Major Household Appliance Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33522 | Nov 2014

Home economics: Housing rebound will boost demand, but companies will face more foreign competition

IBISWorld’s Major Household Appliance Manufacturing 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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Major Household Appliance Manufacturing is highly globalized, with many foreign companies that compete aggressively in the US market. Industry companies directly experienced the effects of housing market contraction and weak recessionary consumer spending over the past five years, which weakened revenue as imports supplied an increasing share of domestic demand. Manufacturers in the industry have begun to recover in part by cutting employment and offshoring some production in response to competition and price pressures. Though demand will rise in the next five years in line with the continued housing recovery, these pressures will continue to weigh on profit margins, while development of new energy-efficient products will present new revenue opportunities... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Major Household Appliances Manufacturing industry has a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators will devote $0.26 to capital investment. Expenditures in this industry are focused heavily on machinery and equipment, rather than property, structures or vehicles. Over the past five years, capital intensity declined somewhat; in 2009 for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry players spent about $0.28 in capital investment. The decline in spending on capital partly reflects manufacturers' decision to delay upgrading their machinery and equipment during and subsequent to the recession, when weak demand forced companies to reduce their costs... purchase to read more


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What is the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes companies that manufacture major household cooking appliances, refrigerators and home freezers, household laundry equipment and other major electrical and nonelectrical household appliances such as dishwashers, garbage disposal units, water heaters and trash compactors. Small cooking appliances (e.g. hot plates), fans, vacuums, and electric irons are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Household cooking appliances Household refrigerators and home freezers Household laundry equipmentWater heater appliancesOther appliances
Industry Activities
Household cooking appliancesHousehold refrigerator and home freezerHousehold laundry equipmentDishwasherGarbage disposal unitElectric and nonelectric water heaterTrash compactor

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