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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing: 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.

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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.

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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

Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing 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 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 55%
Supervisors of Production Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
Other Production Occupations 42%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 6%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 6%
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 6%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 13%
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 11%
Material Moving Workers 9%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

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  • China's ceramics capital seeks to build global brands - Head of Sales Gina McNicholas said that Moorcroft's heritage as a supplier to the Queen and royal families helps its sales in China. "We've found our traditional English products ... ceramic brands. Jingdezhen is only a place of origin shared by local ... (10/23/2015)
  • Xinhua Insight: China's ceramics capital seeks to build global brands - Having grown up with a lot of fine china ... world's top luxury ceramic brands. Jingdezhen is only a place of origin shared by local pottery makers," said Duan, who founded the Jiuduanshao Ceramics Factory. By contrast, a number of heavyweight ... (10/22/2015)
  • Home Pottery plans to grow regional fine-china exports within AEC - In 2014, Thailand’s ceramic ... china factories had started to shut down as production costs became unmanageable. Niran saw great potential from manufacturing such products himself mainly for export. Home Pottery yesterday announced its latest brand of ... (05/07/2015)
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  • Japan's porcelain paradise - Nagoya has been the cornerstone of Japanese pottery and porcelain manufacturing for centuries and at the heart of this burgeoning industry is the celebrated name of Noritake. Japan's leading purveyor of fine bone china, it is famous for its delicate use of ... (10/16/2009)
  • Syracuse China: A timeline - 1897: Earthenware is discontinued; henceforth all ware is made of vitreous ... pottery in Canada to make vitrified china. It closed in 1994. 1966: Company's name officially is changed to Syracuse China. 1970: Company announces it will stop producing fine ... (12/10/2008)
  • Libbey's closing Syracuse China plant - The product ... so much manufacturing leaving this town, I always thought that it would be nice, at least, for Syracuse China to stay here." Syracuse China was founded in 1871 as the Onondaga Pottery Co. The company first started stamping its earthenware ... (12/10/2008)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $2,383,446 on Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing. It has awarded 228 contracts to 33 companies, with an average value of $72,226 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:
Insulators, electrical porcelain, manufacturing, Handles, faucet, vitreous china and earthenware, Soap dishes, Table articles, earthenware, Firing china for the trade, Ashtrays, pottery, Pottery products manufacturing, China cooking ware manufacturing, Electrical supplies, ceramic, Porcelain parts, electrical and electronic device, molded, Alumina porcelain insulators manufacturing, Kitchen articles, coarse earthenware, Faucet handles, Cooking ware, china, Tanks, flush, vitreous china, Decalcomania on china and glass for the trade, Pottery made and sold on site, Bone china manufacturing, Flower pots, red earthenware, Stoneware (i.e., pottery products) manufacturing, Ecclesiastical statuary, clay, Plumbing fixtures, Titania porcelain insulators manufacturing, Vases, pottery (e.g., stoneware), Spark plug insulators, porcelain, Kitchenware, semivitreous earthenware, Cones, pyrometric, Pyrometric cones, fine earthenware, Steatite porcelain insulators manufacturing, Towel bar holders, Cooking ware (e.g., stoneware, pottery), Filtering media, Clay and ceramic statuary manufacturing, Beryllia porcelain insulators manufacturing, Textile guides, Earthenware, commercial and household, semivitreous, Chemical stoneware (i.e., Water closet bowls, Sinks, Bidets, Hotel tableware and kitchen articles, Lamp bases, Advanced/technical ceramic product manufacturing, Crockery manufacturing, Porcelain, chemical, Forms for dipped rubber products, Pyrometer tubes manufacturing, fine earthenware (i.e., whiteware), Urinals, China tableware, vitreous, commercial and household-type, Bathroom accessories, Electrical insulators, Tableware, Magnets, permanent, ceramic or ferrite, Stationery articles, Garden pottery manufacturing, Earthenware table and kitchen articles, coarse, Toilet fixtures, Decorating china (e.g., encrusting gold, silver, other metal on china) for the trade, Architectural sculptures, Florists' articles, Dishes, Drinking fountains, non-refrigerated, Lavatories, Household-type earthenware, Household-type tableware and kitchen articles, Statuary, clay and ceramic, Sculptures, architectural, etc.

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