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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 Soap & Cleaning Compound 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.

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

Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 Soap & Cleaning Compound 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 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 14%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 45%
Other Production Occupations 36%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 5%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 10%
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 9%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 13%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 13%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 10%
Material Moving Workers 9%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Innovation News

  • Nakoma Products trademarks "BEHOLD" - Furniture polish - 02/14/2018
  • Rowpar Pharmaceuticals trademarks "WITH FLAVOR CONTROL" - Non-medicated dental rinse - 12/05/2017
  • Atlanta Super Source trademarks "SUPERSOURCE" - Cleaning preparations for use on floors, grills, windows, bathrooms, glass and hard surfaces; oven cleaners; floor polishes; furniture polish; de-greasing preparations for household purposes; essential oils - 10/17/2017
  • Golden Ventures patents Cleaning Tool - 11/03/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Golden Ventures7
    Rowpar Pharmaceuticals
    Environmental Biotech International

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Why Choose Quartz Worktops Over Granite - Some companies even mix an antimicrobial compound ... warm water and soap using a non-abrasive sponge and you're good to go! To remove stubborn stains, the best way to remove it is to merely wipe the surface with a pan soap and scrub it clean until all ... (01/13/2018)
    • U.S. FDA halts use of triclosan in health care antiseptics - The antibacterial compound triclosan ... The American Cleaning Institute, which represents producers of soaps and detergents, is pleased that the agency deferred action on the six chemicals. “Manufacturers need sufficient time to provide FDA with ... (12/22/2017)
    • Hand Soap and Toothpaste Are Exposing Kids to Increasing Levels of a Controversial Endocrine Disrupter - US manufacturers are phasing triclosan out of hand soaps after the Food and Drug Administration banned it effective last year amid concerns that the compound disrupted the body's hormone systems. It remains in Colgate Total toothpaste, some cleaning ... (06/28/2017)
    • How to Keep Your Aircraft Clean - Aircraft Cleaning Basics When it comes to washing an aircraft’s exterior, there are two basic types of methods — wet and dry. The wet wash is the most familiar: Spray on water and cleaning agent (soap), scrub ... the wet cleaning compound applicator ... (11/27/2015)
    • GEMI Launches Supply Chain Sustainability Tool - plastic film and sheet manufacturing, and soap and cleaning compound manufacturing. The browser-based tool allows users to input spending across purchase categories, then calculates CO2e and water impacts and assesses alternative purchasing scenarios for ... (01/23/2015)
    • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry - Industry & Market Report - has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry - Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing Industry-Industry & Market Report, published annually ... (02/28/2013)
    • The Messy Truth About Dry Cleaning - The Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Council, an industry group, says that the studies aren't applicable to humans and that the compound is ... And don't dry-clean unless a garment is truly dirty; after all, sometimes soap and water, or a bit ... (08/10/2008)
    • Use Latex As First Coat When Painting Wallboard - When painting wallboard you are actually painting two materials: the paper covering of the wallboard, and the compound that was used ... If you are interested in just cleaning a dirty wall, you can use soap and water. A gentle liquid soap is good. (12/13/1998)
    • New Wallboard Poses Painting Challenge - When painting wallboard you are actually painting two materials: the paper covering of the wallboard and the compound that was used ... A: If you are interested in just cleaning a dirty wall, you can use soap and water. A gentle liquid soap is good. (10/18/1998)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $16,261,745 on Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing. It has awarded 1,575 contracts to 210 companies, with an average value of $77,437 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount