Cabinet Sales Up 2% in September: KCMA SurveyRESTON, VA- U.S. cabinet sales increased slightly for September 2012 compared to one year ago, according to a survey of participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.

According to the KCMA's monthly Trend of Business Survey, cabinet sales for September rose 2.0% percent, with the growth attributable to stock cabinet sales. For the time period, stock cabinet sales increased 8.1 percent, semi-custom sales decreased 2.7 percent and custom sales dropped 3.0 percent.

The year-to-date sales show an increase of 4.3 percent overall.  Stock cabinet sales are up 8.1 percent along with semi-custom sales up 2.2 percent, however custom sales are down 2.7 percent.

The survey is based on information provided by stock, semi-custom and custom cabinet companies whose combined sales represent over 66 percent of the U.S. cabinet market, according to KCMA.The KCMA is the major trade association for manufacturers of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, and suppliers of goods and services to the industry.

In other news, the KCMA will hold its annual Fall Management Conference, Expositon & Plant Tours event  Nov. 10-13 in Indianapolis. Tours include: Corsi Cabinets, Indiana Dimension, Dutch Made Inc., Kountry Wood Products and Bremtown Fine Custom Cabinetry. For more information, visit KCMA.org.

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