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Carpet and Rug Manufacturers and Distributors

SIC 2273 & 5023 | NAICS 314110 & 423220

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Carpet Mills  (31411)
Carpet & Floor Covering Distributors  (55120)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Carpet & Rug Institute
Carpet Statistics
Introductory section provides a brief summary overview of the U.S. carpet industry, with information provided including overall share of the flooring market, concentration of manufacturing facilities in the state of Georgia, total employment and payroll, and post-consumer recycling efforts. All information is available free online.

First Research

Carpet & Rug Manufacturing
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Freedonia Group
Carpets & Rugs
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. carpet and rug industry, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by material (face fibers, backings, and adhesives), product (e.g., woven, tufted, needle-punched), and market (residential building, nonresidential building, and transportation equipment). Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

National Association of Floor Covering Distributors
Information resources available from this trade association include:

ITR Economic Outlook Report
Quarterly customized economic report correlates macroeconomic data to specific product categories directly related to the building materials and floor coverings industries, with topics covered in this publication including economic overview, business cycle, housing market, nonresidential construction market, building materials and supplies retail sales, and furniture and home furnishings sales  Publication is available to members only.

Quarterly Executive Trends Index
Quarterly member survey provides insights into key trends and issues facing floor covering manufacturers and distributors, with topics covered in the survey including sales trends and forecasts, material costs trends, gross margin analysis, headcount growth, healthcare costs, and more.  Full survey results are available to members only, with summary highlights from the survey included in NAFCD's quarterly press releases.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Carpet and Rug Manufacturers  Search for "314110"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Profit Analysis Report
Annual benchmarking survey provides financial and operating performance measures for companies in the floor covering distribution business, with data provided including income statements, balance sheets, and key financial and operational productivity ratios. Survey results are categorized by product focus (based on sales mix), market area size, geographic region, and level of profitability (typical firm vs. typical high-profit firm).

Compensation Surveys

Economic Research Institute
Textile Manufacturing Salary Survey
Annual survey provides compensation data for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel on a national and regional level, with product categories covered by the survey including broadwoven and narrow fabric mills; outerwear, textile and fabric finishing mills; carpet and rug manufacturers; yarn and thread mills; and special fabrics, fabric coating, cordage, and twine mills. Sample pages for selected job positions are available online.

Employee Compensation Report
Volume I of this two-volume set provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, for NAFCD floor covering distributor members, while Volume II provides cross-industry compensation data from other wholesale distributor trade associations for 20 sales volume categories and over 100 geographic areas including 50 metropolitan market areas.

Business Valuation Resources