World Drywall & Building Plaster

As Quoted In The Wall Street Journal

Following recent severe losses between 2008 and 2011, drywall demand is expected to rebound sharply in North America and Western Europe with improvements in the East European market as well.

Drywall demand to rise 8.6% yearly through 2016

Worldwide sales of drywall are forecast to expand 8.6 percent per annum through 2016 to 10.7 billion square meters, a massive improvement over the 2006-2011 pace. Following recent severe losses between 2008 and 2011, drywall demand is expected to rebound sharply in North America and Western Europe. The East European market will also improve. While advances in the Africa/Mideast region, Asia/Pacific region, and Central and South America are projected to decelerate slightly through 2016, each of these regions is still expected to record impressive growth.

China, US to dominate new drywall demand

Nearly 70 percent of additional drywall demand generated between 2011 and 2016 will be attributable to China and the US. Product sales in the US are projected to grow over 12 percent per year during this period. After declining sharply between 2006 and 2011, the amount of new residential floor space in the country is expected to increase at a double-digit pace. Rapid nonresidential building construction spending gains are also expected to stimulate growth in the US market. In China, demand for drywall is forecast to grow nearly 12 percent per year through 2016 because of large increases in residential and nonresidential construction activity. Drywall will also be used more frequently in residential applications in China, as these products become more popular.

Numerous industrializing countries are also projected to register robust growth between 2011 and 2016, including India, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Thailand, and Turkey. Increasing demand for urban housing will drive residential building construction spending and related drywall sales. Consumption in these countries will also grow because of advances in office and commercial construction activity. Going forward, local construction firms will increase their use of modern building materials (such as drywall) at the expense of other products (such as building plaster).

Building plaster demand to rise 5.8% annually

Global building plaster demand is forecast to rise 5.8 percent per year to more than 37 million metric tons in 2016. While this pace is an improvement over the 2006-2011 rate, the building plaster segment will record slower growth than the drywall segment. Construction firms in many countries will gradually increase their use of drywall-based building construction techniques through 2016, at the expense of wet construction methods, which employ more building plaster per unit. A portion of these losses will be offset by the increased use of joint compounds during the drywall installation process.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the world drywall and building plaster industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (drywall, building plaster), market (residential, nonresidential), world region and for 23 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 26 industry participants, including Saint-Gobain, Knauf and Etex.

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  1. World Drywall & Building Plaster

    $6,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $249.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $148.00

      1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,575.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $328.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $94.00

        2. 3.2.2 Market Outlook

          $214.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Overview

        $83.00

        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Building Construction Outlook

        $313.00

        1. Table | WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

        2. 3.4.1 Residential Building Outlook

          $121.00

          1. Table | WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

        3. 3.4.2 Nonresidential Building Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Gypsum Mine Production

        $178.00

      6. 3.6 Pricing

        $97.00

      7. 3.7 Environmental Considerations

        $531.00

        1. 3.7.1 Gypsum Mining & Manufacturing Operations

          $177.00

        2. 3.7.2 Waste Gypsum Disposal & Recycling

          $182.00

        3. 3.7.3 Synthetic Gypsum

          $156.00

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $1,347.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $175.00

        1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER DEMAND

      2. 4.2 Drywall

        $739.00

        1. 4.2.1 Drywall Demand by Region & Market

          $366.00

          1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL DEMAND BY REGION & MARKET (million square meters)

          2. Table | WORLD RESIDENTIAL DRYWALL DEMAND BY REGION (million square meters)

          3. Table | WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL DRYWALL DEMAND BY REGION (million square meters)

        2. 4.2.2 Drywall Production by Region

          $108.00

          1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL PRODUCTION BY REGION (million square meters)

        3. 4.2.3 International Trade Flows in Drywall

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million square meters)

      3. 4.3 Building Plaster

        $433.00

        1. 4.3.1 Building Plaster Demand by Region & Market

          $222.00

          1. Table | WORLD BUILDING PLASTER DEMAND BY REGION & MARKET (000 metric tons)

          2. Table | WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PLASTER DEMAND BY REGION (000 metric tons)

          3. Table | WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING PLASTER DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        2. 4.3.2 Building Plaster Production by Region

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD BUILDING PLASTER PRODUCTION BY REGION (000 metric tons)

        3. 4.3.3 International Trade Flows in Building Plaster

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD BUILDING PLASTER NET EXPORTS BY REGION (000 metric tons)

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $1,106.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $91.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

      2. 5.2 North America: Drywall Supply & Demand

        $88.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

      3. 5.3 North America: Drywall Suppliers & Market Share

        $82.00

      4. 5.4 Building Plaster Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      5. 5.5 United States

        $295.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | UNITED STATES: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      6. 5.6 Canada

        $242.00

        1. Table | CANADA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | CANADA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | CANADA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      7. 5.7 Mexico

        $274.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | MEXICO: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | MEXICO: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,896.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $105.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

      2. 6.2 Drywall Supply & Demand

        $97.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

      3. 6.3 Drywall Suppliers & Market Share

        $82.00

      4. 6.4 Building Plaster Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      5. 6.5 Germany

        $255.00

        1. Table | GERMANY: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | GERMANY: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | GERMANY: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      6. 6.6 United Kingdom

        $243.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      7. 6.7 Spain

        $248.00

        1. Table | SPAIN: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | SPAIN: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | SPAIN: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      8. 6.8 France

        $233.00

        1. Table | FRANCE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | FRANCE: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | FRANCE: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      9. 6.9 Italy

        $256.00

        1. Table | ITALY: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | ITALY: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | ITALY: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      10. 6.10 Other Western Europe

        $353.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,345.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $106.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Drywall Supply & Demand

        $83.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Drywall Suppliers & Market Share

        $82.00

      4. 7.4 Asia/Pacific: Building Plaster Supply & Demand

        $92.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      5. 7.5 China

        $336.00

        1. Table | CHINA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | CHINA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | CHINA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      6. 7.6 Japan

        $248.00

        1. Table | JAPAN: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | JAPAN: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | JAPAN: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      7. 7.7 South Korea

        $287.00

        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | SOUTH KOREA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | SOUTH KOREA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      8. 7.8 Australia

        $228.00

        1. Table | AUSTRALIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | AUSTRALIA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | AUSTRALIA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      9. 7.9 India

        $277.00

        1. Table | INDIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | INDIA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | INDIA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      10. 7.10 Thailand

        $278.00

        1. Table | THAILAND: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | THAILAND: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | THAILAND: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

        $364.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $2,871.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America

        $766.00

        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: General

          $94.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Drywall Supply & Demand

          $93.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. 8.1.3 Central & South America: Building Plaster Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY& DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        4. 8.1.4 Brazil

          $242.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | BRAZIL: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | BRAZIL: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        5. 8.1.5 Other Central & South America

          $259.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

        $1,057.00

        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: General

          $95.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Drywall Supply & Demand

          $89.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. 8.2.3 Eastern Europe: Building Plaster Supply & Demand

          $83.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        4. 8.2.4 Russia

          $275.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | RUSSIA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | RUSSIA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        5. 8.2.5 Poland

          $241.00

          1. Table | POLAND: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | POLAND: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | POLAND: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        6. 8.2.6 Other Eastern Europe

          $274.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

        $1,047.00

        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: General

          $104.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

        2. 8.3.2 Drywall Supply & Demand

          $95.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

        3. 8.3.3 Africa/Mideast: Building Plaster Supply & Demand

          $85.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        4. 8.3.4 Turkey

          $249.00

          1. Table | TURKEY: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | TURKEY: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | TURKEY: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        5. 8.3.5 Saudi Arabia

          $253.00

          1. Table | SAUDI ARABIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | SAUDI ARABIA: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | SAUDI ARABIA: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

        6. 8.3.6 Other Africa/Mideast

          $261.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: DRYWALL SUPPLY & DEMAND (million square meters)

          3. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: BUILDING PLASTER SUPPLY & DEMAND (000 metric tons)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,562.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition & Market Share

        $127.00

        1. Table | WORLD DRYWALL & BUILDING PLASTER SALES FOR SELECTED MANUFACTURERS, 2011 (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Market Leaders

        $257.00

      4. 9.4 Vertical & Horizontal Integration

        $161.00

      5. 9.5 Manufacturing

        $157.00

      6. 9.6 Marketing

        $83.00

      7. 9.7 Distribution

        $82.00

      8. 9.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $174.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 9.9 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $107.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      10. 9.10 Company Profiles

        $4,430.00

        1. 9.10.1 Armstrong World Industries Incorporated

          $173.00

        2. 9.10.2 Beijing New Building Material plc

          $115.00

        3. 9.10.3 BGC Australia Proprietary Limited

          $128.00

        4. 9.10.4 Boral Limited

          $345.00

        5. 9.10.5 Caraustar Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        6. 9.10.6 Chiyoda-Ute Company Limited

          $82.00

        7. 9.10.7 CSR Limited

          $258.00

        8. 9.10.8 Eagle Materials Incorporated

          $214.00

        9. 9.10.9 Etex Group SA

          $260.00

        10. 9.10.10 Fletcher Building Limited

          $178.00

        11. 9.10.11 Gypsemna Company LLC

          $82.00

        12. 9.10.12 International Paper Company

          $118.00

        13. 9.10.13 KCC Corporation

          $82.00

        14. 9.10.14 Knauf Gips KG

          $414.00

        15. 9.10.15 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $179.00

        16. 9.10.16 Kuwait Gypsum Manufacturing & Trading Company

          $82.00

        17. 9.10.17 Lafarge SA

          $264.00

        18. 9.10.18 National Gypsum Company

          $195.00

        19. 9.10.19 Pacific Coast Building Products Incorporated

          $143.00

        20. 9.10.20 Panel Rey SA

          $118.00

        21. 9.10.21 Saint-Gobain

          $430.00

        22. 9.10.22 Shandong Pingyi Zhongxing Plasterboard Company Limited

          $82.00

        23. 9.10.23 Shangdong Taihe Dongxin Company Limited

          $82.00

        24. 9.10.24 Uralita SA

          $82.00

        25. 9.10.25 USG Corporation

          $320.00

        26. 9.10.26 Yoshino Gypsum Company Limited

          $120.00

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