Global demand for siding is forecast to reach 4.8 billion square meters in 2013, driven largely by advances in residential construction. The Asia/Pacific region will be one of the fastest growing markets. Demand for masonry and concrete products will remain strong, led by fiber cement and concrete and stone siding.
This study analyzes the 4.3 billion square meter world siding industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., masonry and concrete, metal, vinyl, wood), market (residential buildings, nonresidential buildings), world region and for 19 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 35 industry players, including James Hardie, Wienerberger and HeidelbergCement.