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Global Glass Wool Insulation Industry

NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Glass Wool Insulation Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Glass Wool Insulation in Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 46 companies including many key and niche players such as Arabian Fiberglass insulation Company Ltd., CSR Limited, Fletcher Insulation, Guardian Industries Corp., Guardian Fiberglass, Inc., Knauf GmbH, Knauf Insulation, Kuwait Insulating Material Manufacturing Co., Owens Corning, Saint-Gobain, Saint-Gobain Isover, Superglass Ltd., Uralita Group, and URSA Insulation, S.A.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Glass Wool I-3Glass Wool for Insulation I-3End-Use Segments I-3Housing Construction I-3Non-Residential Construction I-4Industrial/Commercial Equipment I-4Others I-4


1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1Global Insulation demand on the Rise II-1Glass Wool to Remain Insulated II-1Current and Future Analysis II-2Eco-codes for Buildings Drive Sales of Insulation Products II-3Need to Achieve Energy Efficiency to Put Insulation Market inOverdrive II-3Impact of Weather on the Insulation Market II-4Glass Fiber Manufacturing Shifts to Asia II-4Increasing Use of Recycled Materials II-4Factors Dampening Market Prospects II-5Emergence of Eco-friendly Alternatives II-5Risks Associated With Fiberglass Use II-5Competition from Substitutes II-5Competitive Scenario II-6Table 1: World Fiberglass Production by Leading Players(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Output for Owen Corning,Saint Gobain, China Fiberglass Co., Ltd., PPG Industries,Chongqing Polycomp International Corp., Taishan Fiberglass,and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

2. A MACRO VIEW OF KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS II-7World Economy - A Key Growth Driver II-7Economic Growth Projected to Slow Amid Global Headwinds II-7Table 2: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2010-2013F II-8Current Account Imbalances Are Wide II-9Key Downside Risks for the Euro Area: II-10US - A Subpar Recovery with Heightened Policy Uncertainty II-11Construction Industry - A Review II-11Developing Markets to Drive Global Growth II-13Table 3: Worldwide Construction Spending by Country (2011)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

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