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The study analyzes US demand for cabinets is examined by product, market, material, construction method, and region.

Cabinet segments by install location include:

  • kitchen cabinets
  • bathroom cabinets
  • store fixture cabinets
  • entertainment center cabinets
  • home office cabinets
  • laundry and mudroom cabinets
  • garage cabinets
  • other miscellaneous cabinets (e.g., those used in residential libraries, living rooms, bedrooms, craft and hobby rooms, laboratories, pharmacies, office storage areas, classrooms, and foyers and entryways)

Market segments are:

  • new residential
  • residential remodeling
  • new commercial
  • commercial remodeling
  • nonconstruction, which focuses on end uses of cabinets in recreational boats, recreational vehicles, civilian aircraft, and other craft

The residential market is further segmented by housing type (single-family, multifamily, and manufactured housing), while the commercial market is segmented by building type (office, retail, and lodging; institutional; and industrial and other commercial buildings).

Construction methods of cabinets are:

  • stock cabinets
  • semicustom cabinets
  • custom cabinets

Materials used in the production of cabinets can be divided into two main categories:

  • wood-based materials – including:
    • hardwood and softwood lumber
    • engineered wood products (particleboard; plywood; medium-density fiberboard, or MDF; and all other materials)
    • wood veneers
  • nonwood materials – comprising:
    • decorative laminates (both low-pressure and high-pressure types, as well as edgebanding)
    • metal
    • glass
    • other materials (plastics, wheatboard, bamboo)

Historical data for 2008, 2013, and 2018 and forecasts for 2023 and 2028 are presented in current dollars (which are not adjusted for inflation) and volume terms (units, square feet, pounds, and board feet).

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