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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 2014

Making a recovery: Industry revenue grows as downstream construction demand returns

IBISWorld’s Structural Metal Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
9,700
Businesses
1,490
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The performance of the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry is inextricably linked to the level of construction activity within the building and infrastructure markets and its exposure to substitution by alternative products manufactured using timber, aluminium and glass.

Industry revenue is projected to decline by an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2013-14, to total $2.4 billion. The sale of structural metal products has been adversely influenced by subdued investment into new housing construction and a downward trend in commercial and industrial building activity... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry to the structural steel fabricating industry vary widely across the industry's different market segments. For example, barriers are relatively low at the less skilled end of the market. This end of the market is involved in manufacturing relatively simple and generic products such as doors and hand rails. While entry at this end of the market requires investment in capital equipment, the equipment is relatively simple and long lasting. A relatively low level of labour is required by these types of operators since design input is minimal.

More significant barriers exist for entry into more specialised areas of the market catering to large commercial and industrial clients... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry?

The industry consists of firms that manufacture architectural steel, wrought iron or other metal products that are used as inputs into the construction of buildings and other structures. Products such as doors, window frames and staircases are included in this industry. Items that maintain the structural integrity of the building are not included (these products fall within other industries such as structural steel fabricating). The industry also excludes aluminium products.

Industry Products
Garage doors and shuttersSteel gratingCurtain walls Metal doorsBalustrades & railingGatesMetal window and door framesOther products
 
Industry Activities
Architectural metal productMetal balcony, balustrade and railingMetal curtain wall and fasciaMetal door or door framePrefabricated metal fire escapeFlyscreen doorMetal garage doorMetal gateMetal roller shuttersMetal window frame or sash


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