Analyst Matt Zielenski comments, “The merger of these two companies will create the largest retailer of building materials in the US, one that has sales locations in nearly every major metropolitan area in the nation...."

The fastest growth for countertop materials is expected in higher value materials with lower penetration rates than more commonly used solid surface, laminate, and granite materials.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the $182 billion global turbine market is expected to vary significantly by product type.

Momentive Performance Materials entered into an agreement to sell its Consumer Sealants division to Henkel. Matt Zielenski and Kent Furst provide comments.

See key findings in the new Fencing series: Chain Link Fencing, Plastic Fencing, Wood Fencing, and Residential Fencing.

Jennifer Mapes-Christ, manager of consumer & commercial research, addresses concerns regarding elevators.

Vinyl siding has ceded its role as the market leader to stucco.

Sheds, tiny houses, granny pods are supplemental structures that can provide an option for additional office space, classrooms, and play space, guest stays and clean socializing.

Growth in the use of integrated digital security systems has blurred the line between physical and cybersecurity.

According to Freedonia Group analyst Matt Zielenski, “ADUs will play an important role in the US housing market going forward..."