Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.0%

The Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry has faced several challenges over the past five years, including increasing use of substitutes and declining demand from downstream manufacturers. Falling plantation tree numbers have pushed up purchase costs, while rising imports have constrained industry price growth, suppressing profitability among operators. However, dwelling commencements, and residential and commercial construction activity have increased over the past five years, boosting demand for industry products. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.2% over the five years through 2019-20, to $1.6 billion. This includes an anticipated decline of 4.2% in the current year, partly due to declines in plantation tree availability...
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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry's performance is projected to recover slightly over the next five years. Greater activity in downstream construction industries is anticipated to support industry revenue growth over the period. In particular, increased demand from wooden structural component manufacturing is forecast to benefit industry operators over the next five years. This market is projected to demand higher quantities of fabricated timber products. However, declining activity among commercial and industrial building construction firms, a fall in available plantation trees and increasing import competition are anticipated to constrain the industry's performance over the period. Revenue and profit Industry revenue is forecast to grow...
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Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 192
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,288

Biggest companies in the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia industry include Borg Manufacturing Pty Limited, Fletcher Building Limited, Carter Holt Harvey Building Products Pty Limited and D & R Henderson Pty Ltd.

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What is Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry manufacture veneers and plywood, and wood boards and sheets from reconstituted wood fibres, such as wood chips, sawdust, wood shavings, timber slabs and off-cuts. The industry also includes firms that manufacture timber and non-timber laminates.

Industry Products and Services

  • Particleboard
  • Medium-density fibreboard
  • Timber veneers
  • Plywood
  • Other fibreboard products

Industry Activities

  • Veneer manufacturing
  • Plywood manufacturing
  • Laminated veneer lumber manufacturing
  • Glue laminated lumber manufacturing
  • Chipboard manufacturing
  • Softboard manufacturing
  • Hardboard manufacturing
  • Timber and non-timber laminate manufacturing
  • Medium-density fibreboard manufacturing
  • Particleboard manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry manufacture veneers and plywood, and wood boards and sheets from reconstituted wood fibres, such as wood chips, sawdust, wood shavings, timber slabs and off-cuts. The industry also includes firms that manufacture timber and non-timber laminates.

Main Activities

  • Veneer manufacturing
  • Plywood manufacturing
  • Laminated veneer lumber manufacturing
  • Glue laminated lumber manufacturing
  • Chipboard manufacturing
  • Softboard manufacturing
  • Hardboard manufacturing
  • Timber and non-timber laminate manufacturing
  • Medium-density fibreboard manufacturing
  • Particleboard manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Residential housing construction firms are a major market for plywood, timber veneers and other fabricated wood products. Demand for the industry's produc...
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Dwelling commencements
Availability of plantation trees
Domestic price of timber
Demand from carpentry services

Current Performance

Production
Construction trends
International trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Demand and production
Potential threats
International trade
 Table: Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Wooden Structural Component Manufacturing in Australia
Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing in Australia
House Construction in Australia
Timber Wholesaling in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia
Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Wood Chipping in Australia
Timber Resawing and Dressing in Australia





Products & Services

Operators in the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry manufacture a range of fabricated wood products, including particleboard, medium-density fibreboar...
Manufacturers
Residential building construction companies
Retailers and wholesalers



Demand Determinants

Several key factors influence demand for fabricated wood products, including product prices, construction activity in major downstream building industries...
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Major Markets

Manufacturers
Residential building construction companies
Retailers and wholesalers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

A high market share concentration characterises the industry. In 2019-20, the industry's four largest companies are estimated to account for approximately...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Borg Manufacturing Pty Ltd is an Australian privately owned company, producing a range of manufactured products including raw and white melamine panels, d...
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Borg Manufacturing

 Table: Borg Manufacturing - financial performance

Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia

 Table: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia - financial performance

D & R Henderson

 Table: D & R Henderson - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Fabricated Wood Manufacturing industry displays low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in 2019-20, industry firms spend an estimated...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fabricated Wood 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 Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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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MEDIUM-DENSITY FIBREBOARD (MDF)

PARTICLEBOARD

PLYWOOD

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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