United Kingdom architectural ironmongery market: £1 billion industry by 2017

Press Release   •   Feb 26, 2013 17:00 GMT

This United Kingdom architectural ironmongery market was estimated to have reached a value of around £958 million in 2012, and is suggested to reach a total of £1 billion by the year 2017. It is expected that 2013 will prove a difficult year for the United Kingdom architectural ironmongery market, with the economy still feeling the effects of the recession in 2008. The industry is expected to improve, along with the economy, in the latter half of the decade.

The value of the United Kingdom architectural ironmongery market for was strongly affected at the outset of the recession, with sales beginning to fall in 2008, and then declining 17% during 2009. There was a partial recovery in 2010, but both 2011 and 2012 have proved challenging years for the sector and modest reductions in sales have been recorded.

An overview of a number of industry players is provided in this report, including a five year financial analysis as well as a set of key financial ratios. The report does not attempt to provide a comprehensive list of the leading companies, but reviews a representative sample of the different types of companies operating in the sector in order to provide benchmarking opportunities of relevance to a variety of readers.

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