RESTON, Va. - Cabinet sales rose 1.8% in July compared to 2016 figures, continuing a third straight month of year-over-year growth. According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, stock cabinet sales in July grew 4.5% and semi-custom sales increased 0.6%, while custom cabinet sales decreased 3.4% compared to the same period last year.

Year-to-date sales also continue to climb. Overall, cabinetry sales are up 3.7%, with stock sales up 4.2%, semi-custom sales up 3.9%, and custom sales up 0.7%. 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 says 63% of its cabinet manufacturer members report sales below $10 million annually, reflecting the importance of small manufacturers in the industry.

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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