The 2018 Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing Market Research Report
The 2018 Market Research Report on the Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing industry in the U.S. will provide you with the key insights, trends and benchmarks you need to create a broad and comprehensive diagnostic and understanding of the industry and your company.
This report is utilized for a range of strategic purposes, including benchmarking, due diligence, cost cutting, planning, evaluating opportunities, forecasting, streamlining, and gap analysis. The report covers over 100 insightful data sets, such as historical market size and forecasted growth, operating expense details, product line breakdown, financial ratios, benchmarks, wages, profitability, organizational analysis, employee productivity, state statistics, price inflation, consolidation analysis, firm dynamics, pay ranges for different roles, firm size data, employment, and much more.
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This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) shaping, molding, glazing, and firing pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixtures whether made entirely, or partly of clay or other ceramic materials; and (2), shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay refractories, nonclay refractories, ceramic tile, structural clay tile, brick, and other structural clay building materials. Examples of products produced in these industries are vitreous, china, and earthenware bathroom accessories; vitreous china and fine earthenware table and kitchen articles, art and ornamental items, and stoneware; porcelain electrical insulators, molded porcelain parts for electrical devices, and ferrite or ceramic magnets; brick and structural clay tiles, ceramic wall and floor tiles, clay sewer pipe, drain tile, flue lining, architectural terra-cotta and other structural clay products; and finally, clay and nonclay refractories.
Highlights from the 2018 Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing Market Research Report:
INDUSTRY SIZE & ATTRACTIVENESS
In 2017, industry sales were $7.9 billion
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Over the past 3 years, the industry has grown at an annual rate of 0.2%
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There are 968 companies in the industry
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SALES PER COMPANY
In 2017, the average sales per company was $8.2 million
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INFLATION & PRICING
2018 forecasted inflation is 0.4%
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COMPANY SIZE BENCHMARKS
From 2012 to 2017, the number of companies with 20-99 employees declined -7.7%
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For unprofitable companies, the average net loss is -7.4%
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FINANCIAL RATIO BENCHMARKS
Companies average a Fixed Asset Turnover ratio of 1.6
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Employee productivity is $250,256
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3.5% of expenses are spent on health insurance
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In 2017, industry operating expenses grew 2%
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In 2017, payroll per employee was $48,689
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PAYROLL BY STATE
California averages $49,983 in payroll per employee
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JOB CATEGORIZATION BENCHMARKS
5.2% of employees in the industry are in management positions
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JOB CATEGORIZATION PAY RANGES
The average industry hourly pay for office and administrative jobs is $17.66
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