Key to success: Growth in the construction sector has opened the door for some operators

The Lock and Hinge Manufacturing industry is heavily globalised, with several of the world's largest players manufacturing or importing into the UK market. The industry has benefited from rising demand from both residential and commercial construction sectors, as well as the car manufacturing industry. Strong housebuilding activity supported by the government's Help to Buy scheme and capital investment in commercial projects supported demand for industry products. However, a period of economic uncertainty has affected investment in new commercial projects, which is expected to weigh on revenue growth in the current year. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.3% to reach £961.3 million over the five years through 2018-19...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£961.3m
Annual Growth 14-19
4.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
8,158
Businesses
573

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth has been supported by rising demand from the residential construction market
  • The government’s Help to Buy scheme is supporting demand for residential construction services
  • Input costs are expected to increase, limiting profit growth over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Over one-third of industry revenue is derived from the manufacture of metal locks and parts. PRODCOM figures indicate that locks contribute a total of 39.5% of industry revenue. The traditional lock manufacturing segment of the industry has been exposed to technological advancements in competing electronic and magnetic mechanisms. It is imperative that traditional manufacturers shore up their existing customer base, differentiate from the emerging technologies or diversify to embrace market trends. The industry also derives a significant proportion of revenue from the manufacture of metal mountings and fittings.Locks for armoured cupboards and bicyclesThis segment includes locks for armoured cupboards and bicycles. Met...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Demand from commercial building construction in the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes firms that manufacture locks, hinges and metal mountings and fittings used in buildings, furniture, vehicles and other applications.

    Industry Products
  • Locks for armoured cupboards and bicycles
  • Other locks and parts
  • Metal mountings and fittings for buildings
  • Other metal mountings and fittings
  • Hinges
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing metal hinges
  • Manufacturing metal locks for buildings
  • Manufacturing metal locks for luggage, vehicles, armoured cupboards and bicycles
  • Manufacturing metal mountings and fittings for buildings
  • Manufacturing other metal mountings and fittings (i.e. for trunks, coffins, suitcases and furniture)
  • Manufacturing parts for metal padlocks, locks and clasps
  • Manufacturing metal keys presented separately (including skeleton keys)
  • 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 residential building construction
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Demand from furniture, carpet and lighting wholesaling
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Constructing growth
  • Strong foundations
  • Employment and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Key to growth
  • The EU referendum
  • Demand and profit
  • Table: Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Carpentry & Joinery Product Manufacturing
  • Metal Door & Window Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Kitchen Furniture Manufacturing
  • Joinery Installation
  • Hardware, Plumbing & Heating Equipment Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Production
  • Copper Production

  • Products & Services
  • Other metal mountings and fittings
  • Locks for armoured cupboards and bicycles
  • Other locks and parts
  • Hinges
  • Metal mountings and fittings for buildings
  • Chart: Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Building-supplies wholesalers and retailers
  • Furniture manufacturers
  • Window and door wholesalers
  • Other manufacturers and wholesalers
  • Speciality product manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Lock & Hinge Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Lock & Hinge Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Assa Abloy Limited, Lowe and Fletcher Limited,
  • Table: Assa Abloy Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Lowe and Fletcher Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Lock & Hinge 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 Lock & Hinge 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Butt Hinge
  • A form of hinge often used to fix doors to door frames.
  • Camlock
  • A fastening device that utilises a tab that is turned to engage a catch.
  • Fenestration
  • The design, construction or presence of openings such as windows and doors in a building.
  • Help To Buy
  • A government scheme to help individuals purchase houses.
  • Locksmith
  • A person who makes or repairs locks and fixes keys and fastening mechanisms.
  • Slamlock
  • A form of lock that automatically locks and secures when a door is closed.
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