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Uniform and Linen Rental Services

SIC 7213 | NAICS 812331

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply  (view report)
Commercial Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services  (view report)

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

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Operating conditions
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Five-year growth forecast

Textile Rental Services Association of America
Information resources available from this trade association include:

Our Industry
Introductory section provides an overview of the textile rental services business and includes information on overall market size and market share concentration, product segments (e.g., linen flatwork, linen garments, industrial garments, floor mats), markets served (e.g., industrial, healthcare, food and beverage, hospitality), and production facilities (e.g., laundry plants, service centers). All information is available free online.

Textile Services Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for textile rental service companies, with topics covered including business trends, best practices, products and services, and more. The December issue includes a strategic analysis of the textile services industry, with topics covered including recent financial performance, economic outlook, industry and market trends, and business challenges and opportunities.

First Research
Linen and Uniform Supply Services

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

Association for Linen Management
Fresh Magazine
Quarterly trade publication features news and information for laundry processors and linen distribution personnel, with topics covered in each issue including business management, laundry and distribution operations, customer service, personnel, and equipment, and with special features including the "ALM Buyers Guide" published annually in the January issue. Digital flipbook editions are available online.

Frost & Sullivan
North American Workwear and Uniforms Market

Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the workwear and uniform market, with topics covered including market overview and size, direct and rental distribution channels, forecasts and trends, market share and competitive analysis, and breakdowns by market sector for workwear (e.g., general, blue, white, corporate, career, casual) and uniforms. Report overview and table of contents can be viewed free online.

GIA Research

Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of this market sector in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including market analysis, changing dynamics in the U.S. workwear market, volume sales by distribution channel (e.g., direct sales, wholesale/retail outlets, and rental), and historical and forecast sales by product segment. Summary report description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Uniform and Linen Supply Services  Search for "812331"

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

Textile Rental Services Association of America
Industry Performance Report
Annual survey provides financial and operating performance measures for textile rental services companies, with data provided including income statements, balance sheets, financial and operating ratios, production profiles, and employee productivity ratios. Survey data is broken out by market segment, annual sales, and number of locations to allow users to compare their company's performance with other similar operations.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

BizMiner Financial Analysis Reports
Uniform and Linen Supply Services  Search for "812331"
Five-year comparative income statement provides salaries, wages, and officer compensation in both dollars and as a percentage of sales for firms in this sector, with reports available by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level. Sample national and local reports can be downloaded and viewed online.

Textile Rental Services Association of America
Plant Employee Compensation Report

Annual survey provides compensation and benefits information for exempt and non-exempt plant personnel employed by textile rental companies, with data broken out by market segment (e.g., industrial, healthcare, food and beverage linen, and mixed), number of locations (e.g., single plant, multiple plants), and annual sales volume in order to allow users to compare their compensation practices with other similar firms.

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