Cement Manufacturing in the US
The Cement Manufacturing industry produces a wide range of cements, including Portland, hydraulic and aluminous cements, as well as cement clinker and hydraulic lime. Cement is used predominantly in concrete products, with demand from ready-mixed concrete accounting for a large percentage of revenue. Since concrete is used heavily in construction activities, the industry is dependent on investment in infrastructure, utilities, public works, residential and nonresidential construction. As residential and nonresidential construction activity have grown, demand for cement has risen. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2018. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is expected to benefit from investments in public, residential, nonresidential and utilities construction markets. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to continue increasing.
Operators in this industry manufacture cements, including Portland, natural, masonry and pozzolanic cements for use in construction. This industry does not produce lime (IBISWorld report 32741), which is an ingredient in cement, nor does it produce concrete (IBISWorld reports 32732, 32733 and 32739), which uses cement as
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.