Industry Trend Analysis and Competitor Research
for Leading Manufacturing Firm

The Client – A US-based
Manufacturing Company

The client’s mission is to help business owners plan exit strategies for their business, as well as develop ways to achieve successful exits from those strategies. Their customers’ goals are to achieve financial freedom, create sustainable legacies, and exit on their own terms.

The client uses their 20 years of experience to “make the world a freer place” by helping business owners achieve success. This mission is backed by the belief that a free market creates freedom by creating jobs, serving customers, innovating markets, ensuring their taxes are paid on time, and overall helping to expand the economy.

The Client Required Specific
Market Research Services

The client needed to develop a fully detailed and complete market landscape study for the top 20 businesses in their industry. So, they began their search for an outsourcing partner who had the experience and skillset to carry out this complex, important market research service.

After finding Research Optimus (ROP), they verified our credentials and then approached us with the following requirements:

  • The industry targeted for market research services was the Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing Industry.
  • Required an overview of the market that included the following data:
    1. Key Industry Trends in the US.
    2. Key Market Dynamics including market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • An in-depth market analysis of the following:
    1. Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing Market Analysis in the U.S.
    2. Growth trends found within the industry.
    3. Industry employment analysis.
  • Market analysis categorized by product types.
  • Competitive analysis of the 20 major U.S. businesses in this industry.
    1. Include company profiles for the top 5 companies on this list.

This Market Research Project posed a Unique Challenge that Our Team Met Head-On

We discovered that most of the companies within the Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing were startup business, so it was difficult to find data on them. We took this challenge into account when developing the process we used moving forward.

Our Customized Step-by-Step Process for this Market Research Service

This project was quite extensive, so we needed to develop a step-by-step approach in order to meet the requirements of the client.

  • Research Optimus’s team of market research experts reviewed all of the requirements set forth by the client and after an initial discussion, presented this process for approval.
  • ROP experts would compile a list of potential information sources and companies. Then ensure that all data was being gathered from reliable sources.
  • Data was gathered on the list of potential companies, along with all of the required metrics.
  • ROP experts then structured the raw data into a more user-friendly format.
  • Reports were compiled and then shared with the client for approval.

ROP’s Market Research Service Helped the Client Position Themselves Better

Our research allowed the client to keep track of top companies within their industry so that they were better positioned to develop more efficient strategies and to spot areas of improvement. They now have a more solidified look at the landscape of the market so that they can better serve their customers. The client was so satisfied with our services that they have requested more contracts.


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