Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Walk-in & Cabinet Cooler Manufacturing industry experienced less demand for its products as the recession took hold. However, as the recession waned and credit became more readily available, more markets needed industry products and the industry started to recover. This recovery is expected to continue steadily through 2017, with environmentally friendly products providing another revenue opportunity.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
In industry's level of capital intensity indicates how reliant the typical operator is on capital versus labor. The Walk-in and Cabinet Cooler Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. For each dollar spent on wages, the average firm dedicates $0.25 to equipment. Capital expenditure is carried out mostly to improve manufacturing productivity, reduce costs and provide environmental enhancements to machinery. In response to lower-priced import competition, several industry participants have increased capital expenditure for information technology systems and replaced manufacturing equipment and machinery.
Over the five years to 2012, capital intensity has increased for this industry... purchase to read more