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Metal Casting Services


If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, ProcurementIQ’s Metal Casting Services procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Metal Casting Services, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Metal Casting Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2018, the average price of metal casting services has risen at an estimated annualized rate of 2.0% due in part to strengthening demand from the industrial sector. Industrial production has grown at a slow and steady rate the past three years, in line with recovering commodity prices and overall economic growth. Moreover, private investment in industrial equipment and.

Metal Casting Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for metal casting services is low. The mold itself accounts for the largest up-front expense for buyers, while the price per-unit is substantially lower. However, other than the cost of the service that suppliers provide, buyers are subject to few additional and hidden costs. The total cost of ownership can increase if buyers require the supplier to speed up the.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of metal casting services. Casting is a metalworking process that involves pouring molten metal into a mold. The molten metal then cools and solidifies in the shape of the mold. Different types of casting include die and sand casting, permanent mold, shell mold, investment mold, centrifugal, ceramic mold, graphite mold, plaster mold, V-process, squeeze and semisolid casting. This report covers both ferrous and nonferrous metal casting. The primary buyers of these services include aircraft manufacturers, automobile manufacturers and medical device manufacturers. Suppliers of metal casting services include multiline and specialist vendors. This report excludes metal forming and injection molding services.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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