by Karl D. Forth
firstname.lastname@example.org SPECIAL REPORT
FDMC 300 wood industry leaders record
seventh straight year of sales gains in 2018
The group of the 300 largest cabinet, millwork, furniture and fixture manufacturers in
North America topped $54 billion in sales.
Sales for the FDMC 300 group of companies grew 4. 75 percent in 2018, to reach $54.691 billion. This group of the 300 largest North American cabinet, millwork,
furniture and fixture manufacturers
recorded a seventh consecutive year of
sales expansion in 2018, the year just completed. In 2017, sales grew 5. 4 percent over
the previous year to $52.209 billion.
Companies in most market sectors
that reported indicated growth or simi-
lar sales levels compared to the previous
year. Some of the largest publicly traded
manufacturers consolidated operations
or concentrated on improving efficiency
rather than increasing overall revenue.
The FDMC 300 is a group of the 300
largest cabinet, furniture, millwork, store
fixture, office/contract and component
producers in North America. This sum-
mary of wood manufacturing firms’ sales
performance is published annually by
There were adjustments in some
company information in 2018 due to new
data, mergers and consolidations.
Also, there were several companies
listed last year that are no longer included, along with new companies and a
few name changes.
In 2017 we identified five companies
that closed. In 2018, we identified only