Despite weak homebuilding activity in many markets, demand growth in residential insulation will be supported by rising spending on home renovations.

Appliance sales amid the Covid-19 pandemic is providing opportunities for insulation suppliers.

Where plastic pipelines are replacing older infrastructure, new plastic pipes are almost universally of a larger diameter than the ones they are replacing.

CEO Elon Musk, has again expressed interest in developing a highly efficient, next generation HVAC system that features an advanced high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter.

As WPC (and increasingly plastic lumber) products employ recycled materials, they also benefit from a positive environmental profile.

Despite steep near-term losses across the motor vehicle industry due to the pandemic, TPE suppliers targeting the Asia/Pacific region will benefit from emerging motor vehicle markets in such countries as China, India, and Thailand.

Freedonia Group's new series of roofing studies shares opportunities and challenges of different materials and product types.

Still a small segment of the global TPE market - thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are favored in 3D printing applications.

While outdoor seating has helped mitigate revenue losses caused by restrictions on dine-in foodservice during the COVID-19 pandemic to an extent, restaurants face an uncertain fall and winter.

This announcement reflects two somewhat contradictory yet American trends.