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 Locations Chapter
The manufacturing of washers and dryers occurs only in two regions in 2015. There are only seven establishments left in the industry, which are all located in either the Great Lakes or the Southeast. Currently, 57.2% of establishments are located in the Great Lakes, while 24.9% are in the Southeast. Previously, there was also an establishment in Iowa, however, Electrolux has since closed the facility and moved production to
In the Great Lakes, the majority of production occurs in Ohio. Currently, Ohio contains just under 30.0% of all industry establishments and includes Whirlpool Corporation’s Clyde factor. There are also single factories in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.
The Southeast is the other region that manufactures washers and dryers... purchase to read more