Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.7%

The Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry has expanded over the past five years. This expansion has occurred despite rising import penetration and growth in lower cost substitute products made of glass, PVC and concrete. Industry products include ceramic sanitary ware and bathroom fittings, wall and floor tiles, crockery, tableware and refractory products. The industry's performance depends heavily on demand from building construction, demand from iron smelting and steel manufacturing, and household discretionary income trends. Fluctuations in these drivers can significantly affect industry revenue streams. The strong performance of the crockery and tableware segment has been the primary driver of industry growth over the period. Firms in this segm...
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Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operators in the Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry are projected to experience mostly positive trading conditions over the next five years. Significant rationalisation and restructuring over the past decade is anticipated to support revenue, as industry firms will be operating with leaner manufacturing capacity and narrower product ranges. The remaining major players are projected to be more capable of defending market share against substitutes and imports. Additionally, favourable trends in downstream building markets are likely to reverse declines in industry production and sales. Revenue Manufacturers operating in niche markets are forecast to continue expanding over the next five years. This expansion includes the industry's fastest growin...
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Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $613m
  • business Number of Businesses: 704
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,970

Biggest companies in the Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include National Ceramic Industries Australia Pty Ltd and Shinagawa Refractories Australasia Pty Ltd.

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What is Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture a range of ceramic products, mainly for building or industrial applications. Manufacturing activities include shaping and kiln firing clay-based, non-metallic minerals to produce ceramic sanitary ware products, ceramic tiles and pipes, refractory products, porcelain and vitreous china.

Industry Products and Services

  • Sanitary ware, bathroom and plumbing fittings
  • Refractory products
  • Crockery and tableware
  • Ceramic tiles and other construction goods
  • Other ceramics

Industry Activities

  • Vitreous china, porcelain and earthenware crockery and vases manufacturing
  • Ceramic bathroom fixtures and fittings manufacturing
  • Ornamental ceramics manufacturing (excluding tiles, but including flowerpots)
  • Porcelain insulators and other goods manufacturing
  • Refractory product manufacturing (e.g. bricks, blocks, crucibles)
  • Refractory cements and mortar manufacturing
  • Foundry accessories manufacturing (e.g. gauntlets and ladles)
  • Ceramic wall or floor tiles manufacturing
  • Terracotta ridge caps, roof tiles and construction goods manufacturing
  • Stoneware and earthenware pipes or fittings manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture a range of ceramic products, mainly for building or industrial applications. Manufacturing activities include shaping and kiln firing clay-based, non-metallic minerals to produce ceramic sanitary ware products, ceramic tiles and pipes, refractory products, porcelain and vitreous china.

Main Activities

  • Vitreous china, porcelain and earthenware crockery and vases manufacturing
  • Ceramic bathroom fixtures and fittings manufacturing
  • Ornamental ceramics manufacturing (excluding tiles, but including flowerpots)
  • Porcelain insulators and other goods manufacturing
  • Refractory product manufacturing (e.g. bricks, blocks, crucibles)
  • Refractory cements and mortar manufacturing
  • Foundry accessories manufacturing (e.g. gauntlets and ladles)
  • Ceramic wall or floor tiles manufacturing
  • Terracotta ridge caps, roof tiles and construction goods manufacturing
  • Stoneware and earthenware pipes or fittings manufacturing

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Trends in building construction affect demand for ceramic sanitary ware, bathroom ware, roof tiles, and floor and wall tiles. Demand conditions are expect...
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Demand from building construction
Demand from iron smelting and steel manufacturing
Real household discretionary income
Demand from fossil fuel electricity generation

Current Performance

Enterprises and employment
Housing and building construction
Refractory and ceramic manufacturers
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit
Employment
Ceramics
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 Table: Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia
Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in Australia
Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Manganese and Other Mineral Mining in Australia
Alumina Production in Australia
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
Salt, Lithium and Other Mineral Mining in Australia
Integrated Logistics in Australia


Products & Services

The Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry produces a range of building products. These products include sanitary ware, plumbing fixtures, electrical insu...
Households
Industrial




Demand Determinants

The Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry produces a range of goods that are sold to numerous downstream markets. As a result, a variety of factors influ...
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Major Markets

Households
Industrial





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry has low market share concentration, with the four largest players accounting for less than 40% of revenue. Indu...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

National Ceramic Industries Australia Pty Ltd (NCIA) is a subsidiary of Ceramic Industries Limited, South Africa's largest manufacturer and supplier of ce...
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National Ceramics Industries

 Table: National Ceramics Industries - financial performance

Shinagawa Refractories Australasia

 Table: Shinagawa Refractories Australasia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Ceramic Product Manufacturing industry displays moderate capital intensity. The ratio of labour costs to capital expenses, measured by depreciation, i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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