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 - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
This industry is considered to be in the mature stage of its life cycle, it is very small but remains fairly stable as a share of the total economy. The industry is subject to fierce competition in the prefabricated building market from substitutes manufactured predominantly from metal, PVC and cement-fibre sheeting.
The total market for prefabricated buildings has surged in the past decade on the back of the unprecedented resources boom and the one-off stimulus spending on primary school refurbishments (Building the Education Revolution), but substitute products captured the bulk of demand in these markets and eroded the traditional market base for wooden prefabricated buildings (notably the household shed and garage markets)... purchase to read more