Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing industry is one of the smaller manufacturing industries. Its products have been steadily losing ground over the past decade to substitutes such as prefabricated metal, PVC and cement-fibre buildings. Metal prefabricated buildings have captured the lion's share of the burgeoning mining resources and infrastructure markets, while wooden prefabricated buildings hold a leading position in the backyard building market, including products such as granny flats, garden sheds, cubby houses, kennels and pergolas.
In 2013-14, the industry is expected to generate revenue totalling about $200.0 million. This represents an increase of 2.8%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The industry has few barriers to the entry of new competitors, although the existing players in each regional and product market are staving off competition from substitute products (e.g. prefabricated metal buildings) and are likely to fight strenuously to maintain market share against new manufacturers.
The industry has a low concentration of ownership which indicates no firms holds a dominant position and can use market power to fend off new entrants. Manufacturers must comply with national standards in construction and erection of the prefabricated building, but these regulations apply equally to manufacturers of all scales... purchase to read more