Roofing: United States

This report forecasts US roofing demand in square meters and US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Roofing shipments are also forecasted in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand in square meters is segmented by product in terms of: bituminous, metal, elastomeric, plastic, tile, and other products. Total demand in square meters is also segmented by market as follows: residential reroofing, new residential, nonresidential reroofing, and new nonresidential.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in area and value terms is provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; shipments are reported at five-year intervals for 2005, 2010, and 2015; and the various demand segments are provided for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, materials and technology trends, legal and regulatory factors, and NAFTA demand. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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