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Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1851 | Jan 2014

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IBISWorld’s Soap and Cleaning Compound 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-4.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
4,000
Businesses
385
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Representing roughly 6% 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 industry, which has an economic footprint worth $10 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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The top four players in the Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing industry account for an estimated 36.3% of industry revenue. This means that the industry has a low level of market share concentration. This is despite a spate of acquisitions and the closure of various facilities that has occurred over the past decade. These trends are expected to continue in the foreseeable future, which means the level of market share concentration will gradually increase.

Within individual product segments, concentration levels may be considerably higher, especially at the downstream retail level. For example, the bar soap segment is dominated by the two global heavyweights Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive who count for just over half of all sales... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures various cleaning products including soap products and other detergents, surface-active agents, polishes and specialty cleaning preparations. It is 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 market segments.

Industry Products
Surface-active agents, washing & cleaning preparationsOral hygiene productsCleaning polishes, creams and waxesSoap and soap-based productsAuxiliary washing preparations, scouring preparations and others Candles 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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