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Soap, Toothpaste & Detergent Manufacturing 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: Soap, Toothpaste & Detergent Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Soap, Toothpaste & Detergent 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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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.

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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Soap, Toothpaste & Detergent Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Soap And Other Detergent Manufacturing

Soaps And Detergents, Commercial, Industrial, And Institutional

Household Detergents

Soaps, Excluding Specialty Cleaners, Household

Soap And Other Detergent Manufacturing, Not Categorized, Total

Polish And Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing

Specialty Cleaning And Sanitation Products

Toilet Preparation Manufacturing

All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product And Preparation Manufacturing

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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.

example price index trendline

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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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, Toothpaste & Detergent 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, Toothpaste & Detergent Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Jon Davler trademarks "ROUGE 33" - cosmetics - 01/17/2018
  • 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
    Clean Ethics7
    Rowpar Pharmaceuticals

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Triclosan is an antibacterial ingredient banned from soap and body wash — but it's still found in toothpaste - Triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient recently banned by the Food and Drug Administration in some products but currently allowed in toothpaste ... manufacturers haven’t proved that they’re safe for long-term daily use and more effective than regular ... (10/30/2017)
    • Making ‘green’ detergent not hard - home – even the toothpaste. While the health ... Homemade cleaners, particularly laundry soap, lack much odor, but a pretty scent can be added with essential oils. This lifts the laundry-detergent-making project up a notch – adding some olfactory ... (08/16/2016)
    • How to make your own laundry detergent - home – even the toothpaste. While the health ... Homemade cleaners, particularly laundry soap, lack much odor, but a pretty scent can be added with essential oils. This lifts the laundry-detergent-making project up a notch – adding some olfactory ... (04/13/2014)
    • Making your own laundry detergent can be easy - It's convenient to pick up some laundry detergent at ... home - even the toothpaste. "You save a ton of money making your own," she says, especially if you buy ingredients in bulk. Homemade cleaners, particularly laundry soap, lack much odor, but a pretty ... (03/16/2014)
    • Making your own laundry detergent can be cheap, easy - It's convenient to pick up some laundry detergent at the store, but it's not difficult to create your own. Soap ... even the toothpaste. While the health piece is "really big" for her, she's also motivated by cost. "You save a ton of money making your ... (03/15/2014)
    • Four Household Products You Probably Use Too Much Of - If you're like most people, you probably spend a good amount of money on things like laundry detergent, dishwasher soap ... making your consumables last that much longer if at all possible. We've discussed that it usually doesn't matter what type of ... (02/27/2014)
    • Research and Markets: Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and Its International Trade - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its ... (04/01/2010)
    • A different regimen for your pearly whites - In recent years, several soap products have come on the market as lathery alternatives to toothpaste. They've attracted a small but growing number of customers who think detergent-free ... half of the 20th century. Manufacturers sold the powders in tin ... (03/25/2008)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $10,806,693 on Soap, Toothpaste & Detergent Manufacturing. It has awarded 1,168 contracts to 105 companies, with an average value of $102,921 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:
    Bar soaps manufacturing, Dentifrices manufacturing, Toothpastes, gels, and tooth powders manufacturing, Presoaks manufacturing, Laundry soap, chips, and powder manufacturing, Soaps (e.g., bar, chip, powder) manufacturing, Detergents (e.g., dishwashing, industrial, laundry) manufacturing, Toilet soaps manufacturing, Teeth whiteners (e.g., pastes, gels) manufacturing, Glycerin (i.e., glycerol), natural, manufacturing, Hand soaps (e.g., hard, liquid, soft) manufacturing, Waterless hand soaps manufacturing, Scouring cleansers (e.g., powders) manufacturing, Mechanic's hand soaps and pastes manufacturing, Dishwasher detergents manufacturing, etc.

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