Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years to 2014, tempered disposable income levels stemming from the recession caused a substantial number of couples to delay their decision to have a child, thus resulting in stagnant demand for Diaper Manufacturing services. In addition, prices received by domestic operators have not kept pace with inflation from 2009 to 2014, therefore industry revenue experienced a drop in revenue. In the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecast to increase. Wealth gains resulting from increases in per capita disposable income and improvements in equity markets will allow consumers to afford additional or higher-priced diapers, and moreover, will positively impact couples' decisions to have a child.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
As diapers are purchased uniformly across all regions of the United States, the distribution of diaper manufacturing establishments throughout the country trends very closely with regional population trends. Diaper manufacturing companies are predominantly located in the Southeast, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, but these regions also happen to be some of the most densely populated areas in the country. Industry operators tend to locate facilities near key consumer markets and the major wholesalers that can readily distribute their products to customers in the least amount of time and at the lowest cost.
An estimated 27.8% of industry establishments are located in the Great Lakes region... purchase to read more