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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Luxury Vinyl Tile: An Analysis Of Growth, Opportunities And Threats
11/1/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... (shipments plus imports) is estimated to reach $1.1 billion during 2014 or 5.3% of total floor coverings industry sales. This is up from only 1.6% in 2007. LVT is forecast to climb to over 9.0% ...  |  read more...
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Solar Panels
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... more than five times the levels seen as recent as 2009. The surge in demand over the past five years has been primarily satisfied by foreign-sourced products. Foreign-sourced products are price competitive and have made ...  |  read more...
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Cement
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... cement sales remain 42.0% below pre-recession levels. Part of the decline reflects weak prices. Prices did increase in 2013 and 2014 as demand rose, however, cement prices remain below pre-recession levels. On the other hand, ...  |  read more...
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Fiberglass Building Insulation
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... new home construction and residential remodeling activity. However, sales remain below pre-recession levels. Dollar sales gains have also benefited from strong price increases. Import shipments soared in 2014. These and other industry trends are uncovered ...  |  read more...
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Gypsum Products
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... surge in new home construction. Dollar sales gains also benefited from strong price increases. Despite these gains, sales remain some 25.0% below pre-recession levels. Sales are forecast to grow over the next five years as ...  |  read more...
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Lumber and Wood Preservation
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... led to relatively sharp price increases. Import shipments increased sharply as demand rose. Sales are expected to remain on an upward trend over the next five years as sales approach pre-recession levels. Growth, however, is ...  |  read more...
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Prepackaged Sand, Gravel, Mortar & Cement Mixes
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... growing at a 6.2% compound annual rate. Sales are estimated to have reached about $2.4 billion in 2014. Demand has benefited from the increased use of ceramic tiles, stone products, and other nonmetallic materials. Exports ...  |  read more...
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Reconstituted and Engineered Wood Products
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... with the recovery in housing starts. Builder purchases doubled between 2011 and 2014, however, remain about one-third below housing boom levels. The slowdown in 2014 reflects moderating increases in housing starts and a leveling off ...  |  read more...
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Fence Products
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... began to accelerate in 2014. Nonresidential market growth is expected to lead overall sales trends during 2015. Vinyl fencing products have experienced the sharpest growth. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date ...  |  read more...
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Lawn and Garden Equipment
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... imported product lines as homeowners and commercial purchasers moved up to higher-value domestically-made lawn and garden equipment. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Lawn and Garden Equipment. ...  |  read more...
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Lawn and Garden Retailers
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... confidence, rising new and existing 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 Catalina FirstLook on ...  |  read more...
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Heating Equipment
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... 2011. Demand was sharpest for nonelectric warm air furnaces, oil and gas burners, ventilators, and solar energy collectors. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Heating Equipment. This ...  |  read more...
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Plastic Pipe and Fittings
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... rates over the previous two years. The strong growth in these years was partially due to sharp price increases. Price gains weakened over the past two years and prices could decline during 2015 due to ...  |  read more...
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Sheet Metal Ducts, Flumes, Grills, and Pipe
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... remain some one-third below pre-recession levels. In recent years, sales have recovered along demand for HVAC equipment as residential and nonresidential construction activity turned upwards. These trends are expected to continue during 2015. These and ...  |  read more...
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Building Wire and Cable
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... 4.0% annually between 2010 and 2014. However, quantity sales have been growing some 3.5% per year. Demand has been growing due to the upturn in residential and nonresidential building construction spending. These and other industry ...  |  read more...
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Current-Carrying Wiring Devices
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... 2014 as residential and nonresidential construction activity recovered from the deep 2009 recession. The recovery was initially sharpest in residential markets as housing starts soared. However, growth is expected to be led by nonresidential market ...  |  read more...
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Residential Lighting Fixtures & Ceiling Fans
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... housing market. Builder demand surged in 2012 and 2013. This was followed by stronger gains in residential replacement sales. A sharp increase in ceiling fan imports in the fourth quarter of 2014 could indicate that ...  |  read more...
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Switchgear, Low Voltage
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... upturn was led by gains in the panelboard and distribution board sectors. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Low Voltage Switchgear. This First Look also provides data ...  |  read more...
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Concrete Products
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... Rising demand led to stronger price increases. Sales of precast concrete products were especially strong. Nonresidential market sales are expected to lead gains during 2015. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date ...  |  read more...
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Outdoor Furniture and Garden Umbrellas
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... housing market recovered. Demand benefited from soaring new home construction and a rebound in existing home sales. As sales recovered, consumers increased their preference for metal outdoor furniture and cut their purchases of plastic and ...  |  read more...
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Automatic HVAC Controls
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... installations of HVAC equipment rose along with the rebound in residential and nonresidential construction activity. Sales have also received a boost from the introduction of controls with smart-internet technology. These and other industry trends are ...  |  read more...
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Commercial, Industrial, and Outdoor lighting Fixtures
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... have been accelerating due to the strengthening recovery in nonresidential building construction spending. Sales have been strongest to contractors building hotels and motels, office buildings, and commercial structures. Foreign-based manufacturers have taken advantage of these ...  |  read more...
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Electric Lamp Bulbs & Parts
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... of incandescent bulbs. However, the phase out has cut the prices old type incandescent bulbs. Meanwhile, consumers have been slow to upgrade to more energy efficient long-lasting bulbs. In addition, as long-lasting bulbs replace the ...  |  read more...
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Asphalt Paving Materials
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... and highways. In the meantime, U.S. manufacturers have increased their reliance on emulsified asphalt. These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Asphalt Paving Materials. This First Look also ...  |  read more...
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Plywood
8/13/2015 | published by: Catalina Research
... construction still some 50.0% below housing boom levels. In recent years, sales gains were strongest for softwood plywood products. Relatively sharp price increases contributed to this trend. Import shipments also experienced strong increases in the ...  |  read more...
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