Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry experienced mixed growth over the five years through 2012-13, with declines in the early years followed by growth in demand conditions in key downstream markets and strong growth in capital expenditure across the economy. Drier than average climatic conditions in some years, as well as a growing awareness of global warming, placed a greater focus on water management issues, with state governments investing in water supply and treatment infrastructure, boosting demand for industry products.
Industry growth slowed in the wake of the financial crisis, undermined by a slowdown in mining and non-residential construction activity... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Activity in the Pump and Compressor Manufacturing industry is concentrated mainly in Victoria and New South Wales. Between them, they account for an estimated 63% of industry establishments. Victoria and New South Wales are the traditional heartland of manufacturing in Australia, with their relatively large populations, closeness to suppliers and downstream markets, and access to major transportation gateways and capital. The industry's major players all have headquarters and facilities in these two states.
Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia account for the remainder of industry activity, with approximately equal percentages of establishment numbers... purchase to read more