Catalina Research

Catalina Research offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in assisting action oriented executives in uncovering industry intelligence. Their research director, Stuart Hirschhorn, has researched construction material, building equipment, and related industries for over three decades.

Catalina Research provides the most in depth, up-to-date, and insightful data on construction materials and building equipment markets. The Reports include pertinent information from government agencies, proprietary research sources, and competitor intelligence. Catalina has relationships with leading business associations and trade publications to deliver the most insightful industry intelligence.

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List of reports from Catalina Research

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Floor Coverings Industry Trends and End-Use Markets
7/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... year. During 2014, floor coverings dollar sales are estimated to increase by 3.3% after showing a 7.0% gain in 2013. The slowdown reflects the maturing of the U.S. housing recovery as new home construction levels ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Manufacturing & Construction: Wood Flooring
4/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... for higher-end floor coverings increased along with the housing recovery. The recovery began with builder purchases; however, the residential replacement market could begin to take the growth lead. The rebound in home building, however, resulted ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Resilient Flooring
2/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... by rising demand for luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and fiberglass-backed sheet vinyl products. The acceptance of these products for residential use resulted in a surge in sales as the housing market recovered. Significant inroads are ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Firstlook On Window Shades And Blinds And Drapery Hardware
1/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... they take share from curtains and draperies. Sales are rising as consumers increase spending on window coverings as housing sales began to recover and household finances improved. Nonresidential building construction is also strengthening. These and ...  |  read more...
USD 1,295
FirstLook on Oil and Gas Field Machinery
1/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... drilling activity causing the number of rigs in operation to increase to its highest levels in decades. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date FirstLook on drilling, production, and surveying machinery and ...  |  read more...
USD 1,295
Firstlook On Lawn And Garden Equipment And Supplies Retailing
1/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... home sales, increased consumer spending on flowers and potted plants, and stronger gains for landscape service revenues. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date FirstLook on Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies ...  |  read more...
USD 1,295
Firstlook On Curtains And Draperies
1/1/2014 | published by: Catalina Research
... have lost ground in the U.S. window treatment market as consumers increased their preference for window shades and blinds. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date FirstLook on curtains and draperies This ...  |  read more...
USD 1,295
Floor Coverings Distribution Channels And Regional Market
11/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... to $57.9 billion. End users are estimated to purchase $39.0 billion of floor coverings and spend $18.9 billion to install the flooring. Stronger growth reflects a surge in builder demand. Meanwhile, consumers are increasingly purchasing ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Door/Window/Hardware Industry Quarterly Update
11/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... Quarterly Update analyzes data on overall U.S. industry trends; metal and wood doors; vinyl, metal, and wood windows; door and window hardware; factors driving demand; and company sales and profits. Each issue includes data on ...  |  read more...
USD 795
Automotive Flooring Market
11/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... will assist the automotive flooring executive exploit the recovery in U.S. automotive production, track consumer automotive aftermarket spending, and plan for 2014 and beyond. Catalina Reports contain the timely data that allows users to evaluate ...  |  read more...
USD 2,295
Floor Coverings Distribution Channel
9/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... of floor coverings from retailers, distributors and manufacturers, and $17.6 billion to install the flooring. The 2012 increase reflects stronger flooring spending for all end-use markets. Sales, however, continue to shift to value priced chains, ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Floor Coverings Industry Trends And End-use Markets
7/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... mid-2000s. The estimated 6.3% increase in dollar sales during 2013 is being led by the builder market. The builder market is benefiting from a more than 25% annual average increase in housing starts in 2012 ...  |  read more...
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Natural And Manufactured Stone Product Industry
6/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... has been recovering since 2011 and the recovery has strengthened during 2013. The recovery is being led by the surge in new home construction, as seen by the 28.2% increase in housing starts in 2012 ...  |  read more...
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Toilet And Toilet Seat Market
3/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... increase by 8.5% during 2013. The upturn is being led by the surge in builder purchases as housing starts top monthly year-over-year gains of over 25%. Housing starts are increasing sharply as home buyers turn ...  |  read more...
USD 2,995
Windows
3/1/2013 | published by: Catalina Research
... builder sales are expected to continue though 2013. The important residential replacement market is also expected a turnaround this year. The residential replacement market is currently benefiting from an upturn in existing home sales, which ...  |  read more...
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Ceramic Tile
12/1/2012 | published by: Catalina Research
... offer competitively-priced higher-end stone and wood looks. Ceramic tile’s competitive position has improved as high cost European-based manufacturers moved production to their U.S. plants and sourcing increased from low cost suppliers in China and Mexico. ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Floor Coverings Industry Trends And End-use Markets
7/1/2012 | published by: Catalina Research
... activity. Industry profit margins are also benefiting from moderating material cost pressures and a reduction in domestic industry production capacity. The recovery, however, is mixed by industry sector. Sales increases are relatively strong for ceramic ...  |  read more...
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Roofing Product Industry
3/1/2012 | published by: Catalina Research
... nonresidential demand and the replacement or repair of roofs of an aging housing stock. Dollar sales growth also received a boost from the industry’s ability to pass through rising material costs due to the relatively ...  |  read more...
USD 2,995
Manufacturing & Construction: Wood Flooring
1/1/2012 | published by: Catalina Research
... rates are expected to cause U.S. home sales to see their sharpest increase in eight years. Demand is estimated to increase in residential replacement and builder markets. Commercial sales could also remain on an upward ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Area Rug
12/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... rubber, and plastic runners. Each page will assist the rug, bath mat, and runner executive exploit growing product lines, strengthen distribution, review the competitive environment, maximize profit margins, and plan for 2012 and beyond. Market ...  |  read more...
USD 2,250
Engineered Wood Products & Reconstituted Wood Panels
11/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... stabilization in the U.S. housing market and the beginning of a recovery in household and commercial furniture production. The housing market seems to be stabilizing due to the double-digit increases in residential permits and existing ...  |  read more...
USD 2,995
Cabinet And Countertop Industry
9/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... solid surface materials, dimension and engineered stone countertops, and other countertop materials. Each page will assist the cabinetwork and countertop executive exploit new product trends, improve plant efficiency, strengthen distribution, penetrate end-use markets, and plan ...  |  read more...
USD 2,995
Floor Coverings Industry
7/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... sales in the first half of the year, and the restocking of distribution channel inventories after a deep cut in 2009. The gain in 2010 was centered in the residential replacement market, especially in the ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Resilient Flooring
6/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... low-cost hard surface flooring as the housing market weakened and the economy contracted. Manufacturers also increased consumer interest with the introduction of new and innovative products, such as glueless LVT and fiberglass-backed sheet vinyl. In ...  |  read more...
USD 3,495
Ladder Market
4/1/2011 | published by: Catalina Research
... executive exploit growing product lines, review the competitive environment, maximize plant profit margins, and plan for 2011 and beyond. Catalina Market Profiles contain the timely data that allows users to evaluate market size, growth potential, ...  |  read more...
USD 2,250
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