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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry in China has developed rapidly in recent years. In the five years to 2017, industry revenue is estimated to grow at an annualized rate of 9.9% to $30.3 billion.

As a result of slow growth in the number of new houses sold and the weak global economy, revenue grew an estimated 5.3% and 2.8% in 2011 and 2012, respectively. Revenue jumped 12.0% in 2013, driven by rapid automobile output growth and new house sales during the year. In 2014 and 2015, automobile output and new house sales slowed, leading to growth of 10.9% and 9.8%, respectively during the year...

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Metal office furniture

Metal office furniture will make up the largest segment in this industry in 2017, accounting for 47% of revenue. Metal office furniture includes metal tables, desks and filing cabinets. The recent construction boom in many major Chinese cities has resulted in more office space and many enterprises relocating to superior office environments. This has led to strong demand for metal office furniture in the last five years.

Metal household furniture

Metal household furniture is expected to account for 25% of industry revenue in 2017. Metal is used more in public housing, while the private household market accounts for a small proportion of total metal furniture consumption. How..

Additional Insights for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Nonresidential Building Construction and Downstream Demand - Residential Building Construction in the Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry?

    The Metal Furniture Manufacturing industry in China comprises firms engaged in the manufacture and assembly of office and household metal furniture, and aircraft and automobile seats. Furniture frames and other major parts are made from a wide range of raw materials, including iron, steel, steel tube, aluminum, steel plate and alloys. Fabric, leather, artificial leather, nylon cloth, and plastics are also used as supplementary materials.

    Industry Products
    Metal office furniture
    Metal household furniture
    Automobile and aircraft seats
    Other metal furniture
    Industry Activities
    Iron furniture
    Steel furniture
    Light-weight metal furniture
    Aircraft and automobile seats
    Metal chairs
    Metal bed bases

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Nonresidential Building Construction
  • Downstream Demand - Residential Building Construction
  • Export Market
  • Exchange Rates - Renminbi per $US
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Population Growth - China

  • Current Performance
  • Profitability
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Specialization
  • Internationalization
  • Computerization
  • Environmentally friendly products
  • Table: Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Furniture Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron & Steel Casting
  • Paint Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Metal office furniture
  • Metal household furniture
  • Automobile and aircraft seats
  • Other metal furniture
  • Chart: Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household disposable income
  • Development of the real estate sector
  • Per capital living space
  • Price
  • Population growth
  • Trade events

  • Major Markets
  • Warehouse clubs and mass merchandisers
  • Independent retailers
  • Direct sales
  • Franchised stores
  • Department stores
  • Other
  • Supermarkets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Metal Furniture Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Customer service
  • Technology
  • Delivery time
  • Product quality
  • Brand building
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Shanghai Yanfeng Johnson Controls Seating Co., Ltd.Zhejiang Xinyue Holding Group Co. Ltd.Jinhua UE Furniture Co. Ltd.Zhejiang HanXin Furniture Co., Ltd.Hangzhou Weiling Steel Furniture Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Shanghai Yanfeng Johnson Controls Seating Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang Xinyue Holding Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Jinhua UE Furniture Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang HanXin Furniture Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Hangzhou Weiling Steel Furniture Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Metal Furniture Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Automobile And Aircraft Seats
  • This industry also manufactures seats for the aircraft and automobile industries as OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning (Mrp-Ii)
  • A method for the effective planning of all resources of a manufacturing company.
  • Metal Household Furniture
  • Includes metal dining tables and chairs, domestic metal storage units, and metal side tables.
  • Metal Office Furniture
  • Includes commercial metal desks, chairs, tables, shelving units, and filing cabinets.
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