Foundries – 2024 U.S. Market Research Report

Publish Date: March 2024

This 63-page market research report provides a comprehensive analysis on the $46 billion foundries 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 foundries industry.

This report has the in-depth industry insights you are looking for as it covers sales & expense trends, in-depth OPEX analysis on 26 categories, extensive financial analysis, extensive forecasts, inventory statistics, composition of balance sheets, company segmentation analysis, competitive intensity analysis, material costs analysis, profitability analysis, state statistics, plant productivity benchmarks, workforce composition, 4 years of inflation analysis, wage analysis, in-depth productivity analysis, and a ton more.

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The 2024 U.S. Foundries Industry Market Research Report is 63 pages of deep insights into the trends, dynamics, and forecasts shaping the industry. This market research report is utilized by professionals to gain a deep understanding of the industry for business planning, forecasting, streamlining expenses, competitive intensity analysis, opportunity analysis, financial benchmarking, plant capacity planning, market analysis, valuations, workforce optimization, sales & marketing initiatives, improving productivity, identifying operational efficiencies, profitability analysis, and much more.

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Foundries Profit

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Foundries Factory Capacity Utilization Trend

Foundries Workforce Benchmarks


Industry Definition


This industry group includes companies primarily engaged in pouring molten metal into molds or dies to form castings. companies making castings and further manufacturing, such as machining or assembling, a specific manufactured product are classified in the industry of the finished product. Foundries may perform operations, such as cleaning and deburring, on the castings they manufacture. More involved processes, such as tapping, threading, milling, or machining to tight tolerances, that transform castings into more finished products are classified elsewhere in the manufacturing sector based on the product being made.

NAICS Code: 3315

Number of Companies: 1,632

Number of Plants / Facilities: 1,712

Industry Employees: 167,685

Market Size: $46 billion

Product Lines Covered


Ferrous metal foundries
Nonferrous metal foundries

Table of Contents


Review the table of contents of the Foundries Report below to understand the extensive statistical data sets in this report and why thousands of executives, consultants, bankers, accountants, and other professionals trust Kentley Insights for their market research needs.


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 foundries industry. Our forecasts take into account historical trends, industry dynamics, and our macroeconomic projections.

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Report: Foundries Industry Market Research Report

Number of Pages: 63

Format: PDF

Price: $295

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Industry Jobs Analyzed


Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Miscellaneous Production Workers
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
Machinists
Computer Control Programmers and Operators
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand
Tool and Die Makers
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers
Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
General and Operations Managers

Material Cost Categories


Cost of all other materials and components, parts, containers, and supplies consumed
Iron and steel scrap (excluding home scrap)
Materials, ingredients, containers, and supplies, nsk
Nonferrous metal shapes, forms, sheet, strip, powder, and wire (excluding castings / forgings), excluding aluminum and copper
Misc. iron, steel, and ferroalloy ingot, shapes, and forms (excluding castings, forgings, bars, structural, wire, sheet, strip)
Aluminum and aluminum-base alloy scrap (excluding home scrap)
Nonmetallic minerals, including stone, sand, refractory minerals, and chemical materials, excluding fertilizer materials
Misc. aluminum-base alloy shapes and forms, including powder
Misc. fabricated metal products (excluding hardware, containers, screw machine, bearing components, castings, forgings, and wire)
Copper and copper-base alloy scrap (excluding home scrap)
Grinding wheels and other abrasive products (excluding industrial diamonds)
Misc. copper-base alloy shapes and forms (exclud. wire products, ingot, castings, cathodes, anodes, pipe, tube, rods, bar)
All basic organic and inorganic chemicals, excluding petrochemicals
Nonclay refractories
Nonferrous metal and metal-base alloy scrap, excluding aluminum, copper, and precious metal
Clay refractories

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