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 Products Chapter
The industry produces a wide range of prefabricated wooden buildings, which vary significantly in terms of the sophistication of design, the complexity and finish of construction, and the end use.
Basic household buildings and structures
The bulk of industry production comprises the manufacture of permanent buildings or structures for household applications (mainly in backyards). An estimated 40.0% of the industry's revenue is derived from the sale of basic prefabricated buildings, which comprise mainly the building carcass and cladding, with roofing, windows and doors but not including internal linings or fit-outs... purchase to read more