Sprung: Demand from manufacturing has fallen, eroding industry revenue

The Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle, with both revenue and industry participation falling over the long term. However, the performance of individual operators has varied widely over the past five years. The steady loss of market share to low-priced imports has significantly limited industry revenue over the period. Import penetration is expected to account for 44.0% of domestic demand in 2017-18. However, the industry’s export earnings have increased significantly over the past five years and are expected to account for approximately 16.4% of revenue in 2017-18.Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.3% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $1.2 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Import penetration has reduced the industry’s market share and eroded revenue
  • Rising import penetration has forced several manufacturers to exit the industry
  • Improved demand from key building markets will be outweighed by the loss of sales to imports
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing industry is considered to be in the decline phase of its economic life cycle. The industry’s products are well established and standardised. There has been little significant change to industry products over the long term and the major industry participants dominate their respective market segments.Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry’s contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to decline by an annualised 0.8% over the 10 years through 2022-23. This contrasts with Australia’s projected GDP growth at an annualised 2.6% over the same period and indicates the industry is rapidly shrinking as a share of the overall economy...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing are:

  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Having links with suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from construction and Demand from mining in the Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry firms primarily manufacture wire or wire products, cable, wire netting, nails or rolled steel fence posts.

    Industry Products
  • Wire and fencing products
  • Wire rope products
  • Springs
  • Other fabricated wire products
  • Industry Activities
  • Wire product
  • Spring
  • Welded link chain and other chain (except forged, cast or sprocket chain)
  • Rolled steel fence post
  • Nail and skewer
  • Safety pin
  • Wire screen, netting and mesh (excluding reinforcing mesh)
  • 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 construction
  • Demand from mining
  • Demand from agriculture
  • Domestic price of iron and steel
  • Demand from furniture manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Profit trends
  • Construction trends
  • Mining trends
  • Agriculture trends
  • Automotive trends
  • Metal input prices
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit and participation
  • Construction trends
  • Mining trends
  • Agriculture trends
  • Manufacturing trends
  • Table: Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Mining
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing
  • Mattress Manufacturing
  • Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Wire and fencing products
  • Other fabricated wire products
  • Springs
  • Wire rope products
  • Chart: Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction firms
  • Mining firms
  • Manufacturing firms
  • Agriculture firms
  • Other firms
  • Automotive manufacturing and repair firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Spring and Wire Product 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 Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    OneSteel Trading Pty Limited, Bekaert (Australia) Pty Limited,
  • Table: OneSteel Trading Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Bekaert (Australia) Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Spring and Wire Product 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 Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Compression Spring
  • A type of coiled spring with space between the successive coils. When force is applied to shorten the spring, the coils are pushed closer together.
  • Leaf Spring
  • A type of spring system commonly used for vehicle suspension (dating back to medieval times). Typically involving multi-layered arcs attached to the axle.
  • Torsion Spring
  • A type of coiled spring designed to resist the applied force. When force is applied, the spring twists the coil into a tighter spiral (e.g. the spring found in a clipboard).
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