Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry primarily manufactures products used by building markets, which include garage doors, window shutters, metal doors, door and window frames and curtain walls. The industry also supplies steel products used in infrastructure projects such as steel railings, stairs, elevated platforms and grates, as well as customised door and shutter systems for installation in road freight vehicles, such as trucks and vans. International trade is low in the industry, as structural metal components are typically large and expensive to transport over long distances.
Industry revenue is projected to decrease by an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.2 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry displays a low market share concentration. In 2016-17, the industry's four largest players account for under 25% of total revenue. This includes DuluxGroup Limited, Valmont Group, Austral Monsoon Group (AMGroup) and Nepean Building and Infrastructure. Aside from these larger players, the industry comprises many small-scale firms that manufacture structural metal products for narrow regional or product markets.
According to ABS counts of business data, over 84.5% of companies generate annual revenue of less than $2.0 million and 94.2% of businesses employ fewer than 20 people. This includes 38.3% of enterprises with no paid employees, comprising sole proprietors and partners... purchase to read more