Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Barbecue and Grill Manufacturing industry consists of mostly small- and medium-sized players, and a few large players that manufacture barbecue and grilling equipment, including gas and solid fuel barbecues and grills. As with many cooking-related appliance industries, the economic recession crippled key downstream markets and induced tepid growth and revenue declines early in the five years to 2015, particularly in 2011. In the coming years, the industry will benefit from an increase in per capita disposable income and the continued recovery of the residential construction market. Furthermore, demand for high-end, domestically produced grills is expected to fend off growing imports and drive growth over the next five years.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Barbecue and Grill Manufacturing industry is categorized by a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar industry operators spend on labor, a little over $0.24 is spent on capital. A large proportion of industry costs are allocated towards the purchasing of machinery; however, once the equipment is paid for, running costs are relatively low.
The need for labor in the production process is reflective of the manual tasks required for the assembly of grills. Industry operators also incur labor costs associated with sales, design and administrative employees... purchase to read more