Overview

Mopping up: Intensifying import competition is contributing to industry exits

IBISWorld’s Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer 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

  • Limited mining activity and the decline of local car manufacturers have restricted revenue
  • Local exports mainly focus on customised products with highly technical manufacturing processes
  • Establishment and employment numbers are expected to increase over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing industry has struggled over the past five years. Continued pressure from import competition and weak demand from some key downstream markets are expected to contribute to a paltry 0.2% annualised growth in industry revenue over the five years through 2016-17, to total $1.1 billion. Reduced mining activity and the rapid decline of the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry have taken their toll on industry revenue, leading to declining sales for many synthetic rubber product and conveyor belt manufacturers. As a result, revenue is anticipated to fall by 2.2% in the current year. However, demand has grown from some downstream markets over the past five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Most industry enterprises are heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales are estimated to make up over 75% of the industry's enterprises. Queensland is home to the largest number of industry enterprises. Queensland's share of industry activity is high relative to its share of the Australian population, mainly due to high construction and mining activity. The significance of Queensland has increased over the past decade mainly because of strong demand from mining and construction sectors. Higher incomes resulting from increased mining activity have boosted construction activity in Queensland, translating into greater demand for plastic products in the region.

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    Additional Insights for the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from construction and Domestic price of plastic and rubber products in the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the industry manufacture plastic conveyor and other belts; extruded plastic sections; plastic hoses and tubes; plastic floor, wall and ceiling coverings; and synthetic rubber products.

    Industry Products
    Plastic hoses and tubing
    Plastic conveyor and other belts
    Floor coverings
    Synthetic rubber products
    Industry Activities
    Plastic hose and tube
    Conveyor belt and transmission belt
    Extruded plastic sections
    Synthetic rubber product
    Plastic floor, wall and ceiling coverings
    Plastic floor tile and linoleum flooring

    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 construction
  • Domestic price of plastic and rubber products
  • Demand from mining
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from motor vehicle manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream markets
  • Import competition
  • Profitability
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream markets
  • Profitability
  • Table: Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Hardware Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling
  • Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Floor coverings
  • Other
  • Plastic hoses and tubing
  • Synthetic rubber products
  • Plastic conveyor and other belts
  • Chart: Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction industries
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Export markets
  • Hardware wholesalers
  • Other
  • Mining industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fenner (Pacific) Pty Limited
  • Table: Fenner (Pacific) Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer 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 Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Extrusion
  • A manufacturing process that uses compressive and shear stresses on hot and/or cold materials, such as polymer, to produce products of a desired shape.
  • Polymer
  • A large molecular compound used as an input in the manufacture of synthetic fibres such as plastic.
  • Pvc
  • Polyvinyl chloride is a thermoplastic polymer and a type of plastic commonly used in the manufacturing process of plastic blow moulded products.
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