of the prefabricated building systems market on a global and regional basis, with information provided including market size and forecast by system (e.g., cellular, panel, skeleton, and combined), application (e.g., residential, commercial, and industrial), global region (e.g., North America), and for selected countries (e.g., U.S., Canada).
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.
Biennial financial survey provides financial and operating performance measures for manufacturers of wood roof and floor trusses, wall panels, and other structural building components, with financial data provided including income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios categorized by company size and geographic region. Survey data is available free to participating SBCA members.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as structural engineer, design engineer, construction estimator, architectural draftsman, CAD drafter, steel detailer, plant manager, and welder, with firms for which data is provided including NCI Building Systems, Inc., Nucor Building Systems, Trachte Building Systems, Inc., and Varco Pruden Buildings.
Biennial survey provides entry, average, and maximum hourly wage data for personnel employed by manufacturers of wood roof and floor trusses, wall panels, and other structural building components and also provides information on overtime, shift premiums, bonuses, sales commissions, leave time policies, insurance, and retirement plans. Survey results are available free to participating members.