Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 8.8%

The Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry has performed poorly over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 4.2% over the five years through 2018-19. Declining demand from the construction, manufacturing and mining markets over the past five years has negatively affected the industry's performance. Greater competition in the global market, particularly from low-cost producers in Asia, has also contributed to the industry's deteriorating performance over the period. The industry's profit margins have remained low over the past five years due to declining domestic demand and rising input costs. Local household appliance and automotive component manufacturers use a range of steel pipes and tubes as input mater...
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Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry is forecast to record marginal revenue growth over the next five years. Declining demand from household appliance manufacturing and motor vehicle manufacturing is anticipated to limit industry growth over the period. However, increasing construction and mining activity are projected to enable overall industry expansion over the next five years. Exports are forecast to decline as a share of industry revenue over the next five years, with imports projected to increase slightly as a share of domestic demand. Overseas steel pipe and tube manufacturing industries in countries with low operating costs, such as Taiwan, are anticipated to develop further over the period, placing pressure on domestic operators....
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Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 199
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,757

Biggest companies in the Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing in Australia industry include BlueScope Steel Limited and Infrabuild Trading Pty Ltd.

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What is Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily manufacture seamless or welded steel pipes and tubes, or ferrous metal pipe and tube fittings. Firms that mainly use cast or forged iron and steel are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Small-diameter welded pipes and tubes
  • Large-diameter welded pipes and tubes
  • Seamless pipes and tubes
  • Stainless steel pipes and tubes
  • Pipe fittings and other products

Industry Activities

  • Cold drawn steel pipe and tube manufacturing
  • Galvanised welded and seamless steel pipe and tube manufacturing
  • Ferrous metal fitting, valve and part manufacturing (except cast or forged iron and steel)
  • Hot rolling pipe and tube manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily manufacture seamless or welded steel pipes and tubes, or ferrous metal pipe and tube fittings. Firms that mainly use cast or forged iron and steel are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Cold drawn steel pipe and tube manufacturing
  • Galvanised welded and seamless steel pipe and tube manufacturing
  • Ferrous metal fitting, valve and part manufacturing (except cast or forged iron and steel)
  • Hot rolling pipe and tube manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Construction companies are major users of steel products, including pipes and tubes. Greater activity in a range of downstream construction industries dri...
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Demand from construction
Demand from household appliance manufacturing
Domestic price of iron and steel
Actual capital expenditure on mining

Current Performance

Structural changes
International trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Downstream manufacturers
International trade
 Table: Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Gas Supply in Australia
Water Supply in Australia
Construction in Australia
Pipeline Transport in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia
Machine Tool and Parts Manufacturing in Australia





Products & Services

Companies in the Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry primarily manufacture steel pipes and tubes. Steel pipes are generally used to transport gas, ...
Manufacturers
Export markets
Mining companies



Demand Determinants

Several factors determine demand for the Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry's products. Demand from downstream markets, the price of final goods a...
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Major Markets

Manufacturers
Export markets
Mining companies




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Steel Pipe and Tube 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 Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry exhibits moderate market share concentration, with the industry’s four largest companies accounting for mor...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

BlueScope Steel Limited is an Australian-owned public company that primarily manufactures and distributes steel building products. Formerly known as BHP S...
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BlueScope Steel

 Table: BlueScope Steel - financial performance

Liberty Group

 Table: Liberty Group - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing industry is moderately capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on capital costs in 2018-19, industry firms will sp...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Steel Pipe and Tube 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 Steel Pipe and Tube 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, %

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