Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing – 2024 U.S. Market Research Report

Publish Date: March 2024

This 63-page market research report provides a comprehensive analysis on the $295.9 billion plastics and rubber products 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 plastics and rubber products manufacturing industry.

This report has the in-depth industry insights you are looking for as it covers sales & expense trends, 26 expense categories, extensive financial analysis, forecasts on 100+ data sets, inventory trends & analysis, detailed breakdown of 31 balance sheet items, numerous industry segmentations, industry concentration analysis, production material costs, profitability metrics, state metrics analysis, plant productivity benchmarks, employee role analysis, 4 years of inflation analysis, compensation analysis, employee productivity benchmarks, and a ton more.

Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Report


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Report Format


The 2024 U.S. Plastics and Rubber Products 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 strategic planning, forecasts, OPEX benchmarking, industry analysis, identifying growth opportunities, P&L and balance sheet analysis, plant productivity, understanding the market, valuations, workforce optimization, sales & marketing benchmarking, improving productivity, operational benchmarking, gap analysis, and a ton more.

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Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Plant Utilization Chart

Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Workforce Benchmarks


Industry Description


Industries in the Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing subsector make goods by processing plastics materials and raw rubber. The core technology employed by companies in this subsector is that of plastics or rubber product production. Plastics and rubber are combined in the same subsector because plastics are increasingly being used as a substitute for rubber; however the subsector is generally restricted to the production of products made of just one material, either solely plastics or rubber. 

NAICS Code: 326

Number of Companies: 8,744

Number of Plants / Facilities: 11,707

Total Employees: 781,979

Market Size: $295.9 billion

Product Lines Covered


Plastics product manufacturing
Rubber product manufacturing

Table of Contents


Explore the below table of contents of the Plastics and Rubber Products 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


Methodology & Data Sources


The sources for the report data include federal and private surveys completed by the majority of companies in the industry covering extensive financial and operational topics for the plastics and rubber products manufacturing industry. The forecasts in the report are modeled by our research analysts using the latest economic forecasts, industry analysis, and historical trends.

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Report Details


Report: Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 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
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators
Miscellaneous Production Workers
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety
General and Operations Managers
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Cutting Workers
Customer Service Representatives

Material Cost Categories


Materials, ingredients, containers, and supplies, nsk
Thermoplastic and thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Cost of all other materials and components, parts, containers, and supplies consumed
Plastics products (including packaging, foam products, film, sheet, rod, tube, fabricated shapes, bottles, etc.)
All basic organic and inorganic chemicals, excluding petrochemicals
Natural rubber
Synthetic rubber
Paper and paperboard products
Fabricated rubber products, excluding tires, hose, belting, and gaskets
Steel wire and wire products
Glass and glass products
Tire cord and tire fabric
Tires and inner tubes
Printing inks
Misc. iron, steel, and ferroalloy ingot, shapes, and forms (excluding castings, forgings, bars, structural, wire, sheet, strip)
Parts and attachments for machinery for chemical processing, glass making, refining, plastics / rubber working, textiles, etc.
Woven textile fabrics, including broadwoven and narrow fabrics
Nonferrous metal and metal-base alloy scrap, excluding aluminum, copper, and precious metal
Artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments, including nylon, polyolefin, polyester, acrylic, and other noncellulosic fibers
Reconstituted wood products, including particleboard, waferboard, hardboard, MDF, and cellulosic fiberboard

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