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Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1491 | Jan 2015

Unsteady ground: The industry has struggled to compete against substitute building products

IBISWorld’s Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$200m
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
675
Businesses
134
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing industry is one of the smaller manufacturing industries in Australia. Its products have been steadily losing ground to substitutes such as prefabricated metal, PVC and cement-fibre buildings. Metal prefabricated buildings have captured the largest share of the expanding mining, resources and infrastructure markets. As a result, prefabricated wooden building manufacturers have generally been unable to benefit from these massive boosts in demand. Industry operators tend to hold leading position in the household and backyard building market, manufacturing products such as granny flats, garden sheds, cubbyhouses, kit homes, kennels and pergolas.

The industry's performance has fluctuated dramatically over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

A medium level of capital intensity characterises the industry. In 2014-15, for every dollar spent as wages, an estimated $0.14 is invested in capital. Relative labour intensity often varies depending on firms' scale of operations, and their main products and markets. Prefabricated wooden building manufacturers are required to invest in a range of metalworking and woodworking machinery, including mitre cutting equipment, power drills, welding equipment, lathes, surface grinders, sanders and routers.

Capital investment is also required in large-scale manufacturing facilities, but many companies rent these properties in an effort to minimise their initial capital outlays. Labour costs are also a moderate expense for industry operators... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture prefabricated wooden buildings such as carports, gazebos and sheds. On-site installation and erection of these buildings is also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Basic household buildings and structuresOther household buildings and structuresKit homesOnsite building installation
 
Industry Activities
Prefabricated wooden buildingPrefabricated wooden bus shelterPrefabricated wooden shedPrefabricated wooden kit homePrefabricated wooden carport and garagePrefabricated wooden gazebo and pergolaPrefabricated wooden cubbyhouse and fort


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