US countertop demand will reach 540 million square feet in 2011, driven by the remodeling segment. Engineered stone and natural stone countertops will grow the fastest while laminate countertops will remain the market leader. Kitchen countertops will continue to outpace bathroom types.
This study analyzes the $12.7 billion US residential kitchen and bath countertop industry. It presents historical demand data (1996, 2001, 2006) and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by material (e.g., laminates, solid surface, natural stone, engineered stone, tile), product (e.g., kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, new housing, replacement), market (e.g., new housing, remodeling) and US geographic subregion.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 major players including Wilsonart, Formica, Panolam, DuPont, and Cosentino.