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Article Title: Demand for natural stone countertops is up by a constant 5.1%/year in the USA until 2017 (+6.5% in C
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Publication: Stone Ideas, 9/8/2013
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Demand for kitchen and bathroom countertops is predicted to increase until 2017 by a constant 5.1%/year in the USA. Predictions also show a slight shift in material: natural stone is predicted to take on 17% from the current 16%, engineered stone is predicted to increase by 1% from 9% to 10% and laminates are said to be on the decline from a current 47% to a predicted 44%. This is the result of a study by Freedonia Group. The unabridged study by the title of „Countertops“ can be purchased for 5,300 US-dollars.
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Article Title: U.S. Countertop Demand to Increase Through 2017
By: Wade Vonasek
Publication: Woodworking Network, 8/8/2013
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A new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry market research firm, forecasts US demand for countertops to increase 5.1% per year to 750 million square feet in 2017, a turnaround from the declines of 2007-2012. The report states that demand will be spurred by a recovery in US building construction and a relaxation in credit requirements. - See more at: http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood-market-trends/woodworking-industry-news/production-woodworking-news/US-Countertop-Demand-to-Increase-Through-2017-218895771.html#sthash.XzGApI4R.dpuf
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Article Title: U.S. Natural-Stone Countertop Demand Growing
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Publication: Stone Update, 8/3/2013
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The latest study by The Freedonia Group on U.S. countertop demand shows some good times ahead for natural stone. By 2017, the annual installations of natural-stone tops will hit 130 million ft², according to Freedonia’s new Countertops report. Demand for natural-stone countertops will also grow annually until 2017 by 7.6% – the highest rate among standard materials.
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