Fraying at the edges: Falling business numbers and high import levels have reduced revenue

The Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing industry manufactures a range of household and commercial textile goods for downstream sectors. Products made by the industry include curtains, linen, sails, tarpaulins, tents, towels and other textile products. Despite domestic demand growth for textile products, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2017-18. The influx of low-cost import substitutes has drawn demand away from domestically produced textile products. Tariff reductions on textile products in 2014-15 further fuelled this trend. In response, many textile product manufacturers have either reorganised operations or ceased manufacturing altogether. Imports are expected to account for more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators have increasingly offshored their manufacturing functions
  • Several larger companies have shifted some or all of their local manufacturing operations offshore
  • Potential growth impediments include skilled-labour shortages and inadequate industry investment
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry is characterised by moderate capital intensity. Although industry production processes require significant capital for machinery, it also heavily relies on manual labour. In most cases, machinists are still necessary to assembly textile products such as bed linen, curtains, pillows, sails, canvases, awnings and sleeping bags. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $4.17 is spent on wages. Companies expend capital for replacements and improvements of machinery and equipment.Over the past five years, capital investment in the industry is expected to have increased as firms become more innovative in manufacturing and marketing processes to enhance efficiency and reduce labour reliance. Fir...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labour
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of merchandise trade imports and Demand from textile product wholesaling in the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry?

    The industry consists of companies that manufacture household textile goods (except apparel), such as bed linen, curtains, towels and pillows. Other products manufactured include blinds, tents, awnings, sails, and tarpaulins; and other goods produced from natural or synthetic fibres. These products can be manufactured from purchased cut and sewn fabrics, fibres and materials; or from fabrics, fibres and materials woven and manufactured at the same facility.

    Industry Products
  • Indoor textile furnishing articles
  • Textile tarpaulins, sails and tents
  • Textile blinds and awnings
  • Towels and cloths
  • Other textile products
  • Industry Activities
  • Cotton, woollen, synthetic fibre and textile soft furnishing
  • Bed linen, towel, mattress protector, cushion, pillow and other household textile goods
  • Curtain, awning, shades and blind, textile, (including plastic coated)
  • Canvas, hose, parachute, sail, sleeping bag and tent (except oxygen tents or toy tents)
  • Bag and sack, textile or canvas,
  • Flag and banner
  • Animal blanket, cover and rug
  • Life jacket
  • Motor vehicle cover and seat cover (except sheepskin), textile,
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of merchandise trade imports
  • Demand from textile product wholesaling
  • Dwelling commencements
  • Import duties on apparel manufacturing
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from sport and camping equipment retailing

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profit changes
  • International trade
  • Industry issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation and profit
  • International trade
  • Future developments and conditions
  • Table: Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Textile Product Wholesaling
  • Department Stores
  • Manchester Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Synthetic and Natural Textile Manufacturing
  • Textile Product Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Indoor textile furnishing articles
  • Textile tarpaulins, sails and tents
  • Textile blinds and awnings
  • Other textile products
  • Towels and cloths
  • Chart: Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households and final consumers
  • Hospitality and medical sectors
  • Other sectors
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Hunter Douglas Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Hunter Douglas Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cut and Sewn Textile 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The transfer of manufacturing operations to another country, regardless of whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Outsourcing
  • A subcontracting process where manufacturing is conducted by a third-party company either locally or internationally.
  • Tcf Industries
  • Textile, clothing and footwear industries.
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