Metal Furniture Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Metal Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2512 | Oct 2013

Making ends meet: Steady growth in imports has been detrimental for local manufacturers

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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. The industry currently generates revenue totalling $725.0 million, up by 2.1% on 2012-13, and representing a decline of an annualised 6.1% over the five years through 2013-14. This poor performance reflects the declining trend in the downstream non-residential building market over the five years, particularly the slump in the value of commercial and industrial building construction in the aftermath of the global financial crisis... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

New entrants usually face strong competitive pressure from existing firms with established brand names, customer networks and financial security.

The two larger scale suppliers GUD's Dexion and Arrowcrest, have high-profile brand names which are likely to pose a barrier to new competitors. However, during the past year GUD has written off much of the value associated with the brands "Elite Built" and "Precision" in light of the difficult trading conditions in the commercial products market and the greater reliance on imports. Generally, new entrants must quickly establish a high market profile in order to withstand the strong competitive pressures in each market segment and overcome retailer resistance.

Entry into the mass-produced metal furniture market (e.g... 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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