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Building Plaster Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C23.620 | Mar 2017

Against the wall: Growth is expected to slow, after significant expansion in recent years

IBISWorld’s Building Plaster Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Etex Building Performance Ltd Etex Building Performance Ltd market share
Knauf Drywall Knauf Drywall market share
Saint-Gobain plc Saint-Gobain plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Industry revenue has been relatively volatile over the five-year period through 2016-17
  • Government initiatives such as the Help to Buy scheme have supported industry demand
  • New and innovative products have helped to bolster industry revenue growth in recent years
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Conditions in the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing industry have been relatively volatile over the past five years. Although industry revenue grew in the base year of the period, this was primarily as a result of sharp contractions prior to the period putting the industry on a low starting base. The construction market temporarily bounced back in 2011-12, aided by public investment into social housing and improvements in the commercial and private housing markets. However, this was short lived and the industry was dragged back into decline during 2012-13 as economic uncertainty weighed on key downstream markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures contribution to the wider economy, is expected to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the 10 years through 2021-22. UK GDP is also forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period.

Through the course of the 20th century, plasterboard became the preferred cladding product for the interior lining of walls and ceilings on houses and other buildings. Today, plasterboard holds the dominant share of the domestic market for interior wall and ceiling lining and its position in the market nears saturation, which has led to intense segment competition. Pla.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Downstream ownership links
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial building construction and Demand from residential building construction in the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture gypsum-based plaster products for use in construction. This includes products that are faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard (e.g. plasterboard), and non-reinforced plaster products (e.g. premixed and bagged plasters).

    Industry Products
    Plasterboard Specialised productsPlaster coving, cornices and ceiling rosesBespoke fibrous plaster products Premixed and bagged plaster
    Industry Activities
    PlasterboardCornice and covingCeiling roseAcoustic tile and ceiling plasterPremixed and bagged plaster

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Capital expenditure on dwellings
  • Demand from plastering
  • Real household disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Government assistance
  • Strong finish
  • Consolidation activity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Central support
  • Industry extensions
  • Table: Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Plastering
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Lime & Plaster Manufacturing
  • Paper & Paperboard Manufacturing
  • Plastic Packing Goods Manufacturing
  • Sorted Material Recovery
  • Stone Quarrying
  • Water Collection, Treatment & Supply
  • Products & Services
  • Plasterboard
  • Premixed and bagged plaster
  • Specialised products
  • Plaster coving, cornices and ceiling roses
  • Bespoke fibrous plaster products
  • Chart: Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential building market
  • Commercial building market
  • Renovation and DIY market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Building Plaster Product Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Saint-Gobain Ltd
    Etex Building Performance Ltd
    Knauf (UK) GmbH
  • Table: Saint-Gobain Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Etex Building Performance Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Knauf (UK) GmbH - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Building Plaster Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Ceiling Rose
  • An ornamental plaster installation to decorate the area surrounding a light in the middle of a ceiling. They are particularly common in Victorian and Edwardian buildings.
  • Cove Or Cornice
  • A cove or cornice is the concave plaster moulding that provides an attractive, often ornate, junction at the intersection of a wall and ceiling.
  • Gypsum
  • The mineral from which plaster is made.
  • Plasterboard
  • Also known as gypsum wallboard, drywall and dryboard. A plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fibreboard. Plasterboard is used to clad the interior walls of a building.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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