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Structural Metal Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2229 | Dec 2016

Closing doors: Weak downstream demand has driven industry exits over the past five years

IBISWorld’s Structural Metal Product Manufacturing 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Structural Metal Product Manufacturing industry primarily manufactures products used by building markets, which include garage doors, window shutters, metal doors, door and window frames and curtain walls. The industry also supplies steel products used in infrastructure projects such as steel railings, stairs, elevated platforms and grates, as well as customised door and shutter systems for installation in road freight vehicles, such as trucks and vans. International trade is low in the industry, as structural metal components are typically large and expensive to transport over long distances.

Industry revenue is projected to decrease by an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.2 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry has medium barriers to entry and this has remained unchanged over the past five years. The barriers often vary across the different market segments with relatively low barriers at the less skilled end of the market. Firms that manufacture standardised and generic products such as doors and handrails are required to invest in capital equipment but this equipment is relatively basic. These operators also have fairly low labour requirements, as design input is minimal.

More significant barriers exist for potential firms that are seeking to enter more specialised areas of the industry. Operators that service large commercial and industrial clients often supply customised products such as facades and curtain walls for large offices and institutional buildings... purchase to read more


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What is the Structural Metal Product Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture architectural steel, wrought iron or other metal products. Items that maintain the structural integrity of buildings are included in other industries, such as structural steel fabricating. The industry also excludes structural products made from aluminium.

Industry Products
Garage doors and shuttersSteel gratingCurtain wallsBalustrades and railingMetal doors and windows
Industry Activities
Architectural metal productMetal balcony, balustrade and railingMetal curtain wall and fasciaMetal door or doorframePrefabricated metal fire escapeFlyscreen doorMetal garage door and gateMetal skylightMetal shutterMetal window frame or screen

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