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Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1920 | Apr 2014

Bouncing back: Demand from mining and construction helps revenue growth

The Natural Rubber Product 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$905m
Annual Growth 09-14
3.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,559
Businesses
187
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As with numerous manufacturing industries in high labour cost countries such as Australia, the Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing industry is facing stiff competition from imports on the back of the strong Australian dollar. Local manufacturers are finding it increasingly difficult to compete on prices, much to the detriment of the industry. In addition, demand from major markets such as the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is weakening and is therefore unable to offer much respite. However, industry revenue is estimated to increase by an annualised 3.3% over the five years through 2013-14. This growth is mainly due to a recovery from a large fall in 2008-09. Industry revenue is expected to grow by 5.4% to $904.7... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Most operators in the Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing industry are well established manufacturers, which makes it difficult for firms entering the industry to build a customer base that would enable them to operate at optimum capacity. There are also high capital costs to establish a business in the industry. Specialised machinery must be purchased to make rubber products. Most machinery used in this industry is specialised and is only able to cater to small segments of the market, where concentration and established brands may be present. The fragmentation of the products produced is a barrier to entry to the industry.

Not only do firms entering the industry face strong competition from within the industry, they will also face strong competition from imported products... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry are mainly engaged in manufacturing a wide variety of products made from natural rubber that are not elsewhere classified. Products manufactured range from bath mats and floor coverings, to conveyor belts and tubing.

Industry Products
Sponge and foam rubberRubber hoses and beltsRubber floor coveringsRubber seals and washers
 
Industry Activities
Natural rubber bath matNatural rubber conveyor beltResilient natural rubber floor covering or underlayNatural rubber mattress protectorNatural rubber spongeNatural rubber tubingNatural rubber washer


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