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Market Research Report - 239907

The Kitchen Furniture Market in Central-Eastern Europe

Published by CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies
Published Content info 115 Pages
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The Kitchen Furniture Market in Central-Eastern Europe
Published: June 23, 2014 Content info: 115 Pages

This report offers a full analysis of the kitchen furniture market in Central-Eastern Europe providing kitchen furniture production and consumption statistics and trends, as well as import and export data broken down by area and country of origin/destination.

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia.

Information on the competitive system include sales data and market shares of 60 among the top kitchen furniture manufacturers in this area and of the major players in each country considered. Sales of German and Italian kitchen manufacturers in Central-East Europe are also included.

For each country considered trade data are given both for kitchen furniture and built-in appliances (refrigerator and freezers, dishwashing machines, cooking appliances, hoods). The survey involved collecting information from approximately 100 sector companies either through active participation (direct replies to an interview or completion of a questionnaire) or from company balance sheets, figures and estimates.

Supply structure offers data on employment and information on kitchen prices in a sample of companies. Production is broken down by cabinet door material (solid wood, veneer, laminated, decorative papers, thermoplastic foils, lacquered, melamine, aluminium and glass), by cabinet door style (classic and modern), and by worktop material (solid surface materials, engineered and natural stone, laminated, wood, tiles, steel and glass).

Short profiles of the main players in the kitchen furniture industry are also available.

The analysis of kitchen furniture distribution channels covers: direct sales, contract; kitchen specialists; furniture retailers and large furniture chains.

An address list of the major players in the kitchen furniture industry in Central-Eastern Europe is included.


Kitchen furniture production in Central-Eastern Europe (8 considered countries) registered a 1.3% growth for the year 2013 and another slight growth is expected for the coming two years. The market is still dominated by first purchase and average price registered a sound growth (for example it is definitely growing the installation of dishwashers). German and Italian manufacturers face an increasing competition by the Local manufacturers. Top 60 players hold around 65% of the kitchen furniture market in Central-Eastern Europe. Ikea market share reaches 10% but in the meantime exists today a valuable network of kitchen specialists.

In terms of kitchen doors, Central-Eastern Europe registers a higher use of wooden doors and thermoplastic coverings. On the opposite, are slightly less used veneered doors, HPL, glass

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


  • Scope of the research and methodology

Overview of the kitchen furniture market in Central Eastern Europe

  • Kitchen furniture production, international trade and consumption in Central Eastern Europe, 2008-2013. EUR Million and percentage changes;
  • Kitchen furniture consumption, 2008-2013. Thousands of units and percentage changes;
  • Competitive system: kitchen furniture sales of 60 among top players and breakdown of Kitchen furniture sales by geographical area and by Central Eastern European country;
  • Turnover per employee and number of employees in a sample of companies
  • Kitchen furniture exports in a sample of companies
  • Breakdown of kitchen furniture supply by worktop material, by cabinet door material and by cabinet door style, in a sample of companies

For the following Countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia):

  • Macroeconomic indicators;
  • Size of the market;
    • Kitchen furniture production, consumption, imports and exports in values and consumption in volumes
  • International trade;
    • Exports and Imports of kitchen furniture by country and by geographical area
  • Distribution channels;
  • Major manufacturers;
    • Sales and market shares of the leading kitchen furniture manufacturers, short profiles
  • Household appliances indicators;
    • Imports data for refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, cooking appliances, hoods, 2011-2013 in values and in volumes


  • Addresses of the major players in the kitchen furniture sector in Central Eastern Europe

Selected companies mentioned:

Adonis Furniture, Agacija, Alples, Anna Producent Mebli, Arosa Mobili, Agata Meble, Alno, Ancona, Andrzej Gawin, Atlas, BB Möbel, Black Red White, Bodzio Fabryka Mebli, David Meble, Decodom, Drewpol, Dunav, Elmar Meble, Elvila, Forte Fabryka Mebli, Gabi Fabryka Mebli, Hanák Nábytek, Ikea, Jadrina, Jan Walentynowicz Zakłady Meblowe, Koryna, Labirint, Leiner-Kika, Lemet, Lube, Rust Mebel, Mobexpert, Okmed Demko Meble, Nadop Vyroba Nabytku, Namještaj Gradačac, Nobia, Nobilia, Scavolini, Schüller Möbelwerk, Silvarom, Snaidero, Stolarz, Stolplyt, Svea, Sykora, Trokut, Veneta, Wolsztynska Fabryka Mebli

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