2012-09-14 14:59:02 - New Materials research report from IBISWorld is now available from Fast Market Research
Nerves of steel: Rising steel prices and improving demand will support a recovery
Iron & Steel Manufacturing in the US
This industry is highly volatile, depending greatly on global supply and demand trends. Steel prices change with global economic activity. Operators will experience a recovery over the next five years, after plummeting demand from downstream industries took a toll on the industry during the recession. Most significantly, the rising price of steel and growth in new technologies will benefit iron and steel manufacturers. However increased international competition will characterize the industry in the years to come.
This industry manufactures pig iron, steel and ferroalloys. Pig iron may be manufactured in a blast furnace or via newer direct reduction methods. Steel may be
manufactured in basic oxygen furnaces (newly made steel) or in electric arc furnaces (recycled steel). The industry also includes firms that manufacture basic steel shapes (e.g. bars, plates, rods, sheets, strips and wire) or form pipes and tubes from steel they have produced themselves.
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This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: ArcelorMittal, AK Steel Holding Corporation, The Nucor Corporation, United States Steel Corporation
Report Table of Contents:
INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
Key External Drivers
Industry Life Cycle
PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Products & Services
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Technology & Systems
Regulation & Policy
JARGON & GLOSSARY
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