RESTON, Va. - Cabinet sales continued their upward trend in March, increasing 8.4% compared to the same month a year ago, according to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey.

KCMA's survey showed gains in all categories. Stock cabinet sales increased 10.7% rise, semi-custom sales rose 7.4%, and custom sales were up 3.9% compared to 2016 figures for March.

Year-to-date sales are also up 7.5% overall. Stock cabinet sales are up 8.5%, with semi-custom sales up 10.7%, and custom sales showing a 16% rise. 2016 cabinet sales reached $6.8 billion, according to KCMA figures.

KCMA Trend of Business Survey participants include stock, semi-custom, and custom companies whose combined sales represent approximately 70% of the U.S. kitchen cabinet and bath vanity market. KCMA is the major trade association for kitchen cabinet and bath vanity manufacturers and key suppliers of goods and services to the industry. The association has been compiling and reporting industry sales data for more than 40 years.

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