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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1490 | Aug 2014

Revenue splinters: Industry growth remains low as construction demand recovers slowly

IBISWorld’s Fabricated Wood Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
3,581
Businesses
136
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry has suffered over the past five years due to weak demand from downstream construction industries and manufacturers. Industry revenue is estimated to fall at an annualised 4.4% over the five years through 2014-15. Falling demand for particleboard, medium-density fibreboard (MDF), timber veneers and plywood over this period has contributed to the industry's declining revenue and subsequent drops in domestic production. Industry operators are estimated to produce 1.5 million cubic metres of these products in 2014-15, down from 1.7 million cubic metres in 2009-10. Fabricated timber manufacturers have faced rising competition from import markets that can offer goods at lower prices... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

A medium market share concentration characterises the industry, with the largest four companies estimated to account for 62.3% of revenue in 2014-15. The industry's market share concentration has increased over the past five years, with Fletcher Building and Building Supplies Group, the industry's two largest players, increasing their market shares through consolidation over this period. Aside from these major players, the industry consists of a large number of smaller, independent operators that mainly operate one establishment. According to ABS Counts of Business data, in 2012-13, 75.4% of industry enterprises generated less than $2.0 million in revenue... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture veneers and plywood, as well as wood boards and sheets from reconstituted wood fibres such as wood chips, sawdust, wood shavings, timber slabs or off-cuts. Firms that primarily 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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