Plaster Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Plaster Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.6%

Operators in the Plaster Product Manufacturing industry produce a range of gypsum-based products that are principally used for the internal cladding of walls and ceilings in buildings. Therefore, the industry's performance depends heavily on trends in downstream building markets. The industry is dominated by a handful of large plasterboard manufacturers. This group of companies, which includes CSR, USG Boral, Knauf Plasterboard and BGC Australia, together account for over 80% of industry revenue. National plasterboard production capacity is expected to total 233.0 million square metres in 2018-19. This has been bolstered by the output from Knauf's newly commissioned plasterboard plant in Bundaberg, Queensland. Strong demand for plasterboard and othe...
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Plaster Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Plaster Product Manufacturing industry is forecast to expand over the next five years. However, revenue is anticipated decline at the start of the period due to the continued contraction of investment in new residential building construction. The industry's key construction markets are projected to return to synchronised growth over the second half of the next five-year period, providing solid demand for plaster and plasterboard. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X million. In addition, the volume of plasterboard production is projected to increase at an annualised X.X% to reach XX.X million square metres in XXX-XX. The industry's capacity utilisation is likely to rema...
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Plaster Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 165
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,498

Biggest companies in the Plaster Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Plaster Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include Boral Limited, CSR Limited and Knauf Plasterboard Pty Limited.

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What is Plaster Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the Plaster Product Manufacturing industry produce plaster, plasterboard and other products composed wholly or principally of gypsum. The industry excludes companies that primarily manufacture processed lightweight aggregates or other expanded non-metallic minerals.

Industry Products and Services

  • Plasterboard products
  • Plaster compounds
  • Plaster panel products
  • Moulded plaster products
  • Specialist plaster products

Industry Activities

  • Plaster acoustic and ceiling tiles manufacturing
  • Plaster cornice manufacturing
  • Plasterboard manufacturing
  • Plaster wall or ceiling board manufacturing
  • Fibrous plaster products manufacturing
  • Plaster insulating board manufacturing
  • Plaster moulding manufacturing
  • Plaster display model manufacturing
  • Plaster of Paris manufacturing
  • Plaster product manufacturing, except dental or medical plasters

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the Plaster Product Manufacturing industry produce plaster, plasterboard and other products composed wholly or principally of gypsum. The industry excludes companies that primarily manufacture processed lightweight aggregates or other expanded non-metallic minerals.

Main Activities

  • Plaster acoustic and ceiling tiles manufacturing
  • Plaster cornice manufacturing
  • Plasterboard manufacturing
  • Plaster wall or ceiling board manufacturing
  • Fibrous plaster products manufacturing
  • Plaster insulating board manufacturing
  • Plaster moulding manufacturing
  • Plaster display model manufacturing
  • Plaster of Paris manufacturing
  • Plaster product manufacturing, except dental or medical plasters

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Single-unit housing construction market, along with the alterations and additions market, is the principal source of demand for plasterboard and various d...
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Demand from house construction
Demand from non-residential building construction
Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction
10-year bond rate

Current Performance

Residential building
Non-residential building trends
International trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit margins tighten
Industry structure
 Table: Plaster Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia
Plastering and Ceiling Services in Australia
Dental Services in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia
Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services




Products & Services

The industry manufactures a range of gypsum-based products that are principally used as internal wall and ceiling cladding on housing and non-residential ...
Hardware wholesale and retail stores
Independently owned plaster distributors
Other markets



Demand Determinants

The demand for plaster products is driven by the prevailing activity in the general building market, in particular trends in residential building construc...
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Major Markets

Hardware wholesale and retail stores
Independently owned plaster distributors
Other markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plaster 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 has high market share concentration. The four major construction material manufacturers dominate the industry and are expected to account for...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Boral Limited is one of Australia's largest suppliers of building and construction materials, with extensive operations in Australia, the United States an...
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Boral

 Table: Boral - financial performance

CSR

 Table: CSR - financial performance

Knauf Plasterboard

 Table: Knauf Plasterboard - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has a high capital intensity of production, with each of the four major manufacturers investing heavily into large-scale production lines. Th...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plaster 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 Plaster 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)
Plasterboard Production (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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PLASTER OF PARIS

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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