Façade cladding is the outer covering of a building used for giving a clean and aesthetic look to the structure. Cladding is also done to protect the structure from environmental elements so that the structure does not degrade over a period of time. It is also done for the purpose of beautification of the structure. On certain structures, cladding is done for enhancing sound effects. Cladding comes in the form of linear panels, folded sheets, and rolls. It is mostly used in the straight form, though it may be made in the ring form. Metal façade cladding is also used for restoration purposes, though this application is not as widely explored as the architectural type.
Automation and demand for restoration purposes are expected to drive the growth of the global metal façade cladding market during the forecast period. Apart from these, trends in the global infrastructure sector are expected to drive the demand for metal façade cladding products in the near future. The use of automated production lines has enabled a number of manufacturers to gain a competitive edge in the market. Developing high-quality and durable material products is likely to boost production in the global metal façade cladding industry. Metal cladding can be recycled after its lifespan is over. Such ecofriendly qualities of the product are expected to be another key driver of the growth of the market.
Ensuring efficiency and productivity to keep pace with rising demand is expected to restrain the global metal façade cladding market. Additionally, ensuring fire safety in the wake of recent mishaps due to faulty cladding, is anticipated to another matter of concern for the manufacturers in the metal façade cladding market. Developing environment-friendly cladding products is anticipated to impose compliance costs on the manufacturers as well.
The advent of automation technology in the global metal façade cladding market has enabled manufacturers to cut costs and make conventional labor and time-intensive processes more streamlined and efficient. Thus, the use of automation in the manufacturing of metal cladding products presents itself as an opportunity to the producers to differentiate themselves from their peers and also ensure superior and competitive product quality.
The global metal façade cladding market can be segmented based on the material, purpose, treatment, application, sector, and region. The metal façade cladding market can be classified, based on material for manufacturing cladding product, into steel, aluminum, brass, copper, alloys, galvanized, bronze, clad, perforated, and wire cloth. Classification based on purpose of cladding comprises beautification, aesthetic, and protective. Cladding products may or may not be pretreated with polish, color, or power coating. Based on application, the global metal façade cladding market can be segmented into architectural structures, interior use, recreational vehicles, and transport components. In terms of sector, the metal façade cladding market can be divided into commercial and residential. Regional classification of the global metal façade cladding market comprises North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America.
Hunter Douglas, Euramax International, Inc., Metal Cladding Systems Pty Ltd, CleanTrac, Vincent Clad Metals, Overly Mfg. Company, C. P. Eakes Company, Hutchinson Manufacturing, Westman Steel Industries, and Alpha Nippon Innovatives Ltd are some of the manufacturers of metal façade cladding products. Players operating in the global metal façade cladding market are investing heavily into research and development to ensure they maintain an edge in product quality as well as manufacturing technology. Ensuring minimal environmental damage is another value that drives the manufacturers in the global metal façade cladding industry. Metal Cladding Systems Pty Ltd has introduced interlocking cladding solutions. Euramax International, Inc. closed a part of its business in 2015 to streamline and make its business more profitable.
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