Home grown: A recovering housing market has led to industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Major Household Appliance Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Improvements in the housing market have facilitated the industry’s recovery
  • Falling input costs are expected to bolster profit margins
  • Companies are likely to shift production abroad and downsize their domestic operations

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Major Household Appliance Manufacturing is highly globalized, with several large domestic and foreign companies. Many have strong brand recognition and compete aggressively in the US market to produce and sell a wide range of durable consumer goods such as refrigerators, laundry equipment and dishwashers. Improvements in underlying demand from a recovering housing market and disposable income growth have facilitated the industry's recovery. However, the recent appreciation of the US dollar has led to a decline in export sales and rising import penetration, accelerating the rate at which companies have moved manufacturing facilities abroad and limiting growth. Over the next five years, IBISWorld anticipates that the continued growth of the US housing market will lead to greater demand...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Population trends and transportation access

    The geographic distribution of establishments primarily engaged in major household appliance manufacturing has generally followed major population centers. The Southeast has 33.8% of the industry's establishments and accounts for 25.7% of the US population, benefiting from its comparatively low wages. Tennessee alone holds 10.2% establishments.

    The Great Lakes and the West regions hold the second- and third-largest number of establishments. These regions not only have large populations, but also benefit from their proximity to large ports, providing easy access to imports and transports. The Great Lakes region, which accounts for 21.7% o..

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    Additional Insights for the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Market research and understanding
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts and Price of household appliances in the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes companies that manufacture major household cooking appliances, refrigerators and home freezers, household laundry equipment and other major electrical and nonelectrical household appliances such as dishwashers, garbage disposal units, water heaters and trash compactors. Small cooking appliances (e.g. hot plates), fans, vacuums and electric irons are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Household cooking appliances
    Household refrigerators and home freezers
    Household laundry equipment
    Other Appliances
    Industry Activities
    Household cooking appliances
    Household refrigerator and home freezer
    Household laundry equipment
    Garbage disposal unit
    Electric and nonelectric water heater
    Trash compactor

    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
  • Housing starts
  • Price of household appliances
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Housing market recovery
  • Rising import penetration
  • Input costs and industry landscape
  • Changing legislation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing market growth
  • Rising import penetration
  • Changing legislation
  • Operational outlook
  • Table: Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling
  • Consumer Electronics Stores
  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Hose & Belt Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Polystyrene Foam Manufacturing
  • Steel Rolling & Drawing

  • Products & Services
  • Other Appliances
  • Household cooking appliances
  • Household refrigerators and home freezers
  • Household laundry equipment
  • Chart: Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • The effects of wealth
  • Price
  • Household trends
  • Value of the dollar

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Major Household Appliance Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    GE AppliancesWhirlpool Corp.LG ElectronicsAB ElectroluxAO Smith
  • Table: GE Appliances - financial performance
  • Table: Whirlpool Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: LG Electronics - financial performance
  • Table: AB Electrolux - financial performance
  • Table: AO Smith - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Major Household Appliance 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 Major Household Appliance 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)
  • Housing Starts (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Appliance Labeling Rule
  • A rule concerning disclosures of energy consumption and water use of certain home appliances.
  • Energy Star
  • An international standard for energy-efficient products. The label identifies major electrical appliances that meet or exceed US Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Linear Motor
  • A motor that uses linear movement (as opposed to rotational) to increase performance and reduce energy costs.
  • Smart Appliance
  • An appliance that operates when electricity is the least expensive and most abundant, which is determined by communicating with the electric meter.
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