Wet blanket: Declining construction activity has dampened demand for industry services

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. Moderate growth in the commercial and industrial building markets has supported the industry's performance over the past five years. However, declining investment in institutional building construction has constrained the industry's performance over the period. Several of the industry's specialist firms have also faced large fluctuations in demand from the mining and infrastructure markets over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Regular maintenance work for existing systems provides solid demand for industry firms
  • Demand for fire protection systems in new large-scale apartment buildings has supported the industry
  • Ongoing maintenance contracts will provide the industry with a stable source of demand
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Fire Protection Services has moderate barriers to entry, due mainly to the high level of competition and the tight regulatory environment. Participants operating in the industry must hold appropriate certification based on the specific services they provide. For example, industry contractors are required to have specialist certification to design and install particular types of fire protection and security systems. Most independent operators enter the industry with base trade qualifications in the electrical and mechanical area, which makes post-graduate certification relatively easy...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Fire Protection Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Fire Protection Services 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. Industry operators also provide consultancy services.

    Industry Products
  • Design services
  • Fire system sales and installation services
  • Fire system maintenance and repair services
  • 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 volatility
  • Residential construction trends
  • Industry dynamics
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Short-term volatility
  • Building construction trends
  • Profit rebounds
  • 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
  • Fire system maintenance and repair services
  • Fire system sales and installation services
  • Design services
  • 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
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Subcontractor payments
  • Other
  • 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
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • Cctv
  • An abbreviation for Closed Circuit Television, which uses video cameras to transmit a signal to a monitor. CCTV is used for monitoring and surveillance purposes.
  • Fire Detection System
  • Various fire detection systems can be installed (e.g. thermal, smoke and video systems) that can detect and alert people to the presence of smoke, fire, rapid heat changes and changes in air quality.
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • A portable apparatus containing powders and chemicals that can be discharged to extinguish a small fire. Extinguishers vary in content depending on the likely type of fire threat.
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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
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