First Research US Industry Profile

View Sample
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
SIC Codes: 3211, 3221, 3229, 3231, 3241, 3251, 3253, 3255, 3259, 3261, 3262, 3264, 3271, 3272, 3273, 3274, 3275, 3281, 3291, 3295, 3296, 3297
NAICS Codes: 327
Last Quarterly Update: 5/20/2019
Companies in this industry manufacture clay products and refractories, glass and glass products, cement and concrete products, lime and gypsum products, and abrasives and other nonmetallic mineral products. Major companies include 3M, Guardian Industries, and Kohler (all based in the US), as well as AGC and Noritake (both of Japan), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France), CRH (Ireland), Knauf Gips (Germany), LafargeHolcim (Switzerland), and RHI Magnesita (the Netherlands).
Leading countries for the manufacture of nonmetallic mineral products include China, France, Germany, Japan, and the US. China is a leading consumer of many nonmetallic mineral products including cement, glass products, abrasives, and refractories.
The US nonmetallic mineral products industry includes about 15,000 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) with combined annual revenue of about $125 billion. Coverage of key components of the nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing industry can be found in the following industry profiles: Abrasives Manufacturing, Cement & Concrete Product Manufacturing, China & Earthenware Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing, Clay Product & Refractory Manufacturing, and Glass & Glass Product Manufacturing.
Competitive Landscape
Demand is driven by industrial production and construction spending. Profitability depends on efficient operations, as many products are essentially commodities that compete primarily on price. Large companies have advantages of scale in purchasing and the ability to invest in equipment and technology that improve efficiency. Small companies can compete by offering specialized products, or by serving local markets. Overall, the industry in the US is fragmented: the top 50 companies account for about 45% of industry revenue.
Products, Operations & Technology
Major product groups include cement and concrete products (about 47% of industry revenue); glass and glass products (21%); abrasives, cut stone, mineral ... plus:
Sales & Marketing
,
Finance & Regulation
,
Regional & International Issues
,
Human Resources
Also includes the following chapters:
Quarterly Industry Update
,
Industry Indicators
,
Business Challenges
,
Trends and Opportunities
,
Call Preparation Questions
,
Financial Information
,
Industry Forecast
,
Industry Websites
,
Glossary of Acronyms

Historical Profiles (PDF format)

02/18/2019
11/12/2018
08/13/2018
05/14/2018
02/12/2018
11/13/2017
08/14/2017
05/15/2017
02/13/2017
11/07/2016
08/08/2016
05/09/2016
02/08/2016
11/02/2015
08/03/2015
05/04/2015
01/26/2015