Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Rebounding employment, particularly in the hospitality and food-service sectors, will be a boon to the industry: A greater number of employees means a greater need for uniform rental and laundering services. Furthermore, an anticipated rise in the number of insured people under healthcare reform will increase patient traffic in hospitals, pushing them to outsource more of their laundering services. At the same time, rising environmental regulations will likely cause operating costs to rise... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Industrial Laundry and Linen Supply industry encompasses a wide variety of services, which IBISWorld separates into six groups. The value of sales for each service segment depends on the quantity sold as well as the price of those services. Demand factors, such as the number of client establishments and their employment levels, influence the quantity of services sold; prices for services reflect input prices and the purchasing power of clients, as larger customers can negotiate for lower-priced services by purchasing large volumes of goods.
Uniform rental and cleaning
Uniform rental and cleaning comprises the largest service segment for the industry, accounting for 33.6% of revenue in 2013... purchase to read more