Linens Manufacturing Industry Profile

Report Page Length: 10-12
Last Quarterly Update: 12/11/2023
SIC Codes: 2299
NAICS Codes: 314120
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Companies in this industry manufacture household textile products. Major companies include American Textile Company, Hollander Sleep Products, Pacific Coast Feather Company, and WestPoint Home (based in the US); as well as Springs Global (based in Brazil), U10 (France), Welspun India (India), and Vincenzo Zucchi (Italy).

According to TexTalks, the US and Europe are the biggest consumers of textile import with China India, and Pakistan are kay suppliers.

The US linens manufacturing industry includes about 1,300 companies with combined annual revenue of about $3.6 billion.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Demand depends on consumer income and the rate of household formation. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations. Large companies have economies of scale in production of high-volume items. Small companies can compete successfully by specializing. The US industry is concentrated: the top 50 companies generate nearly 65% of industry revenue.

Imports, which come mainly from China, Mexico, India, Pakistan, and Turkey, account for about 80% of the US linens and draperies market. Exports, primarily to Canada, Mexico, China, the UK, and Japan, account for more than 20% of US production.

PRODUCTS, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

Major products include pillows and cushion, account for about 35%, followed by curtains (about 30%), comforters and quilts (about 15%), and manmade fiber-filled products (about 15%). Other products include fancy pillows and cushions.

Household linen products are made from textiles, which in turn are made using highly specialized, automated machinery, mainly yarn spinning machines, knitting machines, ...

 
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