Level up: Increased building activity is forecast to boost industry revenue over the next five years

The Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry covers a range of segments, but its performance is largely driven by trends in downstream building markets. Most of the industry's revenue is derived from fixing metal cladding to and waterproofing buildings. Specialist contractors also supply scaffolding services to clients operating in the construction, mining and industrial markets. Some industry operators provide sand blasting services to clean building exteriors, while other contractors are specialists in petrol bowser installation.Divergent trends in key construction markets are expected to result in industry revenue increasing by an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to $8.1 billion. Industry revenue is expected to decline 6.8%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
34,500
Businesses
16,955
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Divergent trends in downstream building markets have constrained industry revenue growth
  • Fierce competition is expected to force competitors to narrow margins to secure contracts
  • Demand from non-building construction is forecast to improve, driving industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Metal Scaffolding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry exhibits a low level of concentration, with the largest four players accounting for less than 10% of annual industry revenue. The industry has a fragmented structure, and is made up of many small-scale businesses that operate in narrow geographic or service markets. The industry includes a few large-scale multi-establishment enterprises that are important players within discrete service segments. These include SBP Australia, ASKIN Performance Panels, Waco Kwikform, Cape Australia, Polyseal Waterproofing Technologies and AWS Services.Many industry businesses maintain a small permanent workforce, which can be supplemented by skilled subcontractors on a project-by-project basis. Mor...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry are

  • Having a high profile in the market
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Adopting technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from non-residential building construction and Demand from residential building construction in the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry?

    Industry firms provide specialist construction services on a range of projects, including fixing metal cladding to buildings, scaffolding erection, waterproofing on buildings, petrol bowser installation, and sand blasting building exteriors.

    Industry Products
  • Metal wall cladding
  • Waterproofing of buildings
  • Scaffolding services
  • Petrol bowser installation
  • Sand blasting and cleaning of building exteriors
  • Industry Activities
  • Fixing metal wall cladding to buildings
  • Petrol bowser installation, repair, maintenance and removal services
  • Sand blasting or steam cleaning of building exteriors
  • Scaffolding erection, maintenance and dismantling services
  • Waterproofing of buildings
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from fuel retailing
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction

  • Current Performance
  • Profit and competition
  • Construction market trends
  • Key segment trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Non-residential building drives demand
  • Profitability strengthens
  • Table: Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding
  • Machinery and Scaffolding Rental
  • Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Metal wall cladding
  • Waterproofing of buildings
  • Other
  • Scaffolding services
  • Petrol bowser installation
  • Sand blasting and cleaning of building exteriors
  • Chart: Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Non-residential building
  • Residential building
  • Other markets

  • Major Markets
  • Non-residential builders, developers and property managers
  • Residential builders, developers and property managers
  • Fuel retailers and other firms
  • Heavy industrial engineering firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Subcontractors and Technical services
  • Depreciation and rental costs
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dry Hire
  • The hire of equipment without an operator.
  • Scaffold
  • Elevated temporary work platform.
  • Ssmp
  • Site Safety Management Plan details the work health and safety requirements of a project and how these will be implemented and managed.
  • Waterproofing Membrane
  • The application of a layer of an impervious material to something to make it waterproof. This includes waterproof plastic, rubber, polyurethane and coated fabric materials.
  • Wet Hire
  • The hire of equipment with an operator.
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