The Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry produces a wide range of wood-related products including pallets, packing crates, domestic wood products, cork articles and products for use in construction. Therefore, demand for the industry's products is related to the performance of Australia's manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing and construction divisions, and general consumer demand. This diverse range of buying industries also makes the industry less susceptible to volatility in housing construction and other downstream manufacturing industries.
Firms in the industry mainly manufacture wooden containers, pallets or packing cases and other cork, wood, bamboo and cane products. Companies acquire raw materials from fabricated wood and timber re-sawing and dressing manufacturers, as well as various chemicals from relevant manufacturers, to produce a wide range of wood products.
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.