Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services and Repair Services industry hit turbulence over the past five years, largely due to circumstances outside of the industry's control. Disturbances included strikes in overseas manufacturing facilities and extended delays of new aircraft, for which Australian operators provide parts. Exports are primarily sent to the United States (Boeing) and France (Airbus). Australian parts are some of the key features of the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. During 2012-13, industry revenue is anticipated to increase 0.9% as recovered domestic demand from the commercial sector, in line with the launch of new commercial aircrafts, coincides with falling demand from the Federal Government... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
IBISWorld estimates that the industry experiences a low level of capital intensity as compared to most manufacturing industries. For every $1.00 of wages paid, IBISWorld forecasts that $0.09 worth of capital investment is required. Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services become less capital intensive over the past five years. Capital intensity fell due to a drop in capital expenditure by major players and a slower decline in wage costs.
Investment in plant and equipment for aircraft and engine production is estimated to have declined over the past five years as a result of the strong Australian dollar... purchase to read more