This report forecasts US household laundry equipment demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020; shipments in real (inflation-adjusted) terms are also forecast to 2020. Total demand and total shipments are segmented by product in terms of: washers and dryers.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, product distribution, and key brands and product development. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines demand and shipments, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each demand and shipment segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.