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Knit Fabric Mills Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Knit Fabric Mills

Overview: the U.S. Knit Fabric Mills Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Knit Fabric Mills: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Knit Fabric Mills Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Knit Fabric Mills companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Knit Fabric Mills company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Knit Fabric Mills industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Knit Fabric Mills measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 65%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 48%
Textile Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 37%
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 24%
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 8%
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 6%
Other Production Occupations 11%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Material Moving Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Knit Fabric Mills Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Texollini trademarks "VAPORTEX" - Fabrics for the manufacture of clothing - 08/26/2014

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Camilla Franklin chosen to lead Tricots-Liesse bedding segment launch - Stretch-knit supplier Tricots-Liesse Inc. has named industry veteran ... She also has worked with AEC Narrow Fabrics and Lava, and has consulted independently for bedding major Serta Simmons Bedding LLC and other mattress makers. Franklin reports to ... (01/10/2018)
    • The Primark scarf for under a fiver identical to £350 Burberry version - Chunky knits, hats ... being 'made at a 200-year-old mill in the Scottish countryside'. The product description goes on to explain that it is made 'using 30 different steps, the scarf is woven on traditional looms. The fabric is washed in local spring ... (01/09/2018)
    • Applied Material, Treehouse Foods, Sumco, Acushnet Holdings and Great Southern as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - That would be hosiery and sock mills, textile and fabric finishing mills, other apparel knitting mills & curtain and linen mills. The job counts do not look as high as people think, though I bet most of the jobs damage was done earlier. The wages lost are ... (01/09/2018)
    • FASHION AWARDS: SUPPLIER/VENDOR OF THE YEAR AWARD - Antex Knitting Mills Antex Knitting Mills is a vertical knitting, dyeing, printing, and finishing company established in Los Angeles in 1973. The company produces approximately 1.5 million yards of fabric per week. Its traditional business is to provide ... (01/09/2018)
    • Fiber Market Set to Return to Old Slater Mill - The RI Hook & Needle Guild will hold their annual bake sale, and the Slater Mill Book Shop will be chock full of books and gifts. “We have a great model running, but still we try to improve Knitting Weekend every year. This year we’ve adding a fabric ... (01/07/2018)
    • Polartec unveils ingenious new Power Fill insulation fabric at ISPO trade show - The fabric technology company has a heritage stretching back more than a century. It began as the family-owned Malden Mills of Massachusetts in 1906 – producing wool-knit bathing suits, workmen’s sweaters and uniforms to keep American soldiers warm ... (01/02/2018)
    • America’s 25 dying industries include sound studios, textiles, newspapers - Textile and fabric finishing mills Employment change 2007-2016 ... annual wage: $37,529 The other apparel knitting mills industry classification includes knitting of outerwear, underwear, and nightwear. Like many other industries in the United States ... (12/28/2017)
    • Clothing giant Stitch Fix buys Mohnton Knitting Mills - Sterley St. in Shillington, that were formerly home to the Mohnton Knitting Mills. It paid $210,000 and $90,000 respectively ... our first Manufacturing facility," read a Stitch Fix ad. "Fabric made in the Shillington location will be completed by our ... (11/24/2017)
    • Woolstock Knit & Sew shop just keeps growing - So successful is her business, Woolstock Knit & Sew, that last fall Solomon moved into larger quarters at 4830 Butler Road. She stocks yarn and fabric and offers fee-based ... not for creativity," said Solomon, an Owings Mills resident, married and a ... (10/13/2014)
    • Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills Industry Group in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade Report - The Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills industry group report provides in-depth ... Except Socks (dyeing and finishing sheer hosiery without knitting sheer hosiery); 2252 - Hosiery, NEC (dyeing and finishing hosiery , except sheer ... (08/15/2008)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $15,565,484 on Knit Fabric Mills. It has awarded 168 contracts to 15 companies, with an average value of $1,037,699 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Bedspreads and bed sets made in lace mills, Knitting warp or weft fabric, Tablecloths made in lace mills, Warp or weft fabrics knitting, Lace products (except apparel) made in lace mills, Fabrics, lace, made in lace mills, Textile products (except apparel) made in warp or weft knitting mills, Tablecloths made in warp or weft knitting mills, Bedspreads and bed sets made in warp or weft knitting mills, Lace manufacturing, Netting made on a lace or net machine, Netting made in warp or weft knitting mills, Hand knitting lace or warp fabric products, Knitting lace, Bags and bagging fabrics made in warp or weft knitting mills, Textile products (except apparel) made in lace mills, Pile fabrics made in warp or weft knitting mills, Knitting and finishing lace, knit, made in warp or weft knit fabric mills, Knitting and finishing warp or weft fabric, Circular (i.e., weft) fabrics knitting, Towels and washcloths made in warp or weft knitting mills, Curtains made in lace mills, Flat (i.e., warp) fabrics knitting, Dishcloths made in warp or weft knitting mills, Curtains made in warp or weft knitting mills, etc.

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