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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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
Revenue
£559m
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
4,990
Businesses
133
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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry displays a medium level of concentration. In 2016-17, the four largest firms are estimated to account for 51.1% of industry revenue. The industry is populated by a large number of firms with small-scale operations that serve niche markets. According to latest data released by the Office for National Statistics, approximately 50% of the enterprises operating in the industry employed fewer than 10 people in 2016. However, industry concentration has grown over the past five years as the industry has consolidated. The number of enterprises is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 0.9% over the five years through 2016-17, while industry revenue is expected to grow over the same period.

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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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