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Laundry Chemical Products USA: Market Analysis and Opportunities
To Be Published June 2018
Base Year: 2017

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: United States


    A comprehensive analysis of the laundry chemicals market, focusing on key changes, challenges, and business opportunities.

    This Report Will Help Subscribers Address the Following

    • Complete analysis of this $1 billion market by end-use segment, product category, supplier and channels of distribution
    • The current and future outlook for key sectors, including commercial laundries and major and minor on-premises laundries (OPLs)
    • The penetration of textile rental and its future outlook in key market sectors, as well as consolidation into shared and central facilities in the hospital sector and other segments
    • The impact of environmental sustainability and the role of green cleaning products and alternative processes
    • The role of machinery, including washer/extractors and continuous batch washers (CBWs) or tunnels, as well as dispensing equipment
    • Understanding end users perspectives on emerging trends such as Internet of Things (IoT), shifts in channels of distribution where laundry chemicals are purchased, and fabric/linen trends
    • Now featuring an interactive online database with the ability to export sales data for all product classes, categories, suppliers, and end-use segments.

  • Contents
  • Introduction
    • Scope
    • Geographic regions
    • Sources and methods
    • Assumptions and remarks

    Executive Summary
    • Industry overview
    • Market size and segmentation
    • Analysis of consumption by:
    • - End-use segments (see Table 1)
      - Product categories (see Table 2)
      - Suppliers (see Table 3)
    • Trends and opportunities
    • Relationship to other cleaning segments
    • Competitive landscape
    • Channels of distribution
    • Private-label activity
    • Methods of cleaning
    • Critical buying factors
    • Emerging trends (IoT, green cleaning, fabric trends, textile rental trends)
    • Laundry benchmarks by end-use segment such as spending by product category, cost per pound of laundry, types of laundry done, etc.)
    • Outlook and appraisal

    End-Use Segment Profiles
    Pertinent information and insightful analysis for each of the 8 major end-use segments listed in Table 1. The following information will be provided:
    • Introduction
    • Structure of the industry
    • Methods of cleaning
    • Critical buying factors
    • Overall market in 2016 and 2017 with comparison to 2011
    • Products
    • Distribution channels
    • Suppliers
    • Outlook and assessments

    Product Category Profiles
    General information on 7 major laundry chemical product categories listed in Table 2, supplements detailed information found on each category in the end-use segment profiles. The following information will be provided:
    • Total consumption
    • Total consumption by end use
    • Suppliers

    Supplier Profiles
    Brief profiles of approximately 50 suppliers of laundry chemical products. Profiles will include descriptions of companies businesses, location, products, and sales. A representative list is shown in Table 3.

    * Subject to charter subscriber input

  • Scope
  • This is Kline's 2nd edition of the U.S. away-from-home laundry cleaning chemicals market. This comprehensive report provides a complete quantitative and qualitative analysis of this $1 billion market. Based on approximately 560 structured surveys of end users of laundry chemicals, the study provides a complete analysis and insights on this important market. The scope of the study is the United States only, based on a statistically-significant platform of structured interviews with commercial, industrial, and institutional end users. The base year for the data in the study is 2017, and the study presents forecasts from 2017 to 2022.

  • Key Benefits
  • The report provides comprehensive data and analysis to help subscribers to understand market dynamics, identify opportunities and threats, and ultimately improve long-term competitive position. Written for a diverse audience, the report will be utilized extensively by product and market managers, strategic planners, and executives in a range of companies. The suppliers section profiles approximately 50 competitors in this diverse and variegated business. Profiles for larger suppliers also provide estimates of sales, in total and by end use. These profiles also help the reader to conduct segmentation analysis and are useful for strategic planning and acquisition analysis. Specifically, the report addresses the following:

    • An analysis of the nuances that differentiate the three core sectors of the business—commercial laundry, major and minor OPL
    • Analysis of products and systems, including detergents, sour, softener, destainer, and other categories
    • A detailed analysis and market segmentation of key supplier types, including full-line branded suppliers, professional businesses of household suppliers, private labelers, and local and regional competitors
    • A detailed analysis of marketing channels, including detailed quantitative analysis and a qualitative appraisal of traditional and emerging intermediaries and also the role of private label
    • An examination of key benchmarks for end users including amount of laundry done, types of laundry done, cost per pound of laundry, types of machines used, and textile rental trends
    • Understand costs for end users including chemicals, labor, linen replacement, utilities, and water
    • An examination of critical success factors and key buying factors and shifts in distribution channel preferences among end users
    • Market assessment within the broader context of the global market for I&I cleaning and maintenance products
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

    Primary Research
    We Know Who to Talk to. We Know How to Listen.

    A high number of in-depth discussions are conducted by each analyst. Up to 60% of interviews are done with the true industry insiders!

    Kline’s analysts draw upon pragmatic experience to understand global impacts and local perspectives. Our interviews engage experts across all pertinent fields and sectors including:

    • Distributors
    • End users
    • Suppliers
    • Trade organizations

    Secondary Research
    We Know Where to Look – Mining the Details.

    Analysis is further supplemented by secondary research, consisting of constant tracking of annual company reports, national statistics bureaux, trade/ industrial/professional associations and the like.

    Relevant developments are diligently followed and their impact closely monitored. Reports also draw upon non-confidential data from Kline’s internal database, consisting of over half a century’s syndicated research.

    Comprehensive Market Intelligence
    We Know How to Verify.

    Data are rigorously analyzed, cross-checked, distilled and validated. Kline’s proven methodology allows exceptionally effective, precise and reliable market intelligence procurement and assessment, giving subscribers a solid foundation on which to grow, refine and expand their business with confidence.

    Kline Credentials

    Kline is a leading global management consulting and market research firm offering the complete spectrum of services. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years.

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