Mending fences: Industry revenue will rebound as construction markets gain momentum

The United States' emergence from its construction slump has brought growth to the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing industry once more. Nevertheless, recent success has not been enough to overcome losses experienced in 2014 due to lower export volumes and higher import penetration while demand was recovering. However, recent performance suggests that the market has finally made a turn and will resume moderate growth. Over the five years to 2022, recovering home valuations, employment and per capita disposable income will likely continue to drive revenue growth for the industry as consumers demand higher-quality fencing for new products...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As residential construction spending increased, contractors resumed their purchases of industry products
  • As the volume of construction projects recovered, demand for scaffolding swelled
  • As new construction activity continues to pick up, revenue is expected to grow
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Fence and Scaffolding Manufacturing industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle, though the industry's contribution to the economy is expected to grow at a slower rate than the US economy over the 10 years to 2022; this is often indicative of a declining industry. The early revenue declines are attributable to the economic woes of the US construction markets during the time and the general economic stagnation, as industry performance relies heavily upon new construction and renovations. While GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0% between 2012 and 2022, the industry's contribution to the economy (industry value added) is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.1%. Reg...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution networks
  • Automation of factories
  • Management of input costs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Value of residential construction in the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures metal fencing, gates and scaffolding. The industry includes products made from purchased metal, as well as fencing and gates made at plants that draw wire.

    Industry Products
  • Non-wire fencing and gates made from purchased metal
  • Wire fencing and gates made from purchased wire
  • Wire fencing products made at plants that draw wire
  • Scaffolding and shoring products
  • Other metal products (e.g. railings and window guards)
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing fencing and gates made from purchased wire
  • Manufacturing fencing and gates made in plants that draw wire
  • Manufacturing nonwire steel and aluminum fences, railings and window guards
  • Manufacturing metal scaffolding and shoring
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Value of residential construction
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Demand from bridge and elevated highway construction
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Demand from downstream markets
  • Operating landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream markets improve
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing
  • Steel Rolling & Drawing

  • Products & Services
  • Scaffolding and shoring products
  • Non-wire fencing and gates made from purchased metal
  • Wire fencing products made at plants that draw wire
  • Wire fencing and gates made from purchased wire
  • Other metal products (e.g. railings and window guards)
  • Chart: Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction activity
  • Maintenance and renovation

  • Major Markets
  • Specialty fencing contractors
  • Construction equipment rental companies
  • General contractors
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    External competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Assa Abloy AB,
  • Table: Assa Abloy AB - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of private nonresidential construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Extruding
  • The process used to create complex objects from metals through pushing or drawing it through a die or mold of the desired shape or form.
  • Scaffold
  • A temporary platform that supports workmen and materials during the erection or repair of a building or other construction.
  • Shoring Products
  • Metal beams that are typically propped against a structure to provide support.
  • Steel Rolling
  • The process of reducing the thickness of steel by passing it through a series of rollers.
  • Wire Drawing
  • A metalworking process in which wire is produced by pulling it through a series of dies or draw plates.
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