Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry manufactures over-the-counter pharmaceutical products that focus on pain relief and are available without a doctor's prescription. As Australian consumers have a high awareness of self-medication uses, domestic demand for OTC pain medication has remained healthy over the past five years. Consumers are able to reach for an increasing range of pain relief products from their pharmacy and supermarket aisles.
As with other segments of the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry, the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry is dominated by global players and brand names... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Compared with the overall Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry, the Pain Medication OTC Manufacturing industry is relatively less capital intensive as it does not have the same need for facilities capable of producing high-cost, high technology drugs.
Nevertheless it still has a moderate level of capital intensity with capital used to build and maintain manufacturing, formulation and packaging facilities.
At the same time, the industry has a relatively high level of labour intensity, as the manufacturing processes involve highly skilled labour. In 2013-14 the industry will spend $6.90 on labour for each dollar spent on capital investments... purchase to read more