The Metal Plating and Treating industry has moderately grown over the past five years, mostly due to expansion in the manufacturing and construction sectors, which are recovering from drastic falls suffered when the overall economy struggled. However, the industry is threatened by outsourced services to metal treating firms located in low-labour-cost countries. In the next five years, external competition will continue to be a threat; nevetheless, the industry is projected to remain steady, as demand from the manufacturing and construction sectors hold their current patterns.
This industry provides coating, engraving, heat-treating and metal processing services. Other activities include tempering, brazing, plating, polishing, sand blasting and colouring metals.
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.