Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:
Companies in this industry manufacture household textile products. Major companies include American Textile Company, Hollander Sleep Products, Pacific Coast Feather Company, and WestPoint Home (based in the US); as well as Springs Global (based in Brazil), U10 (France), Welspun India (India), and Vincenzo Zucchi (Italy).
Demand depends on consumer income and the rate of household formation. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations. Large companies have economies of scale in production of high-volume items. Small companies can compete successfully by specializing. The US industry is concentrated: the top 50 companies generate nearly 65% of industry revenue.
PRODUCTS, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY
Major products include pillows and cushions, which account for more than 40%, followed by curtains (about 20%), and comforters and quilts (about 10%) as well as pillows, bed, and manmade fiber-filled products (10%). Other products include household textile products, sheets and pillowcases, and mattress protectors.
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