Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Conditions in the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing industry have been relatively volatile over the past five years. Although industry revenue grew in the base year of the period, this was primarily as a result of sharp contractions prior to the period putting the industry on a low starting base. The construction market temporarily bounced back in 2011-12, aided by public investment into social housing and improvements in the commercial and private housing markets. However, this was short lived and the industry was dragged back into decline during 2012-13 as economic uncertainty weighed on key downstream markets... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Building Plaster Product Manufacturing industry has an extremely high market share concentration, as the three major manufacturers are estimated to account for 91.7% of annual industry revenue. Other enterprises operating in the industry are small. They tend to be one- or two-person ventures that cater to niche markets, such as producers of bespoke fibrous plaster mouldings like ceiling roses and ornate cornices.
Half of all firms in the industry employ fewer than five people. Only a handful of establishments have a workforce of over 50. They tend to be the larger multinationals that generate annual revenue of more than £5 million. Des.. purchase to read more