Metal Plating & Treating in Canada: Market Research Report

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Metal Plating & Treating in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33281CA | Apr 2013

Heavy mettle: High input costs and poor demand cut into profit, but recovery is in the forecast

IBISWorld’s Metal Plating & Treating market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the recession, manufacturing output sharply declined, lowering demand for metal products, which lowered demand for industry services. While demand has recovered since 2009, the manufacturing sector is expected to remain below prerecession levels over 2013. In addition, high input costs, combined with poor demand, cut into the profit margins. As a result, this industry has steadily consolidated, with the remaining companies focused on improving efficiency through technology. Over the next five years, this industry is projected to steadily recover as demand from the manufacturing and construction sectors increase... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Metal Plating and Treating industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. In the 10 years to 2018, industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to increase at an average annual rate of 0.4%. Over the same period, GDP is projected to grow on average 2.4% per year. As a result, this industry's importance to the overall economy is relatively stable, which indicates a mature industry.

Galvanization, electroplating, heat treating and other metal treating services are old technologies that have long been in use. Research and development is primarily focused in improving efficiency. For instance, there have been considerable investments in computer systems that can control automated production lines... purchase to read more


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What is the Metal Plating & Treating Industry?

This industry provides coating, engraving, heat treating and metal processing services. Other activities include tempering, brazing, plating, polishing, sand-blasting and colouring metals.

Industry Products
Metal coating, engraving and allied servicesElectroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing and colouringMetal heat treating services
Industry Activities
Hardening metals and metal productsCoating metals and metal productsColouring metals and metal productsEnamelling metals and metal productsGalvanizing metals and metal productsLacquering metals and metal productsVarnishing metals and metal productsProviding other treatment services for metals and metal products

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