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World Windows & Doors

World demand to rise 7% annually through 2017
In 2012, global demand for windows and doors totaled $151 billion. Through 2017, demand for these products is expected to rise 7.0 percent annually to $211 billion, significantly exceeding the growth rate of the 2007-2012 period. Gains will be somewhat exaggerated by a weak 2012 base in the developed world, particularly in the US. Growth will be stimulated by recoveries in the building construction markets of many developed countries. Additionally, continued strong increases in building construction activity in developing areas will boost demand.

China to remain top market, expand share of demand
China was the world’s largest window and door market in 2012, and will see its share of global demand rise from 30 percent in 2012 to one-third in 2017. Continuing rapid economic growth and industrialization, as well as an increase in the average size of a housing unit in the country (thus leading to additional demand for windows and doors), will boost gains. Additionally, as personal incomes rise, households can better afford more expensive, modern fenestration products, thereby increasing the value of demand. As such, China is expected to post robust demand gains of nearly nine percent annually through 2017, a rate slower than that of the previous decade but still among the highest in the world.

Rapid demand gains are also expected in other developing areas of the world, particularly in the Africa/Mideast region and Central and South America. However, gains will be slightly below the world average, as the global financial crisis did not have as strong of an impact as in the developed areas, and developing areas are starting from a higher 2012 base. Rising personal incomes will lead to the adoption of more Western style building practices, encouraging the use of modern windows and doors and boosting demand gains.

The US market for windows and doors is forecast to post a strong recovery and see gains of over 10 percent per year through 2017, after declining more than seven percent annually between 2007 and 2012. The primary driver of demand will be an expected housing market recovery in the country. Western Europe, another region that saw declining window and door demand between 2007 and 2012, is also projected to see a recovery through 2017, though not as strong as that in the US.

Plastic windows, doors to be fastest growing products
Plastic window and door products are expected to see the fastest demand gains through 2017. Growth will be supported by increasing demand for vinyl windows due to their low cost, durability, minimal maintenance requirements, and superior insulative abilities. In 2017, plastic win-dows are projected to account for nearly 40 percent of total window demand, with the Asia/Pacific region accounting for the largest portion of demand. Plastic win-dows also enjoy popularity in developed areas such as the US and Western Europe, as energy efficiency is a growing concern for many households. Advances will be further supported by rising demand for plastic materials in the smaller door segment. Traditionally, wood doors were aesthetically preferred to plastic doors, but improvements in processing techniques have allowed manufacturers to produce fiberglass doors that more closely resemble wood.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND (billion dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
      • Households
        • Table WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION (millions)
      • Personal Income Trends
        • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (2011 dollars)
    • World Building Construction Outlook
      • Table WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
      • Residential Buildings
        • Table WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
      • Housing Quality
      • Nonresidential Buildings
        • Table WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
    • Pricing Patterns
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR PRICE INDICES (2011 = 100)
    • Technological Trends
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
      • General & Product Performance Characteristics
      • Energy Considerations
      • Materials Considerations
  • SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
    • Window & Door Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • Relationship of Per Capita Income & Window & Door Demand
    • Window & Door Demand by Material
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY MATERIAL (billion dollars)
      • Windows
        • Table WORLD WOOD WINDOW DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
        • Table WORLD METAL WINDOW DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
        • Table WORLD PLASTIC WINDOW DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
      • Doors
        • Table WORLD WOOD DOOR DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
        • Table WORLD METAL DOOR DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
        • Table WORLD PLASTIC DOOR DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • Window & Door Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY MARKET (billion dollars)
      • Residential Buildings
      • Nonresidential Buildings
    • World Window & Door Production
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR SHIPMENTS BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • International Trade Flows
      • Table WORLD WINDOW & DOOR NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • North America: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table UNITED STATES: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Table CANADA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CANADA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Table MEXICO: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table MEXICO: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Western Europe: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Table GERMANY: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table GERMANY: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • France
      • Table FRANCE: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table FRANCE: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Table ITALY: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table ITALY: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Table SPAIN: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table SPAIN: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Netherlands
      • Table NETHERLANDS: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table NETHERLANDS: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • China
      • Table CHINA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHINA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Table JAPAN: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table JAPAN: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • India
      • Table INDIA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table INDIA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Table AUSTRALIA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table AUSTRALIA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Taiwan
      • Table TAIWAN: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table TAIWAN: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Indonesia
      • Table INDONESIA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table INDONESIA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table POLAND: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Product, Material, & Market
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table TURKEY: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Iran
        • Table IRAN: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table IRAN: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: WINDOW & DOOR SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: WINDOW & DOOR DEMAND BY PRODUCT, MATERIAL, & MARKET (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table WINDOW & DOOR SALES FOR SELECTED MANUFACTURERS, 2012 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Product Development & Manufacturing
    • Vertical & Horizontal Integration
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Andersen Corporation
      • Anglian Group Limited
      • ASSA ABLOY AB
      • Associated Materials LLC
      • Atrium Corporation
      • Axiall Corporation
      • Beijing Jangho Curtain Wall Company Limited
      • Champion Windows Manufacturing Incorporated
      • China Buyang Group Company Limited
      • Deceuninck NV
      • Fortune Brands Home & Security Incorporated
      • GEALAN GmbH
      • Griffon Corporation
      • HENCE DO BRASIL Limitada
      • Hörmann KG
      • HT Troplast GmbH
      • Inwido AB
      • LG Hausys Limited
      • LIXIL Group Corporation
      • Marvin Companies
      • Masco Corporation
      • Masonite International Corporation
      • MI Windows and Doors Incorporated
      • NorDan AS
      • Öner Çelik Kapi Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited ªti
      • Onex Corporation
      • Otto Fuchs KG
      • Pella Corporation
      • Ply Gem Holdings Incorporated
      • PROPLEX ZAO
      • Reynaers Aluminium NV
      • Sanwa Holdings Corporation
      • VEKA AG
      • VKR Holding A/S
      • Weather Shield Manufacturing Incorporated
      • YKK Corporation
      • Yuanda China Holdings Limited

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