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Foodservice Equipment


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Section 1: Foodservice Equipment Industry Trends

    Executive Summary
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Sector Analysis
    International Marketing
    Marketing to Major Chains
    Competitive Environment
    Industry Profitability
    Outlook
    • Table 1-1 Value of U.S. Foodservice Equipment Industry Shipments: 1972-2003 (dollars)
    • Table 1-2 Value of U.S. Foodservice Equipment Shipments by Sector: 1987-2003 (dollars): Cooking Equipment, Food Preparation Equipment, Beverage Dispensing Equipment, Ice-Making Machines, Refrigerated Food Storage and Display Equipment, Dishwashers, Furniture and Fixtures, and Custom Fabricated Sheet Metal Work
    • Table 1-3 U.S. Foodservice Industry Profit Margins: 1995-1998 (percent)
    • Table 1-4 Share of U.S. Foodservice Equipment Shipments for Nine Major Competitors: 1997 (percent)
    • Table 1-5 Premark International's Food Equipment Group Sales, Profit Margins, and Capital Expenditures by World Area: 1995-1997 (dollars)
    Scope and Methodology

Section 2: Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Nonelectric Versus Electric Equipment
    Foreign Market Shipments
    Competitive Environment
    • Profit Margins
    • Table 2-1 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Market Sales: 1989-2003 (dollars)
    • Table 2-2 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Shipments by Major Product Sector: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Cooking Equipment, Food-Warming Equipment, and Parts and Accessories Sold Separately
    • Table 2-3 Value of U.S. Complete Commercial Cooking Equipment Shipments by Power Source: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Electric, and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-4 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking Equipment Shipments by Product Type: 1972-2003 (dollars): Ranges, Ovens, and Broilers; Deep-Fat Fryers; and Other Commercial Cooking Equipment
    • Table 2-5 Value of U.S. Commercial Range, Oven, and Broiler Shipments by Power Source: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Electric, and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-6 Value of U.S. Commercial Deep-Fat Fryer Shipments by Power Source: 1982-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Electric, and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-7 Value of Other U.S. Commercial Cooking Equipment Shipments by Power Source: 1982-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Electric, and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-8 Value of U.S. Commercial Food-Warming Equipment Shipments by Power Source: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Electric, and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-9 U.S. Unit Commercial Cooking Equipment Shipments by Product Type: 1992-1998 (number): Electric and Gas Ovens, Electric and Gas Ranges, Microwave Ovens, and Deep-Fat Fryers
    • Table 2-10 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment by Type and Power Source: 1993-1998 (index): Ranges and Ovens, Deep-Fat Fryers, Other Commercial Cooking Equipment, and Food-Warming Equipment; Electric and Nonelectric; and Parts and Accessories
    • Table 2-11 Number, Revenues, and Operating Ratios of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Plants: 1972-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditure Rate
    • Table 2-12 Number of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Manufacturers and Average Shipments per Company by Product Type and Power Source: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Ranges and Ovens, Deep-Fat Fryers, Other Commercial Cooking Equipment, and Food-Warming Equipment; Electric and Nonelectric
    • Table 2-13 Sales and Profit Trends for Seven Manufacturers of Commercial Cooking Equipment: 1993-1998 (dollars and percent)
    • Table 2-14 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Exports and Imports: 1982-1998 (dollars): Exports, Exports Percent Factory Shipments, Imports, and Imports Percent Market Sales
    • Table 2-15 U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Exports by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Microwave Ovens; Other Cooking Stoves, Ranges, and Ovens; Other Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment for Restaurants and Hotels; and Other Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment for Other Foodservices 34 Table 2-16 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Exports for the Top Twenty-Five Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 2-17 U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Imports by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Microwave Ovens; Aircraft Cooking Equipment; Other Cooking Stoves, Ranges, and Ovens; Other Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment for Restaurants and Hotels; and Other Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment for Other Foodservices
    • Table 2-18 Value of U.S. Commercial Cooking and Food-Warming Equipment Imports for the Top Ten Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 2-19 Canadian Supply of Commercial Cooking Equipment: 1992-1997 (Canadian dollars): Shipments and Imports by Major Country of Origin

Section 3: Commercial Food Preparation Machinery

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Competitive Environment and Profit Margins
    • Table 3-1 Value of U.S. Commercial Food Preparation Machinery and Parts Shipments: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Food Preparation Machinery, and Parts and Accessories
    • Table 3-2 Value of U.S. Complete Commercial Food Preparation Machinery Shipments by Type: 1972-2003 (dollars): Slicers, Choppers and Related Equipment, Mixers and Whippers, and Other Commercial Food Preparation Machines
    • Table 3-3 U.S. Unit Commercial Mixer Shipments: 1988-1998 (number)
    • Table 3-4 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Commercial Food Preparation Machinery by Type: 1993-1998 (index): Slicers, Choppers and Related Equipment, Other Food Preparation Equipment, and Parts
    • Table 3-5 Number, Revenues, and Operating Ratios of U.S. Commercial Food Preparation Machinery Plants: 1972-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Plant Shipments, Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures Rate
    • Table 3-6 Number of U.S. Commercial Food Preparation Machinery Manufacturers and Average Shipments per Company by Product Type: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Slicers, Choppers and Related Equipment, Mixers and Whippers, and Other Commercial Food Preparation Machines

Section 4: Beverage Dispensing Equipment

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Foreign Market Sales
    Competitive Environment
    • Table 4-1 Value of U.S. Beverage Dispensing Equipment Shipments: 1972-2003 (dollars): Mechanically Cooled Beverage Dispensers, Non-Mechanically Cooled Soda Fountain Equipment, and Non-Mechanically Cooled Beer Dispensing Equipment
    • Table 4-2 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Beverage Dispensing Equipment: 1992-1997 (index): Mechanically Cooled Beverage Dispensing Equipment and Soda Fountain Equipment
    • Table 4-3 Number of U.S. Beverage Dispensing Equipment Manufacturers by Type and Average Shipments per Manufacturer: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Mechanically Cooled Beverage Dispensers, Non-Mechanically Cooled Soda Fountain Equipment, and Non-Mechanically Cooled Beer Dispensing Equipment
    • Table 4-4 Sales and Profit Trends for Two Manufacturers of Beverage Dispensing Equipment: 1993-1998 (dollars and percent)
    • Table 4-5 U.S. Exports of Mechanically Refrigerated Soda Fountain and Beer Dispensing Equipment: 1987-1998 (number and dollars)
    • Table 4-6 Value of U.S. Exports of Mechanically Refrigerated Soda Fountain and Beer Dispensing Equipment for the Top Twenty-Five Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 4-7 U.S. Imports of Mechanically Refrigerated Soda Fountain and Beer Dispensing Equipment: 1989-1998 (number and dollars). 56

Section 5: Ice-Making Machines

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Foreign Market Sales
    Competitive Environment
    • Table 5-1 Value of U.S. Ice-Making Machine Market Sales: 1989-2003 (dollars)
    • Table 5-2 U.S. Ice-Making Machine Shipments: 1972-2003 (number and dollars)
    • Table 5-3 Value of U.S. Ice-Making Machine Shipments by Type: 1972-1998 (dollars): Self-Contained Ice Cube Makers; Self-Contained Flake and Chip Machines, Not Self-Contained; and Combination Ice Makers/Dispensers
    • Table 5-4 U.S. Quantity Ice-Making Machine Shipments by Type: 1972-1998 (number): Self-Contained Ice Cube Makers; Self-Contained Flake and Chip Machines, Not Self-Contained; and Combination Ice Makers/Dispensers
    • Table 5-5 U.S. Self-Contained Ice Cube Maker Shipments by Capacity: 1977-1996 (number and dollars): Automatic Under 200 lbs. and 201 lbs. and Over
    • Table 5-6 U.S. Self-Contained Flake and Chip Machine Shipments by Capacity: 1977-1996 (number and dollars): 300 lbs. and Under and Over 300 lbs.
    • Table 5-7 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Ice-Making Machines: 1992-1997 (index)
    • Table 5-8 Number of U.S. Ice-Making Machine Manufacturers by Equipment Type and Average Shipments per Company: 1987-1996 (number and dollars)
    • Table 5-9 Sales and Profit Trends for Two Ice Machine Manufacturers: 1993-1998 (dollars and percent)
    • Table 5-10 Value of U.S. Ice-Making Machine Exports and Imports: 1982-1998 (dollars): Exports, Exports Percent Factory Shipments, Imports, and Imports Percent Market Sales
    • Table 5-11 U.S. Ice-Making Machine Exports by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Self-Contained, Cube or Flake, Not Over 500 Pounds Capacity and All Others
    • Table 5-12 Value of U.S. Exports of Ice-Making Machines for the Top Twenty-Five Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 5-13 U.S. Ice-Making Machine Imports by Type: 1992-1998 (number and dollars): Self-Contained, Cube or Flake, Not Over 500 Pounds Capacity and All Others

Section 6: Commercial Dishwashing Equipment

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Foreign Market Shipments
    Competitive Environment
    • Table 6-1 Value of U.S. Commercial Dishwashing Machine and Part Shipments: 1972-2003 (dollars)
    • Table 6-2 Value of U.S. Complete Commercial Dishwashing Machine Shipments by Type: 1977-2003 (dollars): Conveyor and Other Types
    • Table 6-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Commercial Dishwashing Machines and Parts: 1993-1998 (index)
    • Table 6-4 Number of U.S. Commercial Dishwashing Machine and Part Manufacturers by Type and Shipments per Company: 1987-1997 (dollars): Conveyor and Other Type
    • Table 6-5 U.S. Commercial Dishwashing Machine and Parts
    • Exports: 1989-1998 (number and dollars)
    • Table 6-6 Value of Commercial Dishwashing Machine and Parts Exports for the Top Twenty Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 6-7 U.S. Commercial Dishwashing Machine and Parts Imports: 1989-1998 (number and dollars)

Section 7: Restaurant Furniture and Fixtures

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Product Line Shipments
    Competitive Environment and Profit Margins
    • Table 7-1 Value of U.S. Restaurant Furniture and Fixture Shipments by Major Type: 1972-2003 (dollars): Total Shipments, Chairs and Stools, Booths and Bars, and Other Furniture and Fixtures
    • Table 7-2 Value of U.S. Restaurant Chair and Stool Shipments by Material: 1972-2003 (dollars): Wood Upholstered, Wood Nonupholstered, and Metal
    • Table 7-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Restaurant Furniture and Fixtures by Type: 1992-1998 (index): Wood Chairs and Stools, Metal Chairs and Stools, Booths and Bars, and Other Furniture and Fixtures
    • Table 7-4 Number, Revenues, and Operating Ratios of U.S. Restaurant Furniture and Fixture Plants: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditure Rate
    • Table 7-5 Number of U.S. Restaurant Furniture and Fixture Manufacturers by Product Type and Average Shipments per Manufacturer: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Upholstered Wood Chairs and Stools, Nonupholstered Wood Chairs and Stools, Metal Chairs and Stools, Booths and Bars, and Other Furniture and Fixtures
    • Table 7-6 Sales and Profit Trends for Two Manufacturers of Restaurant and Hospitality Furniture: 1993-1998 (dollars and percent)

Section 8: Restaurant and Hotel Kitchen Sheet Metal Equipment

    Summary of Major Findings
    Market Size and Growth
    Competitive Environment
    • Table 8-1 Value of U.S. Restaurant and Hotel Kitchen Sheet Metal Equipment Shipments by Material: 1972-2003 (dollars): Steel and Aluminum
    • Table 8-2 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Steel Restaurant and Hotel Kitchen Sheet Metal Equipment: 1992-1998 (index)
    • Table 8-3 Number of U.S. Restaurant and Hotel Kitchen Sheet Metal Equipment Manufacturers by Material and Average Shipments per Company: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Steel and Aluminum

Section 9: Foodservice Industry Capital Spending

    Summary of Major Findings
    Industry Capital Expenditures
    Machinery Purchasing Situation
    Eating and Drinking Place Seating Capacity
    Restaurant and Hotel Equipment Dealers
    Equipment Spending by the Top Restaurant Chains
    • Table 9-1 U.S. Eating and Drinking Place Spending on Buildings and Machinery: 1982-2003 (dollars)
    • Table 9-2 U.S. Eating and Drinking Place Spending on Machinery by Type of Expenditure: 1982-1998 (dollars): Total, New Capital Expenditures, Expenditures for Used Equipment, Lease and Rental Payments, and Repair Spending
    • Table 9-3 U.S. Nonresidential Building Construction Spending by Type of Building: 1992-1998 (dollars)
    • Table 9-4 Prime Rate Charged by U.S. Banks: 1986-1998 (percent)
    • Table 9-5 Employment, Wages, Hours Worked and Productivity Trends at U.S. Eating and Drinking Places: 1988-1998 (Number, Dollars, and Index)
    • Table 9-6 U.S. Eating and Drinking Place Seating Capacity, Seats per Place, and Sales per Seat by Type of Place: 1982-1997 (number and dollars)
    • Table 9-7 U.S. Wholesale Restaurant and Hotel Equipment and Supplies Sales, and Number of Wholesalers Carrying Line: 1977-1998 (dollars)
    • Table 9-8 Restaurant and Hotel Equipment and Supplies Wholesale Sales and Number of U.S. Wholesalers Carrying Line for Fifteen Top State Markets: 1992 and 1997 (number and dollars)
    • Table 9-9 U.S. Equipment Spending for the Top 50 Foodservice Chains and Number of Units in Chain: 1996-1998 (dollars and number)

Section 10: Foodservice Industry Trends

    Summary of Major Findings
    Away-From-Home Food Consumption
    Commercial and Non-Commercial Foodservices
    Restaurant Menu Trends
    Regional Eating and Drinking Place Trends
    • Table 10-1 Foodservice Industry's Position in Total U.S. Food Spending: 1972-1998 (dollars): Total U.S. Food Spending, Food for Off Premise Use, and Meals and Snacks
    • Table 10-2 Consumer Price Trends for Food At-Home and Food Away-From-Home: 1982-1998 (index)
    • Table 10-3 U.S. Female Labor Participation Rate: 1977-1998
    • Table 10-4 U.S. Foodservice Sales by Type of Outlet: 1985-1998 (dollars): Restaurants, Fast-Food Outlets, Cafeterias, Caterers, Hotels and Motels, Retailers, Amusement Places, Drinking Places, Schools, Military, Plants and Office Buildings, Medical Facilities, Transportation Services, and Others
    • Table 10-5 Percent Distribution of U.S. Foodservice Sales by Type of Outlet: 1985-1998 (percent): Restaurants, Fast-Food Outlets, Cafeterias, Caterers, Hotels and Motels, Retailers, Amusement Places, Drinking Places, Schools, Military, Plants and Office Buildings, Medical Facilities, Transportation Services, and Others
    • Table 10-6 Number of U.S. Foodservices by Type of Outlet: 1987-1998 (number): Restaurants, Fast-Food Outlets, Cafeterias, Caterers, Hotels and Motels, Retailers, Amusement Places, Drinking Places, Schools, Military, Plants and Office Buildings, Medical Facilities, Transportation Services, and Others
    • Table 10-7 U.S. Eating Places by Principal Type of Menu: 1992 and 1997 (number and dollars): Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Other Ethnic, Seafood, Steak, Pizza, Chicken, Hamburger, Sub Shop, American, and Other
    • Table 10-8 U.S. Eating and Drinking Place Sales by Region and State: 1987-1997 (dollars)
    • Table 10-9 Number and Average Revenues for U.S. Eating and Drinking Places by Region and State: 1987-1997 (number and dollars)
    • Table 10-10 U.S. per Capita Eating and Drinking Place Sales and Population per Number of Eating and Drinking Places by Region and State: 1987-1997 (dollars and number)

Section 11: Competitive Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments

    Summary of Major Findings.
    New Products and Technologies
    Marketing Through New Overseas Plants and Sales Offices
    Penetrating Global Markets Through Acquisitions
    Focusing on Major Chains
    Methodology, Sources, and Objectives
      Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc
      Bullough PLC
      Dover Corp.
      Electrolux AB
      Falcon Products, Inc.
      Lancer Corp
      The Manitowoc Co., Inc.
      Maytag Corp.
      The Middleby Corp.
      Perfect Fry Corp.
      Premark International, Inc
      Scotsman Industries, Inc
      Shelby Williams Industries, Inc.
      Specialty Equipment Companies, Inc.
      Standex International Corp.
      TCBY Enterprises, Inc.
      Turbochef, Inc
      Welbilt Corp.

This Specialists in Business Information market profile on the $5.7 billion U.S. foodservice equipment industry reviews the growth and profit potential of commercial cooking and foodwarming equipment, commercial food preparation machinery, beverage dispensing equipment, ice-making machines, commercial dishwashing equipment, restaurant furniture and fixtures, and others. Each section provides shipments by product line, pricing movements, profitability, the competitive environment, and foreign market sales. SBI also evaluated the factors determining industry demand.


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