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Structural Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2229 | Jan 2016

Structurally Sound: Industry revenue is steady despite weak demand from downstream markets

IBISWorld’s Structural Metal Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

The principal products manufactured by the industry are used by the building markets and include garage doors, window shutters, metal doors, door and window frames, and curtain walls. The industry also supplies products used in infrastructure projects such as railings and steel grates, and customised door and shutter systems for road-freight vehicles (trucks and vans). International trade is low in the industry, as structural metal components are typically large and expensive to transport over long distances.

Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is projected to increase by an annualised 0.5% to reach $2.4 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry displays a low level of capital intensity. The industry allocates an estimated $8.86 to labour input for production for every dollar invested into capital equipment in 2015-16. The capital requirement has remained stable over the past five years.

Capital intensity varies depending on the type of products made and the scale of operations. The industry is highly fragmented and comprises many firms manufacturing a range of products. Many small-scale manufacturers operate using basic machinery and add value through the contribution of highly skilled staff. The bespoke product manufacturing often has a higher manual labour input, with skilled workers using basic power tools... purchase to read more


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What is the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture architectural steel, wrought iron or other metal products. Items that maintain the structural integrity of buildings are not included and fall into other industries such as structural steel fabricating. The industry also excludes structural products that are made from aluminium.

Industry Products
Garage doors and shuttersSteel gratingCurtain wallsBalustrades and railingMetal doors and windows
Industry Activities
Architectural metal productMetal balcony, balustrade and railingMetal curtain wall and fasciaMetal door or doorframePrefabricated metal fire escapeFlyscreen doorMetal garage door and gateMetal skylightMetal shutterMetal window frame or screen

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