Corinne Gangloff

Recent Posts by Corinne Gangloff:

Market Trends for Locks, Safes, and Vaults

The mechanical security industry, including locks, safes, and vaults, will grow 5.4 percent annually through 2020 to $6.1 billion. The large lock segment accounted for 72 percent of industry demand in 2015 and will drive growth. The recovering construction industry will support demand, while ongoing shifts to higher value electrified products, particularly door locks and door security hardware that are used with electronic access control systems, will assist gains, too. The need for electrified versions of mechanical security products will continue to rise as access control and other such systems are installed at more entry points. The newly published study Mechanical Security Products further discusses the markets.

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Demand for Battery Materials to Reach $46.8 Billion in 2019

The global demand for battery materials is projected to increase 8.3 percent per year to reach $46.8 billion in 2019, according to a new report by the Freedonia Group. A variety of factors are contributing to the growing demand, including the proliferation of mobile phones and tablets, the rising use of motor vehicles in developing countries, and the increasing production of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Batteries are manufactured using a broad range of materials. The major types are metals, chemicals, polymers, carbon and graphite, silicas, glass fibers, paper, rubber, and ceramics. Globally, metals accounted for 66 percent of materials demand in 2014, due to the large volumes of lead, zinc, steel, and nickel used in the battery industry. Read on to learn more about the market for battery materials and what changes analysts expect to see in the coming years.

Topics: Energy & Resources Industry Insights Heavy Industry The Freedonia Group

The Growing Demand for Drug Delivery Products

The U.S. demand for drug delivery products is projected to reach $251 billion in 2019, according to the Freedonia Group, a leading international business research company. Oral dosage formulations will remain the largest-selling group of drug delivery products over the long term, but patent expirations and competition from generic brands will soften the growth potential of this product segment overall. Drawing on key findings from Freedonia's recent study Drug Delivery Products, here’s a look at the market outlook for oral medications, including controlled-release formulations and niche applications.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Landscaping Trends for 2016 and Beyond

As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the effects of the recession, landscaping products such as lighting, pavers, heating elements, and synthetic turf will see increased demand from consumers and professionals. Healthy annual growth of 5.3 percent is forecasted through 2019. In 2014, decorative products were the largest category, with outdoor lighting receiving increased attention.

To find out what's in store for 2016, read on to learn about three major trends that are shaping the $6.3 billion industry for landscaping products in the U.S.

Topics: House & Home Retail Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group