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Metal Structure Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Metal Structure Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C25.110 | Feb 2017

Fragile foundations: Low business confidence slows construction activity and limits growth

IBISWorld’s Metal Structure Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Kingspan Group Ltd Kingspan Group Ltd market share
Tata Steel Europe Limited Tata Steel Europe Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£6bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-3.2%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
46,837
Businesses
3,049
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Metal Structure Manufacturing industry produces a range of products. Steel beams, purlins, trusses and brackets are essential for constructing multi-storey buildings, wide-span structures and roofs. Prefabricated metal buildings are used for applications ranging from classrooms, tourist cabins and Olympic venues to the construction of site offices and public toilets. The industry is expected to generate revenue of £6.1 billion in the current year, a decrease of 3.5% on the previous year. Industry revenue is projected to decline at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2016-17. Despite strong demand from the domestic construction industry, metal structure manufacturers have suffered due to the influx of cheap imported steel from China and Russia... purchase to read more

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Metal frameworks for construction

This segment is expected to satisfy approximately 45% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Products manufactured in this segment include structural metal frameworks like steel beams, roof trusses, bridges and girders for use in construction. Most of these products are cold-rolled structural shapes that come in standardised or generic shapes to meet specific British and EU standards. For example, there are guidelines that set out the range of dimensions and tensile strength of steel beams. Demand for products in this segment has expanded over the past five years as investment transport infrastructure and construction activity have grown in line with improving economic conditions.

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What is the Metal Structure Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry manufacture structural metal products such as metal frameworks, parts for construction and industrial frameworks.

Industry Products
Metal frameworks for construction Metal parts for construction Metal frameworks for industrial usePrefabricated buildings
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing metal frameworks or skeletons for construction Manufacturing metal parts for construction Manufacturing metal frameworks for industrial applications Manufacturing prefabricated buildings mainly made from metal


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