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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Energy & Resources Industry Insights

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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

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.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Manufacturing & Construction Transportation & Shipping Financial Services Industry Insights

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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights Heavy Industry The Freedonia Group

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.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

The U.S. Roofing Industry Outlook for 2018 and Beyond

Boosted by an increase in single-family housing starts and the rising need for storm-resistant products, the demand for roofing in the U.S. is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% to reach $19.9 billion in 2021, according to a new white paper by The Freedonia Group, a leading international business research company.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

The Top 7 Things to Know About Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing is a powerful disruptive force with the potential to restructure the current competitive landscape and produce a new set of market leaders. Companies that are slow to adopt new technologies and processes could be left behind.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Manufacturing & Construction Heavy Industry

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) Technology for Robotics, UAVs, AR, and Cars

According to a market research report by BIS Research, the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology market was estimated at $50 million in 2017 and is estimated to reach $8.23 billion by 2027.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Computer Hardware & Networking Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights