Drywall & Building Plaster: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US drywall demand and production in square meters, and building plaster demand and production in metric tons. Total drywall demand is segmented by market in terms of: new residential, residential improvement and repair, new nonresidential, and nonresidential improvement and repair. Total building plaster demand is segmented by market as follows: residential and nonresidential.

To illustrate historical trends, total drywall and total building plaster demand are provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018; total drywall and total building plaster production and the various market segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008, 2013, and 2018.

This report analyzes the US market for the two main calcined gypsum-based products: drywall and building plaster. "Plasterboard", "gypsum board", and "wallboard" are among the other generic terms used for drywall products and are used synonymously in this report.

Building plasters based on lime, cement, or other non-gypsum materials, as well as industrial gypsum-based plasters used in nonconstruction applications, are excluded from the scope of this report. Drywall used in nonconstruction applications is also excluded. The most common dimension for standard drywall worldwide is 120 centimeters (cm) wide by 240 cm high by 1 cm to 1.25 cm thick.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
238310 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
327420 Gypsum Product Manufacturing
423320 Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers
423390 Other Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers

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