Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry has reported lacklustre growth over the past five years. Companies in the industry sell bathroom fixtures and fittings, hot water systems, gas pipes and fittings, downpipes, guttering and plumbing tools. Subdued demand from the construction sector has hampered the industry's performance over the past five years. Weak demand for replacement and repair parts from plumbing services providers has also exacerbated the industry's performance over the period. A decline in construction activity in 2018-19 is expected to drive a 1.2% drop in revenue in the current year. Demand from downstream construction markets has fluctuated over the past five years, constraining industry revenue growth over the period. However, the...
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Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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New residential construction investment and strong commercial, industrial and institutional building markets are forecast to increase demand for plumbing goods over the next five years. Trends in household consumption and renovation activity on existing homes are also set to support demand for plumbing products. However, industry wholesalers are likely to continue to face fierce competition, both in the industry and from wholesale bypass, which is forecast to constrain industry revenue growth over the next five years. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Demand growth from multi-unit and townhouse construction and rising household discretionar...
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Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,564
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 10,434

Biggest companies in the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia industry include Reece Limited, Fletcher Building Limited and Wesfarmers Limited.

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What is Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

The industry primarily wholesales a range of plumbing goods. These products include baths, basins, toilets, showers, sinks, taps, hot water systems, downpipes, guttering and fittings.

Industry Products and Services

  • Bathroom, kitchen and laundry fixtures
  • Pipes and tubes
  • Fittings and valves
  • Metal guttering
  • Other products

Industry Activities

  • Bath wholesaling
  • Bathroom and toilet fitting wholesaling
  • Downpipe and guttering wholesaling
  • Gas fitting wholesaling
  • Hot water system wholesaling
  • Pipe and pipe fitting wholesaling
  • Plumbing tool wholesaling
  • Sink and basin wholesaling
  • Toilet wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry primarily wholesales a range of plumbing goods. These products include baths, basins, toilets, showers, sinks, taps, hot water systems, downpipes, guttering and fittings.

Main Activities

  • Bath wholesaling
  • Bathroom and toilet fitting wholesaling
  • Downpipe and guttering wholesaling
  • Gas fitting wholesaling
  • Hot water system wholesaling
  • Pipe and pipe fitting wholesaling
  • Plumbing tool wholesaling
  • Sink and basin wholesaling
  • Toilet wholesaling

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The performance of the industry depends on demand from plumbing services companies. Plumbing contractors provide a range of services, including installing...
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Demand from plumbing services
Demand from residential building construction
Real household discretionary income
Capital expenditure on private dwellings

Current Performance

Construction trends
Wholesale bypass

and competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Construction trends
Wholesale bypass

and competition
 Table: Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Roofing Services in Australia
Plumbing Services in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing in Australia
Ceramic Product Manufacturing in Australia
Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia
Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Equipment Manufacturing in Australia


Products & Services

Major products sold by the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry include bathroom, kitchen and laundry fixtures, pipes and tubes, fittings and valves, and m...
Retailers
Commercial and industrial building contractors
Institutional building contractors



Demand Determinants

Demand for plumbing goods is largely driven by activity in downstream building markets. Factors such as product price, range and quality also influence in...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Commercial and industrial building contractors
Institutional building contractors




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry exhibits moderate market share concentration. In 2018-19, the four largest players are projected to account for ov...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Reece Limited is a publicly listed Australian company that sells a range of plumbing and bathroom products. The firm was founded as a plumbing and hardwar...
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Reece Australia

 Table: Reece Australia - financial performance

Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Wesfarmers

 Table: Wesfarmers - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $0.32 is expe...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plumbing Goods Wholesaling 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 Plumbing Goods Wholesaling 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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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • 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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