US Wood Panel Market Hit Hard by Pandemic, But Home Renovation Surge a Bright Spot

US Wood Panel Market Hit Hard by Pandemic, But Home Renovation Surge a Bright Spot

Residential construction activity is a key driver of demand for wood panels, as it accounts for over half of the market in any given year.


China’s Belt & Road & Other Key Trends in the Global Asphalt Market Through 2024

China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative continues to fuel investment in strategic infrastructure development to connect China to Europe, the Middle East, and parts of North Africa for commercial and tourism purposes.


From COVID to Building Construction: Global Siding Market Trends to Watch Through 2024

From COVID to Building Construction: Global Siding Market Trends to Watch Through 2024

Highlighted here are some of the key trends to watch in the global siding market through the end of 2020 and beyond.


Updating the US’ Aging Infrastructure Means Opportunity for Pipe Suppliers

The American Water Works Association estimates that it will cost at least $1 trillion over the next 25 years to restore and expand the country’s water infrastructure.


Roofing Industry Uses Technology to Improve Productivity, Minimize Health Risks

Roofing Industry Uses Technology to Improve Productivity, Minimize Health Risks

The roofing industry is practicing the perfect social distancing – by not involving any people at all!

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Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Developing countries with strong building construction activity and relatively low countertop usage rates will see the fastest growth going forward.


Geosynthetics Market to Get Boost from Rising Investment in Public Infrastructure

Geosynthetics Market to Get Boost from Rising Investment in Public Infrastructure

Investment in public infrastructure is a key driver in the $18 billion global geosynthetics market. It's rising in major markets around the world as governments attempt to offset the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more from Content Writer Peter Kusnic.


Amid Pandemic, Hand Tool Suppliers Find Silver Lining in Spike of DIY Activity

Hand tool manufacturers continue to face challenges yet enjoy small spike in home renovation projects. Read more....


Lack of Affordable Housing to Support Demand for Prefabricated Housing

Lack of Affordable Housing to Support Demand for Prefabricated Housing

Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 2017 for its stirring depiction of families seeking to find and maintain a place to live. Readers of the book learned that America faces an affordable housing crisis.


Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Stuck at home, consumers are shifting their spending behavior. Some disposable income that would be spent on dining out or going on vacation is now going toward home improvement.