The Fence and Scaffolding Manufacturing industry's reliance on domestic construction levels has resulted in faltering performance over the past five years. The onset of the global financial crisis in 2008 resulted in onerous conditions for fence and scaffolding manufacturing operators as consumer and business confidence fell dramatically. Accordingly, input prices fluctuated as high demand and supply constraints precipitated an increase in the price of iron and steel in 2008-09 before falling again as world demand slumped. Residential construction has been subdued over the past five years, while non-residential construction has remained anaemic as retail conditions have remained poor.This industry manufactures metal fencing, gates and scaffolding. The industry includes products made from purchased metal and fencing and gates made at plants that draw wire.
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.