Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.5%

The Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry has struggled due to a difficult operating environment over the past five years. The industry produces automotive components, plastic pipe, food containers and furniture, and services downstream markets. Domestically, the industry relies on demand from the Construction division, motor vehicle manufacturers and retail consumers. Weaker demand for plastic input materials from downstream manufacturing industries, particularly the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry, has negatively affected industry players over the past five years. Overall, industry revenue is expected to contract at an annualised 3.0% over the five years through 2018-19, to $3.0 billion. This includes an anticipate...
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Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material industry is anticipated to continue declining over the next five years. Rising import penetration, intense local competition and increasing input prices are expected to continue negatively affect industry participants. Household consumption expenditure is projected to grow steadily over the period, which will increase demand for industry products at the retail level. Nevertheless, demand for plastic products is likely to contract from many downstream industries. Notably, demand from motor vehicle manufacturers is set to decrease over the next five years, as local motor vehicle manufacturers have exited the market. However, the effect on industry revenue will not be as strong as over the past five years,...
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Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 824
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 8,795

Biggest companies in the Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia industry include Pact Group Holdings Ltd, Aliaxis Holdings Australia Pty Limited and Pro-Pac Packaging Limited.

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  • pie_chart Aliaxis Holdings Australia Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry manufacture a variety of plastic products including plastic pipe, food packaging and furniture. Industry operators mainly use injection moulding and extrusion techniques, and occasionally blow moulding techniques. Products made from fibreglass are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Coffee
  • Other beverages
  • Food
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Plastic furniture manufacturing
  • Plastic light switch and plug manufacturing
  • Plastic pipe and plumbing fitting manufacturing
  • Plastic automotive component manufacturing
  • Plastic bucket and garbage bin manufacturing
  • Plastic food container and kitchenware manufacturing
  • Plastic rod and tube manufacturing
  • Plastic toilet fixture manufacturing
  • Plastic watering can and clothes peg manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry manufacture a variety of plastic products including plastic pipe, food packaging and furniture. Industry operators mainly use injection moulding and extrusion techniques, and occasionally blow moulding techniques. Products made from fibreglass are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Plastic furniture manufacturing
  • Plastic light switch and plug manufacturing
  • Plastic pipe and plumbing fitting manufacturing
  • Plastic automotive component manufacturing
  • Plastic bucket and garbage bin manufacturing
  • Plastic food container and kitchenware manufacturing
  • Plastic rod and tube manufacturing
  • Plastic toilet fixture manufacturing
  • Plastic watering can and clothes peg manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Construction companies use industry products such as plastic pipes and fittings. These products are used for basic services such as plumbing and are part ...
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Demand from construction
Household consumption expenditure
Trade-weighted index
Demand from furniture retailing

Current Performance

Import penetration
Export markets
Input costs
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International competition
Opportunities

and threats
 Table: Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Toy and Sporting Goods Manufacturing in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia
Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling in Australia





Products & Services

Industry operators manufacture a range of plastic products that are mainly injection moulded or extruded. Firms manufacture products that are used by end ...
Construction sector
Wholesaling and retailing sectors




Demand Determinants

Two key sources provide the bulk of demand for the industry's plastic products in Australia. A large proportion of demand comes from intermediate producer...
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Major Markets

Construction sector
Wholesaling and retailing sectors





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material 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 Plastic Pipe and Packaging Material industry is characterised by a moderate market share concentration, with the three largest players accounting for ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Pact Group Holdings Ltd is an Australian-owned, publicly listed company that designs and manufactures plastic and steel packaging products. The firm opera...
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Pact Group Holdings Ltd

 Table: Pact Group Holdings Ltd - financial performance

Aliaxis

 Table: Aliaxis - financial performance

Pro-Pac Packaging Limited

 Table: Pro-Pac Packaging Limited - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry is moderately capital intensive. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, an estimated $0.28 is invested in capital requirements. Many of ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material 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 Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material 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, %

BLOW MOULDING

EXTRUSION

INJECTION MOULDING

POLYMER

THERMOPLASTIC

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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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