SBI analyzes the growth and profit potential for the U.S. office furniture industry. This $9.5 billion industry has received a boost from rising white collar employment and sharp gains in U.S. office building construction activity. Sections review U.S. shipments and price trends for seating products, desks, storage units and files, and systems furniture. Additional sections investigate U.S. imports, factors affecting domestic demand, the cost structure and profitability of U.S. plants, the competitive environment, distribution channels, U.S. home worker demographics, and the Canadian office furniture industry. Over 35 worldwide manufacturers are profiled to uncover competitor strategies.