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SUBJECT MATTER

U.S. WOOD FLOORING INDUSTRY TRENDS (1992- 2022)

• Wood flooring market sales
• Share of U.S. floor coverings industry
• Solid versus engineered products
• Shipments, imports, and exports
• Source of supply by country
• Comparative price trends

SOURCE OF U.S. SUPPLY AND PRODUCT TRENDS (1992-2022)

• U.S. shipments and imports
• Engineered versus solid flooring
• Imports’ share U.S. sales
• Imports by species
• Import transportation costs and tariff charges
• Wood finishes
• USITC actions and Lacey Act enforcement
• Global wood flooring shipments by world area

WOOD FLOORING END-USE MARKETS AND DSITRIBUTION CHANNELS (2002-2017)

• End-use market analysis:
• New residential construction
• Residential remodeling and replacement
• Factory-built housing
• New nonresidential construction
• Commercial contract
• Transportation equipment
• Wood flooring distribution channels:
• Retail sales by floor coverings stores, home centers, and others
• Share of retail sales by Home Depot, Lowe’s, Lumber Liquidators, and Floor & Decor
• Retail hardwood flooring retail sales by region
• Distributor business by species, product, and finish sold
• Wholesaler sales trends
• Contractor business revenues
• Contractor revenues by species, product, and finish sold
• Export shipments by product by country of destination

FACTORS AFFECTING DEMAND AND DISTRIBUTION (1997-2017)

• Building construction spending
• Spending by building type
• Housing completions and resales
• Housing starts, permits, and factory-built housing • Characteristics of new housing
• New single-family houses sold by sales price and average value
• Square footage of new housing unit
• Top 11 builders
• Regional housing market analysis
• Hard surface flooring spending and by household demographics
• Mortgage rates and personal income
• Household demographics: income, age, size, and region

PLANT PROFITABILITY AND THE COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT (1992-2017)

• Number of plants and revenues
• Payroll and material costs
• Plant profit margins
• Lumber production and price trends
• Lumber exports and imports
• Capital expenditures
• Top 7 company market shares
• Armstrong sales and profit margins


COMPANY PROFILES

• Catalina Research has profiled seven leading U.S. wood flooring product manufacturers and marketers.
• Armstrong
• Lumber Liquidators
• Mannington Mills
• Mohawk Industries
• Mullican Floors
• Shaw Industries
• Somerset


SECTION 1
U.S. WOOD FLOORING INDUSTRY TRENDS
Summary Of Major Findings
Wood Flooring Sales And Factors Driving Demand
Changing Product Mix
End-Use Markets
Retail Distribution Channels
Source Of Supply And The Competitive Environment
Industry Profit Margins
Industry Outlook
Table 1-1
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Sales, 1992-2022 (dollars)
Figure 1-1
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Sales, 2007-2022 (dollars)
Table 1-2
Quantity U.S. Wood Flooring Sales And Average Value Per Square Foot
Sold, 1992-2022 (square feet and dollars)
Table 1-3
Wood Flooring's Share of Total U.S. Floor Coverings and Hard Surface
Flooring Markets, 1992-2022 (percent)
Figure 1-2
Wood Flooring’s Share Of The Total U.S. Floor Coverings Market, 1992-
2022 (percent)
Table 1-4
U.S. Wood Flooring Shipments, Exports, And Imports, 2002-2022
(square feet and dollars)
Table 1-5
U.S. Sales Of Solid And Engineered Wood Flooring,
2007-2017(square feet and dollars)
Table 1-6
U.S. Average Value Per Square Foot Of Flooring Supplied By
Product Sector, 1997-2017 (dollars): Carpet And Area Rugs, Wood
Flooring, Ceramic Tile, Vinyl Sheet And Floor Tile, Other Resilient Flooring,
Laminate Flooring, And Stone Flooring
Table 1-7
Monthly U.S. Producer Price Trends For Hardwood Flooring,
2015-2017 (index)
Table 1-8
U.S. Wood Flooring by Country of Origin, 2012-2017 (dollars)
Scope and Methodology
SECTION 2
U.S. WOOD FLOORING SOURCE OF SUPPLY AND PRODUCT TRENDS
Summary Of Major Findings
U.S. Wood Flooring Manufacturer Shipments
U.S. Wood Flooring Imports and Major Countries of Origin
Engineered Versus Solid Wood Flooring
Species Mix
Wider And Longer Planks And Differentiated Looks
Wood Finishes
Tariff Charges and Shipping Costs
U.S. International Trade Commission Actions
Lacey Act
World Wood Flooring Market
Table 2-1
U.S. Wood Flooring Shipments, 1992-2022 (square feet and dollars)
Table 2-2
U.S. Solid Versus Engineered Wood Flooring Shipments,
2007-2017(square feet and dollars)
Table 2-3
U.S. Wood Flooring Imports, 1992-2022 (square feet and dollars)
Table 2-4
Imports’ Share Of U.S. Wood Flooring Sales, 1992-2022 (percent)
Table 2-5
U.S. Solid Wood Flooring Imports By Material, 2007-2017 (square feet and
dollars): Softwood, Maple, Birch And Beech, Exotic, And Other Hardwood
Table 2-6
U.S. Solid Exotic Species Wood Flooring Imports By Species, 2008-2017
(square feet and dollars): Jatoba, Ipe, Santos’ Mahogany, And Cumaru
Table 2-7
U.S. Engineered Wood Flooring Imports By Type, 2007-2017 (square feet
and dollars): Plywood Base Face Less Than 4mm, Made Of Assembled
Floor Panels Face 4 mm Or More, Mosaic Floors, And Other Multilayer
Flooring
Table 2-8
Imports’ Share Of U.S. Solid And Engineered Wood Flooring Sales, 2007
2017 (percent)
Table 2-9
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Imports For The Top Twelve Countries Of
Origin, 2012-2017 (dollars)
Table 2-10
U.S. Solid Wood Flooring Imports For The Top Ten Countries Of Origin,
2012-2016 (dollars and square feet)
Table 2-11
U.S. Engineered Wood Flooring Imports For The Top Ten
Countries Of Origin, 2012-2016 (dollars and square feet)
Table 2-12
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Imports By Product Cost, Insurance And
Freight Cost, And Tariff Charges, 2008-2017 (dollars): Solid And
Engineered Wood Flooring
Table 2-13
Global Wood Flooring Shipments By World Area, 2007-2016 (square feet)
SECTION 3
U.S. WOOD FLOORING END-USE MARKETS AND DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
Summary Of Major Findings
Residential Replacement Market
Builder Market
Nonresidential Markets
Retail Distribution Channels
Online Wood Flooring Retailer Trends
Leading Wood Flooring Retail Market Shares
Regional Hardwood Flooring Retail Sales
The Distributor Channel
Installation Contractor Trends
Wood Flooring Export Shipments
Table 3-1
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Purchases By Major End-Use Market, 2002-
2017 (dollars): New Residential Construction, Residential Replacement
And Repair, Factory-Built Housing, New Nonresidential Construction,
Commercial Contract, And Transportation Equipment
Table 3-2
Wood Flooring’s Share Of Total Dollar Floor Coverings Purchases By
Major U.S. End-Use Market, 2002-2016 (percent): New Residential
Construction, Residential Replacement And Repair, Factory-Built Housing,
New Nonresidential Construction, Commercial Contract, And
Transportation Equipment
Table 3-3
Value Of Wood Flooring Purchases Per U.S. Contractor-Built Housing Unit
Completed And Factory-Built Housing Unit Shipped,
1997-2016 (dollars)
Table 3-4
Value Of U.S. Wood Flooring Retail Sales By Type Of Outlet, 2002-2016
(dollars): Floor Coverings Stores, Home Centers, Hard Surface Flooring
Stores And Other Building Material Dealers, And Other Retailers
Table 3-5
Number Of Retailers Selling Wood Flooring And Average Sales Per Outlet,
2002-2016 (dollars): Floor Coverings Stores, Home Centers, Hard Surface
Flooring Stores And Other Building Material Dealers, And Other Retailers
Table 3-6
Share Of U.S. Wood Flooring Retail Sales By Floor Coverings Retail Chain
and Specialty Floor Coverings Stores, 2012 And 2016 (percent)
Table 3-7
Value Of U.S. Hardwood Flooring Retail Sales By Region, 2012
And 2016 (dollars)
Table 3-8
Sales And Profit Trends For Lumber Liquidators, 2011-2016
(dollars and percents)
Table 3-9
Number Of Lumber Liquidator Stores And Share Of Total Wood Flooring
Retail Sales By Region, 2016 (number and dollars)
Table 3-10
Number Of U.S. Home Depot And Lowe’s Home Centers And Lumber
Liquidators Stores By State, 2017 (number)
Table 3-11
U.S. Wholesale (Distributor) Wood Flooring Sales, 1997-2017
(number and dollars)
Table 3-12
Distributor Business By Type Of Product, Species, And Finish Sold, 2002
2016 (percent)
Table 3-13
U.S. Wood Flooring Contractor Revenues And Share Of Total U.S.
Construction Spending, 1992-2017 (dollars and percent)
Table 3-14
Contractor Business By Type Of Job And Products Sold, 2002
2016 (percent)
Table 3-15
U.S. Contractor Revenue Per Square Foot Of Wood Flooring Installed,
1992-2017 (dollars)
Table 3-16
U.S. Wood Flooring Exports, 1992-2022 (square feet and dollars)
Table 3-17
Exports’ Share Of U.S. Wood Flooring Shipments, 1992-2022 (percent)
Table 3-18
Wood Flooring Exports By Material, 2002-2017 (square feet and dollars):
Solid Softwood Flooring, Solid Hardwood Flooring, And Engineered
Flooring
Table 3-19
U.S. Engineered Wood Flooring Exports By Product Type, 2007-2017
(square feet and dollars): Mosaic Floors, Multilayer Floors, And Other
Assembled Flooring Panels
Table 3-20
U.S. Wood Flooring Exports For The Top Eight Countries Of Destination, 2012-2017 (dollars
and square feet)
Table 3-21
Exports’ Share Of U.S. Solid And Engineered Wood Flooring Shipments, 2007-2017 (percent)
SECTION 4
FACTORS AFFECTING U.S. WOOD FLOORING DEMAND
Summary Of Major Findings
Residential Replacement Market And Household Demographics
Builder Market
Nonresidential Markets
Table 4-1
U.S. Spending On Building Construction, 1997-2017 (dollars): Total
Buildings, Residential Buildings, And Nonresidential Buildings
Table 4-2
Percent Of U.S. Households Purchasing A New Or Existing Housing Unit,
1997-2017 (number, dollars, and percent)
Table 4-3
Total U.S. Housing Demand By Sector By Region, 2012-2017 (number):
Single-Family Homes, Multi-Family Units, And Mobile Homes
Table 4-4
New U.S Privately Owned Housing Units Started And By Type of
Structure 1997-2017 (number)
Table 4-5
Monthly New Private U.S. Housing Units Authorized By 20,000 Building
Permit Places By Region, 2016 And 2017 (number)
Table 4-6
New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized By 20,000 Building
Permit Places By Region And State, 2015-2017 (number)
Table 4-7
Number Of U.S. New Housing Units Completed And Square Feet Built,
1997-2017 (number and square feet)
Table 4-8
Average Size Per New U.S. Housing Unit Completed By Type
Of Unit And Region, 2000-2017 (square feet): Single-Family Homes,
Multi-Family Units, And Mobile Homes
Table 4-9
Average Value Per New Single-Family House Sold And Average Value
Per Square Foot, 1997-2017 (dollars)
Table 4-10
New U.S. Single-Family Houses Sold By Sales Price, 1995-2017 (number)
Table 4-11
U.S. Homes Closed By Eleven Leading Domestic Homebuilders, 2013
2017 (number)
Table 4-12
Number Of Owner-Occupied Housing Units By Value By Region, 2011
2015 (number)
Table 4-13
U.S. Households Spending on Hard Surface Flooring And
Installation By Demographic Characteristic, 2007-2015 (dollars)
Table 4-14
U.S. Home Mortgage Interest Rates And Personal Income, 1997-2017
(percent and dollars)
Table 4-15
Distribution Of U.S. Households By Demographic Characteristic, 2010-
2015 (percent)
Table 4-16
U.S. Spending On Nonresidential Building construction Put In
Place By Building Type, 2012-2017 (dollars)
Table 4-17
U.S. Nonresidential Construction Spending By Region And
State, 2007-2015 (dollars)
SECTION 5
THE COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT AND U.S. INDUSTRY COST STRUCTURE
Summary Of Major Findings
Number of U.S. Hardwood Flooring Manufacturers And Plants
Industry Profit Margins
Market Share Of Industry Leaders
Table 5-1
Number Of U.S. Hardwood Flooring Plants And Facility Revenues, 1992
2017 (dollars)
Table 5-2
U.S. Hardwood Flooring Plant Operating Ratios And Gross Profit Margin,
1992-2017 (percent): Payroll, Material Costs, And Gross Profit Margin
Table 5-3
Monthly Producer Price Trends For Hardwood Lumber, 2015-2017 (index)
Table 5-4
U.S. Hardwood Lumber Production, Exports, Imports, And Consumption,
1992-2017 (board feet)
Table 5-5
U.S. Hardwood Flooring Plant Capital Expenditures, 1992-2017 (dollars)
Table 5-6
Share Of U.S. Wood Flooring Supply For Seven Leading Manufacturers
And Marketers, 2012-2016 (percent)
Table 5-7
Sales And Profit Trends For Armstrong Wood Flooring Segment, 2000
2017 (dollars and percent): Sales, Operating Income, And Capital
Expenditures
SECTION 6
COMPANY PROFILES
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Wood Flooring Products
Manufacturing And Markets
Sales Trends And Market Share
Lumber Liquidators, Inc.
Flooring Products And Sources of Supply
Distribution and Store Network
Government Actions
Sales And Market Share
Mannington Mills
Wood Flooring Products
Sales And Market Share
Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Wood Flooring Products
Sales And Market Share
Mullican Flooring
Wood Flooring Products
Sales And Market Share
Shaw Industries, Inc.
Wood Flooring Products
Sales And Market Share
Somerset Hardwood Floors
Wood Flooring Products
Manufacturing And Sales

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