Mixed economic conditions have closed the door on many of the companies operating in the Wooden Structural Component Manufacturing industry in the past five years. However, a window of opportunity remains for those that have survived. The industry returned to growth in 2013-14, and further growth is expected in 2014-15. The industry manufactures wooden structural components such as doors, windows and trusses, which are used predominantly in housing and building construction. There has been mixed growth in housing construction over the past five years. The downturn in economic activity created major falls in housing starts in 2010-11 and 2011-12.
Companies in the industry manufacture wooden structural fittings, components for prefabricated buildings, wood-framed doors, wood-framed windows, roof trusses, wooden kitchen cabinets, 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.