A solid performance: Strong demand from the residential market supports growth

The Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing industry is expected to have performed well over the past five years, reversing the trend recorded just prior to the period and helping the industry enter a growth phase of its life cycle. The industry produces ready-mix and dry-mix concrete and mortars but not refractory cements for downstream construction sectors. Over the five years through 2019 industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 8.6%.In the current year, industry revenue is estimated to grow by 7.3% to reach €373 million. The industry has benefited from strong demand over the past five years from the downstream building construction market...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
€373m
Annual Growth 14-19
10.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
1,543
Businesses
59
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government policies to encourage housebuilding activity have supported revenue growth
  • Wages as a share of revenue have fallen, supporting profit margin growth
  • Enterprise numbers are expected to grow, increasing competition and putting pressure on profit
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing industry has a fairly even distribution of establishments throughout Ireland. The distribution of establishments is highly correlated with the population in Ireland, with the notable exception of Dublin. This is because Dublin has high rent and land costs, which discourages businesses from establishing here.Companies also choose to establish sites near quarrying sites, which are fairly evenly distributed throughout the country. Transport costs play a significant factor in determining the profit margins of operators, which makes being close to quarries an advantage.The WestThe West is expected to account for 17.6% of industry establishments in 2019. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Must comply with required product standards
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from building construction and Demand from dam, harbour and other water project construction in the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing in Ireland Industry?

    Companies in the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing industry manufacture ready-mixed concrete (RMC) and mortars, and deliver batches to customers in an unhardened state.

    Industry Products
  • Standard ready-mixed concrete
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Shotcrete and gunite
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing ready-mixed concrete
  • Manufacturing ready-mixed mortar
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from building construction
  • Demand from dam, harbour and other water project construction
  • Business sentiment index
  • Demand from road and railway construction
  • Demand from utility project construction

  • Current Performance
    Concrete demandNew enterprisesCommercial construction
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Continued growthMarket structureProduct innovationUrbanisation
  • Table: Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Road & Railway Construction in Ireland
  • Dam, Harbour & Other Water Project Construction in Ireland
  • Building Construction in Ireland
  • Utility Project Construction in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Manufacturing in Ireland
  • Gravel, Sand & Clay Extraction in Ireland
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing in Ireland
  • Other Motor Vehicle Sales in Ireland
  • Stone Quarrying in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Standard ready-mixed concrete
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Shotcrete and gunite
  • Other
  • Chart: Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Non-residential construction
  • Residential construction
  • Transport infrastructure
  • Civil engineering infrastructure
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Other Costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Roadstone Ltd, Kilsaran International,
  • Table: Roadstone Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Kilsaran International - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Ready-Mixed Concrete 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 Ready-Mixed Concrete 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Aggregates
  • Aggregates refer to gravel, crushed stones, sand, slag and other fillers that are added to concrete mixtures to save money and increase the strength characteristics of concrete.
  • Ferrock
  • An alternative concrete-like material made from iron-rich ferrous rock using recycled steel dust.
  • Grasscrete
  • A form of concrete paving with holes to allow for the growing of grass through templates.
  • Gunite
  • Like shotcrete, gunite is a dry concrete mix that only mixes with water at the nozzle of any tube that it is pneumatically projected from during application and construction.
  • Shotcrete
  • A wet concrete that is pneumatically projected at a surface during application and construction.
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