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Washer & Dryer Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS OD4261 | Nov 2016

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

The Washer & Dryer Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
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
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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 Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Washer and Dryer Manufacturing industry has a high level of capital intensity. Similar to the overall manufacturing sector, product assembly has become increasingly automated over the past five years. Industrial robotics, computer-aided design and other technologies have improved the efficiency of the manufacturing process and lowered the need for labor. Higher competition and volatile industry demand during the past decade have provided an incentive for industry operators to cut costs and improve manufacturing efficiency. Consequently, capital intensity has increased over the past five years. In 2016, for every dollar spent on labor, industry companies are expected to spend $0.72 on capital investments. On .. ... 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... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture household-type clothes washers and dryers.

    Industry Products
    Front-load washersTop-load washersElectric dryersGas dryersParts and accessories
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing washing machinesManufacturing dryersManufacturing washer and dryer parts

    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
  • 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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Competitive Landscape
    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
    Major Companies
    Whirlpool Corp.
    GE Appliances
  • Table: Whirlpool Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: GE Appliances - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Washer & Dryer Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • 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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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Washer & Dryer Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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