This report forecasts to 2020 US commercial roofing demand in squares (one square equals 100 square feet) and in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total demand in squares and dollars is segmented by roofing product in terms of: plastic, bituminous low-slope, elastomeric, low-slope metal, other low-slope products, and steep-slope. Total demand in squares is also segmented by market as follows: reroofing and new.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in both area and value terms as well as total shipments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, key drivers of demand, and distribution channels. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.