Overview

Down the tubes: Industry players are losing out to substitutes and low-cost imports

The Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue has fallen due to weak demand for copper from electric cable and wire manufacturers
  • Enterprise and establishment numbers have declined steadily over the past five years
  • Subdued activity in construction and manufacturing industries is set to limit industry demand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing industry has experienced difficult trading conditions over the past five years. Industry operators have faced extensive competition from imports over this period, as low-cost manufacturers from Papua New Guinea and Malaysia have increasingly dominated the market. Overseas manufacturers typically operate with lower labour and overhead costs than Australian manufacturers. These cost savings can then be passed on to customers in the form of lower prices without sacrificing profitability. Competition from substitute products has also intensified over the past five years. Plastic tubes and fittings have increasingly been used as a substitute for copper piping in construction and plumbing...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing industry is in the decline stage of its economic life cycle. Industry value added, a measure of an industry’s contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to decline at an annualised 4.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. The industry is therefore expected to underperform the forecast annualised real GDP growth of 2.5% over this period.

    Domestic manufacturers face significant competition from imported products. Overseas manufacturers typically have lower labour and operating costs, which they can pass on to their customers in the form of lower prices. Local operators therefore often struggle to compete on price. As a result, many companies have consolidated their operations or exited the industry. Thi..

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    Additional Insights for the Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of export markets
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electric cable and wire manufacturing and Trade-weighted index in the Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the industry mainly roll, draw and extrude non-ferrous metals into bars, rods, tubes, wires and sheets. Firms that manufacture non-ferrous metal powders and flakes are also included in the industry. Aluminium product manufacturing is excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
    Copper and other base metal products
    Silver and platinum products
    Scrap waste and other products
    Industry Activities
    Copper tube
    Copper wire
    Non-ferrous metal bar
    Non-ferrous metal rod
    Non-ferrous metal tube
    Non-ferrous metal wire
    Non-ferrous metal sheet
    Non-ferrous metal powder and flake

    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 electric cable and wire manufacturing
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of copper
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from plumbing services

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream markets
  • Industry participation
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Consolidation
  • International trade
  • Table: Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
  • Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing
  • Plumbing Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper Ore Mining
  • Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining

  • Products & Services
  • Copper and other base metal products
  • Scrap waste and other products
  • Silver and platinum products
  • Chart: Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Electric cable and wire manufacturers
  • Plumbing contractors
  • Scrap recycling companies
  • Household appliance manufacturers
  • Automotive equipment manufacturers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Copper Tubes and Wire 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 Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Copper Tubes and Wire Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    MML Holdings Pty Limited
  • Table: MML Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Copper Tubes and Wire 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 Copper Tubes and Wire 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
    Ingot
  • A material, usually a metal, which is cast into a shape suitable for further processing.
  • Non-Ferrous
  • Non-ferrous metals are metals or alloys that do not contain appreciable amounts of iron.
  • Re-Export
  • The export of products that have been imported, with little to no modification performed locally.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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