Overview

Uninsulated: Strong import competition reduces the market for local industry manufacturers

The Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue will decline in 2016-17 due to the slump in residential building construction
  • Solid growth in domestic demand has supported revenue over the past five years
  • Stronger demand from the building market is projected to support industry expansion

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    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 fuller's earth. 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 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17, to $1.7 billion...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing industry brings together a range of products, markets and production processes. The principal products manufactured in the industry are stone products, glass wool or mineral wool insulation products and abrasives.

    Dimension stone

    The production of dimension stone is the largest industry segment, expected to account for 42.8% of revenue over the current year. This share has risen marginally over the past five years, reflecting the cyclical growth in commercial building, multistorey apartment and hotel construction. Mod..

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    Additional Insights for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Relationships with building trade specialists
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Production of premium goods/services
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    What is the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry?

    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
    Dimension stone
    Glass wool and mineral wool insulation
    Abrasive products
    Other non-metallic mineral products
    Industry Activities
    Natural and synthetic abrasives
    Glass and mineral wool acoustic tiles, panels and boards
    Building boards, imitation brick or stone
    Carbon product
    Chalk product, diamond powder and graphite product
    Earth and ground fullers
    Headstone and installation
    Glass fibre, mineral wool and rock-wool insulation
    Stone cutting, dressing, polishing or shaping stone product
    Synthetic gemstones

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Dwelling commencements
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Public concerns over environmental issues
  • Real household disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue growth
  • Profit fluctuates
  • Employment and enterprises
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue growth
  • Construction market trends
  • Profit and jobs growth
  • Industry developments
  • Table: Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Funeral Directors, Crematoria and Cemeteries
  • Hardware Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Ceramic Product Manufacturing
  • Diamond and Gemstone Mining
  • Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining
  • Salt and Other Mineral Mining

  • Products & Services
  • Dimension stone
  • Glass wool and mineral wool insulation
  • Other non-metallic mineral products
  • Abrasive products
  • Chart: Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Stone products segment
  • Insulation products

  • Major Markets
  • Housing construction market
  • Non-residential building construction market
  • Mining and manufacturing markets
  • Building restoration market
  • General public
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fletcher Building LimitedCSR Limited
  • Table: Fletcher Building Limited - financial performance
  • Table: CSR Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral 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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Glass Wool, Stone and Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Building Index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Glass Wool
  • Glass spun into very fine threads so that it resembles cotton wool. Glass wool is used in filtering corrosive liquids and for insulation.
  • Mineral Wool
  • An insulating material consisting of woolly fibres made from melted slag.
  • Rock-Wool
  • An insulating material consisting of wool-like fibres made from molten rock.
  • Slag
  • Completely fused and vitrified matter separated during the reduction of a metal from its ore.
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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