This report forecasts 2016 US demand for, and shipments of, commercial refrigeration equipment in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of reach-in and walk-in refrigerators and freezers, beverage refrigeration equipment, display cases, other commercial refrigeration equipment such as ice machines and refrigerated vending machines, and parts.
To illustrate historical trends, production and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2006 and 2011. An Industry Overview section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on technology and product development, trade, and a global overview.
A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 18-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.