Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Commercial Washing Machine Manufacturing industry, like many others, suffered during the recession, but has managed to rebound swiftly as old machines have been replaced. However, this growth is expected to slow as more people buy homes rather than rent apartments, where commercial washing machines are most often used.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Concentration among the top companies in the Commercial Washing Machine Manufacturing industry is high. The top two companies - Whirlpool and Alliance Laundry - account for 92.9% of industry revenue in 2013. Compared to 2008, concentration has not changed much, indicating that the two companies have a stronghold on commercial washing machine production.
During the recessionary years, concentration rose significantly because Whirlpool and Alliance Laundry outperformed the industry. As such, concentration rose to 97.6% in 2009. Since then, however, the concentration level has eased slightly, as other operators have also generated stronger revenue in the wake of economic recovery. Still, the industry remains highly concentrated and is unlikely to change over the next five years... purchase to read more