Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 8.3%

The Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry produces a range of products used principally for construction and manufacturing applications. Products manufactured by the industry include dimension stone for internal cladding, flooring, pavers and bench tops; glass wool and mineral wool insulation products; abrasive materials; and non-metallic mineral products, such as ground talc, slag, hydrated lime and mica. The industry has a low concentration of ownership, with the largest players being the two dominant glass wool insulation manufacturers, Fletcher Building Limited and CSR Limited. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 5.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.2 billion, including a 0.6% decl...
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Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry is forecast to moderately grow over the next five years, supported by continued solid investment in non-residential building construction. Furthermore, household discretionary income is projected to strongly grow over the period, increasing demand for DIY renovation materials, including glass wool insulation, stone pavers and stone tiles. However, growth in the number of dwelling commencements is expected to be weak over the next five years, compared to the previous five-year period. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Construction market trends The principal source of demand for in...
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Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 1,490
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 7,089

Biggest companies in the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include CSR Limited and Fletcher Building Limited.

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What is Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture glass wool insulation products, processed stone products and other non-metallic mineral products such as agricultural or hydrated lime, and natural and synthetic abrasives.

Industry Products and Services

  • Glass fibre and glass wool products
  • Worked monumental or building stone
  • Ground mineral products
  • Non-refractory mortars and concretes
  • Other non-metallic mineral products

Industry Activities

  • Natural and synthetic abrasives manufacturing
  • Glass and mineral wool acoustic tiles, panels and boards manufacturing
  • Building boards, imitation brick or stone manufacturing
  • Carbon product manufacturing
  • Chalk product, diamond powder and graphite product manufacturing
  • Earth and ground fullers manufacturing
  • Headstone manufacturing and installation
  • Glass fibre, mineral wool and rock-wool insulation manufacturing
  • Stone cutting, dressing, polishing or shaping stone product manufacturing
  • Synthetic gemstones manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture glass wool insulation products, processed stone products and other non-metallic mineral products such as agricultural or hydrated lime, and natural and synthetic abrasives.

Main Activities

  • Natural and synthetic abrasives manufacturing
  • Glass and mineral wool acoustic tiles, panels and boards manufacturing
  • Building boards, imitation brick or stone manufacturing
  • Carbon product manufacturing
  • Chalk product, diamond powder and graphite product manufacturing
  • Earth and ground fullers manufacturing
  • Headstone manufacturing and installation
  • Glass fibre, mineral wool and rock-wool insulation manufacturing
  • Stone cutting, dressing, polishing or shaping stone product manufacturing
  • Synthetic gemstones manufacturing

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Trends in new dwelling commencements indicate demand for insulation materials and dimension stone products used for new housing. Tighter regulations gover...
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Dwelling commencements
Demand from non-residential building construction
Demand from concrete product manufacturing
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Key construction drivers
International trade
Profit and industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Other market trends
Profit and employment
Industry developments
 Table: Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Funeral Directors, Crematoria and Cemeteries in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia
Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia
Diamond and Gemstone Mining in Australia
Salt, Lithium and Other Mineral Mining in Australia


Products & Services

The Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry includes a range of products, markets and production processes. The principa...
Non-residential building construction market
Mining and manufacturing markets
Wholesale market



Demand Determinants

The industry is principally driven by the investment trends in the downstream building markets and also subject to product substitution, import penetratio...
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Major Markets

Non-residential building construction market
Mining and manufacturing markets
Wholesale market




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral 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 industry is considered to have a low degree of ownership concentration. The four largest enterprises contribute less than 25% of annual industry reven...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

CSR Limited is a diversified manufacturing company with operations in Australia, Asia and New Zealand. CSR is mainly focused on building product manufactu...
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CSR

 Table: CSR - financial performance

Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry is moderately capital intensive, with industry operators averaging $7.54 of labour costs for every dollar spent on capital equipment. However...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral 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 Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral 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 Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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