Steel Products Manufacturers

Overview

The 560 steel products manufacturers in the US produce iron and steel tubes, pipes, wires, and shapes from purchased iron or steel. Companies that specialize in pipes and tubes account for 52% of total industry revenue; rolled steel shape manufacturers account for 24% and steel wire manufacturers account for 24%.

Competition From Alternative Materials

Depending on the application, steel may compete with a variety of alternative materials.

Variable Raw Materials Costs

The cost of steel is highly variable and steel accounts for a significant percentage of product costs.