Though the housing construction market's struggles caused demand for drywall contractors to plummet following the recession, the industry has recovered strongly over the five years to 2014. Housing starts are anticipated to rise in the coming years, stimulating demand for industry services. Continuing government subsidies for energy-efficient home insulation projects will also keep operators busy. Demand from the commercial building market will also accelerate, boosting industry revenue over the five years to 2019.
Companies in this industry primarily engage in drywall, plasterwork and building insulation work. Plasterwork involves applying plain or ornamental plaster as well as installing lath. Industry operators are contracted for work on new buildings, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.