Another door opens: Demand from non-residential building construction has benefited the industry

The Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry has grown marginally over the past five years. The industry primarily manufactures products for building markets. Industry products include garage doors, window shutters, metal doors, door and window frames and curtain walls. The industry also manufactures steel products used in infrastructure projects. These products include steel railings, stairs, elevated platforms and grates, as well as customised door and shutter systems used in road freight vehicles. Because structural metal components are typically large and expensive to transport over long distances, there is minimal international trade in the industry. Over the past five years, increased demand from non-residential building construction has benefited the industry...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
8,109
Businesses
1,358

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Building construction demand has grown marginally over the past five years
  • Wages have declined as a share of industry revenue over the past five years
  • Input costs will rise following a forecast increase in the domestic price of iron and steel
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic spread of industry's establishments is generally consistent with the distribution of the national population. This trend reflects that major downstream construction industries are also roughly distributed according to population. Firms are often located near key markets and collaborators such as architects and engineers. This trend helps to create links with other construction companies and to reduce distribution time and costs.New South Wales and Victoria each account for a slightly greater share of industry enterprises than their respective shares of population. According to the ABS Counts of Business, New South Wales accounts for 33.4% of industry establishments and Victoria accounts for 28.5% of industry establishments. Que...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial and industrial building construction and Demand from residential building construction in the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the industry primarily manufacture architectural steel, wrought iron or other metal products. Items that maintain the structural integrity of buildings are included in other industries, such as structural steel fabricating. The industry also excludes structural products made from aluminium.

    Industry Products
  • Garage doors and shutters
  • Steel grating
  • Curtain walls
  • Balustrades and railing
  • Metal doors and windows
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Architectural metal product
  • Metal balcony, balustrade and railing
  • Metal curtain wall and fascia
  • Metal door or doorframe
  • Prefabricated metal fire escape
  • Flyscreen door
  • Metal garage door and gate
  • Metal skylight
  • Metal shutter
  • Metal window frame or screen
  • 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 commercial and industrial building construction
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Domestic price of iron and steel
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction
  • Demand from institutional building construction

  • Current Performance
  • Profit and wages
  • Downstream construction markets
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit and participation
  • Key markets
  • Table: Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Road Freight Transport
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining
  • Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing
  • Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Garage doors and shutters
  • Metal doors and windows
  • Other products
  • Steel grating
  • Curtain walls
  • Balustrades and railing
  • Chart: Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial and industrial building construction companies
  • Residential building construction
  • Construction services firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Mining firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and rent
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Structural Metal Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    DuluxGroup Limited, AM Group Pty Ltd, Valmont Group Holdings Pty Limited,
  • Table: DuluxGroup Limited - financial performance
  • Table: AM Group Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Valmont Group Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Structural Metal 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 Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
    Curtain Wall
  • Refers to a non-bearing wall cladding, typically of glass or steel, which is fixed to the exterior of a building.
  • Fascia
  • Generally describes any horizontal surface that spans across the top of columns or across the top of a wall.
  • Non-Ferrous
  • A term used to describe metals other than iron and alloys that do not contain iron in an appreciable amount.
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