SIC 3589 | NAICS 332215, 333241, & 333318
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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:
Biennial report provides a detailed analysis of NAFEM-member company sales by product category, with major categories covered by the report including food preparation; primary cooking; refrigeration and icemaking; storage, handling, and serving; smallwares, cookware, and kitchen utensils; tabletop and servingware; warewashing, janitorial, and safety; and decor, custom fabrication, and furnishings.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Free online tool provides information on the foodservice industry's size, outlook, and expenditures by operator segment for restaurants (e.g., QSR, fast casual, mid-scale, casual dining, fine dining), retail (e.g., supermarket, c-store), education (e.g., K-12, college/university), business/industry (e.g., office, manufacturing), travel/leisure (e.g., lodging, recreation), and healthcare (e.g., hospital, senior living).
Market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with data provided including market size and forecast by product segment (e.g., preparation, primary cooking, refrigeration and ice making, food holding and serving, storage and handling, ware washing, and disposables and gloves) and end-user market segment (e.g., restaurant, hotel, retail, and other).
Freedonia Focus research report analyzes market demand and shipments at the manufacturer level, with information provided in the report including historical demand and forecasts by product segment (e.g., refrigerators and freezers, beverage/transportation refrigeration, other products, and parts) and end-use market (e.g., foodservice; food and beverage production, distribution, and retail; and other).
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the food service equipment market on a global basis, with information provided including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., preparation, cooking, serving, storage and handling, and ware washing), market (e.g., full-service restaurants and hotels, quickserve restaurants and pubs, and catering), and global region (e.g., North America, U.S.).
Market research study analyzes the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast revenue by product (e.g., kitchen, refrigeration, ware washing, food holding and serving), wash ware (e.g., booster heaters, dish washers, disposers, utensil washers) and geographic region (e.g., North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, rest of the world).
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.
Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for companies that manufacture commercial cooking equipment (e.g., fryers, ranges, microwaves, steamers), ovens (e.g., convection, rotisserie, pizza), refrigerators and display cases, ice making machines, and dishwashers (e.g., undercounter, conveyor, door-type).
Compensation survey provides salary, wage, and benefits information for personnel employed in the foodservice equipment manufacturing industry, with compensation data broken out by primary line of business, annual sales, and region, and benefits covered including health, dental, and life insurance, vacation and paid leave, and retirement and profit sharing plans. Study is available to members only.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as sales manager, mechanical design engineer, project engineer, mechanical designer, field service technician, production supervisor, machinist, T.I.G. welder, and assembler, with employers for which salary or wage data is provided including Hobart Corp., JBT Foodtech, and Robert Reiser & Co., Inc.