The Carpet and Textile Floor Covering Manufacturing industry has contracted over the past five years. The industry has been characterised by falling revenue, fewer establishments, lower employment, growth in competing imports, rising competition from countries with lower production costs, and greater competition from substitute floorings. However, demand from the housing construction sector, particularly multi-unit and townhouse construction, has limited industry falls as carpet output volumes are projected to have decreased at a slower rate than industry revenue.
The industry consists of operators that manufacture carpets, rugs or other textile floor coverings. It also includes companies that manufacture felt or felt products (except clothing), mats or matting of jute or twisted rags.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.