Drywall & Building Plaster: United States

This report forecasts US drywall demand and shipments in square meters to 2020, as well as building plaster demand and shipments in metric tons. Total drywall demand is also forecasted in metric tons to 2020. Total drywall demand in square meters is segmented by market in terms of: new residential, residential improvement and repair, and nonresidential. Total building plaster demand in metric tons is segmented by market as follows: residential and nonresidential.

To illustrate historical trends, total drywall demand in square meters and metric tons, and total building plaster demand in metric tons are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; total drywall and building plaster shipments, as well as the various segments, are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental factors, and NAFTA demand. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines drywall and building plaster markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each drywall and building plaster market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms 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.

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