Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Since carbon monoxide (CO) alarms are often installed during the construction process, industry demand fell sharply as contractors either delayed or canceled new building projects during the recession. Nevertheless, the future looks bright for CO alarm manufacturers as the construction sector strengthens over the next five years. In addition, new regulations requiring CO alarms in certain residential and commercial buildings will provide a solid basis for industry growth.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of establishments in the Carbon Monoxide Alarm Manufacturing industry is influenced by the proximity to raw material and supplies, downstream industries and technological capabilities. To a lesser extent wholesalers and export markets also influence company location. Because of adjacent product segments, companies often cluster together.
The Carbon Monoxide Alarm Manufacturing industry is concentrated in the West region, with an estimated 25.3% of all establishments nationally; the Southeast region, with 17.9% of establishments; and the Mid-Atlantic region, with 17.6% of establishments. Proximity to downstream industries benefits this industry because of cheaper transportation costs and opportunities for joint research and development... purchase to read more