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Carpet & Rug Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Carpet & Rug Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C13.930 | Jan 2017

Slow but steady: Firms should benefit from exports as low confidence limits revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Carpet & Rug Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Abingdon Flooring Limited Abingdon Flooring Limited market share
Brintons Limited Brintons Limited market share
Greenwood & Coope Ltd Greenwood & Coope Ltd market share
Ulster Carpet Mills (Holdings) Limited Ulster Carpet Mills (Holdings) Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry manufactures various types of carpets, rugs, mats and underlay. A key development over the past five years has been the fall in the price of key inputs, such as wool. Falling input prices have led to operating cost falling, which has widened industry profit margins. In addition to falling input prices, growing consumer confidence and growth in residential and commercial building construction has supported industry growth over the past five years. Initiatives by the government to reenergise the housing market have bolstered demand for carpet and rugs. The industry consists of a few large companies operating alongside a large number of small companies. Increased consolidation over the past five years has led to larger players' grip on the industry tightening... purchase to read more

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The Carpet and Rug Manufacturing industry has a medium level of industry concentration. The four largest firms are estimated to have a combined market share of 40.8% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The industry consists of a handful of large firms operating alongside an abundance of small firms.

In 2016, 70.8% of enterprises operating in the industry employed fewer than 20 employees. Furthermore, only 12.5% of players employed more than 100 staff. Over the past five years the industry has moved from a low level of market share concentration into a medium level of market share concentration. This can be attributed to consolidation activity and reductions in manufacturing activities. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Carpet & Rug Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry manufacture carpets, mats and rugs primarily by weaving or tufting wool, cotton and man-made fibres. The manufacture of knotted, needlefelt carpets and artificial grass turfs from sports clubs are also included in this industry. The production of carpet underlay and other carpet products is also included in this industry. Carpet installation and laying services are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Tufted carpets and other floor coveringsWoven carpets and other floor coveringsNeedlefelt carpets and other floor coveringsOther carpets
Industry Activities
Manufacturing tufted carpets, mats and rugsManufacturing woven carpets, mats and rugsManufacturing needlefelt and knotted carpets and other floor coverings Manufacturing carpet underlay and other carpet products

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