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  • 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

  • Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

    ... metal and metal plate work products. Major companies include Cornerstone Building Brands, Gibraltar Industries, and Valmont Industries (all based in the US), as well as units of integrated metal producers such as Arconic, Nucor, and ... Read More

  • Wood Window & Door Manufacturing

    ... based in the US), as well as Masonite (Canada) and Türelemente Borne (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for wood windows and doors is closely tied to residential construction activity, both new construction and remodeling. The profitability ... Read More

  • Linens Manufacturing

    ... the US); as well as Springs Global Participações (based in Brazil), U10 (France), Vincenzo Zucchi (Italy), and Welspun India (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on consumer income and the rate of household formation. The profitability ... Read More

  • Recyclable Material Wholesalers

    ... Metals Company, and The David J Joseph Company (all based in the US), as well as ELG Haniel and TSR Recycling (Germany), European Metal Recycling (EMR; the UK), and Sims Metal Management (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Abrasives Manufacturing

    ... Noritake (Japan), Robert Bosch (Germany), Saint-Gobain (France), and Tyrolit (Austria). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for manufactured industrial products is the major driver of sales for abrasives. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations, as ... Read More

  • Timber Operations

    ... include US-based PotlatchDeltic, Rayonier, and Weyerhaeuser, as well as Canfor, Resolute Forest Products, and West Fraser (Canada), Stora Enso (Finland), and Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for timber used to make lumber is driven ... Read More

  • Wood Product Manufacturing

    ... wood containers; pallets; prefabricated wood buildings; or manufactured homes. Major companies include Andersen, Cavco, and Weyerhaeuser (all based in the US), as well as Sekisui House (Japan), Stora Enso (Finland), Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden), and West ... Read More

  • Chemical Wholesalers

    ... HELM (Germany), ITOCHU (Japan), Sinochem (China), Tricon Energy (US), and Univar (US). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Chemical distribution is a cyclical business dependent on industrial demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on an efficient distribution system. ... Read More

  • Wood Flooring Manufacturing

    ... US), along with A&W (Shanghai) Woods (China), Goodfellow (Canada), and Tarkett (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for wood flooring is closely tied to residential construction and remodeling activity. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient ... Read More

  • Clay Product & Refractory Manufacturing

    ... Kohler (all of the US) as well as Kyocera, Shinagawa Refractories, and TOTO (all of Japan), Interceramic (Mexico), RHI Magnesita (the Netherlands), and Vesuvius (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production of metals, ... Read More

  • Hardware & Fastener Manufacturing

    ... include Illinois Tool Works, MNP Corporation, Precision Castparts, and Simpson Manufacturing (all based in the US), as well as Adolph Würth (Germany), Aoyama Seisakusho (Japan), Chun Yu Works (Taiwan), KPF (South Korea), and Ningbo Jiulong ... Read More

  • Prefabricated Wood Building Manufacturing

    ... include American Homestar, Cavco, Clayton Homes, Skyline Champion, and Tuff Shed (all of the US), as well as Fertighaus Weiss (Germany), GriffnerHaus (Austria), Honkarakenne (Finland), and Matsushima Rinko (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Paint & Wallpaper Stores

    ... Kelly-Moore (all based in the US), as well as Farrow & Ball (UK), Inspirations Paint (Australia), and Nakashima Shokai (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Home maintenance, home sales, and construction and remodeling trends drive demand. The profitability ... Read More

  • Office Supply & Paper Wholesalers

    ... Genuine Parts), and the distribution arms of retailers Office Depot and Staples (all based in the US), as well as Pelikan (Germany), Lyreco and Manutan International (France), and Spicers (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is closely ... Read More

  • Paint & Coating Manufacturing

    ... Sherwin-Williams (all based in the US), as well as Akzo Nobel (the Netherlands), Asian Paints (India), Kansai Paint (Japan), and the coatings operations of BASF (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and ... Read More

  • Automotive Body, Paint, Interior & Glass Repair

    ... cars and light trucks. Major companies include Maaco, Pittsburgh Glass Works, Safelite Group (a subsidiary of Belron SA), and Service King Paint & Body (all based in the US), as well as Carglass and Belron ... Read More

  • Cement & Concrete Product Manufacturing

    ... Grove Cement Company, Martin 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). Worldwide demand for cement ... Read More

  • 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). Globally, the industry produces more than 400 million metric ... 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 Frasier Timber (both of Canada), Ilim Timber (Germany), Stora Enso (Finland), and Sumitomo ... Read More

  • Timber Operations

    ... include US-based Potlatch, Rayonier, and Weyerhaeuser, as well as Resolute Forest Products (Canada), Stora Enso (Finland), and Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden). Top timber-producing countries include Brazil, Canada, China, India, Russia, and the US. Although international trade ... Read More

  • Exterminating & Pest Control Services

    ... Rollins), as well as the pest control operations of Rentokil Initial and EcoLab (both based in the UK) and Sanix (Japan). Global demand for exterminating and pest control services is rising as economies expand and ... Read More

  • Concrete & Masonry Contractors

    ... Major US companies include Baker Concrete Construction, Ceco Concrete Construction, Stewart Builders, and United Forming; other leading companies include Byrne Brothers (UK), Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (the Netherlands), and units of larger global construction ... Read More

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