Adverse economic conditions have closed the door on many of the industry's companies in the past five years. However, a window of opportunity is open for those that can survive the next few years as industry revenue is expected to return to growth in 2013-14.
The industry manufactures structural components (mainly doors, windows and trusses), which are used predominantly in housing construction. There has been mixed growth in housing construction over the past five years as the downturn in economic activity created major falls in housing starts in 2008-09.
This industry manufactures wooden structural fittings, components for prefabricated buildings, wood-framed doors, roof trusses, wall frames and joinery. These products are used extensively in building construction, particularly for houses.
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.