Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After a volatile period of growth and contraction, the industry is expected to experience an increase in revenue. Investment in residential construction activity is set to improve steadily, causing demand to rise and consumer confidence to build. While growth has been slow, increasing government regulation is expected to support revenue, as demand for energy-efficient lighting soars... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
As with other manufacturing industries, the geographical distribution of industry locations is generally influenced by proximity to major markets, as well as activity in downstream industries. Based on US Census data and IBISWorld estimates, the industry is concentrated in the West, Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes and Southeast regions of the United States, which together account for more than three-quarters of industry establishments.
The West region is expected to account for the highest number of establishments in 2014, with an estimated share of 25.6%. California alone houses an estimated 21.3% of total establishments, as it is the nation's leading industrial state... purchase to read more