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Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C23.990 | Mar 2017

Smooth road ahead: Capital investment in downstream road maintenance supports revenue

IBISWorld’s Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Aggregate Industries UK Ltd Aggregate Industries UK Ltd market share
Knauf Insulation Ltd Knauf Insulation Ltd market share
Rockwool Limited Rockwool Limited market share
Tarmac Holdings Ltd Tarmac Holdings Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Investment in road and motorway construction and maintenance supported revenue growth
  • High property prices encouraged homeowners to be more energy efficient and install insulation
  • Growth is likely to be supported by the government's commitment to road regeneration and maintenance
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry manufacture products from a range of minerals, including basalt, asphalt, graphite, vermiculite and carbon. The industry's key products are asphalt concrete, rock wool insulation and bituminous waterproofing products, which are predominantly used in road construction and building construction and renovation. The level of road and motorway construction and maintenance and building construction and maintenance activity influences demand for industry products. Over the five-year period through 2016-17, the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry has fared well... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Road construction and resurfacing products

The industry's largest product segment is road construction and resurfacing products, which are estimated to account for approximately 46.2% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The product segment can be separated further into the two primary products. The primary products of this segment are asphalt concrete, also known as bitumen mixture, which is expected to account for 30.4% of industry revenue, and covered road stone or tarmacadam (also known as tarmac) at 15.8%. Demand for road construction and surfacing materials are highly influenced by the level of government capital expenditure, particularly investment in road and motorway construction and, to a lesser extent, commercial spending. Ove.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from road and motorway construction and Housing starts in the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in this industry manufacture a range of non-metallic mineral goods, including friction materials, heat and sound insulation, asphalt products including asphalt concrete, carbon and graphite products for non-electrical use and artificial corundum.

    Industry Products
    Road construction and resurfacing products InsulationCarbon-fibre, graphite and mixed-fibre productsRoofing and waterproofing materials
    Industry Activities
    insulation material from minerals, such as vermiculite and basaltasphalt based products, such as asphalt concrete, roofing felt and bituminous paintcarbon and graphite fibres and products for non-electrical use

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from road and motorway construction
  • Housing starts
  • Capital expenditure on dwellings
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Real gross fixed investment
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Current Performance
  • Insulating demand
  • Gaining traction
  • Housing support
  • Government scheme support
  • Employment and international trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Driving demand
  • Taking off
  • Industry insulation
  • Energy-efficient policy
  • Constraints and profit
  • Table: Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricity Supply
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Products & Services
  • Road construction and resurfacing products
  • Insulation
  • Carbon-fibre, graphite and mixed-fibre products
  • Roofing and waterproofing materials
  • Other
  • Chart: Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Road construction and surfacing products
  • Insulation, waterproofing and carbon-fibre materials
  • Major Markets
  • Road and motorway construction
  • Housing construction and renovation
  • Commercial building construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Tarmac Holdings Ltd
    Knauf Insulation Ltd
    Rockwool Limited
    Aggregate Industries UK Ltd
  • Table: Tarmac Holdings Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Knauf Insulation Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Rockwool Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Aggregate Industries UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Asphalt Concrete
  • Composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams.
  • Carbon Fibre
  • A black silky thread of pure carbon made by heating and stretching textile fibres. Its lightness and strength at high temperatures make it suitable as a reinforcing agent.
  • Diabase
  • A common type of igneous rock
  • Mica
  • Mica is an insulation material commonly used in the electrical industry because of its ability to withstand heat, conduct electricity and withstand high voltage.
  • Mineral Wool
  • Fibres made from natural or synthetic minerals such as fibreglass, rock wool or stone wool and used mainly for thermal insulation and soundproofing.
  • Roofing Felt
  • Bitumen- or tar-impregnated material used to waterproof roofs.
  • Tarmacadam
  • A type of road surfacing material comprised of layers of crush road stone covered in a binding layer of either tar, or binding layer of stone dust.
  • Vermiculite
  • A lightweight mineral that expands into long strands when heated and can be used to manufacture insulation.

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