Sheet Metal: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 and 2026 US sheet metal demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by material in terms of: cold-rolled steel; hot-rolled steel; aluminum; copper; and other metals such as lead, nickel, tin, and zinc. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: building products; machinery; transportation equipment; appliances, electrical equipment, and electronics; and other markets such as packaging, furniture, and storage products.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, trade, and price indexes are provided in annual series from 2011 to 2021.

Metal bars, billets, tubes, and wire are excluded from the scope of this report. Hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel plate is also excluded, though plate of other metals is included. All articles of titanium are excluded from the scope of this report. Trade and demand data does not include added value due to the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs. Re-exports of sheet metal are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
331110 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
331221 Rolled Steel Shape Manufacturing
331315 Aluminum Sheet, Plate, and Foil Manufacturing
331420 Copper Rolling, Drawing, Extruding, and Alloying
331491 Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding
332322 Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing
332323 Ornamental and Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing

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