Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -5.7%

Competition from low price imports and non-metal substitute products has severely constrained the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry's performance over the past five years. Local manufacturers have found it increasingly difficult to match the prices of imports from foreign companies that operate with lower wage and overhead costs and have greater economies of scale. Domestic demand for fabricated metal products is expected to decline over the five years through 2018-19, reflecting the industry's loss of market share to imports. Imports are projected to capture an estimated 65.2% of domestic demand in 2018-19, up from 56.4% in 2013-14. The decline in domestic demand along with the loss of market share to imports and substitute products i...
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Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry is forecast to continue declining over the next five years, albeit at a slower pace than the past five-year period. Demand is likely to be supported by continued positive demand from the residential building markets and stronger growth in consumer product sales on the back of stronger growth in household discretionary income. However, local manufacturers are projected to continue to lose market share to low-cost imports and substitute products. The anticipated depreciation of the Australian dollar over the short term is unlikely to significantly influence the competitive position of local manufacturers as they continue to compete with foreign suppliers that operate on lower cost bases and have large...
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Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,825
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 16,435

Biggest companies in the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include ASSA ABLOY Australia Pacific Pty Limited.

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What is Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily manufacture metal hand tools, general hardware and other fabricated metal products. Products include door handles, bathroom fittings, cutlery, razors, knives, firearms, ammunition, locks and safes.

Industry Products and Services

  • Non-ferrous pipe fittings
  • Household products
  • Construction products
  • Ammunition, firearms and other ordnance
  • Security products
  • Hand tools and general hardware
  • Other

Industry Activities

  • Ammunition, firearm and ordnance manufacturing
  • Fitting, valve and valve part manufacturing
  • Drill, hand tool and garden tool manufacturing (except pneumatic or power operated)
  • Pipe and tube fitting manufacturing
  • Safe, key and locking hardware manufacturing
  • Aluminium mast and tackle block manufacturing
  • Metal turnstile and tubing manufacturing
  • Knife, cutlery, razor and scissor manufacturing
  • Non-ferrous metal pipe fitting manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily manufacture metal hand tools, general hardware and other fabricated metal products. Products include door handles, bathroom fittings, cutlery, razors, knives, firearms, ammunition, locks and safes.

Main Activities

  • Ammunition, firearm and ordnance manufacturing
  • Fitting, valve and valve part manufacturing
  • Drill, hand tool and garden tool manufacturing (except pneumatic or power operated)
  • Pipe and tube fitting manufacturing
  • Safe, key and locking hardware manufacturing
  • Aluminium mast and tackle block manufacturing
  • Metal turnstile and tubing manufacturing
  • Knife, cutlery, razor and scissor manufacturing
  • Non-ferrous metal pipe fitting manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The industry is heavily dependent on demand from building construction markets. Residential and non-residential building construction companies use a rang...
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Demand from building construction
Demand from industrial machinery manufacturing
Real household discretionary income
Domestic price of iron and steel

Current Performance

Key downstream markets
Competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profitability
Competitive pressures
 Table: Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Explosives Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Defence in Australia
Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia
Aluminium Smelting in Australia
Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding in Australia
Non-Ferrous Metal Casting in Australia



Products & Services

Industry operators manufacture a variety of fabricated metal products. Products are divided based on the proportion of revenue that each segment is estima...
Manufacturers
Wholesalers and general retailers
Hardware retailers
Governments and military organisations
Other customers

Demand Determinants

Demand for fabricated metal products typically varies depending on type of product and the market segment, which reflects the diverse nature of goods manu...
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Major Markets

Manufacturers
Wholesalers and general retailers
Hardware retailers
Governments and military organisations
Other customers


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. The industry's four largest players are estimated ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

ASSA ABLOY Australia Pacific Pty Limited is a foreign-owned proprietary firm that primarily manufactures and distributes door and window hardware, along w...
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ASSA ABLOY Australia Pacific

 Table: ASSA ABLOY Australia Pacific - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity of production relative to the general economy and the capital req...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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