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Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade [2009 Edition] Report contains:

  • Executive Summary

  • Relevant financial data including: Revenue, Cost of Materials, Labor Costs, Gross Profit, SG&A, Net Income

  • Capital Expenditure

  • Industry Cost Analysis

  • 59 upstream industries and their cost allocations towards producer, wholesale, retail, and freight

  • Industry Pricing Analysis

  • Pricing Distribution among 142 downstream industries differentiated at producer, wholesale, retail, and freight categories

  • Industry Foreign Trade data

  • Detailed Import/Export Data by commodities and by countries

  • Labor and Compensation Structure: productivity indices, hourly wages, production hours, output index, HR structure

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Industry Concentration, number of companies, size distributions, market share ranges

This 170-page report includes the most recent information on the domestic market, global market and overseas growth opportunities. This detailed information resource, independently researched and supported by 10 years of historical data, identifies best and worst case scenarios of today?s pressing challenges. While the breadth of coverage leaves no aspect of the industry uncovered, the depth of analysis delves into granular macroeconomic data on personal consumption, channel mix, government demand index, and pricing fluctuation. Our Fortune 500 customers consider this report the most comprehensive guide to the industry.

The Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing Industry report is the most comprehensive market research report available on this industry. With complete 2008 data and sophisticated forecasts for 2009, the report provides the most updated data and analysis on the industry's key financial data, cost and pricing, competitive landscape, industry structure, and trends and opportunities.

Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview

The industry's revenue for the year 2008 was approximately $90.8 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 30.05%. Import was valued at $13.0 billion USD from 192 countries. The industry also exported $32.1 billion USD worth of merchandise to 92 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry's shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2008 was $71.7 billion USD.

Definition & Classification

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) manufacturing synthetic resins, plastics materials, and nonvulcanizable elastomers and mixing and blending resins on a custom basis; (2) manufacturing noncustomized synthetic resins; and (3) manufacturing synthetic rubber. This 5-digit NAICS industry (32521) is under the hierarchy of Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing Industry Group (3252), Chemical Manufacturing Subsector (325), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent codes are: 2821 - Plastics Materials, Synthetic and Resins, and Nonvulcanizable Elastomers; and 2822 - Synthetic Rubber.



  • Definition

  • Related Industries

  • Comparison to U.S. Manufacturing Sector

  • Scope

  • History

Executive Summary

  • Quick Statistics

  • Supply, Demand & Capacity Utilization

  • 2008 Outlook

    • Foreign Trade

    • Shipments & Inventories

  • 2009 Outlook

    • Shipments

Industry Income Statement

  • Revenue (Value of Shipments, Net Sales)

  • Compensation (Payroll & Fringe Benefits)

    • Salaries

    • Wages

    • Fringe Benefits

    • Compensation Distribution

  • Cost of Materials

    • Materials Cost Excluding Fuel & Energy

    • Electricity Cost

    • Fuel Costs

    • Materials Consumption Breakdown

  • Gross Profit

  • Other Costs

    • Administrative, Sales and Marketing Expenses

    • Current and Deferred Taxes

  • Net Income

    • Income (or Loss) From Operations (EBIT)

    • Other Non-Operating Income

    • Income (or Loss) Before Income Taxes (NIBT)

    • Income (or Loss) After Income Taxes

    • Earnings before Interest, Depreciation & Taxes (EBIDT)

Industry Balance Sheet

  • Assets

    • Cash and Government Securities

    • Accounts Receivable

    • Inventories

    • Inventories Stage of Fabrication Ratios

    • Total Current Assets

    • Current Assets Distribution Chart

    • Property and Other Non-Current Assets

  • Liabilities

    • Current Liabilities

    • Total Liabilities

  • Equity

    • Stockholders' Equity

    • Profit on Stockholders' Equity before Income Tax

    • Profit on Total Assets before Income Tax

    • Total Current Assets to Total Current Liabilities

    • Total Cash & Government Securities to Total Current Liabilities

Capital Expenditures

  • Building & Structure

  • Machine and Equipment Expenditures (including Automobile & Computers)

  • Computers

  • Automobile & Highway

  • Other Machine & Equipment

Product Market Sizes

Cost Analysis

  • Upstream Industries

Pricing Analysis

  • Producer Price Indices

    • Industry-Level Producer Price Indices

    • Manufacturing Sector PPI

    • Producer Price Index - Wholesale Sector

    • Producer Price Index - Retail Sector

    • Consumer Price Index - All Items

    • Consumer Price Index - Durable Goods

    • Consumer Price Index - Non-Durable Goods

    • Consumer Price Index - Electricity

    • Consumer Price Index - Gasoline

  • Pricing Distribution

  • Downstream Industries

Industry Foreign Trade

  • Import

    • Import Process

    • Harmonized Tariff Schedule

    • Top Import Commodities Analysis

    • Ranking - Countries US Imported From

    • Top 5 Countries US Imported From

    • Top 25 Countries US Imported From

    • Importing Insurance and Freight Cost Index by Country

    • Import Total Value from 1998 to 2010

    • Import Total Quantity from 1998 to 2010

    • Import Export Total Value Comparison from 1998 to 2010

    • Import Export Total Quantity Comparison from 1998 to 2010

    • Import Price Indices from 1998 to 2010

    • Comparison of Import & Export Price Indices from 1998 to 2010

  • Export

    • Domestic Exports

    • Foreign Exports (Re-exports)

    • Export Statistics Summary

    • Top Export Commodities Analysis

    • Ranking - Countries US Exported To

    • Top 5 Countries US Exported To

    • Top 25 Countries US Exported To

    • Export Total Value from 1998 to 2010

    • Export Total Quantity from 1998 to 2010

    • Export Price Indices from 1998 to 2010

Industry Structure

  • Labor and Compensation

    • Trend

    • Production Workers

    • Production Workers to Total Employees Ratio

    • Hourly Wages

    • Production Hours Trend

    • Contribution (Revenue) per Production Worker

    • Annual Wage per Production Worker

    • Production Worker Contribution (Revenue) Ratio

    • Revenue to Number of Workers

    • Labor Productivity (output per hour)

    • Labor Input Index (total labor hours)

    • Output Index

    • Unit Labor Cost Index

    • Labor Compensation Index

    • Output per Worker Index

    • All Worker Index

    • Human Resources - Occupations

  • Establishments

    • Trend

    • Average Number of Employees per Establishment

    • Contribution (Revenue) per Establishment

    • Establishment Sizes by Number of Employees

    • Establishments by U.S. States

  • Value-Added

Competitive Landscape

  • Industry Concentration

  • Industry Aggregate

  • Major Players

Appendix A - Additional Foreign Trade Statistics

  • Trading Countries' Rank

  • Top 5 US Trading Countries and Other

  • Top 25 US Trading Countries

Appendix B - Industry U.S. States' Statistics

  • Production Workers Ratio

  • Average Hourly Wage

  • Average Annual Salary

  • Cost of Materials Ratio

  • Capital Expenditure Ratio

  • Industry Shipment Ratios

  • Electricity Consumption and Environmental Impact

  • Fuel Consumption and Environmental Impact

Appendix C - Additional Links

  • Trade Associations

  • Trade Publications

  • Trade Shows

  • Industry Standards

  • Legislation, Regulation, Tax and Environmental Related Issues

  • Industry Specific Regulatory Agencies

  • Non-Industry Specific Regulatory Agencies

Appendix D - Industry's 4-Year Financial Statement

Appendix E - Report Methodology

  • Data Sourcing

  • Data Collection & Integration

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Presentation

  • Human Factors