Hardware: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US hardware demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand and shipments are segmented by market in terms of: builder; motor vehicle; furniture; other transport equipment; and other markets such as dolly and bulk, hand, panel, and platform trucks; appliances; and burial caskets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018.

Excluded from the scope of this report are nails, fasteners (e.g., screws, bolts, nuts, washers), hardware for window coverings (e.g., curtain rods), coin-operated and time locks, and hardware produced from materials other than metal (e.g., plastics, wood, ceramics, and glass). Also excluded are electric hardware such as garage door openers and electric door openers (also known as automatic door openers). However, Industrial Fasteners: United States covers standard and aerospace-grade fasteners, Window Coverings: United States includes window covering hardware, and Garage & Overhead Doors features data and discussion of those products.

Re-exports of hardware are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Code:
332510 Hardware Manufacturing

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