Safety first: Steady demand from building markets will underpin future industry growth

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...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
9,070
Businesses
2,040

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
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic spread of businesses in the industry tends to follow the distribution of the population and construction activity. For this reason, the bulk of industry enterprises (79.9%) are located in Australia's most populated states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. In all states, however, business activity is heavily skewed towards the capital cities. The major growth trends for business activity over the past few years have been across inner-city areas due to the rapid growth of multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction in Australia. This is a reflection of growing population densities in urban areas as consumers' preferences have drifted towards proximity to the city centre, transport and commercial hubs. The...purchase to read more.

    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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    What is the Fire Protection Services Industry?

    Firms in this industry install and service fire protection systems, as well as providing consultancy services.

    Industry Products
  • Design
  • Sales and installation
  • Recurring servicing
  • Non-recurring servicing
  • Industry Activities
  • Installation of fire protection and suppression systems
  • Fire sprinklers installation
  • Servicing of fire protection and suppression systems
  • Smoke detectors installation
  • Sale of fire protection and suppression systems in conjunction with installation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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
    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
    Mather & Platt Pty Ltd, UTC Australia Commercial Holdings Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Mather & Platt Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: UTC Australia Commercial Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Fire Protection Services Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
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  • 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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    • 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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