Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Carbon dioxide is a versatile gas that is used in a variety of processes and applications that take advantage of its main properties: reactivity, inertness and coldness. Carbon dioxide is produced as either a high-pressure cylinder gas, a relatively low-pressure refrigerated liquid or a solid form as dry ice. A number of its major uses are within the food and beverage industries, where it can be used to carbonate soft drinks, decaffeinate coffee, freeze food products and maintain ideal atmospheric conditions during the transportation of food or in food packaging. Therefore the performance of the Carbon Dioxide Production industry on a year-by-year basis often reflects developments within Australia's food and beverage sector... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Barriers to entry into the Carbon Dioxide Production industry tend to be high. This reflects the highly concentrated nature of the industry as well as the mature nature of the manufacturing industries that comprise the bulk of the industry's downstream customers. The dominance of existing major players (including the likes of BOC with its established network of customers and carbon dioxide production and retail facilities in each state) can also act as an entry barrier.
High capital outlays and the need for specialised technical requirements can pose substantial barriers to entry... purchase to read more