What is the Window Coverings Manufacturing industry?
The Window Coverings Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity, reflecting the manual labour requirement for the production of bespoke (custom made) products. IBISWorld determines an industry's capital intensity based on the ratio of capital expenditure (represented by depreciation) to wages. In 2015-16, for every dollar spent on depreciation expenses, industry operators spend about $14.27 on labour costs.
Much of the manufacturing involves the fabrication of input materials for bespoke products, which are made to measure to suit specific customers. This typically requires skilled manual labour and lifts the industry's labour intensity... purchase to read more