This report forecasts to 2025 global demand for insulation by material, market, and major world region in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Material segments include: foamed plastic; fiberglass; mineral wool; and small volume insulation materials such as reflective insulation, radiant barriers, and cellulose. Reported markets encompass: nonresidential building; residential building; industrial and plant equipment; HVAC and air distribution; appliances; and other markets such as transportation equipment, nonbuilding construction, and furniture. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.
To illustrate historical trends, world, material, market, and regional demand (including material and market segments) are provided for 2010, 2015, and 2020. Finally, global production is segmented by major world region and provided for 2010, 2015, 2020, and 2025.
Granulated mineral wool used in ceiling tiles is not included in the scope of this report.
For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate as that prevailing in 2020.
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:
321219 Reconstituted wood product manufacturing
326140 Polystyrene foam product manufacturing
326150 Urethane & other foam product manufacturing, excluding polystyrene
327992 Ground or treated mineral & earth manufacturing
327993 Mineral wool manufacturing
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