Chemical Manufacturing – 2024 U.S. Market Research Report

Publish Date: February 2024

This 63-page market research report provides a comprehensive analysis on the $927 billion chemical manufacturing industry in the United States. This report covers more than 100 statistical data sets with historical trend data from 2015 to 2023, and 2024 and 2028 forecasts. The source of the data is from annual comprehensive surveys from a majority companies in the chemical manufacturing industry.

This report has the in-depth industry insights you are looking for as it covers market size & growth, detailed breakdown on 26 expenses, dozens of financial metrics, 100+ forecasts, inventory statistics, detailed breakdown of 31 balance sheet items, numerous industry segmentations, industry concentration analysis, material costs benchmarks, profit margin analysis, state metrics analysis, plant utilization, organizational breakdown, 4 years of inflation analysis, employee pay analysis, employee productivity benchmarks, and numerous other data sets.

Chemical Manufacturing Report


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Report Format


The 2024 U.S. Chemical Manufacturing Industry Market Research Report is 63 pages of deep insights into the trends, dynamics, and forecasts shaping the industry. You can use this market research report to develop a comprehensive fact base on the industry for business planning, business forecasting, cost reduction initiatives, industry analysis, identifying growth opportunities, financial analysis, plant productivity, market analysis, valuation analysis, organizational benchmarking, sales & marketing analysis, productivity improvement initiatives, operational benchmarking, gap analysis, and much more.

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Chemical Manufacturing Workforce Benchmarks


Industry Description


The Chemical Manufacturing subsector is based on the transformation of organic and inorganic raw materials by a chemical process and the formulation of products. This subsector distinguishes the production of basic chemicals that comprise the first industry group from the production of intermediate and end products produced by further processing of basic chemicals that make up the remaining industry groups.

NAICS Code: 325

Number of Companies: 9,575

Number of Plants / Facilities: 13,209

Total Employees: 808,329

Market Size: $927 billion

Product Lines Covered


Basic chemical manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing
Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments manufacturing
Soap, cleaning compound, and toilet preparation manufacturing
Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing
Pesticide, fertilizer, and other agricultural chemical manufacturing
Paint, coating, and adhesive manufacturing

Table of Contents


Evaluate the table of contents of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry Report to appreciate why thousands of professionals, bankers, consultants, accountants, and other executives rely on Kentley Insights for data-rich industry insights.


1-2 – Report Overview & Contents

3 – Industry Overview
– Data Sources & Methodology
– Sector Definition & Examples

4 – Report Synopsis – Revenue & Growth

5 – Report Synopsis – Costs & Profitability

SECTION ONE
REVENUE & GROWTH

7 – Market Size Details
– Industry Revenues, Companies, & Facilities
– Analysis 2015-2023
– 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

8 – Growth Benchmarks
– Sales per Company and Plant
– Analysis 2015-2023
– 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

9 – Product Lines Revenue

10 – BCG Matrix – Income vs. Revenue Growth

11 – Total Industry Sales by Month & Year (2019-2023)

12 – Inventory Value by Month & Year (2019-2023)

13 – Months of Inventory (2019-2023)

14 – Sector Revenue by Segments
– Business Concentration, Size, & Structure

15 – Market Size by State
– Market Size and Rankings

16 – Market Size as a % of State GDP

17 – Industry Sales as a % of State Manufacturing

18 – Industry Segmentation by Business Size

19 – Industry Segmentation by Business Size
– Business Size Segments – 1-4, 5-9, 10-20, 21-50, 51-100, 101-250, & 250+ employees
– Companies, Facilities, Sales, Employees & Payroll

20 – Industry Segmentation by Concentration (Top 50 Companies)
– Concentration Segments – Top 4, 5-8, 9-20, & 21-50 companies
– Companies, Facilities, Sales, Employees & Payroll

21 – Industry Market Share of Top 50 Companies

22 – Subsector Market Share of Top 50 Companies

23 – Industry Segmentation by Business Structure
– Business Structure Segments – C-Corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships, & Sole Proprietorships
– Companies, Facilities, Sales, Employees & Payroll

24 – Revenue per Company by State

25 – Revenue per Company by Segments

26 – Revenue per Facility by State

27 – Revenue per Facility by Segment

28 – Subsector Market Size & Growth

29 – Subsector Sales per Company & Plant

30 – 5-Year Consolidation Analysis

31 – Employment Consolidation Analysis

32 – Subsector Consolidation Analysis
– Number of Companies & Facilities

33 – Subsector Consolidation Analysis
– Facilities & Employees per Company

SECTION TWO
COST, CAPITAL & FINANCIALS

35 – Profitability & Financial Ratio Analysis

Page 36 – Balance Sheet Metrics
– Assets and Liabilities indexed to industry revenue at 100
– 16 Current & Non-Current Assets Categories
– 15 Short-term, Long-term Liabilities, & Net Worth

37 – OPEX
– Industry OPEX Analysis
– 2015-2023 Trends, 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

38 – OPEX by Company & Plant
– OPEX per Company & Plant
– 2015-2023 Trends, 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

Page 39 – OPEX Detail
– 6 Employee Expense Categories
– 8 Cost of Material Categories
– 6 Buildings and Equipment Categories
– 8 Other Operating Expense Categories
-Inventory Breakdown: finished goods, work-in-progress, materials and supplies

40 – Production Material Costs
– Top Production Material Costs Breakdown
– % of Total Production Material Cost

41 – Producer Pricing Index
– 2015-2023 Trends, 2024 & 2028 Forecasts
– Monthly PPI Figures for the Past 4 Years

42 – Plant Utilization & Hours
– Plant Utilization Rate
– Plant Operational Hours per Week
– 2020-2023 Historical Figures by Quarter

43 – Reasons for Non-Full Production
– 7 Categories Quarterly Survey Results for Past 2 Years

44 – Productivity & Industry Employment
– Revenue per Employee
– Total Industry Employees
– Employees per Company
– 2015-2023 Trends, 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

45 – Employee Productivity by Segments

46 – Employee Productivity by State

47 –Subsector Sales & Payroll per Employee

48 – Industry Payroll
– Payroll per Employee, Company, & Plant
– 2015-2023 Trends, 2024 & 2028 Forecasts

49 – Payroll per Company by Segments

50 – Payroll per Plant by Segments

51 – Payroll per Employee by Segments

52 – Payroll per Employee by State

53 – Employee Composition
– % of Employees for 27 Job Categories

54 – Job Categorization Pay Ranges
– Pay Bands – Bottom 10% & 25%, Mean, Top 25% & 10%

55 – Top 20 Jobs Breakdown

56 – Top 20 Jobs Pay
– Pay Bands

57 – Employees per Company by Segments

58 – Employees per Plant by Segments

59 – Facilities per Company by Segments

60 – Total Employment by State

61 – Population to Every Employee by State

62 – Employees per Facility by State

63 – Overview of Kentley Insights


Data Sources & Forecast Methodology


The data source for the report is extensive annual expense, revenue, wage, operational, and economic surveys administered by federal and private institutions and filled out by a majority of companies in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our forecasts take into account historical trends, industry dynamics, and our macroeconomic projections.

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Report Details


Report: Chemical Manufacturing Industry Market Research Report

Number of Pages: 63

Format: PDF

Price: $295

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Industry Jobs Analyzed


Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing
Chemists and Materials Scientists
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand
Chemical Technicians
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety
General and Operations Managers
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators
Miscellaneous Production Workers
Industrial Production Managers
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Chemical Engineers
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Material Cost Categories


Materials, ingredients, containers, and supplies, nsk
Cost of all other materials and components, parts, containers, and supplies consumed
All basic organic and inorganic chemicals, excluding petrochemicals
Pharmaceuticals & medicines, including synthetic; medicinal & botanical drugs, chemicals, and products; biological products; etc.
Thermoplastic and thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Agricultural products (crude), including flowers, grains, seeds, herbs, etc.
Ethane used as a raw material or feedstock
Propylene used as a raw material or feedstock
Natural gas and natural gas liquids
Ethylene used as a raw material or feedstock
Propane used as a raw material or feedstock
Plastics containers (including bottles, jars, tubes, tubs, etc.)
Soaps and cleaning compounds, including detergents, polishes, bleaches, disinfectants, glycerin, and surface active agents
Paper and paperboard products
Styrene (100 percent basis)
Fats and oils, all types
Benzol (benzene) (100 percent C6H6)
Nitrogenous fertilizer
Refined petroleum products, including coke, solvents, oils, and waxes
Plastics products (including packaging, foam products, film, sheet, rod, tube, fabricated shapes, bottles, etc.)

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