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Light Metal Casting in the UK: Market Research Report

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Light Metal Casting Market Research Report | SIC C24.530 | Feb 2017

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IBISWorld’s Light Metal Casting 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
Howmet Ltd Howmet Ltd market share
JVM Castings Ltd JVM Castings Ltd market share
Meridian Lightweight Technologies UK Ltd Meridian Lightweight Technologies UK Ltd market share
Montupet (UK) Ltd Montupet (UK) Ltd market share
Ryman Limited Ryman Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Light metals, such as aluminium, titanium and magnesium, have a low atomic weight. They are cast into components for many engineered products, including automotive and aerospace parts. As a result, the industry's largest downstream markets are motor vehicle manufacturers and aerospace manufacturers. The industry is moderately concentrated, with only three firms – Montupet (UK) Ltd, Ryobi Aluminium Castings (UK) Ltd and Howmet Ltd – holding market shares greater than 10%.

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry (IBISWorld report C29.100) has grown strongly since the economic downturn. This has been largely a result of increasing export volumes to developing countries. Jaguar Land Rover has led this trend with great success, which has encouraged others to follow suit... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Light Metal Casting industry in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures industry contribution to the wider economy, is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. This is comparable with GDP, which is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. Light metal castings are well-established products, having been on the market for some time, which is also an indicator of industry maturity. Increasing competition in recent years has forced product rationalisation and capital investment in pursuit of competitive edge. However, over the past five years, inefficient or cash-strapped operations unable to compete effectively were forced out of business or acquired by competitors. Thi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Light Metal Casting Industry?

The industry consists of companies that cast light metals, such as aluminium, magnesium and titanium.

Industry Products
Automotive componentsAerospace components
Industry Activities
Casting light metalsCasting semi-finished products

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