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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1490 | Sep 2016

Flat as a board: Weak demand from the housing construction market constrains industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Fabricated Wood Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.6%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Employment
3,611
Businesses
133
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry has suffered over the past five years due to declining demand from downstream housing construction companies and manufacturers. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.4 billion. Slight declines in the production of particleboard, medium-density fibreboard (MDF), timber veneers and plywood are anticipated over this period and are expected to contribute to the industry's declining revenue. Industry operators are expected to produce 1.46 million cubic metres of these products in 2016-17, down from 1.49 million cubic metres in 2011-12. Although the number of dwelling commencements has increased over the past five years, the number is expected to fall in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

A medium market share concentration characterises the industry. In 2016-17, the industry's four largest companies are estimated to account for over 50.0% of total revenue. The industry's market share concentration has increased over the past five years, with Fletcher Building and Carter Holt Harvey, the industry's two largest players, outperforming the overall industry over this period. As a result of consolidation in the industry, revenue and establishments per enterprise have increased over the past five years.

Aside from these two major players, the industry consists of a large number of smaller independent operators that mainly operate one establishment and target local and niche markets. Concentration also varies depending on a firm's main product segment... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture veneers and plywood, and wood boards and sheets from reconstituted wood fibres such as wood chips, sawdust, wood shavings, timber slabs and off-cuts. Firms that manufacture timber and non-timber laminates are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
ParticleboardMedium-density fibreboardTimber veneersPlywoodOther fibreboard
 
Industry Activities
VeneerPlywoodLaminated veneer lumberGlue laminated lumberChipboardSoftboardHardboardTimber and non-timber laminateMedium-density fibreboardParticleboard


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