NAFEM’s 2018 Size & Shape of the Industry Study is here

October 18, 2018

NAFEM has released its 2018 Size & Shape of the Industry Study, which reports NAFEM-member company 2017 sales in a variety of foodservice equipment and supplies categories.

The NAFEM 2018 Size & Shape of the Industry Study (S&S Study) is NAFEM’s ninth biennial study of the foodservice equipment and supplies market. The study reports North American foodservice equipment and supplies data for the following:

  • 2017 domestic dollar sales — reported by NAFEM members
  • 2017 international dollar sales (product exported or made and sold overseas for non-North American use) — reported by NAFEM members
  • 2017 total dollar sales — reported by NAFEM members
  • Anticipated product-category sales change for 2018 — reported by NAFEM members
  • 2017 domestic dollar sales — industry estimates
  • 2017 international dollar sales — industry estimates
  • 2017 total dollar sales — industry estimates
  • Projected total company sales change in next 24 months — reported by NAFEM members

The 2018 S&S Study also compares 2017 estimated dollar sales to 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009 and 2007 estimated dollar sales.

Tables and charts within the study include the following and more:

  • Profile of Participants
  • Sales derived by channel (%)
  • Projected 2018 company sales
  • Anticipated company sales change in next 24 months
  • Product Categories — 2017 Sales and Market Share
  • Product Categories — 2015 to 2017 Sales Increase

S&S Study product data tables present findings for products, starting with a row for the entire foodservice equipment and supplies markets (Total Industry — All NAFEM categories) and proceeding through the nine major NAFEM-approved product categories:

  • Food Preparation Equipment
  • Primary Cooking Equipment
  • Refrigeration & Ice Machines
  • Serving Equipment
  • Smallwares, Cookware & Kitchen Tools
  • Storage & Handling Equipment
  • Tabletop & Servingware
  • Warewashing, Janitorial & Safety Equipment
  • Furnishings, Décor & Custom Fabrication

View a sample page from the study.

Order Your Copy
Member companies that contributed data received a free copy of NAFEM’s 2018 Size & Shape of the Industry study. If you’re a contributing member who missed it, contact us here.

Non-reporting NAFEM member companies and channel partners may purchase copies of the study now.

  • Non-reporting NAFEM member company price: $995 through Dec. 31, 2018 – price after Jan. 1, 2019 $1,395
  • Allied industry organization members (including channel partners – CFESA, FCSI/FCSI TA, FEDA and MAFSI): $3,795
  • Public (including research houses, government agencies, investment firms, banks, suppliers, etc.), may purchase copies of the study beginning Monday, Feb. 11, 2019: $6,900

To order your copy, contact us.

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