Single-Ply Roofing: Plastic & Rubber Membranes

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US demand for single-ply roofing membranes is projected to rise at a 1.1% annual rate through 2025 to 36.7 million squares valued at $2.1 billion. Though this will represent a moderation from the pace of growth during the 2015-2020 period – which was bolstered by strong weather-related repair and replacement demand in 2020 – the market for single-ply products will expand more quickly than that of roofing as a whole.

Gains will be supported by increasing construction of new commercial buildings, which more commonly have low-slope roofs and therefore are more likely to use roofing membranes. Although repair and replacement demand was elevated in 2020, many commercial businesses (especially restaurants and retail stores) ceased operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The glut of empty space lowered investment in new commercial building construction, leaving more room for expansion through the forecast period.

Commercial Reroofing to Remain Leading Application for Single-Ply Roofing

The commercial market accounts for most single-ply membrane roofing demand. Single-ply products are only installed on low-slope roofs, limiting their use in the residential market to high-rise multifamily complexes and, more rarely, single-family residences with low-slope roof elements. Reroofing applications account for 80% of single-ply sales in most years.

The commercial reroofing market will account for most of the anticipated increase in single-ply membrane demand through 2025, supported by the huge stock of existing roofs that need to be maintained. However, the high level of repair and replacement roofing activity in 2020 will limit greater reroofing demand gains.

Plastic Will Account for the Larger Share of Single-Ply Membrane Demand Gains

Thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and other plastic materials will continue to account for the vast majority of single-ply roofing demand in both volume and value terms. Plastic single-ply roofing will also post stronger volume gains than rubber single-ply roofing, fueled by the relatively low cost of most plastic products, as well as by increased use of self-adhesive plastic membranes because of their ease of installation. However, demand for rubber roofing will climb at faster pace in value terms, reflecting the above average price increases expected for these products.

US Single-Ply Roofing Manufacturing Is Highly Concentrated

A relatively small number of suppliers account for most single-ply roofing demand in the US. The Carlisle SynTec subsidiary of Carlisle Companies and the Johns Manville subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway are by far the largest suppliers, dominating the market because of their leading positions in the TPO, PVC, and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) product segments.

Additional single-ply roofing demand is supplied by the Firestone Building Products subsidiary of Holcim, the GAF Materials subsidiary of Standard Industries, and Duro-Last.

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  1. Single-Ply Roofing: Plastic & Rubber Membranes

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    1. 1 Executive Summary

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      1. Figure 1-1 | US Single-Ply Roofing Market

    2. 2 About This Report

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      1. 2.1 Report Details

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      2. 2.2 Study Scope & Product Description

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      3. 2.3 Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Single-Ply Roofing

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        1. Table | Annual Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2019 - 2022

        2. Figure 2-1 | Annual Single-Ply Roofing Volume Demand Growth, 2018 - 2023

    3. 3 Overview

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      1. 3.1 Historical Market Trends

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        1. Table | Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 - 2021

        2. Figure 3-1 | Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2000 - 2021

      2. 3.2 Product Forecasts

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        1. Table | Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 3-2 | Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

      3. 3.3 Markets & Applications

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        1. 3.3.1 Market Overview

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          1. Table | Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Market & Application, 2010 - 2030

          2. Figure 3-3 | Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Market, 2010 - 2030

        2. 3.3.2 Commercial Buildings

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          1. Table | Commercial Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Application & Product, 2010 - 2030

          2. Figure 3-4 | Commercial Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Application & Product, 2010 - 2030

        3. 3.3.3 Residential Buildings

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          1. Table | Residential Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Application & Product, 2010 - 2030

          2. Figure 3-5 | Residential Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Application & Product, 2010 - 2030

      4. 3.4 Demand by Region & Subregion

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        1. Table | Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Region & Subregion, 2010 - 2030

      5. 3.5 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | Single-Ply Roofing Pricing by Product, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 3-6 | Single-Ply Roofing Average Price by Product, 2010 - 2030

      6. 3.6 Competitive Products

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        1. Figure 3-7 | Comparative Growth: Single-Ply Roofing & Competitive Products, 2015 - 2025

      7. 3.7 Global Perspective

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        1. Figure 3-8 | Global Single-Ply Roofing Demand Share by Region, 2020

    4. 4 Factors Impacting Roofing Demand

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      1. 4.1 Building Construction Activity

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        1. Table | Building Construction Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

      2. 4.2 Age of Building Stock

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        1. Table | Residential & Commercial Roofing Stock by Building Type, 2010 - 2030

      3. 4.3 Weather & Climate

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        1. Figure 4-1 | Severe Weather-Related Reroofing Share of Weather-Related Reroofing Demand, 2010 - 2020

      4. 4.4 Roof Slope: Low Slope or Steep Slope

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        1. Table | Roofing Demand by Slope, 2010 - 2030

      5. 4.5 Installation Issues

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        1. 4.5.1 Comparative Installation Costs

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          1. Table | Selected Single-Ply Roofing Product Installation Costs, 2010 - 2030

        2. 4.5.2 Availability of Trained Labor

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      6. 4.6 Evolving Building Codes

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      7. 4.7 Adoption of Roof Maintenance Programs

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      8. 4.8 Insurer Requirements

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      9. 4.9 Sustainability Initiatives

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        1. 4.9.1 Recycling & Recycled Content

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        2. 4.9.2 Cool Roofing

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        3. 4.9.3 Energy Efficiency (LEED & Energy Star)

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      10. 4.10 Product Lifespans

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    5. 5 Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Membranes

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      1. 5.1 Scope & Product Description

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      2. 5.2 Demand by Product

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        1. Table | Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 5-1 | Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

      3. 5.3 Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO)

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        1. Table | Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

        2. Figure 5-2 | Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) Single-Ply Roofing, 2010 – 2030

      4. 5.4 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

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        1. Table | Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

        2. Figure 5-3 | Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Single-Ply Roofing, 2010 – 2030

      5. 5.5 Other Plastic Single-Ply Roofing

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        1. Table | Other Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 5-4 | Other Plastic Single-Ply Roofing, 2010 - 2030

      6. 5.6 Markets & Applications

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        1. Table | Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Market & Application, 2010 - 2030

      7. 5.7 Regional Trends

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        1. Table | Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Region & Subregion, 2010 - 2030

      8. 5.8 Market Share

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        1. Figure 5-5 | Plastic Single-Ply Roofing Market Share by Company, 2020

    6. 6 Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Membranes

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      1. 6.1 Scope & Product Description

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      2. 6.2 Demand by Product

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        1. Table | Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 6-1 | Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Product, 2010 - 2030

      3. 6.3 Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM)

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        1. Table | Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

        2. Figure 6-2 | Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

      4. 6.4 Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE)

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        1. Table | Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

        2. Figure 6-3 | Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 – 2030

      5. 6.5 Other Rubber Single-Ply Roofing

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        1. Table | Other Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Formulation, 2010 - 2030

        2. Figure 6-4 | Other Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand, 2010 - 2030

      6. 6.6 Markets & Applications

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        1. Table | Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Market & Application, 2010 - 2030

      7. 6.7 Regional Trends

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        1. Table | Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Demand by Region & Subregion, 2010 - 2030

      8. 6.8 Market Share

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        1. Figure 6-5 | Rubber Single-Ply Roofing Market Share by Company, 2020

    7. 7 Key Suppliers & Market Share

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      1. 7.1 Industry Composition

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      2. 7.2 Market Share

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        1. Figure 7-1 | Single-Ply Roofing Market Share by Company, 2020

      3. 7.3 Distribution

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    8. 8 Appendix

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      1. 8.1 Scope

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        1. Table | Study Scope: US Geographic Regions & Subregions

        2. Table | Relevant Industry Codes

      2. 8.2 Definitions

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      3. 8.3 Freedonia Methodology

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      4. 8.4 Study-Specific Methodology

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      5. 8.5 Sources

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      6. 8.6 Associations & Agencies

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      7. 8.7 Related Studies & Reports

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      8. 8.8 Macroeconomic Assumptions

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        1. 8.8.1 Economic Environment

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          1. Table | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2010 - 2030

        2. 8.8.2 Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | Population & Households, 2010 - 2030

        3. 8.8.3 Consumer Spending

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          1. Table | Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

        4. 8.8.4 Consumer Financing

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          1. Table | Consumer Financing Environment, 2010 - 2020

        5. 8.8.5 Residential Building Construction

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          1. Table | Residential Building Construction Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

        6. 8.8.6 Housing Starts

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          1. Table | New Housing Indicators, 2010 - 2030

          2. Figure 8-1 | New Housing Square Footage by Housing Type, 2005 - 2020

        7. 8.8.7 Housing Stock

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          1. Table | Housing Stock by Type, 2010 - 2030

          2. Figure 8-2 | Housing Stock: Share by Year of Construction, 2020

        8. 8.8.8 Residential Improvements & Repairs

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          1. Table | Residential Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

        9. 8.8.9 Commercial Building Construction

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          1. Table | Commercial Building Construction Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

        10. 8.8.10 Commercial Building Stock

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          1. Table | Commercial Building Stock, 2010 - 2030

        11. 8.8.11 Commercial Building Improvements & Repairs

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          1. Table | Commercial Building Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2010 - 2030

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