Global Plasterboard Market: Overview
Plasterboard are essentially used in residential and commercial frame construction as an internal wall board or a ceiling lining, giving the frames different properties such as cutting down noise transmission across the walls, eco-friendliness, and moisture accumulation in bathrooms and kitchens, depending on various additives added the final plasterboard product. Depending on the application, plasterboards are also available in a variety of sheet sizes and thickness. For example, acoustic plasterboards restrict sound while thermal plasterboards help reduce energy-loss from the buildings. With rapid urbanization across the world, especially in the emerging economies, which is leading to exponential rise of the construction industry, the global market for plasterboard is projected for a healthy growth rate during the forecast period of 2016 to 2023.
This report on global plasterboard market is a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the factors that are expected to influence the demand over the course of next few years. The report also highlights some of the trends of the market that may help the buyers plot their strategic expansion plans on in order to tap new available opportunities. The report also contains a featured section on the prominent companies that are currently functional in the market for plasterboard, evaluating their market share and analyzing their product portfolio and recent developments. The global plasterboard market can be segmented on the basis of type, form, end-use industry, and geography. By product type, the market can be categorized into standard, fire-resistant, moisture resistant, thermal, specialist, impact-resistant, and triple low-e or gas filled. On the basis of form, the global plasterboard market can be divided into tapered-edged or square-edged. Residential and non-residential buildings are two segments of the market on the basis of end-users while geographically, the report studies the lucrativeness of the regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.
Global Plasterboard Market: Drivers and Restraints
The market is primarily driven by the increasing consumer preference for low cost and yet durable construction materials. Since plasterboards are easily installed, they are gaining popularity among the end-users as it speeds-up the construction process. The report also detects that the growing inclination toward sustainable construction methods are being preferred by the companies, which will further favor the update during the forecast period. Conversely, environmental concerns across the world is one prominent factor that may hinder the growth rate of the market for plasterboard. According to their analyst of the report, the increased investments for research and development of eco-friendly and high-performance plasterboard will open new opportunities in the near future.
Currently, non-residential sector serves significantly more demand than residential segment , gaining from its benefits such as easy installation which leads to quick construction, helps in repair, and allows flexible architecture that are often preferred for the construction of non-residential buildings. By the type of product, fire-resistant segment has the maximum demand, which is a reflection of increased safety concerns and government regulations pertaining to safe construction of corporate offices and shopping centers.
Global Plasterboard Market: Regional Outlook
Currently Asia Pacific, with emerging economies such as China and India wherein industrialization is at an all-time peak, contributes the maximum demand for plasterboard, and will remain the most prominent regional market over the course of next few years. The demand from North America is expected to expand at second best CAGR during the forecast period of 2016 to 2023.
Companies mentioned in the research report
Etex Group, Saint-Gobain S.A., Armstrong World Industries Inc., Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc., Georgia Pacific LLC, USG Corporation, Boral Ltd., Fletcher Building Ltd., KNAUF Gips KG, LafargeHolcim Ltd., and National Gypsum Company are some of the prominent companies currently operating in global plasterboard market.
This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.
Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:
- Customer Experience Maps
- Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
- Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
- Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey
The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.
The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- The Middle East and Africa
The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.
Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.
1. Customer Experience Map
The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.
2. Insights and Tools
The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.
3. Actionable Results
The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.
4. Strategic Frameworks
The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.
The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:
1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?
2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?
3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?
4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?
5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?
6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?
7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?
8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?
9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?
10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?
Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.