Appliance Market Review and Outlook 2012 - Major Appliances - North and Latin America

By Plastics News

Released: September 17, 2012 6:00 am ET

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This report provides in-depth analysis of the major-appliances sector in the Americas. It includes a discussion of market conditions and trends by region, legislative activity that will impact product development, growth opportunities and threats, and strategies implemented by leading appliance OEMs and plastic processors that support the industry.

Our analysts profile 29 major-appliance OEMs as well as 40 plastics processors that manufacture white-goods components. Included in each profile is a review of their growth strategy and analysis of key performance metrics that include:

Key economic indicators, including:

  • New home starts
  • Unemployment rates
  • Retail sales
  • Import/export data
  • Unit shipments from 2007 to 2012

For appliance OEMs:

  • Total revenue
  • Major appliance revenue
  • Employment trends
  • Brands
  • Key contacts

For plastics processors:

  • Sales revenue
  • Employment trends
  • Resin throughput
  • Resins processed
  • Plant locations

In addition, our experts obtain the perspectives of key industry thought leaders for their views of manufacturing and consumer trends, sustainability and global growth initiatives.

Companies covered in this report include:

Appliance OEMs

AGA Rangemaster Ltd.
Arcelik A.S
BSH Bosch und Siemens Haugerate GmbH
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Ltd.
GD Midea Holding Co.
General Electric Co. (GE Appliances)
Gree Electronic Appliances Inc.
Haier Electronics Group Co.
Hisense Kelon Electrical Holdings Co. Ltd
Hitachi Ltd.
Indesit Co.
InSinkErator (division of Emerson)
Jarden Corp.
LG Electronics
Miele & Cie GmbH & Co.
Mitsubishi Electric Group
Panasonic Corp.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Sharp Corp.
Toshiba Corp.
Whirlpool Corp.
Controladora Mabe S.A. de C.V.
Dacor Inc.
Peerless-Premier Appliance Co.
Sub-Zero Inc./Wolf Appliance Inc.
U-Line Corp.
Viking Range Corp.


Injection Molders

Technimark LLC
Bemis Advanced Technology Group
Engineered Plastics Components Inc.
Wilbert Plastics Services Inc.
Revere Plastics Systems LLC
Jones Plastic & Engineering Co. LLC
Beach Mold & Tool Inc.
Nifco America Corp.
Plastic Products Co.
Evco Plastics
Dickten Masch Plastics LLC
Core Systems LLC
Venture Plastics


Fabri-Form Co.
Spencer Industries Inc.
Wilbert Plastics Services Inc.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extruders

Jyco Sealing Technologies
Ilpea Industries
Gracious Living Innovations
Vinylex Corp.
Custom Profile Inc.
Creative Extruded Products Inc.
Teel Plastics Inc.
Rehau Inc.
Plastiflex Co. Inc.
Preferred Plastics Inc.
Poly Vinyl Co.

Film & Sheet Extruders

Spartech Corp.
&nbp; Primex Plastics Corp.
Pexco LLC
Sabic Innovative Plastics


Hi-Tech Mold & Engineering Inc.
Omega Tool Corp.
Triangle Tool Corp.
MSI Mold Builders
Industrial Molds Inc.
Suburban Tool & Die Co. Inc.
JM Mold South Inc.
Commercial Tool & Die Inc.


Q&A with Lou Lenzi, Design Director, GE Appliances
Q&A with Wu Jian, General Manager, Haier Innovation Design Center
Q&A with Dr. Kunpyo Lee, Executive VP - Corporate Design Center, LG Electronics Inc.
Q&A with Richard Gresens, Senior Director - North American Design, Whirlpool Corp.
Q&A with Steven Trapp, President, Venture Plastics Inc.

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