Construction Chemicals: United States

This report forecasts US construction chemicals demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of protective coatings and sealers, caulks and adhesives, cement and asphalt additives, grouts and mortars, polymer flooring, sprayed polyurethane foam, and other construction chemicals. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: nonbuilding, nonresidential building, and residential building.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2003 to 2013; and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends, key economic indicators, international activity and foreign trade, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and 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 firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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