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Authors: Lee Bialozynski, David Briggs
A national survey of US millwork producers was conducted during late 1991. Exactly 500 respondents, an 18.2% response rate, provided data on 1990 characteristics of their establishments. The survey differs from the US Department of Commerce Census of Manufacturers by including all producers of millwork, not just those for which millwork is the principal activity.
Establishments are relatively small.
$2.99 sales per dollar of replacement cost
25.8% participate in national markets
10.8% participate in international markets
Projections from responses to estimates of national totals for all millwork producers
Survey (1990) US Dept of Commerce (1990)
Millwork only $ 9.9 billion $9.4 billion
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Authors: David G. Briggs, Lee Bialoznski and Steve Shook
According to U.S. Department of Commerce census data:
production and non-production workers 25%
energy, contracts and additional expenses 5%
hardwood veneer 6%,
medium density fiberboard 1%.
repair and remodel 47%
public construction 3%
prefabricated housing 2%
According to U.S. Department of Commerce trade statistics for 1989-1992; Exports as a percent of value of shipments have grown from 1.1% in 1989 to 2.4% in 1991:
doors and components 44.6 increasing
softwood moldings 28.3 increasing
windows and frames 18.1 decreasing
hardwood moldings 7.0 decreasing
blinds, shutters & other 2.1 decreasing
softwood moldings 41.4 increasing
doors and components 27.2 stable
hardwood molding 19.4 decreasing
windows and frames 6.7 increasing
blinds, shutters, & other 5.2 decreasing