The comprehensive Specialty Canning Industry 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. This latest December update provides the data necessary to make informed forecasts and planning for 2010.Over the past 3 years, the industry has shown a strong growth in exports, at approximately 12% constant annual growth. This growth in international trade is further analyzed in the report's export section covering major trade partners. The downstream analysis section of this industry reveals a large dependency on personal consumption. Understanding the recessionary effects on consumer consumption for products within this industry is essential. This industry has a high concentration of players, with the market consisting of fewer companies with relative similarity in size. This aspect exposes the industry to further possibility of merger and acquisition opportunities, as well as anti-trust scrutiny. The competitive landscape section provides a closer examination of this situation. This 165-page report includes the most recent information on the domestic market, global market and overseas growth opportunities. This current report contains the most current data available, such as monthly shipments, inventory and trade data through September 2009, and sophisticated forecasts up to 2013 accounting for the affects of the recent economic recession. Industry experts consider this report the most comprehensive and consistently updated guide to the industry.In this report, you will find industry data on the following major categories:Executive SummaryQuick Industry Statistics: 2-page overview for the CEO on the runSupply & Demand with Capacity Utilization2009 Monthly Shipments, Inventory, and Trade Data2009-2013 ForecastIndustry Income StatementAll relevant financial data including: Revenue, Cost of Materials, Labor Costs, Gross Profit, SG&A, Net Income, etc.4-year Financials Comparison and TrendsIndustry Balance SheetTraditional key elements of Assets, Liabilities, and EquityInventory fabrication stagesCalculated balance sheet ratiosCapital ExpenditurePlant additions and expansionsComputer and IT investmentsMachinery and Equipment for production and material handlingIndustry Cost AnalysisUpstream Industries and the cost allocations towards producer, wholesale, retail, and freight Materials and their percentage share of total material costsIndustry Pricing AnalysisProducer Pricing Indices at industry, wholesale, and retail levels for comparison and trend forecastingPricing Distribution among Downstream Industries differentiated at producer, wholesale, retail, and freight categoriesIndustry Foreign TradeDetailed Import/Export Data by commodities and by countriesMode of Shipment and insurance and freight costsIndustry StructureLabor and Compensation Structure: productivity indices, hourly wages, production hours, output index, HR structureEstablishments: Trends, Employee Statistics, State by State numbersValued added statistics: industry GDP contributionCompetitive LandscapeIndustry Concentration: HHI, number of companies, size distributions, market shares Major Players: company profiles and market size ranges Definition & Classification This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing canned specialty foods. Examples of products made in these establishments are canned baby food, canned baked beans, canned soups (except seafood), canned spaghetti, and other canned nationality foods. This 6-digit NAICS industry (311422) is under the hierarchy of Fruit and Vegetable Canning, Pickling, and Drying Industry (31142), Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Industry Group (3114), Food Manufacturing Subsector (311), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent code is: 2032 - Canned Specialties (except canned puddings).Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview The industry's revenue for the year 2008 was approximately $9.8 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 44.53%. Import was valued at $162.0 million USD from 43 countries. The industry also exported $149.8 million USD worth of merchandise to 96 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 $9.8 billion USD. Report SummaryThis 165-page report contains unparalleled research on this industry in breadth and depth. With a macroeconomic perspective, the report provides a fresh and comprehensive view of the industry. The report’s supply and demand data covers both U.S. shipments and international trade while taking into consideration of the industry's capacity utilization. The industry level income statements, balance sheets, and capital expenditure analysis contain all the elements needed for financial benchmarking. In the cost analysis section, 55 upstream industries are analyzed to offer insight into the supply chain cost structure. For the channel and pricing structure, 40 downstream industries are analyzed. The competitive landscape section provides the number of companies and their revenue share within the industry, the market concentration, and a list of major players. All related trade associations, industry standards, and trade publications are also listed.Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, international top consulting firms, major retailers and wholesalers, professional trade associations, financial corporations, universities, governmental entities, start-ups and individuals. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality to all our clients and assure your satisfaction in the report delivering as promised.