Iron and Steel Forging in Australia: Market Research Report

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Iron and Steel Forging Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2210 | Feb 2014

Beaten, but not broken: After past declines, industry revenue will grow once again

IBISWorld’s Iron and Steel Forging 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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After a period of heavy beatings, the Iron and Steel Forging industry is expected to emerge with a stronger and brighter outlook. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is estimated to decline at a compound annual rate of 2.3% to reach $857.4 million. Despite this, profit margins have been relatively healthy, which is mainly attributed to the ability of operators to pass on price rises to their clients. Despite the ups and downs in input prices during the past five years, many operators have been able to keep their margins positive.

As a producer of primarily intermediate products, the industry is at the mercy of the performance of its downstream buyers. A... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Locations of operators across Australia generally follow the distribution of population. New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland represent more than 70% of industry establishments. According to the ABS, there are no iron and steel forging operators in the Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania. The tendency for businesses to thrive near well-populated areas is partly attributed to the concentration of various manufacturing and construction businesses in these locations, which are the largest consumers of products in this industry.

Non-employing operators are expected to account for less than 40% of the industry in 2013-14. As the industry matures, operators grow in capacity and size... purchase to read more


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What is the Iron and Steel Forging Industry?

Operators in this industry are mainly engaged in iron and steel forging activities. These activities involve the shaping of iron and steel into different forms. The process alters the physical properties of the metals, resulting in improved strength characteristics.

Industry Products
Open die forgingImpression die forgingFlashless forgingOther forging processes
Industry Activities
Steel chain forgingIron or steel fittingHorse shoeIron tube fittings and pipe fittingsIron or steel valveOther forged iron or steel products

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