This report forecasts US geosynthetics demand in square yards and US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Total demand in square yards is segmented by product in terms of geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids, and other geosynthetics. Total demand in square yards is also segmented by market in terms of transportation infrastructure, construction, landfills, liquid containment, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in square yards is provided at five-year intervals for 2002, 2007, and 2012, while the various segments are reported for 2007 and 2012; total demand in US dollars is provided for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on environmental and regulatory issues, and global demand.
A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.