U.S. Roofing Industry to Weather Economic Fallout of COVID-19

Bolstered by an increase in housing starts and the need to repair or replace older roofs with more durable products, the demand for roofing in the U.S. is projected to grow 0.2% per year to reach 253.0 million squares by 2024, according to The Freedonia Group, a leading market research firm and division of MarketResearch.com.

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Tiny Homes: A Booming Market

The high cost of housing is motivating more people to live small — in tiny homes that are less than 500 square feet, a space that could easily fit inside a regular family room.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

7 Key Facts to Know About the U.S. Decking Market

The U.S. demand for decking is expected to grow 1.3% each year to reach 3.6 billion lineal feet valued at $7.1 billion in 2023, according to a new industry study by The Freedonia Group. Here are a few key facts to know about this dynamic market.

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Key Data on the Global Housing Market [Infographic]

Global construction of new housing is expected to rise 1.6% per year through 2023, according to a new industry study titled Global Housing by The Freedonia Group, a leading market research firm and division of MarketResearch.com.

The study focuses on the 55.3 million unit global market for new housing, and provides historical data and forecasts for new housing units and housing stock in 58 countries and 6 regions.

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The Rising Demand for Agriculture Drones and Robots

With the introduction of agriculture drones and robots, several concerns related to the growth of farm produce can be resolved, including the shifting structure of the agriculture workforce along with the problem of decreasing arable land as compared to the fast-growing population.

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3 Trends Impacting the 3.9 Billion Metric Ton Global Cement Industry

According to Global Cement, a recent study from The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, the worldwide cement market is expected to inch its way back to growth after a period of marginal declines from 2013-2018.

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Who Will Be the New Players in the Autonomous Vehicle Market?

Note: The following is an excerpt from the white paper "The Emerging Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem: Who Will Be the Stakeholders, and How Can They Win?" by BIS Research, a global market intelligence, research, and advisory company that focuses on emerging technology trends that are likely to disrupt the market.

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28 Resources Covering the Roofing Industry

The ongoing recovery of the U.S. building market has had a notable impact on a few of the key construction sectors covered in-depth by The Freedonia Group, including the roofing industry.

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The Global Off-Highway Equipment Market: 4 Key Growth Industries

The off-highway equipment market – which includes machinery used primarily off-road in construction, mining, forestry, and agricultural applications, among others – has struggled in recent years, restrained by challenging worldwide economic conditions and fluctuations in pricing and material costs. 

However, according to an ebook from The Freedonia Group, this market is expected to rebound through 2021, supported by growth in a few key global industries.

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3 Construction Industry Trends Related to the Building Envelope

The exterior components of a building — also known as the building envelope — are a key consideration for construction professionals. The choice of materials greatly influences construction and maintenance costs, ease of installation, durability, and sustainability.

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