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This market profile covers trends in U.S. door shipments, imports, end-use markets, factors affecting domestic demand, exports, industry cost structure, and the competitive environment. Profiles 33 worldwide door manufacturers, detailing door manufacturing operations and recent company developments. Profiles include Premdor, Griffon, Overhead Door, Stanley, and Wayne-Dalton.


Section 1: U.S. Door Industry Trends
Executive Summary

  • Table 1-1 U.S. Shipments of Doors and Door Frames, 1972-2002 (Dollars)
  • Table 1-2 Doors' Position In the U.S. Building Materials Industry, 1972-2002 (Dollars and Percent): U.S. Building Material Shipments, Percent Gross Domestic Product, and Doors Percent Building Materials
  • Table 1-3 U.S. Shipments of Prime and Storm Doors and Door Frames, 1972-2002 (Dollars)
  • Table 1-4 U.S. Shipments of Metal and Wood Prime and Storm Doors, 1972-2002 (Dollars)
  • Table 1-5 Shipments and Growth Rates for Major U.S. Door Industry Product Sectors, 1992 and 1997 (Dollars and Percent): Metal Industrial, Residential, Commercial, Shower and Storm Doors; Wood Panel, Flush, Screen, Garage, Louver, Patio, Bi-Fold, and Other Wood Doors
  • Table 1-6 U.S. Quantity Metal and Wood Door Shipments, 1972-2002 (Number)
  • Table 1-7 Comparative Growth Trends of U.S. Unit Door Shipments and Real Construction Spending, 1972-1997 (Index)
  • Table 1-8 U.S. Shipments of Metal and Wood Door Frames, 1972-2002 (Dollars)
  • Table 1-9 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Door Products, 1987-2002 (Index)
  • Scope and Methodology

Section 2: U.S. Metal and Wood Door Shipments
Summary of Major Findings

  • Table 2-1 Value of U.S. Metal Door Shipments by Market Sector, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Institutional, Shower Doors and Tub Enclosures, and Storm Doors
  • Table 2-2 Distribution of U.S. Dollar Metal Door Shipments by Market Sector, 1972-1997 (Percent): Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Institutional, Shower Doors and Tub Enclosures, and Storm Doors
  • Table 2-3 U.S. Quantity Metal Door Shipments by Market Sector, 1972-1997 (Number): Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Institutional, Shower Doors, Storm Doors, and Total
  • Table 2-4 U.S. Shipments of Aluminum and Iron and Steel Prime Metal Doors, 1972-1997
  • Table 2-5 Value of U.S. Metal Industrial Door Shipments by Material and by Type, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Aluminum and Iron and Steel; Overhead, Sliding, Swing, and Other
  • Table 2-6 Value of U.S. Metal Residential Door Shipments by Material and by Type, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Aluminum and Iron and Steel; Swing, Sliding, Garage, Steel Composite, Insulated Steel Entrance, and Other
  • Table 2-7 Value of U.S. Metal Commercial and Institutional Door Shipments by Material and by Type, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Aluminum and Iron and Steel; Overhead and Sliding, Swing, and Other
  • Table 2-8 Quantity U.S. Prime Aluminum and Iron and Steel Door Shipments by Market Sector, 1972-1997 (Number): Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Institutional, and Total
  • Table 2-9 Average Value Per U.S. Aluminum and Iron and Steel Door Shipped by Type, 1977-1997 (Dollars): Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Institutional, Shower Doors, and Storm Doors
  • Table 2-10 U.S. Shipments of Metal Door Frames by Type, 1972-1997 (Dollars and Number): Aluminum, Steel 16 Gauge and Heavier, and Steel Lighter Than 16 Gauge
  • Table 2-11 Value of U.S. Wood Door Shipments by Major Market Sector, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Total, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, and Specialty Doors
  • Table 2-12 Value of U.S. Wood Door Shipments by Type, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Panel, Flush, Storm Doors, Louver, Patio, Bi-Fold, and Other
  • Table 2-13 Distribution of U.S. Dollar Wood Door Shipments by Type, 1972-1997 (Percent): Panel, Flush, Storm Doors, Garage, Louver, Patio, Bi-Fold, and Other
  • Table 2-14 U.S. Quantity Wood Door Shipments by Type, 1972-1997 (Number): Panel, Flush, Storm, Garage, Louver, Patio, Other, and Total
  • Table 2-15 Distribution of U.S. Quantity Wood Door Shipments by Type, 1972-1997 (Percent): Panel, Flush, Storm, Garage, Louver, Patio, Other, and Total
  • Table 2-16 Average Value Per U.S. Wood Door Shipped by Type, 1977-1997 (Dollars): Panel, Flush, Screen and Storm, Garage, Louver, Patio, Bi-Fold, and Other
  • Table 2-17 U.S. Shipments of Wood Panel Doors by Type, 1972-1997 (Number and Dollars): Douglas Fir, Western Pines, and Other Species
  • Table 2-18 U.S. Shipments of Wood Hollow Core Flush Doors by Type, 1972-1997 (Number and Dollars): Softwood Faces, Hardwood Faces, Hardboard Faces, and Other Faces
  • Table 2-19 U.S. Shipments of Wood Solid Core Flush Doors by Type, 1972-1997 (Number and Dollars): Solid Wood Core, Solid Composite Core, Hardboard Faces, and Other Faces
  • Table 2-20 U.S. Shipments of Wood Door Frames, 1972-1997 (Number and Dollars)
  • Table 2-21 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Metal and Wood Doors by Type and Their Frames, 1987-1997 (Index): Metal Doors and Frames, Aluminum Doors by Type, Iron and Steel Doors by Type, Steel Door Frames, Combination Screen and Storm Doors, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors by Type, Other Wood Doors by Type, and Wood Door Frames

Section 3: U.S. Door Imports
Summary of Major Findings

  • Table 3-1 U.S. Door and Door Frame Imports by Material, 1987-1996 (Dollars): Metal, Wood, and Plastic
  • Table 3-2 U.S. Imports of Metal Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Product and by Material, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Dollars): Stainless Steel Doors and Frames, Iron or Steel Door Thresholds, Iron or Steel Doors, Aluminum Door Thresholds, and Aluminum Doors
  • Table 3-3 U.S. Imports of Metal Doors, Frames, and Thresholds for the Top Eight Countries of Origin, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Value)
  • Table 3-4 U.S. Imports of Iron or Steel and Aluminum Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Product and by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Dollars): Stainless Steel Doors and Frames, Iron or Steel Door Thresholds, Iron or Steel Doors, Aluminum Door Thresholds, and Aluminum Doors
  • Table 3-5 U.S. Imports of Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Type, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars): Flush Doors, French Doors, Other Doors, and Total
  • Table 3-6 U.S. Imports of Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars)
  • Table 3-7 U.S. Imports of Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Type and by Major Country of Origin, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars): Flush Doors, French Doors, and Other Doors
  • Table 3-8 U.S. Imports of Plastic Doors and Door Frames for the Top Three Countries of Origin, 1995 and 1996 (Number and Dollars)

Section 4: U.S. Door End-Use Markets and Distribution Data
Summary of Major Findings

  • Table 4-1 U.S. Sales of Entry and Passage Doors by Market and Application, 1994-1999 (Number): Residential Entry and Passage Doors; and Nonresidential Entry and Passage Doors
  • Table 4-2 U.S. Sales of Residential Entry and Passage Doors by Material, 1994-1999 (Number): Steel, Wood, Fiberglass, and Other
  • Table 4-3 U.S. Sales of Nonresidential Entry and Passage Doors by Material, 1994-1999 (Number): Steel, Aluminum, Wood, and Other
  • Table 4-4 U.S. Sales of Residential Patio Doors by Market and Material, 1989-1999 (Number): Aluminum and Other Patio Doors for New Construction and Patio Doors for Remodeling and Replacement
  • Table 4-5 U.S. Spending On Replacement Windows and Doors In Residential Properties, 1993-1995 (Dollars): Alterations, Major Replacements and Maintenance, and Repairs
  • Table 4-6 U.S. Shipments of Residential and Light Commercial Garage Doors by Material, 1972-1997 (Dollars): Iron and Steel and Wood
  • Table 4-7 Door Purchases by U.S. Mobile Home Plants, 1982-1997 (Dollars): Total Purchases, Percent Total Material Inputs, and Door Purchases Per Plant
  • Table 4-8 Door Purchases by U.S. Prefabricated Wood Building Plants, 1972-1997 (Dollars and Percent): Total Purchases, Percent Total Material Inputs, Door Purchases Per Plant, Metal Doors, and Wood Doors
  • Table 4-9 Door and Window Product Purchases by U.S. Recreational Vehicle Plants, 1977-1997 (Dollars): Motor Homes and Travel Trailers; Metal and Wood Products
  • Table 4-10 Share of U.S. Home Builder Door Purchases for the Top Eight Companies Mentioned by Door Type, 1992 and 1996 (Percent): Bi-Fold, Exterior and Entry, Interior, Sliding, Patio, and Sectional Garage
  • Table 4-11 Builder Door Purchasing Decisions by Door Type, 1996 (Percent): Who Decides On the Type/Style, Who Decides On the Brand, Where Is the Product Purchased, Who Makes the Purchase, and Who Installs the Product; Entry, Garage, Interior, and Patio Doors
  • Table 4-12 Number of U.S. Building Materials Dealers Selling Doors and Their Door Sales, 1987-1997 (Number and Dollars)
  • Table 4-13 Where U.S. Remodelers Purchased Doors and Windows by Type of Outlet, 1990 and 1995 (Percent): Specialty Store, Lumber Yard, Wholesaler, Traditional Home Center, Warehouse Home Center, and Hardware Store
  • Table 4-14 Brands Home Center Chains Perceiving to Drive Their Door Business, Spring of 1996 (Percent): Metal Entry Doors, Wood Entry Doors, and Storm Doors

Section 5: Factors Affecting U.S. Door Demand
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 (Units): Existing Home Resales, New Housing Units Completed, and Mobile Home Placements
  • Table 5-4 New Privately Owned Housing Units Started by Type of Structure, 1980-1997 (Number): Total Starts, and In Structures With 1 Unit, 2 Units, 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 Newly Completed U.S. Housing Units Affecting Door Demand, 1985-1995 (Number): One-Family and Multi-Family; Region, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Garages, and Stories
  • Table 5-7 Average Size Per New U.S. Housing Unit by Type of Unit and Region, 1985-1995
  • Table 5-8 Number of Existing U.S. Housing Units by Characteristic, 1980-1993
  • Table 5-9 U.S. Residential Property Owner Expenditures for Improvements, Additions, Alterations and Repairs, 1972-1996 (Dollars)
  • Table 5-10 Monthly U.S. Building Materials Dealers Sales, 1993-1996 86
  • Table 5-11 Number of U.S. Households and Average Household Size, 1960-2002 (Number)
  • Table 5-12 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 5-13 U.S. Nonresidential Contract Awards by Building Type and Region, 1990-1997 (Square Feet): Office/ Mercantile, Institutional, and Manufacturing/Other
  • Table 5-14 U.S. Recreational Vehicle Shipments, 1992-1996 (Number): Travel Trailers, Campers, and Motor Homes
  • Table 5-15 U.S. Shipments of Bathtubs and Shower Stalls, 1972-1997 (Number)
  • Table 5-16 Number of U.S. Original Equipment Manufacturing End- Use Market Plants by State, 1994 (Number): Mobile Homes, Prefabricated Wood Buildings, Prefabricated Metal Buildings, Motor Homes, and Travel Trailers and Campers; Total Plants and Those With 20 or More Employees

Section 6: U.S. Door Exports and the Canadian Door Industry
Summary of Major Findings

  • Table 6-1 U.S. Door and Door Frame Exports by Material, 1977-1996 (Dollars): Metal, Wood, and Plastic
  • Table 6-2 U.S. Exports of Metal Doors, Windows, Frames, and Thresholds by Material, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Dollars): Iron or Steel, Aluminum, and Total
  • Table 6-3 U.S. Exports of Metal Doors, Windows, Frames, and Thresholds for the Top Fifteen Countries of Destination, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Value)
  • Table 6-4 U.S. Exports of Metal Doors, Windows, Frames, and Thresholds of Iron or Steel and Aluminum by Major Country of Destination, 1990-1996 (Pounds and Dollars)
  • Table 6-5 U.S. Exports of Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Type, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars): Flush Doors, Other Doors, and Total
  • Table 6-6 U.S. Exports of Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds for the Top Eight Countries of Destination, 1990-1996 (Number and Value)
  • Table 6-7 U.S. Exports of Flush and Other Wood Doors, Frames, and Thresholds by Major Country of Destination, 1990-1996 (Number and Dollars)
  • Table 6-8 U.S. Exports of Plastic Doors and Door Frames for the Top Five Countries of Destination, 1995 and 1996 (Number and Dollars)
  • Table 6-9 Canadian Door and Window Industry Analysis, 1990 and 1994 (Number, Dollars, and Percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Employees; Average Production Workers, Wages, and Hours; Nonproduction Workers and Annual Salary
  • Table 6-10 Canadian Door Shipments by Material and Type, 1990 and 1993 (Canadian Dollars): Wood Flush, Pre-Hung, Louver, Cabinet, Panel Doors and Other Doors, Iron and Steel Garage, Residential, and Other Doors; and Aluminum Residential Sliding, Commercial and Industrial, and Other Doors
  • Table 6-11 Canadian Quantity Wood Door Shipments and Average Value Per Unit Shipped by Select Door Type, 1988-1993 (Number and Dollars): Flush Type, Bi-Fold, and Panel
  • Table 6-12 Canadian Door Exports by Material and by Major Country of Destination, 1992-1995 (Canadian Dollars): Wood, Iron or Steel, and Aluminum
  • Table 6-13 Canadian Door Imports by Material and by Major Country of Origin, 1992-1995 (Canadian Dollars): Wood, Iron or Steel, and Aluminum
  • Table 6-14 Housing Starts In Canada, 1987-1996 (Number): Single Detached and Other Types

Section 7: Cost Structure of U.S. Door Plants and the Competitive Environment
Summary of Major Findings

  • Table 7-1 Number and Revenues of U.S. Door Plants by Industry Sector, 1972-1997 (Number and Dollars): Metal Doors and Frames, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, Specialty Wood Doors, and Total
  • Table 7-2 U.S. Door Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins by Industry Sector, 1972-1997 (Percent): Metal Doors and Frames, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, Specialty Wood Doors, and Total
  • Table 7-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs, 1977-1997 (Index): Steel Mill Products, Aluminum Shapes, Lumber, Plywood, Flat Glass, and Builders' Hardware
  • Table 7-4 U.S. Shipments of Door Screens, Number of Manufacturers, and Price Trends, 1977-1997 (Dollars)
  • Table 7-5 U.S. Door Plant Labor Situation, 1972-1997 (Number, Dollars, and Percent)
  • Table 7-6 U.S. Door Plant Labor Situation by Industry Sector, 1972-1997 (Number, Dollars, and Percent): Metal Doors and Frames, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, Specialty Wood Doors, and Total Door Plants
  • Table 7-7 U.S. Door Plant Capital Expenditures by Industry Sector, 1972-1992 (Dollars and Percent): Metal Doors and Frames, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, Specialty Wood Doors, and Total Door Plants
  • Table 7-8 U.S. Door Shipments by Industry Sector and by State, 1987 and 1992 (Dollars): Metal Doors and Frames, Interior and Exterior Wood Doors, and Specialty Wood Doors
  • Table 7-9 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Door Manufacturers by Product Line, 1982-1992 (Number and Dollars): Aluminum Doors by Type, Iron and Steel Doors by Type, Other Metal Doors, Wood Panel and Flush Type Doors by Material, Other Wood Doors by Type, and Metal and Wood Door Frames
  • Table 7-10 Share of the Total U.S. Door Supply for Ten Major Door Manufacturers, 1995 (Percent)
  • Table 7-11 Sales and Profit Trends for Five Worldwide Door Manufacturers, 1992-1996 (Dollars and Percent)
  • Table 7-12 Premdor Sales and Profit Margins by Geographic Area, 1994-1996 (Canadian Dollars): United States, Canada, and Europe
  • Table 7-13 Index of Morgan Products Unit Door Sales, 1984-1995 (Index)
  • Table 7-14 Weyerhauser Sales and Production of Hardwood Doors, 1987-1995 (Number)
  • Table 7-15 Sales and Employment Estimates for Twenty-Five Top U.S. Door Manufacturers, 1995 (Dollars and Number)

Section 8: Competitive Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments
Summary of Major Findings
Acquisition Activity
Foreign Market Penetration
New Product Developments
Methodology, Sources, and Objectives
Berisford Plc
Caradon Plc
Cardo Ab
Crane Co.
Diamond Home Services, Inc.
Epwin Group Plc
Griffon Corp.
Hurd Millwork Co.
Ingersoll-Rand Co.
International Aluminum Corp.
International Paper Co.
Jeld-Wen, Inc.
Lindab Ab
Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
Marvin Windows and Doors
Masco Corp.
Morgan Products Ltd.
Nabco Ltd.
NCI Building Systems, Inc.
Newman Tonks Group Plc
Overhead Door Corp.
Patrick Industries, Inc.
Ply Gem Industries, Inc.
Premdor, Inc.
Royal Plastics Group, Ltd.
The Rugby Group Plc.
Sanwa Shutter Corp.
The Stanley Works
Tateyama Aluminum Industry Co., Ltd.
Tomkins, Plc.
United Dominion Industries, Ltd.
Weather Shield Manufacturing, Inc.
Weyerhauser Co.

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