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Bottled Water and Ice Manufacturers

SIC 2086 | NAICS 312112 & 312113

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Bottled Water Production  (view report)
Ice Manufacturing  (view report)

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. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

The Goetz Printing Company | IBWA
BWR Magazine

Bimonthly journal features news and information for bottlers, distributors, and suppliers, with topics covered in various issues including marketing trends, management practices, business innovations, market volume and consumption trends, packaging and recycling facilities, home and office delivery trends, and environmental sustainability. Digital editions of the publication can be viewed free online.

Refrigeration Magazine, LLC
Refrigeration Magazine

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for packaged ice manufacturers, with topics covered in various issues of this publication including retail sales trends analysis, product marketing and safety, technology innovations, controlling energy costs, plant maintenance, hiring and retention, fleet management, and convention previews and updates. Digital editions can be viewed free online.

Information resources available from this trade association include:

Economics  Select various sub-sections from drop-down menu
Economics section provides a variety of information on the packaged water industry including market statistics (e.g., volume, producer revenue, and per capita consumption), wholesale pricing and point- of-purchase data by retail distribution channel, advertising expenditures, product sales by distribution model (e.g., retail, home/office delivery), and economic impact on a national, regional, and local level.

Statistics: Market Report Findings
Annual market analysis report provides current and historical trend data for the industry, with market data provided including U.S. volume and producer revenues, per capita consumption trends, volume and growth by product segment (e.g., non-sparkling, domestic sparkling, and imports), and domestic consumption compound annual growth rate, with comparisons to other leading markets for the latter.

Beverage Marketing Corporation
U.S. Bottled Water

Market research report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with information provided in this report including historical and forecast market size and market share by product type (e.g., non-sparkling, sparkling), source (e.g., domestic, imported), distribution channel (e.g., retail, home and office delivered), packaging (e.g., type, size, material), and geographic region.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Bottled Water / Ice Manufacturers  Search for "312112" and 312113"

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 including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Bottled Water Production / Ice Manufacturing
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of income and expenses as a
percentage of revenue for companies that bottle still, carbonated, and flavored water in single-serve plastic and glass bottles and bulk package containers and manufacture packaged ice and other ice products (e.g., cube, flake, tube, plate, block) used in retail, commercial, and industrial applications.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Compensation resources available from this organization include:

Bottled Water Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as production manager, production supervisor, quality assurance technician, production worker, and route sales representative, with employers for which wage data is provided including Nestlé Waters North America, Inc., Premium Waters, Inc., DS Services of America, Inc., and Niagara Bottling, LLC.

Ice Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as plant manager, distribution center manager, HVAC refrigeration technician, delivery / route drivers, production worker, and field service technician, with employers for which salary or hourly rate data is provided including Reddy Ice Corporation, Arctic Glacier, Inc., and The Home City Ice Company, Inc.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data  Select "Guest Search" to view data by industry

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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