Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Roofing Market for 2016-2020
January 25, 2016 01:40 PM Eastern Standard Time
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global roofing market report. This research report also lists 10 other prominent vendors who are expected to gain market share over the forecast period.
To identify the top vendors, Technavio’s market research analysts have considered the top players contributing to the overall revenue of this market. The report includes market forecast of the roofing market based on product type (bituminous roofing, metal roofing, tile roofing, and other), and end-users (residential, commercial, and retrofit/renovation).
The analysis in this report is based on vendor briefings, interviews with industry experts, and telephone and online surveys. Technavio analysts have also presented a breakdown of market shares by the leading regions, including APAC, Americas, and EMEA.
Vendor competitive landscape:
Vendors of the global roofing market operate in a highly competitive environment. The market is dominated by large global vendors such as Braas Monier, Etex, Owens Corning, Saint Gobain, and Wienerberger. These players have vast geographical presence with huge production facilities located worldwide. Nonetheless, there is a sizeable number of small regional vendors dominating the market.
Due to the increase in demand for building roofing globally, manufacturers are focusing on incorporating new technologies into the roofing segment. This enables them to differentiate their products from those of existing vendors. Vendors today are focusing highly on solar and TPO roofing because of their energy-efficiency properties, thus increasing the competition in the market. In addition, owing to the rise in demand for roofing, vendors are also investing in expanding production units to other geographical areas.
Five leading roofing product manufacturers
Headquartered in Luxembourg, the Braas Monier Building Group was founded in 2009. The company manufactures and supplies pitched roof products, including both, roof tiles and roofing components, in Europe, Asia, and South Africa.
The company is supported by a strong operational network of more than 115 production sites in 37 countries. It has operational presence in countries including Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Malaysia, Austria, Poland, Norway, South Africa, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Sweden, China, and Russia.
Technavio’s lead research analyst, Shilpa (senior analyst, heavy industry) says,
“Braas Monier has an R&D department focused on improving the processes used in the production of concrete tiles, clay tiles, and components. Its product portfolio includes a range of roofing components, roofing tiles, roofing systems, insulation, chimney systems (steel and clay), and ventilation systems (roofs and living spaces).”
Etex was established in 1905 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. It is a construction company and it manufactures and sells building materials and systems such as tiles, slates, plastic building materials, fire protection, textile floor coverings, roof elements, paints and adhesives, and pipes and tanks. It caters to private and public sectors worldwide.
Shilpa, lead analyst, says,
“The company manufactures flat fiber cement slates, concrete roof tiles, and clay roof tiles available in various colors, shapes, and sizes. It also manufactures large roofing elements used in the agricultural and residential building sectors. To cater to its customers, the company employs close to 17,000 people, operates through 102 consolidated companies, and has an operational presence in around 43 countries. ”
Owens Corning was founded in 1938 and is headquartered at Toledo, Ohio, US. The company manufactures and markets glass fiber reinforcements, materials for composite systems, and residential and commercial building materials.
“Owens Corning manufactures, fabricates, and sells glass fiber reinforcements in the form of mat, veil, and fabrics. The company also offers residential and commercial building materials such as insulation materials including thermal and acoustical batts, loose fill insulation, foam sheathing, and accessories. In addition, it offers roofing materials such as oxidized asphalt and roofing accessories. The company offers its products under various brand names such as Owens Corning, Pink Fiberglas, Cultured Stone, ProStone, Modulo Stone, ParMur, and Langeo Stone. It has operations in North America, Europe, and APAC, and has a workforce of around 14,000 employees,” says, Shilpa
Its roofing segment engages in the manufacture of oxidized asphalt materials and residential roofing shingles used in residential and commercial construction and specialty applications. This segment generated revenue of $1.75 billion and accounted for close to 32% of the company's revenues in 2014.
Saint Gobain is headquartered in Courbevoie, France. The company is a leading producer, processor, and distributor of construction and high-performance materials and packaging. The company employs 181,742 people. It offers its products to a wide range of industries, including automobile and transportation, aeronautical and aerospace, defense and security, packaging, health and bio-medical, and industrial equipment.
The research study mentions that the company offers a wide range of roofing and associated products under several brands. The company also provides advisory services for new solutions such as insulation, cladding, watertightness, and living roofs.
Wienerberger was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. The company provides building material solutions that include bricks, clay roof tiles, concrete pavers, and pipe systems. The company has 204 factories across 30 countries with 14,836 employees working globally and contributing to the company’s annual revenues of close to USD 4 billion.
The company provides clay roof tiles under the Koramic brand. These are offered in a wide range of shapes, colors, and surface structures. These roof tiles are used primarily to cover pitched roofs. The Koramic range includes over 25 different types of roof tile and related accessories in over 50 colors, including beaver tiles, plain tiles, glat interlocking tiles, flemish tiles, interlocking pan tiles, monk and nun tiles, and romane tiles. These roof tiles are made available to consumers in a range of surfaces including natural, engobed, glazed, and sanded.
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