This report forecasts US siding demand in squares to 2019. Total demand is segmented by material in terms of: vinyl, fiber cement, wood, stucco, brick, and other materials. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: new residential, residential improvement and repair, new nonresidential, and nonresidential improvement and repair.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, regulatory and environmental factors, and materials and technology. A 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 firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.