US demand for hard surface flooring is forecast to rise 7.2 percent annually through 2015. Tile and laminate flooring will see the fastest gains, while vinyl flooring remains the largest segment. The nonresidential building market will outpace the residential building and transportation equipment segments.
This study analyzes the 6.5 billion square foot US hard surface flooring industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, with forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by flooring type (e.g., vinyl, tile, laminate, wood) and market (residential buildings, nonresidential buildings, transportation equipment).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 industry players, including Mohawk Industries, Armstrong World Industries and Shaw Industries.