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 Analysis Chapter
The Prefabricated Wooden Building Manufacturing industry has steadily lost market share to substitutes manufactured predominantly of metal, PVC or concrete, particularly in the non-residential building and infrastructure markets. The encroachment of substitutes has led the manufacturers of prefabricated metal buildings to benefit from the surging demand for relocatable buildings in the mining and infrastructure markets (e.g. staff accommodation, site offices and amenities blocks), and win the bulk of the projects funded under the Building the Education Revolution (BER) primary school refurbishment program... purchase to read more