Going up: Increased demand from high-rise office and apartment developments has boosted revenue

Trends in downstream building markets drive the performance of the Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry. Most of the industry's revenue is derived from fixing metal cladding to buildings and waterproofing buildings. Specialist contractors also supply scaffolding services to clients in construction and mining. Some industry operators specialise in sand blasting building exteriors, while other contractors in the industry install, maintain, repair and remove petrol bowsers. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $8.7 billion. However, this includes a projected 3.3%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 13-18
1.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
34,354
Businesses
16,737
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Trends in downstream building markets drive industry performance
  • Fierce competition is expected to force competitors to narrow margins to secure contracts
  • Strong demand from non-residential building construction is anticipated to drive industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services industry has expanded modestly over the past five years. Most industry revenue is derived from the non-residential building construction market, which has grown moderately over the period. Some contractors have benefited from growing demand for commercial buildings, such as shopping centres and offices, and high-rise apartment buildings. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $8.7 billion. However, this includes a projected 3.3% revenue decline in the current year stemming from a sharp drop in demand from the residential construction market and reduced demand from the non-residential building market...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
  • Ability to quickly adopt new 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 construction services that are not classified elsewhere. These services include fixing metal cladding to buildings, erecting scaffolding, waterproofing buildings, installing petrol bowsers 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
  • Installing, repairing, maintaining and removing petrol bowsers
  • Sand blasting and steam cleaning building exteriors
  • Erecting, maintaining and dismantling scaffolding
  • Waterproofing 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
  • Participation and profit
  • 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
    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
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Cladding, Waterproofing and Scaffolding Services

  • Basis of 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 (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • 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
  • An elevated temporary work platform.
  • Ssmp
  • A Site Safety Management Plan details the work health and safety requirements of a project and how these will be implemented and managed.
  • Waterproofing Membrane
  • A product used to waterproof a building or other structure that can be made from plastic, rubber, polyurethane or coated fabric.
  • Wet Hire
  • The hire of equipment with an operator.
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