Demand for commercial refrigeration equipment in the US is forecast to rebound through 2014, growing 7.2 percent annually. Growth will be strongest for the largest product segment, transportation systems. Distribution will post the strongest market gains, while foodservice remains the largest segment.
This study analyzes the $6.6 billion US commercial refrigeration equipment industry. It presents historical demand data (1999, 2004, 2009) and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by market (e.g., foodservice, food and beverage retail, food and beverage distribution, food and beverage production) and product (e.g., transportation refrigeration systems, beverage refrigeration equipment, display cases, reach-in refrigerators and freezers, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, ice machines, refrigerated vending machines).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry players, including Ingersoll-Rand, United Technologies and Manitowoc.