Staying seated: Declining housing starts will continue to temper industry revenue growth

Despite the industry experiencing growth during the first half of the reporting period, following over a decade of revenue declines, the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario is projected to continue struggling to compete with foreign operators. With Ontario being a significant presence for the industry, the strong demand from the US market and weak Canadian dollar boosted demand after the industry reached an all-time low in 2012. Due to Ontario's housing starts experiencing a sharp dip in 2013 and the national homeownership rate remaining stagnant, the nonresidential construction market supported the industry during times of strong more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The Ontario market experienced a shift in demand due to the province’s strong growth in nonresidential construction
  • Additional Insights for the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry are

  • Contracts within key markets
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts in Ontario and Canadian effective exchange rate index in the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry?

    The Household Furniture Manufacturing industry in Ontario manufactures a range of furniture for personal, household and public use. Public furniture is used for hospitals, theatres, cafeterias, schools and other facilities. Furniture may be made on a stock or custom basis and may be sold assembled or unassembled.

    Industry Products
  • Case goods
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Institutional furniture
  • Other household furniture
  • Industry Activities
  • Upholstered household furniture
  • Nonupholstered wood household furniture
  • Metal household furniture
  • Household furniture (except wood and metal)
  • Institutional furniture
  • Wood TV, radio and sewing machine cabinet
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts in Ontario
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • Consumer spending in Ontario
  • Value of residential construction in Ontario
  • World price of wood pulp

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Furniture & Furnishings Wholesaling in Canada
  • Furniture Stores in Canada
  • Department Stores in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada
  • Metal Wholesaling in Canada
  • Plastics & Rubber Machinery Manufacturing in Canada
  • Textile Mills in Canada
  • Wood Panelling Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Institutional furniture
  • Case goods
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Other household furniture
  • Chart: Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Business end users
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Global Furniture Group, Teknion Corporation, Knoll Inc., Dorel Industries Inc., Krueger International Inc.,
  • Table: Global Furniture Group - financial performance
  • Table: Teknion Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Knoll Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Dorel Industries Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Krueger International Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Household Furniture Manufacturing in Ontario Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • ON - Housing starts in Ontario (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    80/20 Principle
  • Also known as the Pareto Principle, it states, as a rule of thumb, that 80.0% of a business's revenue should come from 20.0% of its customers.
  • Case Goods
  • A classification that includes furniture made of hard materials like wood, metal, glass or plastic.
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • A lean method of producing similar products using cells, or groups of team members, workstations or equipment, to facilitate operations by eliminating setup and unneeded costs between operations.
  • Contract Outfitter
  • An independent distributor that works with office furniture manufacturers to help clients customize their furniture selections.
  • Edgebanding
  • Veneer or laminate used to conceal the exposed edges of furniture or cabinets and made of the same type of material.
  • Offshore
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Value Engineering (Ve)
  • VE is a systematic method to improve the value of goods or products and services by using an examination of function.
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