Manufacturing & Construction Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

The Manufacturing sector covers work performed in mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. The assembling of component parts of manufactured products also falls under Manufacturing unless the activity is appropriately classified in Construction.

The Construction sector primarily covers work performed in the construction of buildings or engineering projects (e.g., highways and utility systems). Companies that perform work in the preparation of sites for new construction and those involved subdividing land for sale as building sites also are included in Construction.

Manufacturing uses raw materials that are products of agriculture, fishing, forestry, mining, or quarrying, as well as products of other manufacturing operations. Plants, factories, or mills that characteristically use power-driven machines and materials-handling equipment, transform the raw materials into new finished products or components of products that require further manufacturing.

Construction markets include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs. Activities of these enterprises generally are managed at a fixed place of business, but they usually perform construction activities at multiple project sites. Production responsibilities are specified contractually with construction project owners (prime contractors) or contracts with other construction companies (subcontractors).

Construction companies that contract responsibility for all aspects of individual construction projects are commonly known as general contractors, but are also markets known as design-build, construction management, turnkey contracting, or (in cases where two or more establishments jointly secure a general contract) joint-venture contracting. Construction managers that provide oversight and scheduling only (i.e., agency) as well as construction managers that are responsible for the entire project (i.e., at risk) are included as general contractor type establishments. General contractor types frequently arrange construction of separate project parts through subcontracts with other construction companies, such as masonry, painting, and electrical work). These are commonly known as specialty trade markets. In remodeling and repair construction, work may also be done directly for the owner of the property.

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Manufacturing & Construction Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Global Off-Road Equipment Technology 2020

    ... Sales will be supported by the continued investment in new and replacement machines that feature state-of-the-art technologies designed to help customers improve efficiency and productivity. This report covers off-road equipment demand by market, along with ... Read More

  • Cabinets

    ... larger kitchens and more bathrooms in their residences to make them more convenient and boost property values. In many cases, these renovations include the addition of more and larger cabinets. This report covers cabinet demand ... Read More

  • Global Industrial & OEM Insulation

    ... boost demand for these products. This report covers industrial and OEM insulation demand by market and material. Data are given in dollar value and volume (metric tons). Industrial and OEM insulation markets include: Industrial & ... Read More

  • Countertops

    ... demand by surface material, market, area of installation, and region. Data are given in dollar and volume (square feet). Surface materials covered in the study include: Laminate Engineered Stone Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers ... Read More

  • Wood & Competitive Decking

    ... building construction and improvement and repair activity. Average decking prices are expected to increase through 2023 due to rising lumber costs and a shift in the product mix toward higher quality materials. Products are broken ... Read More

  • Global Corrugated Boxes

    ... sales will drive gains in box demand. This report covers global corrugated box demand by Market and Region, along with a discussion of sustainability, opportunities, and competitive products. Data are given in volume (square meters) ... Read More

  • Global Packaging Machinery

    ... global packaging machinery market, including advances in manufacturing activity; increasing use of mechanized packaging techniques in developing nations; rising investment in state-of-the-art packaging technologies; and growing use of new sustainable packaging materials. In addition, manufactures ... Read More

  • Foodservice Single-Use Products

    ... report covers foodservice single-use product demand by product, material, and market. Data are given in dollar value and volume. Products covered in the study include: Containers Cups, Lids, and Sleeves Flexible Foodservice Packaging Foodservice Serviceware ... Read More

  • Botswana Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... and investment will constrain expansion prospects for the sector. We forecastthat construction sector growth will accelerate from 2.9% in 2019 to 3.2% in 2020 and 3.5% in 2021, though remaining below the2010-18 average of 7.1%. Read More

  • Cameroon Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... ongoing efforts to address adeficit across all sectors, incorporating transport, energy and residential/non-residential buildings. Government expenditure issignificant and steps have also been taken to encourage foreign inflows through public private partnerships, which has boosted thescale ... Read More

  • Canada Infrastructure Q2 2020

    Canada Infrastructure Q2 2020 Key View: Canada’s construction industry will return to growth in 2020, driven by an improvement in residential constructionactivity and continued robust investment in public transit projects. Read More

  • Ecuador Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... with growth rebounding slightly to1.5% in 2020. Thereafter, growth will accelerate, increasing by an annual average of 3.2% between 2021 and 2029. The potential forthe Moreno administration to improve the business environment and the increasing ... Read More

  • Ethiopia Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... substantialconstruction industry growth over the coming decade as the government commits to developing the necessary infrastructure andimproving its overall logistics profile. Development funding and high foreign participation will enable the steady progression of theproject pipeline. Read More

  • Hungary Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... EU funding as the country approaches the end of thecurrent cycle will result in an uptick in construction activity, particularly in the transport sectors. In the non-residential sector, effortsto attract investment such as potential tax ... Read More

  • Indonesia Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... will grow at a robust rate over our 10-year forecast period, as work progresses on anumber of high-value infrastructure and real estate projects. President Joko Widodo's continued focus on infrastructuredevelopment bodes well for the sector. Read More

  • Iraq Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... out in Iraq. The country will try to maintain 2019's buoyant fiscalsituation in 2020 to appease the public, but it will ultimately be unsustainable. However, certain reconstruction efforts andinvestment into energy and utilities are enjoying ... Read More

  • Jordan Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... relations with Israel and the United States,and efforts to improve the business environment and attract more investment are yielding results. Jordan has set out ambitiousplans to expand vital transport and energy infrastructure under the Vision ... Read More

  • Kenya Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... gauge railway (SGR). That said, construction growth will continue tooutperform the regional average. Although revenue generation is likely to undershoot government projections, we expect thegovernment to remain committed to supporting the development of transport infrastructure ... Read More

  • Latin America Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... construction activity in 2020 spurred by rising investment in Brazil, Mexico andColombia. Risks to our forecast are weighted to the downside given the potential for elevated political unrest to weigh onconstruction investment in key markets. Read More

  • Namibia Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... in the planning stages logged in our Key Projects Database, whichwill begin to gradually move into the construction phase over the coming years, supporting our forecasts. That said, fiscalconsolidation efforts will limit scope for drastic ... Read More

  • Nicaragua Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... Daniel Ortega toremain in office until the end of his term in January 2022, in turn prolonging the nation’s isolation and reinforcing our weak outlookfor Nicaragua's construction industry. Meaningful growth will not return prior to ... Read More

  • Peru Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... Peru's construction industry will see a modest deceleration in growth from 2020 as project delays weigh on the advanceof projects. We highlight downside risk to our outlook due to elevated political uncertainty in the country. Read More

  • Rwanda Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... double-digit growth levels over the coming years. Elevatedlevels of government spending and high private sector participation will continue to support the rapid progression of projects in thepower, transport, ICT infrastructure sectors, sustaining strong construction growth. Read More

  • Sweden Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... setto provide steady growth over our forecast period. An increased role for renewables in the country's power generation, along withgovernment efforts to expand the country’s transport network, will offer attractive investment opportunities throughout the longterm. Read More

  • Uganda Infrastructure Q2 2020

    ... expansion during their development,and upon completion allow for increased government revenue to funnel into infrastructure development. The market will still recordhigh growth regionally, and we highlight ongoing improvements to power and transport infrastructure will continue ... Read More

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