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Metal Furniture Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Metal Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2512 | Sep 2016

Losing its shine: Low-cost imports and substitute products have reduced revenue

IBISWorld’s Metal Furniture Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry sells metal furniture for various applications, such as storage in offices and other business premises, for specialist institutional applications in hospitals, and for schools. The industry's performance has steadily deteriorated since the late 2000s, as low-cost imports have won market share from industry firms, non-metal furnishings have substituted industry products and digital technologies for electronic storage of information have grown in popularity. The industry has contracted sharply over the past five years, despite solid domestic demand growth. Imports have captured a greater share of domestic demand at the expense of local manufacturers, surging from less than 25% in the mid-2000s to an estimated 61.6% in 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry has been declining since the late 2000s, principally due to its loss of market share to low-cost imports, substitution with non-metal products and the prevalence of electronic storage solutions. However, moderate growth in the commercial and industrial building market has supported domestic demand for metal furniture over the past five years. Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to decline by an annualised 4.0%, to $596.0 million. This includes a forecast 3.2% contraction during the current year, in response to deteriorating demand across the residential building market and relatively subdued demand from the non-residential property markets... 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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