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Contract Injection Molding Manufacturing - Industry Market Research Report

Contract Injection Molding Manufacturing

Operators in the Contract Injection Molding Manufacturing industry use injection molding machinery to provide products as inputs to a wide variety of downstream manufacturing industries that order customized parts on a contract basis. The five years to 2016 were characterized by continuing economic improvement in the United States. Consumer spending was restored, boosting demand for many downstream items that include industry-made components. The most noteworthy rebound was the recovery of the automobile and construction sectors. In the five years to 2021, the industry will experience slower growth as the economy continues more assuredly on the path of stable growth.

This industry provides injection molding manufacturing services on a contract basis. Industry services include mold development from a prototype and the reproduction of parts from the mold using thermoplastic and thermosetting plastic materials. Operators feed the materials into a heated barrel, mix and then force them into a mold cavity where they cool and harden to the configuration of the cavity. Injection molded products are then manufactured according to the client’s specifications.

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.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table New car sales
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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