This industry enjoys a solid foundation of demand from diverse construction industries. So, when housing industries hit a cyclical low, buoyant demand from nonbuilding construction can help keep the industry afloat. Major players in this industry are vertically integrated, incorporating manufacturing, wholesaling and retail activities, which protects them from the threat of wholesaler bypass.
This industry wholesales a wide range of construction materials such as glass products, wire products, plaster products, awnings, and ornamental ironwork. The industry also wholesales manufactured homes and other prefabricated buildings. The construction materials sold by this industry are generally supplied directly to retailers and construction contractors, while manufactured homes are generally sold to consumers via dealers
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.