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  • Paper & Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... include Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Kimberly-Clark, Neenah Paper, and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Domtar (Canada), Oji Holdings (Japan), and Stora Enso (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity ... Read More

  • Exterminating & Pest Control Services

    ... by Rollins), as well as the pest control operations of Anticimex (Sweden) and Rentokil Initial (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by sales and occupancy of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. The profitability of individual ... Read More

  • Specialty Contractors

    ... include APi Group, Comfort Systems USA, EMCOR, Performance Contracting, and Quanta Services (all based in the US), as well as Bilfinger Berger (Germany) and Skanska (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by new residential and ... Read More

  • Cement & Concrete Product Manufacturing

    ... Marietta Materials, US Concrete, and Vulcan Materials (all based in the US), as well as Anhui Conch (China), Cemex (Mexico), CRH (Ireland), HeidelbergCement (Germany), and LafargeHolcim (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is determined primarily by nonresidential ... Read More

  • Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing

    ... unit of ChemChina), and Yara International (Norway). Many smaller companies are involved in mixing purchased raw materials to produce customized fertilizer compounds with special characteristics. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for agricultural chemicals depends mainly on demand ... Read More

  • Plastic & Rubber Product Manufacturing

    ... include US-based Berry Global Group, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Goodyear, and Newell Brands, as well as Amcor (Australia), Bridgestone (Japan), Michelin (France), Pirelli (Italy), and Reynolds Group Holdings (New Zealand). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Because plastic products ... Read More

  • Plastic Resin & Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing

    ... polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and polystyrene (PS). Major companies include Celanese, Chevron Phillips, Dow, DuPont, Hexion, and Huntsman (all based in the US), along with Alfa (Mexico), BASF (Germany), China National Chemical Corporation, LG Chem (South ... Read More

  • Glass & Glass Product Manufacturing

    ... Guardian Industries, and Owens-Illinois (all based in the US) as well as Asahi Glass (Japan), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France), Fuyao Glass Industry Group (China), and SCHOTT (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand comes mainly from the construction, ... Read More

  • Lumber & Plywood Product Manufacturing

    ... companies include divisions of Georgia-Pacific, Louisiana-Pacific, Universal Forest Products, and Weyerhaeuser (all based in the US), as well as Canfor and West Fraser Timber (both of Canada), Ilim Timber (Germany), Stora Enso (Finland), and Sumitomo ... Read More

  • Lumber Wholesalers

    ... Supply (formerly a division of Home Depot), and Tumac Lumber. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for lumber and plywood is strongly affected by the level of residential real estate construction. Profitability depends on efficient operations. Large wholesalers ... Read More

  • Masonry Contractors

    ... in the US, include Western Construction Group, McGee Brothers, C A Lindman, Sun Valley Masonry, and Dee Brown. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by residential, commercial, and government-funded construction activity. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Gun & Ammunition Manufacturing

    ... based in the US), as well as Beretta (Italy), FN Herstal (Belgium), Glock (Austria), Heckler & Koch (Germany), Kontsern Kalashnikov (Russia), Norinco (China), and Taurus (Brazil). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven partly by hunters, gun ... Read More

  • Carpet & Rug Manufacturing

    ... Interface, Mohawk Industries, and Shaw Industries (all based in the US), along with Balta (Belgium), Oriental Weavers (Egypt), and Suminoe Textile (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for carpeting depends on residential and commercial real estate construction ... Read More

  • Painting & Wall Covering Contractors

    ... buildings. No major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Building construction, renovation, and maintenance drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficiency of operations. Large companies can have advantages in efficiency by working ... Read More

  • Pulp & Paper Mills

    ... Pacific and International Paper; major companies based outside the US include Nine Dragons Paper (China), Nippon Paper (Japan), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), and Stora Enso (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on both consumer and business use ... Read More

  • Structural Steel & Precast Concrete Contractors

    ... (rebar) and steel rods, mesh, and cages for the reinforcing of poured-in-place concrete. Major US companies include Baker Concrete Construction, CP Buckner Steel Erection, DBM Global, High Industries, and Lexicon. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven ... Read More

  • Agriculture & Forestry Sector

    ... Amaggi Exportação e Importação, Chiquita Brands International, Dole Food Company, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Sunkist Growers, and Total Produce; major animal production companies include Agri Beef, Dairy Farmers of America, JBS, and WH Group. Major ... Read More

  • Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing

    ... other nonmetallic mineral products. Major companies include 3M, Guardian Industries, and Kohler (all based in the US), as well as AGC and Noritake (both of Japan), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France), CRH (Ireland), Knauf Gips (Germany), ... Read More

  • Poured Concrete Foundation & Structure Contractors

    ... alterations, maintenance, and repairs. Major companies, all based in the US, include Baker Concrete Construction, Berkel & Company Contractors, Stewart Builders, and United Forming. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by residential, commercial, industrial, and government-funded ... Read More

  • Roofing, Siding & Sheet Metal Contractors

    ... Roof, Petersen-Dean, and Tecta America, all based in the US, and Flynn Canada. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for roofing services is closely tied to maintenance needs and new construction. Demand for replacement and repair is closely ... Read More

  • Converted Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Mondi (UK), Rengo (Japan), Smurfit Kappa Group (Ireland), and Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity and population growth. The ... Read More

  • Asphalt Products Manufacturing

    ... building materials manufacturers such as Owens Corning, Carlisle, and Boral Limited; segments of large construction products companies CRH (Ireland), LafargeHolcim, and Compagnie de Saint-Gobain; and segments of large refined petroleum product companies such as BP, ... Read More

  • Copper & Nickel Mining

    ... (based in the US), Codelco (Chile), Grupo México (Mexico), Jiangxi Copper (China), Glencore (UK), and BHP Group (UK/Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and economic growth. Individual company profitability depends on operating ... Read More

  • Industrial Chemical Manufacturing

    ... Dow (US), Formosa (Taiwan), Royal Dutch Shell (the Netherlands), Mitsubishi Chemicals (Japan), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Sinopec (China), and TOTAL (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the overall strength of the economy, because most industrial chemicals ... Read More

  • Aluminum Production

    ... Industries (India); Norsk Hydro (Norway); Rio Tinto (UK and Australia); and RUSAL (Russia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand comes largely from manufacturers of durable goods such as motor vehicles, aircraft, food packaging containers, building and construction, and ... Read More

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