Fantastic plastic: The industry will benefit from the improved performance of downstream markets

Plastic products are used in a wide variety of applications, ensuring steady demand for the products manufactured by this industry's operators. In the five years to 2018, the industry has performed well, influenced by the recovery of key downstream markets, such as the construction market, and, at times, the automotive sector. In the coming years, the industry is expected to continue its stable growth, with industry players consolidating operations and rationalizing production processes to maintain healthy profit margins...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 13-18
3.5%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
56,281
Businesses
1,438
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators will increasingly focus on specific markets to remain competitive
  • The vast majority of industry exports are to the United States
  • Plastic products will become more popular with automobile manufacturers
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Motor vehicle plastic partsIBISWorld anticipates motor vehicle plastic parts to be the industry's largest product segment in 2018, accounting for 22.4% of industry revenue. Over the past five years, auto manufacturers have increased their use of lighter materials, such as fabricated plastic, to reduce vehicle weight and fuel consumption, giving this product segment strong demand and growth. This segment is expected to continue growing in the future, as automobile manufacturers continue to demand lightweight materials.Consumer and commercial fabricated plastic productsConsumer and commercial fabricated plastic products are expected to account for an estimated 23.0% of industry revenue. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Must comply with required product standards
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index and Value of residential construction in the Other Plastic Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures a range of plastic products, including housewares, building materials, motor vehicle parts, resilient floor coverings and appliance parts. This industry specifically excludes plastic film, sheet, bags, profile shapes, pipes, pipe fittings, laminates, foam products and bottles.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle plastic parts
  • Consumer and commercial fabricated plastic products
  • Reinforced and fibreglass plastic products
  • Plastic packaging (except film, sheet, foam and bottles)
  • Fabricated plastic products for building applications
  • Plastic plumbing fixtures
  • Fabricated plastic products for electrical applications
  • Other plastic products
  • Industry Activities
  • Plastic housewares (e.g. fixtures and fittings)
  • Plastic building materials
  • Plastic packaging material (except bottles)
  • Plastic bottle cap and lid
  • Plastic floor covering
  • Plastic motor vehicle part
  • Plastic inputs for appliances
  • Plastic credit and identification card
  • Plastic inputs for consumer durables
  • Plastic trash container
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index
  • Value of residential construction
  • New vehicle sales
  • Demand from building material and supplies dealers
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Improving demand
  • International trade
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry demand
  • Industry landscape
  • International trade
  • Table: Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Homebuilders in Canada
  • Animal Feed Production in Canada
  • Computer Manufacturing in Canada
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing in Canada
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing in Canada
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling in Canada
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Consumer and commercial fabricated plastic products
  • Motor vehicle plastic parts
  • Plastic packaging (except film, sheet, foam and bottles)
  • Fabricated plastic products for building applications
  • Other plastic products
  • Reinforced and fibreglass plastic products
  • Plastic plumbing fixtures
  • Fabricated plastic products for electrical applications
  • Chart: Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic factors
  • Major markets trends
  • Displaced demand

  • Major Markets
  • Hardware and home improvement
  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Other
  • Plumbing, furniture, electrical and electronic manufacturers
  • Packaging
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Other Plastic Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Other Plastic Product 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 Other Plastic Product 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 Other Plastic Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of residential construction (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Blow Moulding
  • A manufacturing process by which hollow plastic parts are formed.
  • Extrusion
  • A manufacturing process by which plastic or another material is forced through a series of dies to create desired shapes.
  • Injection Moulding
  • A manufacturing process for forming objects by heating the moulding material to a fluid state and injecting it into a mould.
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