Structural Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2229 | Jan 2015

Demand contracts: Industry revenue falls as downstream construction markets struggle

IBISWorld’s Structural Metal Product Manufacturing 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry has faced several major challenges over the past five years. Demand for a range of industry products from downstream residential, commercial, industrial and institutional building construction markets has been subdued. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 2.0% over the five years through 2014-15. Structural metal products manufactured by the industry include garage doors, window shutters, metal doors, door and window frames, railings, steel grating, and curtain walls. International trade is low in the industry, as structural metal components are typically very large and expensive to transport over long distances... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry displays a low level of capital intensity. In 2014-15, for every dollar spent as wages, an estimated $0.11 is invested in capital. The industry is highly fragmented, with firms manufacturing a wide range of products. Many small-scale manufacturers that use basic machinery and highly skilled staff operate in the industry, contributing to its low capital intensity level. Capital intensity generally does vary depending on the type of products that are made and the scale of operations.

Standardised products such as garage doors and metal window frames require little labour input into design and production. Many industry products are custom made and designed for particular customers... 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 railingGatesMetal doors, windows and frames
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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