RESTON, VA — According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Assn.’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, cabinet sales for February 2008 decreased 3.7% compared to sales for February 2007. Stock cabinet sales decreased 15.0%, custom sales decreased 2.3% and semi-custom sales increased 8.3%.

The year-to-date sales show an overall decrease of 7.4%, with stock sales down 17.6%, custom sales down 7.3% and year-to-date sales for semi-custom up 4.4%.

Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom manufacturers whose combined sales represent more than 50% of the U.S. cabinet market.  KCMA is the major trade association for manufacturers of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, and suppliers of goods and services to the industry.

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