Keeping a lid on it: Industry growth has been contained by import and substitute competition

The Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for food and beverage cans has remained largely consistent over the past five years
  • Import competition has posed a major threat to industry revenue over the past five years
  • Revenue growth will be supported by downstream food and beverage manufacturing industries

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing industry has competed fiercely with low-priced imports and substitute products made from alternative materials (notably plastics, cardboard and glass) over the past five years. While the industry has lost ground to imports and substitute products, it has managed to shore up its position in the food and beverages packaging market. Industry manufacturers have benefited from declining steel and aluminium input prices over the past five years and local producers have become more price competitive against imports due to the depreciation of the Australian dollar.

    Downstream demand conditions have varied depending on the product segment over the past five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry has a medium level of capital intensity, consistent with the general economy and the Manufacturing division. The industry requires investment in expensive machinery and equipment to achieve economic scale efficiencies in production and remain competitive, particularly against cheaper imports from China. This has contributed to increased automation of manufacturing lines, particularly for standardised product lines such as beverage and food cans.

    The industry’s capital intensity is derived by measuring the ratio of the labour input into production (wage costs) and the capital equipment input, using depreciation charges as a proxy. In 2016-17, the industry is projected to allocate $3.52 to labour inputs for every $1.00 spent on capital equipment. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Technology
  • Export markets
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    What is the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry consists of companies that manufacture metal containers such as bins, cans and drums for use in a variety of applications. It excludes products such as metal boilers, tanks and other heavy gauge metal containers.

    Industry Products
    Food and beverage cans
    Metal bins
    Metal drums
    Other metal containers
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing metal bins, including non-toxic waste skips
    Manufacturing metal cans, including steel cans for packaging and preserving food products
    Manufacturing metal drums, including containers for storage and mixing
    Manufacturing food and drink cans using aluminium or other metals
    Manufacturing letterboxes
    Manufacturing tool boxes

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from food product manufacturing
  • Demand from beverage manufacturing
  • Domestic price of iron and steel
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
  • Profit remains tight
  • Increasing import competition
  • Substitute materials
  • Participation growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream demand
  • Substitute materials
  • Globalisation and imports
  • Table: Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Seafood Processing
  • Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing
  • Beer Manufacturing
  • Soft Drink Manufacturing
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Food and beverage cans
  • Metal drums
  • Metal bins
  • Other metal containers
  • Chart: Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Beverage manufacturers
  • Food processors
  • General packaging firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and rent
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Orora LimitedPratt Holdings Proprietary LimitedJamestrong Australasia Holdings Pty LtdNational Can Industries Pty Ltd
  • Table: Orora Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Jamestrong Australasia Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: National Can Industries Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Metal Drum, Can and Bin Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • IBCs are intermediate bulk containers that are made of plastic and reusable. IBCs are designed for the transport and storage of bulk liquid substances and are generally mounted on containers.
  • Pet
  • A polymer resin used in synthetic fibres and beverage, food and other liquid containers.
  • Rtd
  • RTD ready-to-drink, refers to alcoholic beverages that have been premixed such as gin and tonic, vodka and soda and rum and coke.
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