Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2015, improvements in the housing market and overall economy have led to revenue growth for the Washer and Dryer Manufacturing industry. Over the same period, however, the number of industry production facilities contracted, as US-based manufacturers continued to face strong competition from foreign companies with cost advantages. Nevertheless, continued recovery of the housing market will lead to greater demand for industry products from homeowners over the next five years. Additionally, new energy-efficiency standards will lift demand for higher-end products that are typically manufactured domestically.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry manufacturers a relatively narrow set of products and services. Companies manufacture both washers, dryers and parts and accessories that are used in repairs and servicing. Washers are the largest product the industry manufactures, with toploading washers being the most common. Companies in the industry are able to manufacture varied types of these products, which are marketed to different demographics based on price and features included.
Washers account for 54.3% of industry revenue in 2015 and are divided into toploading washers and front load washers. Toploading washers are the most common product in the United States and account for 38.0% of industry revenue... purchase to read more