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Residential Lighting Fixtures


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The Specialists in Business Information market profile on residential lighting fixtures and portable lamps investigates the changes in the industry product mix, distribution channels, foreign sourcing, and other factors affecting this $3.1-billion industry. Categories include wraparound fixtures, ceiling fixtures, wall fixtures, track lighting, recessed fixtures, outdoor lighting, and floor and table lamps. U.S. imports are provided by sector, by material, and by major country of origin. The study also profiles 16 worldwide manufacturers. Individual sections are available. Call for prices.


Section 1 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Market Trends

  • Executive Summary
  • Synopsis
  • Growth Analysis
  • Shifting Product Mix and Distribution Channels
  • Rising Foreign Competition
  • Strengthening Product Lines and Marketing
  • Industry Consolidation
  • Outlook
  • Table 1-1 Value of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Market Sales: 1989-2002 (dollars): Total Shipments, Lighting Fixtures, and Portable Lamps
  • Table 1-2 Real U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Market Sales: 1989-2002 (dollars): Total Shipments, Lighting Fixtures, and Portable Lamps
  • Table 1-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Electric Lamps: 1984-1997 (index)
  • Table 1-4 Comparative Profit Margins for Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Plants and Total Lighting Equipment Plants: 1977-1997 (percent)
  • Scope and Methodology

Section 2 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Shipments

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 2-1 Value of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Shipments: 1977-2002 (dollars): Total Shipments, Lighting Fixtures, and Portable Lamps
  • Table 2-2 Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamps' Share of Total U.S. Lighting Equipment Shipments: 1977-2002 (dollars and percent): Total Lighting Equipment Shipments, Percent Gross Domestic Product, and Commercial and Residential Fixtures and Lamps Percent Total
  • Table 2-3 Value of Complete U.S. Incandescent and Fluorescent Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Shipments: 1977-2002 (dollars)
  • Table 2-4 Value of Complete U.S. Indoor Residential Lighting Product Shipments by Type: 1992-2002 (dollars): Wraparounds, Ceiling or Pendant, Wall or Bracket, Track Lighting, Recessed, and Portable Lamps
  • Table 2-5 Value of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture Shipments by Type: 1977-2002 (dollars): Incandescent, Fluorescent, Parts Sold Separately, and Fixtures Not Specified by Kind
  • Table 2-6 Value of U.S. Residential Interior and Outdoor Incandescent Fixture Shipments: 1977-2002 (dollars)
  • Table 2-7 Value of U.S. Interior Incandescent Residential Fixture Shipments by Type: 1992-2002 (dollars): Ceiling or Pendant, Wall or Bracket, Track Lighting, and Recessed
  • Table 2-8 Value of U.S. Outdoor Incandescent Residential Fixture Shipments by Type: 1992-2002 (dollars): Designed for Attachment to House, Custom Lighting, and Not Designed for Attachment to House
  • Table 2-9 Value of U.S. Residential Fluorescent Fixtures by Type: 1992-2002 (dollars): Wraparounds, Ceiling Mounted, Pendant, Recessed, and Wall or Bracket
  • Table 2-10 Quantity U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture Shipments by Type: 1992-1997 (number): Incandescent and Fluorescent; Ceiling and Pendant, Wall or Bracket, Track, Recessed, Wraparounds, and Outdoor
  • Table 2-11 U.S. Average Value per Residential Lighting Fixture Shipped by Type: 1992-1997 (number): Incandescent and Fluorescent; Ceiling and Pendant, Wall or Bracket, Track, Recessed, Wraparounds, and Outdoor
  • Table 2-12 Value of U.S. Track Lighting Shipments by Track Lengths and Heads: 1992-1997 (dollars): Single Circuit Track Lengths, Multiple Circuit Track Lengths, and Heads and Track Sold Separately
  • Table 2-13 U.S. Incandescent Recessed Residential Fixture Shipments by Type and Average Value per Unit Shipped: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Recessed IC and Recessed Non-IC
  • Table 2-14 Quantity U.S. Incandescent Outdoor Residential Fixture Shipments by Type and Average Value per Unit Shipped: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Designed for Attachment to House, Custom Lighting, and Not Designed for Attachment to House
  • Table 2-15 U.S. Fluorescent Wraparound Residential Fixture Shipments by Type and Average Value per Unit Shipped: 1994 and 1995 (number and dollars): 4 Foot, Two Lamp; 4 Foot, Four Lamp; and All Other Residential
  • Table 2-16 U.S. Fluorescent Ceiling Mounted Residential Fixture Shipments by Type and Average Value per Unit Shipped: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Decorative and General Purpose
  • Table 2-17 Value of U.S. Portable Electric Lamp Shipments by Type: 1977-1997 (dollars): Incandescent, Fluorescent, Parts, and Not Specified by Kind
  • Table 2-18 Value of U.S. Incandescent Portable Electric Lamp Shipments With and Without Shade: 1977-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 2-19 Value of U.S. Shipments of Incandescent Portable Electric Lamps Shipped With a Shade by Type: 1977-1997 (dollars): Floor, Wall, Table, and Other Lamps
  • Table 2-20 U.S. Shipments of Textile-Type Lamp Shades Sold Separately: 1977-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 2-21 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Electric Lamps by Type: 1992-1997 (index): Incandescent Fixtures and Lamps by Type, Fluorescent Fixtures, and Fixture Components

Section 3 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Imports

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 3-1 Value of U.S. Imports of Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Lamps: 1989-2002 (dollars): Total Shipments, Lighting Fixtures, and Portable Lamps
  • Table 3-2 U.S. Imports of Residential Lighting Fixtures by Material and Average Value per Unit Imported: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Brass, Other Base Metal and Other Materials
  • Table 3-3 U.S. Imports of Portable Lamps by Target Market and Material: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): for Residential and Nonresidential Uses; Brass, Other Base Metal, and Other Materials
  • Table 3-4 U.S. Imports of Residential Lighting Fixtures for the Top Seven Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 3-5 U.S. Imports of Residential Lighting Fixtures by Material and by Major Country of Origin: 1992-1996 (number and dollars): Brass, Other Base Metal, and Other Materials
  • Table 3-6 U.S. Imports of Portable Lamps for Household Use for the Top Eight Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 3-7 U.S. Imports of Portable Lamps for Household Use by Material and by Major Country of Origin: 1992-1996 (number and dollars): Brass, Other Base Metals, and Other Materials
  • Table 3-8 U.S. Imports of Portable Lamps for Nonhousehold Use for the Top Ten Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 3-9 U.S. Imports of Portable Lamps for Nonhousehold Use by Material and by Major Country of Origin: 1992-1996 (number and dollars): Brass, Other Base Metals, and Other Materials

Section 4 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Lamp Purchases, Factors Affecting Demand, and Retail Distribution

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 4-1 Direct U.S. Household Spending on Portable Lamps and Lighting Fixtures: 1984-1997 (dollars)
  • Table 4-2 Direct U.S. Household Spending on Lamps and Lighting Fixtures by Demographic Characteristic: 1987-1995 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Household Size, and Region
  • Table 4-3 Average Direct U.S. Household Spending on Lamps and Lighting Fixtures by Demographic Characteristic: 1987-1995 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Household Size, and Region
  • Table 4-4 Lighting Fixture Purchases by U.S. New and Remodeling Residential Building Contractors and by Type of Building: 1977-1997 (dollars): New Single-Family Homes, 2-4 Unit Structures, Garden Apartments, High-Rise Apartments; Residential Remodeling, and Maintenance and Repairs
  • Table 4-5 Real U.S. Spending on Private and Public Residential Building Construction by Type of Structure: 1977-1997 (dollars): Single-Family Homes, Multi-Unit Structures, Improvements, and Public Housing
  • Table 4-6 Total U.S. Private Housing Demand by Sector and by Region: 1992-1997 (units): Existing Home Resales, New Housing Units Completed, and Mobile Home Placements
  • Table 4-7 New U.S. Privately Owned Housing Units Started by Type of Structure: 1980-1997 (number): Total Starts, and in Structures With One Unit, Two Units, Three and Four Units, and Five Units or More
  • Table 4-8 Monthly Private U.S. Housing Units Authorized by 19,000 Building Permit Places and by Region: 1996 and 1997 (number): Total U.S., Northeast, Midwest, South, and West
  • Table 4-9 Characteristics of New U.S. Housing Units Affecting Lighting Product Demand: 1985-1996 (units): Region, Number of Bedrooms, Number of Bathrooms, Garages, Number of Stories for Single-Family, Multi-Family Structures, and Mobile Homes
  • Table 4-10 Average Size per New U.S. Housing Unit by Type of Unit and Region: 1985-1995 (square feet): One-Family Homes, Multifamily Housing Units, and Mobile Homes
  • Table 4-11 U.S. Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Personal Income: 1980-1997 (percent and dollars): New Home Mortgage Interest Rates and Real Disposable Personal Income
  • Table 4-12 Distribution of U.S. Households by Demographic Characteristic: 1975-1995 (number and percent): Household Income, Household Size, Age of Household Head, Region, and Total Households
  • Table 4-13 Lighting Sales for Twenty-Three Major U.S. Retailers: 1994-1996 (dollars, percent, and number): Total Lighting Sales, Lighting Sales Percentage Total Sales, Number of Stores, and Average Lighting Sales per Store
  • Table 4-14 Which Brands Driving Home Center Chains' Table Lamp Sales, Winter 1997 (percent)
  • Table 4-15 Value of U.S. Exports of Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Lamps: 1982-2002 (dollars)
  • Table 4-16 Quantity U.S. Exports of Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Lamps and Average Value per Unit Exported: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 4-17 U.S. Exports of Residential Lighting Fixtures for the Top Seven Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 4-18 U.S. Exports of Portable Lamps for the Top Fifteen Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 4-19 Value of Canadian Shipments of Residential Lighting Fixtures and Portable Lamps by Product Type: 1992-1996 (Canadian dollars)
  • Table 4-20 Canadian Imports and Exports of Portable Lamps by Major Country of Origin and Destination: 1992-1996 (number and Canadian Dollars)

Section 5 U.S. Residential Lighting Usage

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 5-1 Number of Indoor Lights Used in U.S. Housing Units by Number of Hours per Day: 1993 (number): Total Lights, Incandescent, and Fluorescent; 1-4, 4-12, and More Than 12 Hours
  • Table 5-2 Mean Annual Electricity Consumption for Lighting by Type of U.S. Residence and by Region, and Cost of Electricity: 1993 (kilowatt hour and cents): Single-Family Homes, Apartments, and Mobile Homes; Northeast, Midwest, South, and West
  • Table 5-3 Mean U.S. Annual Lighting Electricity Consumption and Electricity Expenditures by Family Income, People per Household, and by Rooms in House (Kilowatt Hours, Dollars, and Cents)
  • Table 5-4 Distribution of U.S. Household Indoor Lights by Room and by Type of Bulb: 1993 (percent): Bathroom, Bedroom, Dining Room, Den, Hall/Stairway, Kitchen, Living Room, and Laundry/Other Rooms; Incandescent, Fluorescent, Halogen, and Other Bulbs
  • Table 5-5 Distribution of U.S. Household Indoor Lights by Bulb Type and Hours Used: 1993 (percent): Incandescent Low, Medium, and High; Fluorescent Short, Long, and Compact; Halogen; Less Than One Hour, 1-1.9 Hours, 2-3.9 Hours, 4-7.9 Hours, 8-11.9 Hours, and 12 Hours or More
  • Table 5-6 Distribution of U.S. Households by Light Usage and by Heated Floor Space Category: 1993 (percent): Incandescent Lights Used by Hours Used per Day, Fluorescent Lights Used by Hours Used per Day, Use of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Use of Halogen Light Bulbs, and Use of Outdoor Lighting Products
  • Table 5-7 Distribution of U.S. Households by Light Usage and by Family Income Category: 1993 (percent): Incandescent Lights Used by Hours Used per Day, Fluorescent Lights Used by Hours Used per Day, Use of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Use of Halogen Light Bulbs, and Use of Outdoor Lighting Products
  • Table 5-8 U.S. Residential Electric Utility Retail Sales and Retail Prices: 1977-1997 (kilowatt hour and cents)
  • Table 5-9 Common Residential Light Bulbs and Their Characteristics: Incandescent, Fluorescent Tube, Compact Fluorescent, and Halogen

Section 6 Cost Structure and Profitability of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Plants

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 6-1 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1997 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Gross Profit Margin
  • Table 6-2 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plant Material Purchases by Kind: 1987-1997 (dollars): Fabricated Metal Products, Paperboard Containers, Steel Shapes and Forms, Castings, Flat Glass, Bulbs, Plastics Resins and Products, Insulated Wire and Cable, Copper Shapes and Forms, and Others
  • Table 6-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs: 1992-1997 (index): Metal Forgings and Stampings, Paperboard Containers, Steel Mill Products, Lamp Shades, Wiring Devices, Foundry and Forge Shop Products, Flat Glass, Bolts, Nuts, and Other Fasteners, Lamp Bulbs, Plastics Resins, Nonferrous Mill Shapes, Nonferrous Wire and Cable, and Fluorescent Ballasts
  • Table 6-4 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Lamp Bulbs by Type: 1992-1997 (index): Total Lamp Bulbs, Large Incandescent Lamps, Fluorescent Lamps, and Other Electrical Discharge
  • Table 6-5 U.S. Residential Lighting and Portable Electric Lamp Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1997 (number, percent, and dollars): Total Employees, Production Workers Percent Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
  • Table 6-6 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plant Labor Productivity Indicators: 1984-1997 (dollars): Shipments per Employee in Current and Real Dollars
  • Table 6-7 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plant New Capital Expenditures: 1982-1995 (dollars and percent): Total Capital Expenditures, Five-Year Moving Average, and Percent New Building and Machinery
  • Table 6-8 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plant Inventory Analysis: 1982-1995 (ratio and percent): Inventory/Shipment Ratio; and Distribution of Total Inventories in Finished Products, Work-in-Process, and Materials and Supplies
  • Table 6-9 Number and Operating Ratios of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture Plants: 1977-1992 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures
  • Table 6-10 Number and Operating Ratios of Portable Electric Lamp Plants: 1977-1992 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Plants, Plant Shipments, Payroll and Material Costs Percent Shipments, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures
  • Table 6-11 Number, Revenues, and Operating Ratios of Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plants for Fifteen States: 1992 (number, dollars, and percent)
  • Table 6-12 Number of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plants by State and by Employees 1994 (number)

Section 7 U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Competitive Environment

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Table 7-1 Number of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Companies, Plants, and Facility Revenues: 1977-1997 (number and dollars)
  • Table 7-2 Number of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Manufacturers for Thirty Product Categories: 1992-1995 (number)
  • Table 7-3 Distribution of U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Electric Lamp Plants, Shipments, and Operating Ratios by Number of Employees: 1987-1994 (number, dollars, and percent)
  • Table 7-4 U.S. Residential Lighting Product Sales for Four Top Manufacturers and Marketers and Share of the United States Supply: 1996 (dollars and percent)
  • Table 7-5 Sales and Profit Trends for Four U.S. Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Companies: 1992-1997 (dollars and percent)
  • Table 7-6 Catalina Lighting's Sales and Profit Margins by World Area: 1994-1996 (dollars and percent): United States, Asia, and Other

Section 8 Residential Lighting Fixture and Portable Lamp Competitor Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments

  • Summary of Major Findings
  • New Product Introductions
  • Revamped Halogen Torchiere Lines
  • Licensing Agreements Signed
  • Growing Home Center Distribution Channel
  • Increases in Foreign Sourcing
  • Sources, Methodology, and Objectives
  • Accent Lamp & Shade Co.
  • Advanced Lighting Technologies
  • Catalina Lighting, Inc.
  • Cheyenne Industries
  • Cooper Industries, Inc.
  • Csl Lighting Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Emess PLC
  • The Genlyte Group Inc.
  • Holmes Products Corp.
  • Hunter Fan Co.
  • Il International Inc.
  • Juno Lighting, Inc.
  • M.G. Products, Inc.
  • National Service Industries, Inc.
  • Thomas Industries, Inc.
  • U.S. Industries, Inc.

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