Carpentry represents a large and important segment of the Australian Construction division. The bulk of carpentry work has been generated in the residential building market, including the installation of structural components (e.g. framework, roof trusses and cladding) and internal fit-out (e.g. timber flooring, architraves and cabinet joinery). Carpenters typically subcontract to prime builders in the new housing market, like Mirvac and Metricon Homes, but often work directly for homeowners on smaller renovation and repair projects. Within the non-residential building market, carpentry work typically involves the installation of structural components (e.g.
Operators in this industry carry out carpentry work or the fixing of wooden formwork on construction projects.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.