Overview

Drawing fire: Aggressive discounting and import penetration have caused profit to decline

IBISWorld’s Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding 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.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The closure of several Australian smelters has affected the aluminium supply chain
  • The industry is expected to post an operating loss in the current year due to import competition
  • Competition from overseas manufacturers remains a crucial challenge for industry operators

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding industry has faced significant challenges over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2016-17, to $1.25 billion. Import penetration has intensified over the period, placing pressure on industry operators as low-cost manufacturers from China and other Asian countries have increasingly dominated the market. Chinese firms hold a significant competitive advantage over Australian firms as they have lower wage costs and greater access to cheap raw materials. These factors typically enable them to sell extruded aluminium products at discounted prices, putting pressure on local firms' profit margins...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding industry has been exposed to volatile trading conditions over the past five years. The industry is heavily exposed to international trade, with revenue particularly susceptible to fluctuations in trade-weighted index and trends in overseas competition. Weak downstream demand in local markets, and structural changes in the upstream supply chain have dampened the industry's performance over the past five years due to the integrated nature of the aluminium sector. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2016-17, to $1.25 billion.

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    Additional Insights for the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry are

  • Effective quality control
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
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    Industry Products

    What is the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry?

    Industry companies primarily roll, draw and extrude hot or cold aluminium. The industry also includes companies that manufacture aluminium powders or flakes.

    Industry Products
    Aluminium plates and sheets
    Aluminium extrusions
    Aluminium rods, bars and wire
    Aluminium foil
    Aluminium powders and flakes
    Industry Activities
    Aluminium rods and extruded section
    Aluminium plate, sheet and foil
    Aluminium bar and wire
    Aluminium powders and flakes

    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
  • Electricity service price
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from motor vehicle and motor vehicle part manufacturing
  • Public concerns over environmental issues
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Shipbuilding and Repair Services
  • Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation

  • Products & Services
  • Aluminium plates and sheets
  • Aluminium rods, bars and wire
  • Aluminium extrusions
  • Aluminium powders and flakes
  • Aluminium foil
  • Chart: Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Asian export markets
  • Construction firms
  • Other export markets
  • Transport equipment manufacturers
  • Other markets
  • Packaging firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Utilities
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Capral LimitedUllrich Aluminium Pty LtdG James Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Capral Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Ullrich Aluminium Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: G James Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding 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 Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding 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
    Billet
  • A billet is a solid block of aluminium.
  • Dumping
  • This occurs when manufacturers export a product to a foreign country at a price below the cost of production.
  • Extrusion
  • This is the process used to create complex objects from metals by pushing or drawing it through a die or mould of the desired shape or form.
  • Ingot
  • An ingot is a material, usually a metal, which is cast into a shape suitable for further processing.
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