Overview

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IBISWorld’s Plaster Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry's performance is dependent on the trends in the downstream building markets
  • The residential building market accounts for over three-quarters of total plaster consumption
  • Short term prospects influenced by deteriorating demand from the residential building markets

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Plaster Product Manufacturing industry produces a range of gypsum-based products that are principally used for the internal cladding of walls and ceilings in buildings. The industry is dominated by several large-scale plasterboard manufacturers, including USG Boral, CSR Gyprock, Knauf Plasterboard and BGC Australia. Collectively, these firms are estimated to account for over 60% of annual industry revenue in the current year.

    The industry's performance is heavily dependent on the trends in the downstream building markets. Single-unit housing construction is particularly important for the industry, as these buildings tend to have a higher plaster content of construction than most other buildings...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry manufactures a wide range of gypsum-based products, which are principally used as internal wall and ceiling cladding on housing and non-residential buildings.

    Plasterboard products

    The manufacture of plasterboard (also known as gypsum wallboard, drywall and ceiling sheets) is used for the internal cladding on buildings. Plasterboard production is confined to the four major players, including USG Boral, CSR Gyprock, BGC Australia and Knauf Plasterboard. This segment represents about two-thirds of annual industry revenue. However, this segment's market share is estimated to have fallen over the past five years. Thi..

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    Additional Insights for the Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Downstream ownership links
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from house construction and Demand from commercial and industrial building construction in the Plaster Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry?

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

    Industry Products
    Plasterboard products
    Plaster compounds
    Plaster panel products
    Moulded plaster products
    Specialist plaster products
    Industry Activities
    Plaster acoustic and ceiling tiles
    Plaster cornice
    Plasterboard
    Plaster wall or ceiling board
    Fibrous plaster products
    Plaster insulating board
    Plaster moulding
    Plaster display model
    Plaster of Paris
    Plaster product, except dental or medical plasters

    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
  • Demand from house construction
  • Demand from commercial and industrial building construction
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction
  • year bond rate

  • Current Performance
  • Profit and employment
  • Residential building
  • Non-residential building trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand fluctuates with housing trends
  • Profit margins tighten
  • Table: Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Plastering and Ceiling Services
  • Dental Services
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction
  • Hardware Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing
  • Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining

  • Products & Services
  • Plasterboard products
  • Plaster compounds
  • Plaster panel products
  • Moulded plaster products
  • Specialist plaster products
  • Chart: Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Company-owned distributors
  • Hardware wholesale and retail stores
  • Independently owned plaster distributors
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plaster 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 Plaster Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    CSR LimitedBoral LimitedKnauf Plasterboard Pty LimitedBGC (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Table: CSR Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Boral Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Knauf Plasterboard Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plaster 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 Plaster 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)
  • Plasterboard Production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cornice Adhesive
  • A gypsum plaster-based adhesive used for cementing cornices and other decorative plaster products to gypsum plasterboard.
  • Gypsum
  • Mineral rock from which plaster is made.
  • Plasterboard
  • A wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fibreboard. Plasterboard is used to clad interior walls of a building.
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