To view sample, click here.
To access full report, click here.
End-of-year data is beginning to confirm an overall disappointing year for the U.S. major appliance industry in terms of unit shipments, while vigorous cost-cutting by the appliance companies is essentially resizing company operations to fill the needs of the North American market.
Major appliance unit shipments in december 2011 Statistics from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) show that unit shipments in the core group of major appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, ranges, and ovens) were up 2.7%.
In December 2011 compared to December 2010.
electric cooking appliance (ranges, ovens, and surface cooking) unit shipments were up 4.6%
gas cooking appliance unit shipments were up 2.2%
microwave ovens were up 2.1%
freezers were up 21.2%
refrigerators were up 4.9%
gas and electric dryers were up 3.2%
automatic washers were down 0.4%
dishwashers were down 3.1%
For questions regarding research reports, contact Beth Berner or call 440-209-1478.