Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Metal Plating and Treating industry has moderately grown over the past five years, mostly due to expansion in the manufacturing and construction sectors, which are recovering from drastic falls suffered when the overall economy struggled. However, the industry is threatened by outsourced services to metal treating firms located in low-labour-cost countries. In the next five years, external competition will continue to be a threat; nevetheless, the industry is projected to remain steady, as demand from the manufacturing and construction sectors hold their current patterns... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry operators provide services to steel and metal product manufacturers. As a result, industry establishments are concentrated in manufacturing hubs in Canada. Ontario accounts for the bulk of industry establishments, at 46.8%. The remaining industry establishments are concentrated in Quebec (18.1%), Alberta (15.4%) and British Columbia (12.2%). The distribution of establishments mostly matches the spread of the population across Canada. The four regions contain over 85.0% of the population.
Revenue also matches the distribution of establishments. Ontario accounts for 55.7% of total revenue, even higher than its share of establishments and population... purchase to read more