US sales of decorative laminates will grow 3.8 percent annually through 2011 driven by increased demand for laminate flooring, store fixtures and wall panels. Decorative foils and saturated papers will pace the dominant low-pressure laminate segment| while high-pressure laminates will lead gains.
This study analyzes the US decorative laminate industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996| 2001 and 2006 and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by raw material (e.g.| plastics| adhesives| paper| vinyl film| wood substrates)| product (e.g.| low basis weight papers| saturated papers| vinyl films| decorative foils| high pressure laminates| edgebanding) and market (e.g.| cabinets| furniture| store fixture| flooring| wall panels| countertops).
The study also considers market environment factors| details industry structure| evaluates company market share and profiles 38 major players including Wilsonart| Panolam Industries| Formica| and Coveright Surfaces.