Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply in the US: Market Research Report

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Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply Market Research Report | NAICS 81233 | Jan 2014

Cleaning up: Recovery in the healthcare and food-service sectors will boost demand

IBISWorld’s Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 Investment Chapter

The Industrial Laundry and Linen Supply industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, operators will spend $0.11 on capital. Capital investment is mainly in computer systems, buildings, distribution trucks, shelving and equipment. Typical equipment includes industrial washers and dryers, flatwork irons and mechanical folding equipment. Over the past five years, capital intensity has declined slightly; in 2008, for every dollar spent on wages, operators spent about $0.12 in capital investment. Firms have downsized the operations over the past five years, causing the number of establishments to decline at an annualized rate of 1.1%... purchase to read more


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What is the Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply Industry?

Companies in this industry supply laundered items, such as uniforms, gowns, coats, table linens, bed linens, towels, cleanroom apparel and treated mops to various industries. These items are provided on a rental or contract basis. Typical clients include industrial, healthcare, food-service and hospitality establishments.

Industry Products
Uniform rental and cleaningLinen rental and cleaningLinen garments rental and cleaningIndustrial wiping cloths rental and cleaningIndustrial mats rental and cleaning
Industry Activities
Industrial launderingSupplying bed linensUniform rentals and launderingSupplying table linensTowel rentals and launderingSupplying dust control textile items (i.e. cloths, mats, mops, rugs and shop towels)Supplying flame resistant clothingSupplying protective apparel

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