Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry produces architectural aluminium products used in both residential and non-residential properties. As the industry's products are designed specifically for installation in buildings, manufacturers rely predominantly on downstream demand from building construction developers. Greater demand from both residential and non-residential building developers over the past five years has driven industry revenue growth. Overall, industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to total $4.6 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The industry has a medium level of capital intensity. It is estimated that for every dollar invested in capital, $5.29 is spent on labour. In comparison with other metals manufacturing industries, the Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing industry's labour costs represent a larger share of industry revenue, demonstrating the labour-intensive nature of small-scale fabricating businesses, which make up the bulk of enterprises in the industry.
The level of capital intensity is typically greater for large-scale industry manufacturers as their mass production and custom-building of aluminium structures requires investment in expensive manufacturing plants and equipment... purchase to read more