Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Commercial Washing Machine Manufacturing industry has experienced growth over the past five years due to steady US population growth, particularly in urban areas. Declining rental vacancy rates have meant more consumers using laundromats and communal laundry rooms, both of which typically contain commercial washing machines. In fact, a rise in multifamily construction has expanded the industry's potential customer base in recent years. Demand for industry products is stable, and growth is expected to continue through the next five years. However, rapid recent growth in industry exports will likely be tempered by a stronger US dollar and slowing growth in emerging markets.... 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 Corporation and Alliance Laundry, are expected to account for 66.0% of industry revenue in 2015.
During the past five years, industry concentration has changed little, as the largest industry operators, due to name recognition and established connections with downstream markets, continue to dominate commercial washing machine production. However, industry concentration has eased slightly, as rising industry revenue has enticed some new industry entrants. Still, the industry remains highly concentrated and is unlikely to change over the next five years... purchase to read more