This industry manufactures a disparate range of products supplying many downstream markets. The production of dimension stone for internal cladding, flooring, pavers and bench tops (e.g. marble and granite) generates about 42.5% share of industry revenue, the production of glasswool insulation products about 22.5%, and the production of abrasive products about 12.5% of annual revenue.
This industry was a principal beneficiary of the Federal Government's Energy Efficient Homes (EEH) program, which directed subsidies towards the installation of ceiling insulation into existing dwellings through the Home Insulation Program (HIP).
Companies in this industry manufacture glasswool insulation products, processed stone products and other non-metallic mineral products such as agricultural or hydrated lime, and natural and synthetic abrasives.
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.