Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1851 | Oct 2015

Tidying up: High competition and low sales have driven industry consolidation

The Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Representing roughly 5.7% of Australia's overall chemical production industry by revenue, the Australian Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing industry has a long and varied history. The industry forms part of Australia's formulated hygiene, cosmetic and specialty products sector, which is worth nearly $10.0 billion in annual retail sales (according to industry body Accord Australasia Ltd).

Industry products are designed and formulated using simple chemistry, but the industry itself is dynamic and characterised by strong product innovation, as manufacturers compete to retain consumer interest. A continued stream of new, enhanced, repackaged, reformulated and eco-ethical products have been introduced over the past five years... purchase to read more

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The industry is involved in the manufacture of cleaning agents, disinfectants and bleaches, and oral hygiene products. These can be manufactured for both households and industrial commercial cleaners. Regardless of the target market, one key characteristic of the industry over the past five years has been the constant rollout of new products and line extensions, partly prompted by industry competition. There has been a growing emphasis on the introduction of innovative products based on new ingredients and green materials. This has resulted in a continued stream of new, enhanced, repackaged, reformulated and eco-ethical products. This trend is expected to continue over the next five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture various cleaning products including soap products and other detergents, surface-active agents, polishes and specialty cleaning preparations. Firms are also involved in the manufacture of products such as disinfectants, toothpaste, denture cleaners, glycerine and candles. The products are then sold to downstream industrial users, and to the household and commercial markets.

Industry Products
Surface-active agentsOral hygiene productsCleaning polishes, creams and waxesSoaps and soap-based productsAuxiliary washing and scouring preparations, and other productsCandles and tapers
Industry Activities
Candle and taperPolishes, creams and waxesSurface-active agent including washing and cleaning preparationsScouring compoundsSoap and soap based productOral hygiene product

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