This report forecasts US plastic and composite fencing demand in US dollars at the manufacturers’ level and in linear feet to 2018. Total demand in US dollars is segmented by material in terms of vinyl, composites, and high-density polyethylene and other plastics. Total demand in US dollars is also segmented by market as follows: residential buildings, agricultural, nonresidential buildings, and nonbuilding.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in US dollars is provided in an annual series from 2003 to 2013; total demand in linear feet and the various segments in US dollars are reported at five-year intervals for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends, key economic indicators, material characteristics, and installed costs.
A Demand Segmentation and Forecasts section defines materials and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each material and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.