In terms of modern or historic use, a hearth is referred to as a stone or brick lined fireplace, without or with an oven, basically used for heating and also cooking food. From a long time, a hearth was a crucial part of a household and was mainly the most important and central feature of the house. Earlier, a hearth was commonly placed in the in the center of the hall, with the smoke rising to a smoke hole through the room. Later, such type of hearths were relocated to the side of a room and were installed with a chimney. In terms of fireplace design, a hearth is a crucial fragment of the fireplace, generally comprising masonry at the floor level or above and beneath the fireplace mantel. However, modern fireplaces have enhanced efficiency and have also been electrified, thus giving rise to the development of new type of hearths.
The report is an investigation in the growth of the global hearth market over the last couple of years and in the coming years. The market research publication further reasons out the causes of the changes in the market across the globe. It does this so by presenting an evaluation of the dynamics and the trends prevalent from the last few years and the ones that are likely to retain an impact during the forecast period. The Porter’s five forces analysis is being taken into consideration for the analysts to provide a clear view of the vendor landscape to the readers. Mergers, agreements, acquisitions, and other partnerships have also been highlighted in the report. The study further delves into the working of the various leading companies along with the information on the products, strategies, and shares of the companies in question.
The global hearth market is expected to be extensively influenced by the policies implemented by governments across the globe. The demand for hearth is anticipated to further intensify owing to the focus of consumers towards aesthetic home decoration. Hearth products are also considered to be effective space heaters along with being a prominent home décor. The demand for designer hearths is in high demand in the market at present and are also the main focus of manufacturers. These products are appealing customers who look forward to decorate their houses with artistic hearths. The facts that hearths are economical in nature, need low maintenance, and installation costs are lifting their demand globally.
Hearths have application across sectors such as institution, hospitality, commercial, and residential among others. Recreational places such as cafes, bars, restaurants, and hotels install outdoor and indoor hearths in order to provide customers with comfort and luxury and also make the place artistically appealing. These places also install barbeque and grilling sets outdoors for providing customers with an enhanced dining experience. Hospitals are also focusing on the installation of hearths for comforting patients.
The region that holds the maximum potential in the hearth market is Europe and is expected to hold a prominent place in future in the global hearth market. The primary reason for the exponential growth of the region is the use of several type of heating appliances in the houses due to extreme cold weather.
Companies such as HNI Corporation, Travis Industries Inc., Innovative Hearth Products LLC, FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd., Napoleon Products, Empire Comfort Systems, Inc., and Pacific Energy among others are likely to establish a steady position in the market in the coming years.
Global Hearth Market forecast period would be from 2016 to 2026.
Key players profiled in the report include HNI Corporation, Travis Industries Inc., Innovative Hearth Products LLC, FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd., Napoleon Products, Empire Comfort Systems, Inc., and Pacific Energy.
Global Hearth Market is segmented on the basis of Fuel Type, Product Type, Application, and Geography.
lobal hearth market is expected to be extensively influenced by the policies implemented by governments across the globe. The demand for hearth is anticipated to further intensify owing to the focus of consumers towards aesthetic home decoration.
Europe is the leading region with the largest market share.