Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fire Protection Services industry generates the bulk of its revenue from the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection and suppression systems in non-residential buildings and apartments. The industry's performance over the past five years has been influenced by subdued demand from the core non-residential building markets, an upsurge in work on large-scale multi-storey apartment developments and wide fluctuations in demand from the mining and infrastructure markets. Despite the importance of prevailing trends in the downstream building markets, work on regular maintenance regimes for existing systems provides a solid platform for the industry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Fire Protection Services industry is subject to a low level of capital intensity. Industry operators require approximately $15.67 worth of labour for every $1.00 of capital invested in the industry, indicating that the industry is highly labour intensive. The industry derives the bulk of its value added through the provision of specialised expertise at all of the key project stages - design, installation and servicing.
The industry has limited capital equipment requirements consisting mainly of installation tools, testing apparatus for fire alarm and suppression equipment, and basic motor vehicles. In addition to direct employment costs, the industry allocates about 9.0% of revenue in payments to subcontractors and consultants for professional and technical services... purchase to read more