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Door Hardware

This market profile covers the $3.2 billion door hardware market, which includes door locks, padlocks, exit devices, door closers, and electronic locks, as well as other door hardware product lines. Includes in-depth analysis of U.S. factory shipments, imports, end-use markets, exports, industry cost structure, and competitive environment. Profiles 19 worldwide manufacturers and reviews recent activities. Covers major competitor growth strategies and individual company financial statistics and market shares. Profiles American Brands, Black and Decker, and Ingersoll-Rand, among others.


Section 1: U.S. Door Hardware Market Trends
Executive Summary
Table 1-1 U.S. Door Hardware Market Sales, 1982-2002 (Dollars)
Table 1-2 U.S. Door Hardware Market Sales by Major Product Sector, 1987-2002 (Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers and Parts, Other Door Hardware, and Total Door Hardware
Table 1-3 Real U.S. Door Hardware Market Sales by Major Product Sector, 1987-1997 (Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers and Parts, Other Door Hardware, and Total Door Hardware
Table 1-4 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Door Hardware, 1992-1997 (Index)
Scope and Methodology

Section 2: U.S. Door Hardware Factory Shipments
Summary of Major Findings
Table 2-1 U.S. Shipments of Door Hardware, 1967-2002 (Dollars and Percent): Total Shipments, Growth Analysis, and Percent U.S. Building Material Shipments
Table 2-2 U.S. Shipments of Door Hardware by Major Product Sector, 1967-2002 (Dollars): Locks, Door Hinges, Door Closers, Exit Devices, Sliding and Folding Door Hardware, Screen and Storm Door Hardware, and Door Holders and Stops
Table 2-3 Distribution of U.S. Door Hardware Shipments by Major Product Sector, 1967-2002 (Percent): Locks, Door Hinges, Door Closers, Exit Devices, Sliding and Folding Door Hardware, Screen and Storm Door Hardware, and Door Holders and Stops
Table 2-4 U.S. Shipments of Locks by Major Type, 1967-2002 (Dollars): Total, Doorlocks, Padlocks, and Other Locking Devices
Table 2-5 U.S. Shipments of Doorlocks by Product Type, 1977-2002 (Dollars): Total; Bored, Cylindrical and Tubular; Mortise; Tubular and Mortise Deadlocks; Electronically or Electrically Operated Locks; All Other Types
Table 2-6 Distribution of U.S. Doorlock Shipments by Product Type, 1977-2002 (Percent): Total; Bored, Cylindrical and Tubular; Mortise; Tubular and Mortise Deadlocks; Electronically or Electrically Operated Locks, All Other Types
Table 2-7 U.S. Shipments of Padlocks by Type, 1977-2002 (Dollars): Total, Pin Tumbler, and Non-Pin Tumbler and Combination
Table 2-8 U.S. Shipments of Miscellaneous Locking Devices, 1977-1997 (Dollars): Architectural Trim, Key Blanks, Rim Locks and Other Locking Devices
Table 2-9 U.S. Shipments of Door Hinges by Type, 1977-2002 (Dollars): Butt Hinges, Other Door Hinges, and Total Door Hinge Shipments
Table 2-10 U.S. Shipments of Door Closers, Controls, and Checking Devices by Type, 1977-2002 (Dollars): Surface Applied, Concealed, Electro-Mechanical- Pneumatic, and Total Door Control Shipments
Table 2-11 Real U.S. Door Hardware Shipments by Product Sector, 1987-1997 (Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks, Key Blanks, Screen and Storm Door Hardware, Door Closers, Door Hinges, Other Locking Devices
Table 2-12 U.S. Door Hardware Producer Price Trends for Eighteen Product Lines, 1987-1997 (Index): Padlocks, Doorlocks, Other Locking Devices, Screen and Storm Door Hardware, Door Controls, and Door Hinges

Section 3: U.S. Door Hardware Imports
Summary of Major Findings
Table 3-1 Value of U.S. Imports of Door Hardware, 1982-1997 (Dollars): Total Imports, Growth Analysis, and Percent U.S. Market Sales
Table 3-2 Value of U.S. Imports of Door Hardware by Product Sector, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers, and Other Door Hardware
Table 3-3 Imports' Share of U.S. Market Sales by Door Hardware Product Sector, 1992 and 1996 (Percent): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers, and Other Door Hardware
Table 3-4 U.S. Imports of Padlocks by Type, Size, and Average Value Per Unit, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars): With or Without Cylinder or Pin Tumbler; Not Over 3.8 CM in Width, Over 3.8 CM but not Over 6.4 CM, and Over 6.4 CM
Table 3-5 U.S. Quantity Imports of Other Door Hardware and Average Value Per Unit Imported, 1995 and 1996 (Pounds and Dollars): Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers, and Other Door Hardware
Table 3-6 Value of U.S. Door Hardware Imports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin, 1990-1996 (Dollars)
Table 3-7 U.S. Imports of Padlocks for the Top Seven Countries of Origin, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars)
Table 3-8 U.S. Imports of Doorlocks and Keys by Type and by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Interior and Exterior Doorlocks; Locks for Garage, Overhead or Sliding Doors; and Keys Sold Separately
Table 3-9 U.S. Imports of Door Hinges and Parts by Type and by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Hinges for Interior and Exterior Doors, and Hinges for Garage, Overhead, or Sliding Doors; Iron or Steel, Aluminum or Zinc, and Other Metals
Table 3-10 U.S. Imports of Door Closers and Other Door Hardware by Type by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Door Closers, Door Stops and Related Products and by Metal, and Other Door Hardware by Metal

Section 4: U.S. Electrical Door Opener Market
Summary of Major Findings Table 4-1 U.S. Shipments of Electrical Door Openers, 1982-1997 (Dollars)
Table 4-2 U.S. Shipments, Manufacturers, and Producer Price Trends for Electrical Door Openers by Type, 1982-1997 (Dollars, Number, and Index): Automatic Garage Door Openers and Electrical Door Openers
Table 4-3 U.S. Exports of Automatic Door Closers and Parts, 1989-1996 (Dollars)
Table 4-4 U.S. Exports of Automatic Door Closers and Parts for The Top Eleven Countries of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars)
Table 4-5 U.S. Imports of Automatic Door Closers and Parts, 1989-1996 (Dollars): Total Imports, Complete Automatic Door Closers, and Parts
Table 4-6 U.S. Imports of Automatic Door Closers and Parts by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Dollars)

Section 5: Factors Affecting U.S. Door Hardware Construction Markets
Summary of Major Findings
Table 5-1 U.S. Spending on Construction Put in Place by Market, 1972-1997 (Dollars and Index): Total, Private, Residential, Nonresidential, and Public
Table 5-2 Real U.S. Spending on Construction Put in Place by Market and Building Type, 1992-1996 (Dollars): Residential, Nonresidential, Public Buildings, Public Utilities, Public Facilities, and Total Construction
Table 5-3 Total U.S. Housing Demand by Sector and by Region, 1992-1997 (Number): Existing Home Resales, New Housing Units Completed, and Mobile Home Placements
Table 5-4 New Privately Owned U.S. Housing Units Completed by Type of Structure, 1977-1997 (Number): Total, Single-Family, Two-Family, 3 and 4 Units, and 5 Units or More
Table 5-5 Monthly Private U.S. Housing Units Authorized by 19,000 Building Permit Places and by Region, 1995 and 1996 (Number): Total U.S., Northeast, Midwest, South, and West
Table 5-6 Characteristics of New U.S. Housing Units Affecting Door Demand, 1985-1995 (Number): Region, Number of Bedrooms, Number of Bathrooms, Garages, Number of Stories for Single-Family, Multi-Family Structures, and Mobile Homes
Table 5-7 U.S. Residential Property Owner Expenditures for Improvements, Additions, Alterations, and Repairs, 1972-1996 (Dollars)
Table 5-8 U.S. Spending On Replacement Windows and Doors in Residential Properties, 1993-1995 (Dollars): Alterations, Major Replacements and Maintenance, and Repairs
Table 5-9 U.S. Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Personal Income, 1980-1996 (Percentage and Dollars): New Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Real Disposable Personal Income
Table 5-10 Number of U.S. Households and Average Household Size, 1960-2002 (Number)
Table 5-11 Characteristics of Existing U.S. Housing Units, 1980-1993 (Number):Units in Structure, Region, Bedrooms, Median Number of Rooms, Bathrooms, Square Feet, and Owner-Renter Occupied
Table 5-12 Purchases of Door and Other Builders' Hardware by Select U.S. Manufacturers, 1977-1994 (Dollars): Millwork, Structural Wood Members, Fabricated Wood Buildings, Mobile Homes, and Metal Door, Sash and Trim
Table 5-13 U.S. Unit Door Shipments by Material, 1972-1997 (Number): Total Doors, Wood Doors and Metal Doors

Section 6: U.S. Crime Rate Trends
Summary of Major Findings
Table 6-1 U.S. Crime Rates, 1967-1995 (Rate): Total, Violent Crime, and Property Crime
Table 6-2 U.S. Property Crime Rates by Type, 1967-1995 (Number): Total Property, Burglary, Larceny Theft, and Motor Vehicle Theft
Table 6-3 U.S. Household Burglary Rates by Demographic Characteristic, 1985-1994 (Rate): Total, Income Class, and Race
Table 6-4 U.S. Burglary Rates by Region and State, 1980-1995 (Rate)
Table 6-5 U.S. Burglaries and Average Value Lost, 1972-1995 (Number and Dollars): Residences and Nonresidences
Table 6-6 U.S. Property Stolen and Percent Recovered, 1985-1995 (Dollars and Percent): Currency, Jewelry, Clothing, Motor Vehicles, Office Equipment, Home Entertainment, Firearms, Household Goods, Consumable Goods, and Livestock

Section 7: U.S. Door Hardware Export Shipments and the Canadian Trade Situation
Summary of Major Findings
Table 7-1 Value of U.S. Exports of Door Hardware, 1982-1997 (Dollars): Total Exports, Growth Analysis, and Percent of U.S. Factory Shipments
Table 7-2 Value of U.S. Exports of Door Hardware by Product Sector, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers and Parts, and Other Door Hardware
Table 7-3 Exports' Share of Door Hardware Shipments by Product Sector, 1992 and 1996 (Percent): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers, and Other Door Hardware
Table 7-4 U.S. Quantity Padlock Exports and Average Value Per Unit Exported, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars)
Table 7-5 U.S. Quantity Exports of Other Door Hardware and Average Value Per Unit Exported, 1995 and 1996 (Pounds and Dollars): Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Door Hinges and Parts, Door Closers, and Other Door Hardware
Table 7-6 Value of U.S. Door Hardware Exports for the Top Fifteen Countries of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars)
Table 7-7 U.S. Exports of Padlocks for the Top Six Countries of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars)
Table 7-8 U.S. Exports of Doorlocks and Keys by Type and by Major Country of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Doorlocks for Interior and Exterior Doors; Locks for Garage, Overhead or Sliding Doors; and Keys Sold Separately
Table 7-9 U.S. Exports of Door Hinges and Parts by Type and by Major Country of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Hinges for Interior and Exterior Doors, and Hinges for Garage, Overhead, or Sliding Doors
Table 7-10 U.S. Exports of Door Closers and Other Door Hardware by Type and by Major Country of Destination, 1990-1996 (Dollars): Door Closers, Door Stops and Related Products, and Other Mountings and Fittings
Table 7-11 Canadian Imports of Door Hardware by Product and by Major Country of Origin, 1991-1995 (Canadian Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Hinges, Other Mountings and Fittings, and Automatic Door Closers
Table 7-12 Canadian Exports of Door Hardware by Product and by Major Country of Origin, 1991-1995 (Canadian Dollars): Doorlocks and Locksets, Keys Sold Separately, Hinges, Other Mountings and Fittings, and Automatic Door Closers
Table 7-13 Housing Starts in Canada, 1987-1996 (Number): Single Detached and Other Types

Section 8: Cost Structure of U.S. Door Hardware Plants and the Competitive Environment
Summary of Major Findings
Table 8-1 Number of U.S. Door Hardware and Related Hardware Plants and Facility Revenues, 1967-1997 (Dollars): Plants, Revenues, and Average Revenues Per Plant
Table 8-2 Operating Ratios and Profit Margins for U.S. Door Hardware and Related Hardware Plants, 1967-1997 (Percent): Payroll, Material Costs, and Gross Profits
Table 8-3 U.S. Door Hardware and Related Hardware Plant Labor Situation, 1967-1997 (Number and Dollars): Employees, Shipments Per Employee, Production Workers, Wages, and Weekly Hours
Table 8-4 New Capital Expenditures by U.S. Door Hardware and Related Hardware Plants, 1967-1994 (Dollars)
Table 8-5 Number of U.S. Door Hardware Manufacturers and Average Shipments Per Company by Product Line, 1982-1992 (Number and Dollars): Padlocks, Doorlocks, Architectural Trim, Key Blanks, Exit Devices, Screen and Storm Door Hardware, Door Controls, Hinges, Sliding and Folding Door Hardware, Door Holders and Stops, and Other Locking Devices
Table 8-6 U.S. Door Hardware Market Shares for the Top Ten Marketers, 1993 and 1995 (Percent)
Table 8-7 Sales and Profit Trends for Eight Door Hardware Manufacturers, 1991-1996 (Dollars and Percent): Best Lock, Black and Decker, FKI, Harrow Industries, Masco, The Stanley Works, Unican Security Systems, and Williams Holdings
Table 8-8 Sales and Employment Estimates for Eighteen Top U.S. Door Hardware Manufacturers and Marketers, 1995 (Dollars and Number)

Section 9: Company Profiles and Recent Developments
Summary of Major Findings
New Product Introductions
Acquisition Activity
Operating Efficiency Improvements
International Expansion
Methodology, Sources, and Objectives
American Brands, Inc.
American Lock Co., Inc.
Best (Frank E.) Inc.
The Black and Decker Corp.
Colonial Commercial Corp.
FKI Plc
Harrow Industries, Inc.
Hillenbrand Industries, Inc.
Ingersoll-Rand Co.
Masco Corp.
P & F Industries, Inc.
Pathfinder Innovation, Inc.
Poliet, S.A.
Ryobi, Ltd.
The Stanley Works
Unican Security Systems, Ltd.
Waxman Industries, Inc.
Williams Holdings, Plc.
Wynn's International, Inc.

Appendix 1: Sector Product Definitions

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