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Decorative Laminates

Decorative Laminates

The decorative laminates market will advance 2.5% annually through 2020, reaching 11.6 billion square feet. Decorative laminates will remain a popular surfacing material of engineered wood products such as cabinets and countertops through the forecast period. The manufacture of these laminate surfaced products will benefit from increased domestic demand, driven by increases in building construction expenditures and remodeling activity.

This report provides data on the US decorative laminates industry. The industry is segmented by Product and Market, with demand provided in square feet and dollars. Data on raw materials used to produce decorative laminates is also provided.

Products covered include:
Low-Pressure Laminates (e.g., low-basis weight papers, saturated papers, thermoplastic foils, and decorative foils)
High-Pressure Laminates
Edge banding

Low-basis weight papers and saturated papers together accounted for over half of all decorative laminates demand in 2015.

Major decorative laminate markets include:
Cabinets
Furniture
Stone Fixtures
Wall Panels
Flooring
Countertops
Other (e.g., ceilings, dressing room and bathroom partitions, and lockers)

Cabinets, furniture, and store fixtures together accounted for nearly 70% of total decorative laminates demand in 2015. Cabinets will contribute the most growth through 2020, buoyed by an increase in new home construction.

The decorative laminates industry ranges from small, privately held firms to large, multinational companies, with concentration levels varying by product. Participants include Arclin, Berkshire Hathaway, Fletcher Building, Lamin-Art, Mohawk Industries, Olon Industries, OMNOVA Solutions, Panolam Industries International, RENOLIT, and Wilsonart International.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Consumer Spending
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Building Construction
      • Table BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
      • Residential Buildings
        • Table RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
        • Table NEW HOUSING INDICATORS
        • Table HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE
        • Table CHART II-1 YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSING STOCK, 2015
        • Table RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES
      • Nonresidential Buildings
        • Table NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
        • Table NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING STOCK
        • Table NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING FLOOR SPACE
        • Table NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES
    • Competitive Products Overview
    • Pricing
      • Table DECORATIVE LAMINATES PRICING
    • Environmental & Other Considerations
      • Formaldehyde
      • Other Regulatory & Environmental Concerns
    • Foreign Trade
    • World Decorative Laminates
  • RAW MATERIALS & PROCESSES
    • General
    • Raw Materials
      • Table MATERIALS DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
      • Plastic Resin
        • Table PLASTIC RESIN DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
      • Overlays Demand
        • Table OVERLAYS DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
        • Table PAPER OVERLAYS DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
        • Table VINYL FILM & OTHER OVERLAYS DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
      • Adhesives
        • Table ADHESIVES DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
      • Wood Substrates
        • Table WOOD SUBSTRATES DEMAND IN DECORATIVE LAMINATES
    • Manufacturing Processes
      • High-Pressure Processes
      • Low-Pressure Processes
      • Continuous Processes
      • Direct Lamination Processes
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-1 DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
    • Low-Pressure Laminates
      • Table LOW-PRESSURE DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-2 LOW-PRESSURE DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Low-Basis Weight Papers
        • Table LOW-BASIS WEIGHT PAPER DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND
      • Saturated Papers
        • Table SATURATED PAPER DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND
      • Thermoplastic Films
        • Table THERMOPLASTIC FILM DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND
      • Decorative Foils
        • Table DECORATIVE FOIL LAMINATES DEMAND
    • High-Pressure Laminates
      • Table HIGH-PRESSURE DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND
      • Product Characteristics
      • Markets & Suppliers
    • Edgebanding
      • Table EDGEBANDING DEMAND
      • Product Characteristics
      • Markets & Suppliers
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-1 DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
    • Cabinets
      • Cabinet Industry Outlook
        • Table CABINET INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Competitive Materials
        • Table CHART V-2 MATERIALS USED IN CABINET PRODUCTS, 2015
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table CABINET MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES
        • Table CABINET MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY TYPE
        • Table CABINET MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY SEGMENT
        • Table CABINET MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY APPLICATION
    • Furniture
      • Furniture Industry Outlook
        • Table FURNITURE INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Competitive Materials
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table FURNITURE MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES
        • Table FURNITURE MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY TYPE
        • Table FURNITURE MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY SEGMENT
    • Store Fixtures
      • Office & Commercial Building Construction
        • Table OFFICE & COMMERCIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
      • Competitive Materials
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table STORE FIXTURE MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES
    • Wall Panels
      • Wall Panel Industry Outlook
        • Table WALL PANEL INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Competitive Materials
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table WALL PANEL MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Flooring
      • Hard Surface Flooring Industry Outlook
        • Table HARD SURFACE FLOORING INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Competitive Materials
        • Table CHART V-3 HARD SURFACE FLOORING SHIPMENTS BY SURFACING MATERIAL, 2015
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table FLOORING MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY TYPE
        • Table FLOORING MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY SEGMENT
    • Countertops
      • Countertop Industry Outlook
        • Table COUNTERTOP INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
      • Competitive Materials
        • Table CHART V-4 COUNTERTOP DEMAND BY SURFACING MATERIAL, 2015
      • Decorative Laminates Demand
        • Table COUNTERTOP MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES
        • Table COUNTERTOP MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY TYPE
        • Table COUNTERTOP MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY SEGMENT & APPLICATION
        • Table COUNTERTOP MARKET FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES BY END USE
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR DECORATIVE LAMINATES
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table US DECORATIVE LAMINATE SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 DECORATIVE LAMINATES MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & Development
    • Distribution
    • Marketing
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Arclin Incorporated
      • Armstrong World Industries Incorporated
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Celulosa Arauco y Constitución SA
      • Columbia Forest Products Incorporated
      • Cornerstone Chemical Company
      • Dai Nippon Printing Company Limited
      • Fiberesin Industries Incorporated
      • Fletcher Building Limited
      • Flexible Materials Incorporated
      • Funder America Incorporated
      • Hexion Incorporated
      • Koch Industries Incorporated
      • Lamin-Art Incorporated
      • LG Hausys Limited
      • Mannington Mills Incorporated
      • Masisa SA
      • Mohawk Industries Incorporated
      • Munksjö Oyj
      • Olon Industries Incorporated
      • OMNOVA Solutions Incorporated
      • Panolam Industries International Incorporated
      • Patrick Industries Incorporated
      • PolyOne Corporation
      • QEP Company Incorporated
      • Quanex Building Products Corporation
      • RENOLIT SE
      • Riken Technos Corporation
      • Roseburg Forest Products Company
      • Sekisui Chemical Company Limited
      • SierraPine Limited
      • Stevens Industries Incorporated
      • SURTECO SE
      • Tarkett SA
      • Timber Products Company
      • Toppan Printing Company Limited
      • Weyerhaeuser Company
      • Wilsonart International Holdings LLC
      • Wrede Industrieholding GmbH & Company KG
    • Additional Companies in the Decorative Laminates Industry

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