Spin cycle: Demand for efficient machines will mitigate decline in domestic manufacturing

Over the five years to 2016, Washer and Dryer Manufacturing industry revenue is expected to decrease. During this period, improvements in the housing market and overall economy helped facilitate domestic demand growth for industry products. With more people living in new houses and steady increases in spending on home improvements, demand for household washers and dryers marginally rose over the past five years. However, demand growth was largely satiated by increased imports. Over the next five years, the continued improvements in the US housing market will lead to greater demand, but the rate of new housing growth is expected to slow...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry manufacturers will continue to benefit from new energy-efficiency standards
  • The decline in industry establishments was driven primarily by a rising trend of offshoring
  • Stricter environmental standards for laundry machines will propel stronger replacement sales
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Washer and Dryer Manufacturing industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2021, industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to decline at an annualized rate of 3.4%. Over the same period, GDP is forecast to grow an annualized 2.1%. Typically, negative IVA that trails GDP growth is indicative of a declining industry.Additionally, US washer and dryer manufacturers have steadily consolidated due to high import competition and volatile demand. In the 10 years to 2021, the number of establishments is projected to fall at an average annual rate of 8.8%. During this period, large global washer and dryer manufacturers, such as AB Electrolux, have shut down their US facilities. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Company's product has low running costs
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Housing starts in the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Housing starts
  • Price of household appliances
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Positive trends for domestic demand
  • Industry structure and profit
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Energy standards
  • International trade grows
  • Industry profit
  • Table: Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters
  • Consumer Electronics & Appliances Rental
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Top-load washers
  • Electric dryers
  • Front-load washers
  • Gas dryers
  • Parts and accessories
  • Chart: Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Residential construction
  • Price
  • Household size and formation

  • Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation, rent and utilities and marketing
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Washer & Dryer Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Whirlpool Corp., GE Appliances,
  • Table: Whirlpool Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: GE Appliances - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Price of household appliances (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A mechanism used to assist washers to spin and stir.
  • Imef
  • Integrated modified energy factor. Used to measure a unit's energy efficiency.
  • Iwf
  • Integrated water factor. Used to measure a unit's water efficiency.
  • Smart Appliance
  • An appliance that operates when electricity is the most inexpensive and most abundant, which is determined by communicating with the electric meter.
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