Office Furniture Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Office Furniture Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33721 | Feb 2014

Office space: Demand will rise as businesses expand, but overseas competition will limit growth

IBISWorld’s Office Furniture 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Low business sentiment and high unemployment adversely affected the industry during the recession, as demand for office furniture remained low. Meanwhile, rising import penetration from China has hurt industry revenue further since the country is able to produce goods at much lower costs. Nevertheless, with the improved job market, demand will revive slowly over the next five years, spurring growth for office furniture manufacturers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Office Furniture Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, firms in the industry spend $0.11 on machinery and equipment. The low capital costs reflect the industry's reliance on qualified personnel for the architectural and design components of the production process. The industry also consists of many small- to-medium-sized firms, which generally have higher labor intensity because they often cannot afford large amounts of capital. However, in the five years to 2014 the industry is expected to decrease labor costs by implementing computerized inventory management systems and electronic processing technology... purchase to read more


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What is the Office Furniture Manufacturing Industry?

The Office Furniture Manufacturing industry produces a wide range of office furniture, including bookcases, cabinets, chairs, desks and filing cabinets. It also manufactures office and store fixtures, such as cafeteria countertops (except kitchen and bathroom), furniture parts and partitions. Furniture may be ordered predesigned or customized, and may be sold assembled or unassembled.

Industry Products
SeatingOffice systems CasegoodsStorageOther office furniture
Industry Activities
Manufacturing office furnitureManufacturing custom architectural woodwork and other fixturesManufacturing showcases, partitions, shelving and lockers

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