Raise the roof: Surging demand for long-span roofing has boosted industry revenue

The Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing industry's performance relies heavily on trends in key residential and non-residential construction markets. Strong demand for long-span metal roofing systems for large-scale industrial, commercial and institutional buildings has driven significant industry revenue growth over the past five years. Growing demand from residential building construction markets, particularly multi-unit apartment and construction, has further fuelled industry growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.4% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $1.5 billion. This growth comes despite an anticipated downturn in revenue of 11.1% during the current year, attributable to a steep decline in business confidence...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 14-19
2.4%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
3,325
Businesses
107

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for long-span roofing products in key building markets has driven industry growth
  • Product substitution has been less of an issue in the faster growing market segments
  • Moderate growth in downstream building markets will support demand for industry products
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry has moderate capital intensity. It is estimated that for every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, industry operators spend $0.14 on capital investment. Operators rely on capital equipment and machinery to produce large volumes of high-quality metal roofing and guttering. However, the industry still requires highly-skilled employees for some tasks, such as customising products to specific measurements and to handle equipment. Over the past five years, capital-intensity has increased as industry operators have attempted to automate tasks to save on wage costs...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing are:

  • Economies of scale
  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labour
  • Availability of resource
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Dwelling commencements and Demand from non-residential building construction in the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry companies primarily manufacture metal roofing components, including guttering, from sheet metal other than aluminium.

    Industry Products
  • Metal guttering
  • Metal roofing
  • Metal roofing and guttering components
  • Industry Activities
  • Metal guttering (except aluminium)
  • Metal roofing component (except aluminium)
  • Metal roofing (except aluminium)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Dwelling commencements
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Domestic price of iron and steel
  • Business confidence index
  • Demand from house construction
  • Consumer sentiment index

  • Current Performance
  • Profit strengthens
  • Product substitution
  • Competition intensifies
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit margins narrow
  • Product substitution
  • Construction market opportunities
  • Table: Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Roofing Services
  • Plumbing Services
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction
  • Plumbing Goods Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Metal roofing
  • Metal guttering
  • Metal roofing and guttering components
  • Chart: Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial and industrial building contractors and developers
  • Residential building contractors and developers
  • Roofing service contractors
  • Other markets
  • Institutional building contractors and developers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing 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 Roof and Guttering Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    BlueScope Steel Limited, Fletcher Building Limited,
  • Table: BlueScope Steel Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Fletcher Building Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Roof and Guttering Manufacturing 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 Roof and Guttering Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Colorbond
  • A registered trademark of BlueScope for a product that combines ZINCALUME-coated steel with a painted topcoat. Popular roofing and guttering product.
  • Guttering
  • Metal troughs that form part of the drainage aspect of roofing.
  • Rigid Pvc
  • Rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a commonly used material for the production of pipes, guttering and sheet substitute products that compete against the industry's metal products.
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