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 Investment Chapter
The industry has a medium level of capital intensity, although the relative capital/labour intensity varies substantially according to the scale of the operations and the market segment in which the firm operates. Operators in this industry utilise a wide variety of metal/woodworking machinery ranging from: mitre cutting equipment, power drills, welding equipment, wood turning machinery (lathes), surface grinding (sanders), and profiling equipment (routers)... purchase to read more