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

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing can be used to help you understand the industry’s market size, growth potential and major companies. Five-year forecasts provide insight into the industry’s prospects, so you can make decisions with confidence. This information is perfectly suited to informing your business plans, pitch books, benchmarking and SWOT analysis.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Consumers will upgrade existing fences as home valuations and income levels continue to recover
  • The scaffolding segment continued to shrink as a portion of revenue
  • As new construction activity picks up and construction markets recover, revenue will grow

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Fence and Scaffolding Manufacturing industry experienced volatile conditions over the five years to 2016. Demand for industry products primarily comes from new construction and repair and renovation activities, which underwent recovery in the years after the subprime mortgage crisis and subsequent recession. With strong gains in the residential, commercial, utilities and bridge construction markets, demand for industry products underwent a revival. However, these gains in the latter half of the five-year period were not enough to mitigate the losses suffered in earlier years. The industry's continued recovery will depend on the level of construction activity over the next five years. A...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Fence and Scaffolding Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. The industry is characterized by a large number of small operators that work in small or regional markets. Larger, national manufacturers tend to operate manufacturing plants abroad or use third party manufacturers to source a variety of products for the domestic market, diluting their market share concentration. The four largest industry players control less than 50.0% of the market. Ameristar Fence Products Inc. is the largest industry operator, accounting for 35.4% of industry revenue. During the economic downturn, weakened domestic demand led to larger firms acquiring financially troubled ones to gain market share. IBI..

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    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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    Industry Products

    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

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    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
  • Profitability
  • 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

  • Products & Markets
    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
    Competitive Landscape
    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
    Major Companies
    Assa Abloy AB
  • Table: Assa Abloy AB - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Value of private nonresidential construction (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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