Shored up: Large-scale government infrastructure projects limit industry revenue declines

The Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing industry supplies portable buildings to many downstream users, including mining and construction companies, government agencies and departments, tourist operators and households. The range of industry products is diverse, and includes housing, site offices, accommodation units, ticketing units and staff amenities such as bathrooms and mess halls. The industry is highly fragmented and comprises many small-scale businesses targeting narrow regional or product markets, and a small number of large-scale operators.Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 4.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach approximately $1.8 billion. This includes an anticipated decline of 11.6% in the current more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The public sector has continued investing in infrastructure projects requiring industry products
  • The industry has struggled to recover following the end of the resources boom
  • Demand from agricultural businesses for industry products is expected to strengthen over the period
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. Australia's mining investment boom initially drove industry revenue, with demand for a range of prefabricated structures from mining markets skyrocketing. However, demand and revenue growth have both cooled off since these mining markets have transitioned into mineral and resource extraction rather than new exploration and development projects.Industry value added (IVA) measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy. The industry's IVA is forecast to decrease at an annualised 1.3% over the 10 years through 2023-24. This is an underperformance of the overall economy, with Australian GDP projected to grow at an annualised 2.7% over the same period...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing are:

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Having an exclusive sales contract
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Actual capital expenditure on mining and Capital expenditure by the public sector in the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry firms primarily manufacture structurally complete, prefabricated metal buildings. The installation of these buildings is excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Relocatable and hire buildings
  • Permanent household buildings
  • Permanent industrial and agricultural buildings
  • Industry Activities
  • Prefabricated metal building
  • Prefabricated metal bus shelter
  • Prefabricated metal carport
  • Prefabricated metal garage
  • Prefabricated metal shed
  • Semi-permanent accommodation facility
  • Construction site office
  • Temporary classroom
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Capital expenditure by the public sector
  • Capital expenditure on private dwellings
  • Demand from agriculture
  • Demand from institutional building construction

  • Current Performance
  • Profitability
  • End of the resources boom
  • Construction drivers
  • Agricultural drivers
  • Other downstream drivers
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Construction drivers
  • Other downstream markets
  • Table: Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Education and Training

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Metal and Mineral Wholesaling
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing
  • Structural Steel Erection Services

  • Products & Services
  • Relocatable and hire buildings
  • Permanent household buildings
  • Permanent industrial and agricultural buildings
  • Chart: Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining companies
  • Construction contractors
  • Wholesalers, retailers and households
  • Industrial, agricultural and transport companies
  • Property developers and retirement communities
  • Education and healthcare providers
  • Other government agencies
  • Recreation and tourism operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing 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 Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Ausco Holdings Pty Limited, Fleetwood Corporation Limited, ATCO Structures & Logistics Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Ausco Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Fleetwood Corporation Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ATCO Structures & Logistics Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing 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 Prefabricated Metal Building Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A garden structure formed of horizontal trelliswork supported on columns or posts, which is often covered in vines to provide shade.
  • Prefabricated Building
  • A building or sections of a building manufactured in a factory, which can be shipped for on-site assembly.
  • Relocatable Buildings
  • Buildings that can be readily transported to meet demand, including construction and remote accommodation units, portable classrooms, and dangerous goods storage and warehousing facilities.
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