Metal Furniture Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Metal Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2512 | Oct 2014

Put in storage: Low-cost imports have reduced demand for locally manufactured products

The Metal Furniture Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry sells metal furniture used in offices and other business premises, for complex storage systems, for specialist institutional applications (e.g. in hospitals, prisons, schools) and, to a lesser extent, for domestic purposes. Over the five years through 2014-15, the industry is expected to decline by an annualised 4.9%. It currently generates revenue totalling $705.0 million, up by 2.0% on 2013-14. This poor performance principally reflects the loss of the domestic market to imported furniture products. It also reflects the adverse demand conditions in the key building markets over the past five years, particularly the declining demand in the non-residential building market... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The relative capital and labour intensity of this industry varies according to the scale of operations and the industry segment in which the firm operates. The relative importance of capital and labour varies across the product spectrum, with the simpler products (desks and filing cabinets) generally being produced by more labour-intensive means than the more complex ones (compactus units).

The ratio of labour costs to capital depreciation is indicative of the relative importance of each input per dollar in industry revenue (unit of output). Industry wage costs total an estimated 21.1% of revenue and depreciation charges total 2.3% of annual industry revenue, which indicates the industry allocates $9.13 on labour supply for every $1.00 spent on capital equipment... purchase to read more


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What is the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture furniture, storage structures, shelving or parts of furniture predominantly from metal, including sheet metal, tubular metal or other forms of metal.

Industry Products
Office and general business furnitureLarge-scale complex storage systemsSpecialist institutional furnitureDomestic metal furniture
Industry Activities
Metal cabinetMetal compactusMetal disassembled furnitureMetal filing cabinetMetal furniture fittingsMetal furniture partOther metal furnitureMetal screen partitionMetal shelving

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