Door to door: Competition from low-cost imports and plastic substitutes will limit profit expansion

The Sheet Metal, Window and Door Manufacturing industry in Canada manufactures metal windows, doors, sheet metal and ornamental and architectural metal products. Performance is largely determined by demand from the construction market because such products are predominantly used in construction and repair work. Rising low-cost imports have been the primary challenge to industry operators during the period. Due to increasing foreign competition, several operators have been actively acquiring competitors and consolidating operations to improve operational efficiencies. While profitability has improved, increasing competition from low-cost imports and plastic substitutes is expected to limit further profit expansion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
31,738
Businesses
1,622
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators have been actively acquiring competitors and consolidating operations
  • Federal and provincial tax breaks have boosted demand for industry products
  • New construction and renovation will boost demand for industry products
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    While the Sheet Metal, Window and Door Manufacturing industry in Canada has no unique government regulations or licensing requirements, skilled labour and equipment are necessary to effectively compete within the industry, which is the primary deterrent to industry entrance. Furthermore, supplier and buyer relationships with incumbents deter many potential new entrants that need to work much harder to dismantle established networks. Competition also varies among products quality and price. New, smaller players do not benefit from the same operational efficiencies as large-scale operators. As a result, new entrants that produce commodity products, such as sheet metal, will have greater difficulty achieving profitability since they compete with operators on the basis of price. New...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution networks
  • Maintaining a diverse client base
  • Automation of factories
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Canadian effective exchange rate index and Residential renovation expenditure in the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures metal-framed windows, typically using purchased glass, metal doors, sheet metal and ornamental and architectural metal products. These products are primarily used in building construction, maintenance and repair.

    Industry Products
  • Sheet metal products
  • Metal windows and doors
  • Ornamental and architectural metal work
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing metal windows and window frames
  • Manufacturing metal doors
  • Manufacturing sheet metal
  • Manufacturing ornamental metal work
  • Manufacturing architectural metal work
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • Residential renovation expenditure
  • Value of nonresidential construction
  • Value of residential construction
  • World price of aluminum
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Construction, competition and costs
  • International trade
  • Tax incentives
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction, competition and costs
  • Worldwide factors
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Homebuilders in Canada
  • Industrial Building Construction in Canada
  • Roofing Contractors in Canada
  • Commercial Building Construction in Canada
  • Municipal Building Construction in Canada
  • Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing in Canada
  • Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing in Canada
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Metal windows and doors
  • Sheet metal products
  • Ornamental and architectural metal work
  • Chart: Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction and renovation activity
  • Government assistance
  • Energy efficiency

  • Major Markets
  • Commercial construction market
  • Maintenance, repairs and renovation
  • Exports
  • Other nonresidential construction market
  • Other residential construction market
  • Industrial construction market
  • Single house construction market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciationMarketingRentUtilitiesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sheet Metal, Window & Door 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 Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)
  • World price of steel (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • Computer technology used to design and draft product parts through software that creates two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Fenestration
  • The construction or design of building openings such as windows, doors and vents.
  • Metal Extrusion
  • The process used to create complex objects from metals through pushing or drawing it through a die or mould of the desired shape or form.
  • Metal Stamping
  • A variety of sheet-metal forming processes, such as punching using a machine press, blanking, embossing, bending and coining.
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