Currently valued at $624.7 million, the Mattress Manufacturing industry has suffered in recent years due to import penetration and consumer reticence in high spending on household items such as furniture and whitegoods, espoused by the low cost of imports on the back of a strong Australian dollar. Spending in downstream industries has been varied, though sectors such as nursing homes and hotels have shown growth in the five yours through 2011-12, industry revenue has declined by an annualised rate of 2.3%.
Mattress manufacturers in Australia produce a range of sleeping products like mattresses, pillows or cushions (except those made of rubber), largely for households, hospitals and hotel and motel accommodation.
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.