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The Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing industry has faced challenging conditions over the past five years. As with numerous domestic manufacturing industries, industry players face intense competition from low-cost imports. Lower labour and operating costs in Asian countries have enabled foreign producers to sell competing products at much lower prices. In addition to rising competition from manufacturers with lower operating costs, industry players also compete with technologically advanced manufacturers in the United States, South Korea and Germany.Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.6 billion. This includes anticipated growth of 4.5%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.2%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
6,754
Businesses
813

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue has increased despite a substantial rise in import competition over the past five years
  • Fierce international competition has significantly affected the industry’s performance
  • Increasing price-based competition from imports is forecast to reduce industry profit margins
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has moderate barriers to entry, which have remained steady over the past five years. The most significant barriers are the amount of capital required to enter the industry, and establishing and maintaining customers. New industry players require significant amounts of capital to purchase machinery, equipment and production lines. Although industry assistance is low, some assistance is available in the form of capital grants from some state governments.Industry operators require significant capital inputs to produce goods efficiently, and sufficient production scale to minimise marginal costs. New participants generally enter the industry with small-scale operations and gradually increase production scale, rather than start out with extensive production capabilities. Sup...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing are:

  • Optimum capacity utilisation
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business confidence index and Demand from construction in the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry companies primarily manufacture electricity transmission and distribution equipment, switchgear, switchboards, transformers, batteries, electric motors, generators, and other electrical machinery, equipment, supplies and components. Companies that manufacture automotive electrical parts, or repair and maintain electrical equipment are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Power automation products
  • Motors and generators
  • Other electrical distribution products
  • Batteries
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Battery and magnet
  • Electric motor and rewinding
  • Electricity distribution box and board
  • Electric furnace
  • Electric transmission equipment and transformer
  • Electrical welding equipment
  • Electrical soldering iron
  • Generator, transformer, switchgear and dynamo
  • Fuse and fuse cut-out
  • Wet and dry cell battery
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business confidence index
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Downstream demand
  • International competition
  • Power automation
  • Battery manufacturing
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Market and

    product changes

  • Continued competition
  • Innovation
  • Battery manufacturing
  • Table: Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining
  • Iron and Steel Casting
  • Non-Ferrous Metal Casting

  • Products & Services
  • Other electrical distribution products
  • Other products
  • Power automation products
  • Motors and generators
  • Batteries
  • Chart: Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Electricity generators and distributors
  • Construction firms
  • Vehicle manufacturers
  • Telecommunication providers
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment 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 Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Schneider Electric Australia Holdings Pty Limited, Century Yuasa Batteries Pty Ltd, ABB Group Holdings Pty Ltd, Wilson Transformer Company Proprietary Limited, Siemens Ltd,
  • Table: Schneider Electric Australia Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Century Yuasa Batteries Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: ABB Group Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Wilson Transformer Company Proprietary Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Siemens Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment 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 Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Fuse
  • A device used to protect electrical equipment from power surges.
  • Fuse Cut-Out
  • A device used on overhead power lines to protect distribution transformers from surges.
  • Switchgear
  • A device used to isolate electrical circuits, de-energise equipment and clear downstream faults.
  • Transformer
  • An electrical device that alternates the current of one voltage by changing it to another voltage.
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