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Global Roofing and Insulation Industry

NEW YORK, Dec.12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Roofing and Insulation Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Roofing and Insulation in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Roofing Products (Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing Tiles, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, & Others), and Insulation Products (Foamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, 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 267 companies including many key and niche players such as American Hydrotech, Inc., Atlas Roofing Corporation, BASF SE, GAF Materials Corporation, Icopal Limited, Johns Manville Inc., Knauf Insulation, Inc., Monier Group GmbH, Owens Corning, Royal Group, Inc, Saint-Gobain Corporation, CertainTeed Corporation, Sika Sarnafil, Inc., SIG Plc, The Garland Company, Inc., and The Rockwool Group. 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-3Roofing I-4Asphalt Shingles I-4Metal Roofing I-4Elastomeric Roofing I-4Built-up Roofs I-4Roofing Tiles I-4Modified Bitumen I-5Plastic Roofing I-5Other Types of Roofing I-5Wood I-5Slate Roofs I-5Cold-applied Roofing and Waterproofing Systems I-5Liquid-Applied Monolithic Membrane Systems I-5Single Ply Roofing I-5Felts I-5Polyurethane Roofing Systems I-6Insulation I-6Foamed Plastics I-6Fiberglass I-6Mineral Wool I-6Other Types of Insulation Materials I-7II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Global Demand for Roofing Recovers, More Growth Predicted II-1

Developed Nations Continue to Lead, Emerging Regions Close-In II-1

Asphalt Shingles Maintain the Lead II-1

Residential Reroofing Sector to Grow II-2

Table 1: Global Roofing Market - Percentage Share Breakdown

of Major Reasons for Re-roofing (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-2

Insulation Market Continues to Recover and Poised to Grow II-2

Developed Regions Continue to Lead II-3

Emerging Nations Post Strong Demand, Forecast to Grow Faster II-3

Asian Insulation Market Poised to Grow II-3

Insulation Market to Gain from Green House Gas Emission Targets II-3

Key Insulation Materials to Gain Market Share II-4

Foamed Plastic and Fiberglass- Highly Preferred Insulation

Materials II-4

Global Fiberglass Market - An Overview II-4

China - Largest Producer of Fiberglass II-5

High Temperature Insulation Sector to Grow Worldwide II-5

Metal Roofing Gaining Acceptance in Dwellings II-5

Metal Roofing Systems - The Road Ahead II-6

Global BIPV Market II-6

Industry Overview and Outlook II-6

BIPV Market to Gain Substantial Growth II-7

Leading Markets II-7

Cold-Liquid-Applied Membranes - The Next Generation Roofing

Technology II-7

Peeping Into the Future: Retailers and Building Owners' Viewpoint II-8

Reflective Roofing Choices II-8

The Metal Option II-8

2. MARKET TRENDS II-9Recent Transformations in the Roofing Market II-9Roofing and Insulation Embrace e-Commerce II-9Captivating Customers through TQM II-9Metal Passion Towering High II-9Training and Field Supervision: Detailing the Metal's Success II-10Contemporary Metal Roofing Designs - The Secret to Market Success II-10Non-Wovens: Assuming an Increasingly Important Role II-11'Cool' Breezes Sweep Over Construction Markets II-12Upscale Products Flying High II-12Consumer Trends: Best Buys II-12Popularizing the Cold Applied Roofing Applications II-13White Roofing Inching Up II-13Steel Roofing Systems: The New Favorite II-13Discovering the Success of the Metal II-14

3. MAJOR SEGMENTS - AN OVERVIEW II-15

Bituminous Roofing to Gain from Non-residential Construction II-15

Fastest Overall Gains for Elastomeric and Plastic Roofing II-15

Bright Future for Metal Roofing II-15

Built-Up Roofing Systems to Grow at a Slower Pace II-15

Energy Crisis: Paving Way to an Energetic Growth II-16

Thermal and Acoustical Insulation Market Set to Grow II-16

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-17Roofing II-17Types of Roofs II-17Asphalt Shingles II-17Production of Roofing Asphalt II-18Roofing Asphalt is Produced in Three Grades II-18Metal Roofing II-18Advantages II-19Types of Metal Roofs II-20Standing Seam II-20Advantages of Standing-Seam Steel Roofing II-20Shingles- and Tiles-Alike Metal Roofing II-20Comparative Evaluation of Metal Roofing II-21Installation Concerns II-21Residential Applications II-21Metal Roofing - The Past, The Present and The Future II-22Metal Retrofit Roofing Concept II-22Base Clip II-22Variable Height Post II-22Purlin II-23Banding and Bracing II-23Roof Panels II-23Accessories II-23Metal Retrofit Roofing Performance II-23Future of Metal Retrofit Roofing II-23Elastomeric Roofing II-23Built-up Roofs II-24Roofing Tiles II-24Metal Tiles II-24Concrete Tiles II-24Clay Tiles II-25Modified Bitumen II-25Adhesive Application of Modified Bitumen II-25"Phased Construction" of a Modified Bitumen System - A Concern II-26Hot- Vs. Cold-Applied Modified Bitumen Systems II-26Resistance Level of Modified Bitumen Membrane Systems II-26Metal-Surfaced Modified Bitumen Cap Sheets - Point ofApplication II-26Plastic Roofing II-26Other Types of Roofing II-27Wood II-27Slate Roofs II-27Cold-Applied Roofing and Waterproofing Systems II-27Historical Pattern II-27The Road to Success II-28Application Methods II-28Types of Cold-Applied Roofing Systems II-29Cold-Process Built-Up Roofing System II-29Liquid-Applied Monolithic Membrane Systems II-29Advantages II-29Bituminous Roof Coatings and Cements II-29Polymeric Roof Coatings and Cements II-30Polymer Modified Roof Coatings and Cements II-30Difference Between SBS and APP Modifiers II-30Single Ply Roofing II-30Felts II-31Single-Ply Systems II-31Polyurethane Roofing Systems II-31Insulation II-32Thermal Insulation and its Importance II-32Insulation Methodology II-32Different Forms of Insulation II-33Foamed Plastics II-33Fiberglass II-34Substitutes for Fiberglass II-34Mineral Wool II-34Other Types of Insulation Materials II-34Comparison of Thermal Performance of Polyiso and Polystyrene II-35Thermoset and Thermoplastic Insulations - Identifying VitalDifferences II-35Blowing Agents II-36Advantages of Pre-Cut Polyiso Crickets II-36Sloped Roof Insulation II-36Synthetic Vitreous Fibers II-36Thermal Shock II-37Modern Approach to Measure the Long Term Thermal Resistance(LTTR) II-38Benefits of Using LTTR Method II-38Energy Efficient Compulsion Inflates Emergence of KilnLining Materials II-39Insulating Firebricks (IFB) II-39Uses II-39Bubble Alumina IFB II-39Ceramic Fiber Modules II-39Alumina-Silica-Zirconia Composition Fiber modules II-40Non-Ceramic Fiber Blankets and Modules II-40Microporous Insulation II-40

5. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES II-41

Fixing the Asbestos Asphyxiation: Nations Ought Wake Up to the

Alarming Problem II-41

Shingle Recycling Rolls On II-41

6. RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT II-43Wood Replacements II-43Thermal Wood II-43Compressed Wood II-44Technical Developments in the Global Roofing Landscape II-44

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-45

Paroc Group to Expand Operations in Russia (Russia) II-45

Guardian Industries and Intermolecular Expand CDP and

Technology Licensing Agreement (US) II-45

Roofing Supply Group Acquires Intermountain Supply (US) II-45

Reichel & Drews Acquires Reiser Technologies (Germany) II-45

GrafTech International Takes Over Fiber Materials (US) II-46

MGM Timber and Steico UK to Enter into Supply Partnership (UK) II-46

Industrial Nanotech Introduces New Clear Cool Roof Coating (

China) II-46

APM Buildings Enters into Partnership with McElroy Metal (US) II-46

Johns Manville Takes Over Industrial Insulation Group (US) II-47

Johns Manville Establishes New Facility for Commercial Roofing

Systems (US) II-47

Applegate Insulation and Williams Sales Enter into Partnership

(US) II-48

Kingspan Acquires ThyssenKrupp's Insulated Panel Division and

Rigidal Industries II-48

Beacon Roofing Supply Takes over Contractors Roofing & Supply

(US) II-48

Bradfords Group Takes over Aspect East Anglia (UK) II-48

Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Structural Materials (US) II-49

Graham Partners Acquires Henry II-49

Saint-Gobain Takes over Celotex Group II-49

RPM International Takes over Viapol II-50

PrimaLoft Acquires PrimaLoft Product Business of Albany

International II-50

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Take over Roofing Supply Group (US) II-50

CertainTeed Roofing and Homes for Our Troops Collaborate (US) II-50

National Hickman to Increase Roofing System Production (UK) II-51

Monier Group Acquires Bramac Group (Rest of Europe) II-51

Owens Corning™ Forms Strategic Alliance with Earth911 II-51

Guardian Industries Expands Goole Float Glass Unit II-51

Rockwool International Purchases Fast II-52

Owens Corning Acquires Two FiberTEK Insulation Businesses II-52

Carlisle Companies Purchases PDT Phoenix (Germany) II-52

RCR International Divests Jacobs & Thompson (Canada) II-53

Kingspan Takes Over CRH Insulation Europe (UK) II-53

IKO Industries Takes Over Interest in Metrotile Europe (Europe) II-53

CertainTeed Introduces Training Session with the Launch of

EnerGen™ PV System (US) II-53

CertainTeed Expands Roofing Responsibility™ Program to

Connecticut (US) II-54

One World Trade Center Deploys Impasse® Curtain Wall Hanger

System and Mineral Wool Insulation of Thermafiber (US) II-54

Knauf Insulation Secures Formaldehyde-free Verification (North

America) II-54

Vita Nonwovens Inks Distribution Agreement with Pacific

Insulation (US) II-55

VTI Vintage's Division Signs MoU with Terreal for Concrete

Roofing Tiles (Malaysia) II-55

Saint-Gobain to Setup Glass Wool Manufacturing Facility in

Kansai (Japan) II-55

Saint-Gobain Acquires Linerock II-55

Allied Building Products Took Over Astro Building Supplies (US) II-56

Everest Industries to Establish New Facility in Orissa (India) II-56

Dow Chemical Signs Agreement with ORNL II-56

Insulfoam to Establish EPS Insulation Facility in Pennsylvania

(US) II-56

Safal Group Injects Capital into Joint Venture II-57

Insight Management Takes Over Exclusive Global Rights to

Innovative Solar Panel Technology II-57

8. INDUSTRY ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDE II-58Premier Tech Takes Over Forberg II-58CCC Globalcom to Take Over Stake in Safetight II-58Bradco Supply Takes over Insulation Systems II-58Staroba Plastics Re-acquires EcoStar Roofing Material Divisionfrom Carlisle II-58Axcel to Buy Trelleborg's Roofing Operations II-59Rockwool International to Take Over Linerock Stone Wool Plant II-59Malarkey Roofing Products Acquires Former Rexam ManufacturingPlant and Additional Land II-59Solyndra Inks Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Sika Services II-59Johns Manville Forms Alliance with SolarFrameWorks II-59CertainTeed Expands ENERGY STAR®-Rated Roofing Product Offerings II-60CertainTeed to Remodel Ennis Roofing Plant II-60Falcon Foam Changes Name To Atlas EPS II-60Beacon Roofing Acquires Independent Building Materials II-61Bradco Supply Takes Over Insulation Systems II-61Solyndra and Allied Building Ink Distribution Agreement II-61Jeantex Group Signs Multiple Agreements II-62Saint-Gobain Acquires Outstanding Stake in Solarwood Technologies II-62Architectural Building and Woo Jung Sign Strategic Alliance II-62Staroba Plastics Takes Over EcoStar Roofing Assets II-63US LBM Completes Universal Supply Acquisition II-63Beacon Roofing Acquires Lookout Supply Company II-63Kingspan Acquires Air-Cell Innovations II-63Englert Inc Forms an Alliance with Dawn Solar Systems II-64Quercus Trust Acquires Applied Solar Inc II-64Johns Manville Inks Partnership Agreement with Crossroads II-64Owens Corning and The Home Depot Renew Alliance II-64Saint-Gobain Solar Enters into Partnership with Solaire France II-65Johns Manville Inks Agreement with Lowe's Companies II-65Superior Plus Acquires Specialty Products & Insulation II-65Energy Conversion Devices and Solar Integrated Technologies Merge II-66Johns Manville Takes Over Corbond Corporation II-66Euronit Commences Operations at its New Factory Unit II-66AZMEC Commences Production of Technical Rubber InsulationProducts II-67Unifrax Takes Over Ceramic Fiber Paper Manufacturer, CRPL II-67SRS Energy and US Tile Join Forces to Launch Curved RoofingSolutions II-68Knauf Insulation Takes Over Australian Building Foils II-68NAI Forms Alliance with CentiMark II-68Venture Tape Acquires Compac's PSA Business II-69NRCA, BuildSite Collaborate to Set Up Roofing Industry Database II-69Petersen-Dean Takes Over OCR Solar and Roofing II-69CertainTeed Insulation Acquires OFI II-70

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-71

IKO Unveils Enhanced Edition of ROOFViewer™ Visual Tool II-71

Iko Industries Launches Armourshield Shingles in Nigerian

Building Materials Market II-71

Imperial Sugar and SES Foam Launch SucraSeal Sucrose Based

Spray Foam Insulation II-71

Duro-Last® Unveils Duro-Guard™ Insulation Product Range II-72

Solarcentury Unveils New C21e Solar Electric Plain Roof Tile II-72

Ruukki to Introduce New Ruukki Life Panel II-72

Hunter Panels Introduces New Hunter Xci Product Range II-72

BASF Unveils WALLTITE® Airtight Polyurethane Insulation

Solution in Korea II-73

ACH Foam Technologies Unveils Foam-Control® Plus+™ II-73

Dr. Energy Saver® Westchester Unveils Spray Foam Insulation

Services II-73

Insulation Stop Introduces InfraStop™ Reflective Insulation II-73

Thermafiber Unveils RainBarrier HD Insulation Board II-74

Metal Roofing DE Introduces Cost-Effective Solar Metal Roofing II-74

Everlast Roofing and David Deschaine Roofing Partner to Launch

Everseam Metal Roofing Panel II-74

Bonded Logic and Lowe's Collaborate to Introduce UltraTouch

Denim Insulation II-74

Insulation Stop Unveils Garage Door Insulation Kit II-75

Industrial Nanotech Introduces Nansulate® Diamond II-75

DaVinci Roofscapes® Unveils Bellaforté Shake Polymer Roofing

Tiles II-75

Pactiv Building Products Introduces PLYGOOD R-2 II-76

Insulation Stop Introduces Under Slab Insulation, Linear and

Spiral Pipe Wrap Insulation II-76

Paroc Technical Insulation Launches PAROC Pro Clad II-77

DaVinci Roofscapes Launches Bellaforte II-77

GAF Introduces Monaco™ Lifetime Designer Shingles II-77

CertainTeed Introduces Apollo® and PowerMax® Rooftop Solar

Technologies II-78

Saint-Gobain Construction to Introduce Expanded Polystyrene

and Fire, Sound and Thermal Insulation Materials II-78

Diamond Building Products and Hadley Launch Diamond UltraTruss

Range of Roofing Solutions II-79

Solyndra Introduces 200 Series Metal Roof Solution for

Commercial Rooftop Market II-79

Owens Corning Introduces EcoTouch™ PINK™ FIBERGLAS™ Insulation

Platform with PureFiber™ Technology II-79

IKO Industries Unveils Royal Estate Premium Shingles II-80

SlateTec Rolls Out SlateTec Lightweight Roof Assembly System II-80

Henry® Unveils Blueskin® Roof Low Temp Roofing Underlayment II-80

10. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDE II-81Henry® Introduces Single-Source Warranties for EntireVegetative Roof Assembly® Sytems II-81CMG Introduces HYDROSTOP Premium Coat Roofing System in Chicago II-81Huber Engineered Woods Unveils ZIP System® Radiant BarrierRoof Panels in Texas II-81Henry® Unveils Blueskin WB™ Window & Door Flashing Membrane II-82Henry® Introduces Advanced Blueskin VP™ Membrane forResidential and Commercial Buildings II-82Icopal Introduces Eco-Activ Waterproofing Membranes II-83American Hydrotech Unveils Hydrotech Hydrology Tool II-83Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt Introduces Novel Asphalt androofing Solutions II-84American Hydrotech Offers Garden Roof Technologies and Assemblies II-84FiberAmerica Introduces Cellulose Fiber Insulation Products inSeveral US States II-84Johns Manville Launches JM Open-Cell Spray Foam Insulation II-85Roofers Las Vegas Introduces Quality Roofing Solutions II-85CertainTeed Launches Sustainable Insulation II-85Ibstock and Rockwool to Introduce BrickShield® Wall CladdingSolution II-86Hemp Technology Rolls Out Breathe™ Fibre Insulation II-86Celotex Unveils New Insulation Board for Flat RoofingApplications II-87Propex to Introduce Opus™ Roof Blanket II-88Dow Chemicals Launches Cost Effective Solar Shingles II-88ULE to Develop Sustainability Standards for Roof Covering andThermal Insulation Materials II-88Thermafiber® Unveils VersaBoard™ II-89Duro-Last Introduces Duro-Last Rock-Ply™ Roofing System II-89Bradford Insulation Launches Ashgrid Spacer II-89Industrial Nanotech Unveils Novel Roof Coating II-90Duro-Last Launches Shingle-Ply™ Roofing System II-90InterWrap Rolls out Synthetic Roofing Underlayment II-90ACH FOAM Launches SecureTherm Composite Roof Insulation II-91Thermafiber® Unveils Thermafiber Insolutions™ II-91Carlisle Energy Services Launches SpectroFlex II-91Knauf Insulation Unveils Cutting-Edge ECOSE Technology II-92Owens Corning Launches TruLo® Max and TruLo® Lo Odor Asphalt II-92Dow Introduces ROOFMATE™ MinK System II-93Second Nature to Introduce Thermafleece PB20 II-93IKO Introduces RoofGard-Cool Grey synthetic Underlayment II-94Owens Corning Launches Duration® Designer Shingles II-94BASF Showcases Innovative Green Construction Concepts II-94

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-95

American Hydrotech, Inc. (US) II-95

Atlas Roofing Corp. (US) II-95

BASF SE (Germany) II-95

GAF Materials Corp. (US) II-96

Icopal Ltd. (UK) II-96

Johns Manville Inc. (US) II-97

Knauf Insulation, Inc. (US) II-97

Monier Group GmbH (Germany) II-97

Owens Corning (US) II-98

Royal Group, Inc. (Canada) II-98

Saint-Gobain Corporation (US) II-99

CertainTeed Corporation (US) II-99

Sika Sarnafil, Inc. (US) II-100

SIG Plc. (UK) II-100

The Garland Company, Inc. (US) II-100

The Rockwool Group (Denmark) II-101

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-102Roofing Market II-102Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forRoofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 3: World Historic Review for Roofing by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Roofing by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104Roofing Market by Product Segment II-105Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forAsphalt Shingles Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 6: World Historic Review for Asphalt Shingles Roofing

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Asphalt ShinglesRoofing by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of DollarSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Metal Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 9: World Historic Review for Metal Roofing byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-109

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Roofing by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forElastomeric Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, &LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 12: World Historic Review for Elastomeric Roofing by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Elastomeric Roofingby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Built-Up Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 15: World Historic Review for Built-Up Roofing byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-115

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Built-Up Roofing by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-116

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forRoofing Tile by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-117

Table 18: World Historic Review for Roofing Tile by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-118

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Roofing Tile byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-119

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Modified Bitumen Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-120

Table 21: World Historic Review for Modified Bitumen Roofingby Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-121

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Modified Bitumen

Roofing by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-122

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPlastic Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-123

Table 24: World Historic Review for Plastic Roofing by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-124

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Plastic Roofing byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-125

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Other Roofing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-126

Table 27: World Historic Review for Other Roofing byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-127

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Roofing by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-128

Insulation Market II-129

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Insulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-129

Table 30: World Historic Review for Insulation by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Insulation by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131

Insulation Market by Product Segment II-132

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Foamed Plastics Insulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,

&Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132

Table 33: World Historic Review for Foamed PlasticsInsulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-133

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Foamed Plastics

Insulation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-134

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forFiberglass Insulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,&Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135

Table 36: World Historic Review for Fiberglass Insulation by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-136

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Fiberglass Insulationby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Mineral Wool Insulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,&

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 39: World Historic Review for Mineral Wool Insulationby Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Mineral Wool

Insulation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forOther Insulation by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 42: World Historic Review for Other Insulation by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Insulation byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Analysis III-1

Growth in Construction Sector to Drive the Demand for

Roofing Market III-1

Eco-friendly Products to Back the Growth in Roofing Market III-2

Insulation Market to Gain from Green House Gas Emission Targets III-2

Thermal Insulation Market Poised to Grow in US III-2

Housing Starts in the US III-2

Table 44: Housing Starts in the United States (2009-2011):

Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In '000

Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 45: Housing Starts in the United States (2009-2011):Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts byRegion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3Market Outlook III-3Re-roofing Applications Dominate III-3High-Growth Roofing Products III-4Asphalt Shingles to Retain Market Dominance III-4Table 46: US Roofing Market by Type of Material (2011):Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Asphalt Shingles,Metal Roofing, Elastomeric Roofing, Built-Up Roofing,Modified Bitumen Roofing, Plastic Roofing, Roofing Tile,Wood Shingles & Shakes and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-4Roofing Tile and Other Products to Grow Significantly III-5Western Region Offers the Best Potential III-5Metal Roofs - Larger Penetration in Commercial Segment III-5Table 47: Non-Residential Construction Volume in the US byType (2011): Percentage Breakdown for Educational, Highway& Street, Power, Manufacturing, Office Commercial,Healthcare, Transportation, Sewage & Waste disposal, andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5Metal Roofs - Expensive, Yet Preferred III-6Design Transformation Contributing to Market Growth III-6Steel as a Roofing Material - A US Scenario III-6Competitive Scenario III-7Table 48: Leading Roofing Contractors in the US: AnnualRevenues for the year 2010 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-7Asphalt Shingles Market III-8Table 49: Asphalt Shingles Market in the US (2000-2010):Percentage Breakdown by Type - Laminates and Strip(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8Insulation Market III-8Insulation Materials Manufacturers - Key Challenges III-9Energy Conservation Regulations Propel Insulation MaterialsMarket III-9Table 50: Energy Consumption in the US (2011): PercentageShare Breakdown by Category (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-10

Table 51: US Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by End-Use (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Thermal Insulation Materials - Market Dynamics III-10

Increasing Focus on Energy Conservation Drives Thermal

Insulation Market III-11

Market Trends III-11

US EPDM Roofing Market Share Declines; TPO Continues to Grow III-11

Eco-Friendly Roofing Offerings to Experience Major Growth III-11

Asphalt Shingles Giving Way to Other Roofing Options III-12

Laminated Shingles Keep Up Growth Momentum III-12

PVC and TPO Fuel Growth in Single Ply Low-Slope Roofing

Systems III-12

Vegetative Roofs on the Growth Path III-13

EPDM Leads the Low-Slope Roofing Market III-13

Construction Market to Boost Demand for Foamed Plastics III-13

Table 52: US Spray Foam Production by End-Use Application:

2011 (in Million lbs) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Implementation of Building Codes Drive Insulation Demand III-14

US Roofing Market 'Coolly' Moves On III-14

The Trickiest Part III-15

Hot Demand for Cool Roofs III-15

North American Roofing & Insulation Market III-16

North American Residential Roofing Materials Market to Recover III-16

North American Residential Roofing Industry - An Overview III-16

North American Commercial Roofing Market - An Overview III-16

Commercial and Residential Insulation Market III-16

North American Green Roof Sales Galore Despite Recession III-17

Table 53: Green Roof Installation in North America by

Leading Cities in the Recent Past: 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Leading Players III-18

Asphalt Shingle Market III-18

Insulation Market III-18

Strategic Corporate Developments III-18

Product Launches III-25

Key Players III-32

B.Market Analytics III-39

Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Roofing by Product Segment - Asphalt Shingles, Metal,

Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing Tile, Modified Bitumen,

Plastic, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 55: US Historic Review for Roofing by Product Segment- Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up, RoofingTile, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-40

Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for Roofing by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Asphalt

Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing Tile,

Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 57: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forInsulation by Product Segment - Foamed Plastics, Fiberglass,Mineral Wool, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 58: US Historic Review for Insulation by Product

Segment - Foamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and

Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Insulation by ProductSegment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for FoamedPlastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and Others Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

2. CANADA III-45

A.Market Analysis III-45

Current and Future Analysis III-45

Government Stimulus and New Regulatory Requirements to Boost

Growth III-45

Green Top Phenomenon Catching On III-45

Strategic Corporate Development III-46

Product Launch III-46

Key Players III-46

B.Market Analytics III-48

Table 60: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Roofing by Product Segment - Asphalt Shingles, Metal,

Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing Tile, Modified Bitumen,

Plastic, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 61: Canadian Historic Review for Roofing by ProductSegment - Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up,Roofing Tile, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-49

Table 62: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Roofing by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing

Tile, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 63: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Insulation by Product Segment - Foamed Plastics,Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and Others Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2010 Through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 64: Canadian Historic Review for Insulation by Product

Segment - Foamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and

Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 65: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Insulation byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forFoamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and OthersMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-53

3. JAPAN III-54

A.Market Analysis III-54

Current and Future Analysis III-54

Strategic Corporate Development III-54

Key Players III-54

B.Market Analytics III-56

Table 66: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Roofing by Product Segment - Asphalt Shingles, Metal,

Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing Tile, Modified Bitumen,

Plastic, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 Through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 67: Japanese Historic Review for Roofing by ProductSegment - Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up,Roofing Tile, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-57

Table 68: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Roofing by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Asphalt Shingles, Metal, Elastomeric, Built-Up, Roofing

Tile, Modified Bitumen, Plastic, and Others Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Insulation by Product Segment - Foamed Plastics,Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and Others Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2010 Through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Insulation by Product

Segment - Foamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and

Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 Through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 71: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Insulation byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forFoamed Plastics, Fiberglass, Mineral Wool, and OthersMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-61

4. EUROPE III-62

A.Market Analysis III-62

Current and Future Analysis III-62

Housing Scenario in Europe III-62

New Energy Regulations: Opportunities Abound the Insulation

Market III-62

Energy Efficiency Regulations to Propel Growth III-63

New EU Legislation Brings Good News for Insulation Market III-63

Large Stock of Underinsulated Buildings to Trigger Demand

for Insulation Products III-64

European Insulation Market - A Recent Past Perspective III-64

Renovation Market - A Major Driver for Insulation III-64

France III-65

Germany III-65

UK III-65

Sweden III-65

Insulation and Building Needs Drive Demand for Polyurethane III-65

Central and Eastern Europe - The New Focus for Growth III-65

Wall Insulation Materials Remain Popular III-66

European Residential Metal Roofing Gaining Momentum III-66

Competitive Scenario III-66

Wool Insulation - A Highly Consolidated Industry III-66

Foam Insulation Industry Continues to Remain Fragmented III-67

B.Market Analytics III-68

Table 72: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Roofing by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK,

Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 Through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart)

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