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IBISWorld’s Fire Protection Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Profitability squeezed as contractors vie for jobs in the declining market
  • Falling residential and infrastructure demand to drive down the industry’s short-term prospects

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Fire Protection Services industry generates most of its revenue from designing, installing and maintaining fire detection and suppression systems in non-residential buildings and apartments. Over the past five years, the industry’s performance has been weighed down by the subdued investment conditions across non-residential building markets. Industry firms have faced wide demand fluctuations from mining and infrastructure markets. However, the upsurge in work undertaken on large-scale multi-unit apartment developments benefited some industry segments, culminating in record multi-unit apartment construction levels in 2015-16...

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    What is the Fire Protection Services industry?

    The Fire Protection Services industry is subject to a low level of capital intensity. The industry derives the bulk of its value added through the provision of specialised expertise at all of the key project stages - design, installation and servicing. In 2016-17, industry operators are estimated to allocate $15.94 on labour for every $1.00 of capital invested in the industry. This indicates the industry has a high degree of labour intensity.

    The industry has limited capital equipment requirements consisting mainly of installation tools, testing apparatus for fire alarm and suppression equipment, and basic motor vehicles. In addition to direct employment costs, the industry allocates about 10.0% o...

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    Additional Insights for the Fire Protection Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fire Protection Services Industry are

  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Membership of an industry organisation
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial and industrial building construction and Demand from institutional building construction in the Fire Protection Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Sales and installation
    Recurring servicing
    Non-recurring servicing
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Wormald Australia

    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 commercial and industrial building construction
  • Demand from institutional building construction
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction
  • Business confidence index
  • Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction

  • Current Performance
  • Commercial construction underpins volatility
  • Sky’s the limit
  • Industry dynamics
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Commercial construction underpins volatility
  • Sky’s the limit
  • Industry dynamics
  • Table: Fire Protection Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fire Protection Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Residential Property Operators
  • Office Property Operators
  • Retail Property Operators
  • Industrial and Other Property Operators

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing
  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Sales and installation
  • Recurring servicing
  • Non-recurring servicing
  • Design
  • Chart: Fire Protection Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial and industrial building contractors and developers
  • Institutional building contractors and developers
  • Households and residential building contractors
  • Infrastructure developers and mining companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fire Protection Services 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 Fire Protection Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fire Protection Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Mather & Platt Pty LtdUTC Australia Commercial Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Table: Mather & Platt Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: UTC Australia Commercial Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fire Protection Services 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 Fire Protection Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Carbon Monoxide
  • Is a toxic gas that is emitted during most forms of natural combustion such as fires.
  • Cctv
  • Abbreviation for closed-circuit television, which is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a monitor. CCTV is used for monitoring and surveillance.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Refers to companies in a supply chain that united through a common owner to gain cost efficiencies.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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