Global Glass Wool Insulation Industry

  • February 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 298 pages

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.

Table Of Contents




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


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Global Insulation demand on the Rise II-1
Glass Wool to Remain Insulated II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-2
Eco-codes for Buildings Drive Sales of Insulation Products II-3
Need to Achieve Energy Efficiency to Put Insulation Market in
Overdrive II-3
Impact of Weather on the Insulation Market II-4
Glass Fiber Manufacturing Shifts to Asia II-4
Increasing Use of Recycled Materials II-4
Factors Dampening Market Prospects II-5
Emergence of Eco-friendly Alternatives II-5
Risks Associated With Fiberglass Use II-5
Competition from Substitutes II-5
Competitive Scenario II-6
Table 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-7
World Economy - A Key Growth Driver II-7
Economic Growth Projected to Slow Amid Global Headwinds II-7
Table 2: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2010-2013F II-8
Current Account Imbalances Are Wide II-9
Key Downside Risks for the Euro Area: II-10
US - A Subpar Recovery with Heightened Policy Uncertainty II-11
Construction Industry - A Review II-11
Developing Markets to Drive Global Growth II-13
Table 3: Worldwide Construction Spending by Country (2011)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 4: Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region
- 2015E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Regional Perspective II-14
The Americas II-14
Asia Pacific II-14
Slowing Growth Momentum in Emerging Market Economies II-14
Europe II-15
European Sovereign Debt Crisis: A Cause of Concern II-15
Middle East II-16

3. GLASS FIBER INDUSTRY - AN INSIGHT II-17
Glass Fibers - An Introduction II-17
Key Features II-18
Table 5: Physical properties of Glass Fibers II-18
Table 6: Electrical Properties of Glass Fibers II-19
Health Hazards II-19
A Brief History II-19
Glass Fiber Production Process II-19
Glass Fiber Production Process II-20
Types of Glass Fibers II-20
On Basis of Geometry II-20
On Basis of Composition II-20
Types of Glass Fibers II-21
Characteristics of Select Types of Glass Fiber II-21
A-Glass II-22
C-Glass II-22
D-Glass II-22
E-Glass II-22
S-Glass II-22
Table 7: Structural Composition of Various Glass Fibers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
Quality Control in Glass Fibers II-23
Glass Fiber Recycling II-23

4. GLASS WOOL - PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-24
Glass Wool for Insulation II-24
Competing Insulation Products II-25
End-Use Markets II-25
Housing Construction II-25
Non-Residential Construction II-25
Industrial/Commercial Equipment II-25
Others II-26

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-27
GlassRock Concludes Commissioning of New Glass Wool
Manufacturing Line II-27
Groot Group, Nissi, Tses Community and SDS Group to Establish
Joint Venture II-27
Owens Corning Receives EPDs for its Fibreglass Products II-27
Knauf Insulation to Expand Production Capacity of Vise Glass
Wool Plant II-28
Mag-Isover to Set Up Two New Glass Wool Facilities II-28
AFICO to Increase its Glass Wool Capacity II-28
Guardian Introduces New Fiberglass Insulation with ecoGuardâ„¢
Technology II-28
Saint-Gobain Obtains Majority Stake in MAG II-29
Saint-Gobain Isover Sets Up New Facility II-29
Knauf Insulation Sets up New Plant in France II-29
China Fiberglass Takes Over Full Equity Stake in Jushi Group II-29
Guardian Fiberglass to Expand Production at Olive Branch
Facility II-30

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RECENT PAST II-31
Knauf Insulation to Commence Full Production of EcoBatt
Glasswool Insulation II-31
CertainTeed Insulation Takes Over OFI Income Fund II-31
Glasswool Insulation Technology Establishes New Company II-31
Neman Glassworks to Establish Glass Wool Plant II-31
URSA Insulation to Set Up Glass Wool Plant in UK II-32

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-33
Arabian Fiberglass insulation Company Ltd. (Saudi Arabia) II-33
CSR Limited (Australia) II-33
Fletcher Insulation (Australia) II-34
Guardian Industries Corp (US) II-34
Guardian Fiberglass, Inc. (US) II-35
Knauf GmbH (Germany) II-35
Knauf Insulation (USA) II-36
Kuwait Insulating Material Manufacturing Co., (Kuwait) II-36
Owens Corning (US) II-36
Saint-Gobain (France) II-37
Saint-Gobain Isover (France) II-38
Superglass Ltd (UK) II-38
Uralita Group (Spain) II-38
URSA Insulation, S.A. (Spain) II-38

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 9: World Historic Review for Glass Wool 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 Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41
Glass Wool by End-Use II-42
Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation Consumption in Housing Construction
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 12: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption in Housing Construction Market by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption by Housing Construction Market by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation Consumption in Commercial /Industrial/
Infrastructural Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 15: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption in Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural Market
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption by Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural Market
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation Consumption in Industrial/ Commercial
Equipment Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 18: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption in Industrial/Commercial Equipment Market by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption by Industrial/ Commercial Equipment Market by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation Consumption in Others Market by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 21: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption in Others Market by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
Consumption by Others Market by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Fiberglass insulation Continues to Rule the Roost III-2
Table 23: US Insulation Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Sales by Material Type - Fiberglass,
Foamed Plastic, Cellulose, Mineral Wool and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Rising Demand for Fiberglass Windows III-2
A Peek into the New Energy Codes III-3
Overview of Construction Industry - The Major End-Use
Market III-4
Signs of Recovery in the Housing Market III-4
Table 24: Residential Construction in the US (2007-2013):
Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and
Multi-Family Units (In 000) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 25: Building Permits in the United States (2007-
2013): Yearly Breakdown of Number of Permits (In '000s)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Product Launch III-7
Strategic Corporate Development III-7
Key Players III-7
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 26: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 27: US Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by
End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 28: US 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

2. CANADA III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Outlook III-13
Construction Market: An Insight III-13
Table 29: Housing Starts in Canada (2007-2013) (In ‘000
Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 30: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 31: Canadian Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 32: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Outlook III-18
Japanese Construction Market- A Quick Primer III-18
Table 33: Annual Housing Construction Starts in Japan
(2007-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
Insulation Products Market: An Overview III-19
Table 34: Insulation Market in Japan (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenues for Foamed Plastics, Glass
Wool, Mineral Wool, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20
Strategic Corporate Developments III-20
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 35: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 36: Japanese Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 37: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4. EUROPE III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
Housing Slowdown Affects Glass Wool Insulation Market III-24
Table 38: Construction Industry in Europe (2010, 2011 and
2012): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25
Highly Consolidated Glass Wool Industry III-25
Table 39: Leading Producers of Glass Wool Insulation in
Europe (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for
Isover, URSA, Knauf Insulation, Superglass and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25
Energy Efficiency Requirements to Drive Growth III-26
Passive House Building Standard: An Introduction III-26
Table 40: European Insulation Market (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenues for Plastic Foam, Glass Wool,
Stone Wool and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27
Construction Spending in the Eurozone III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 41: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Glass Wool Insulation by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 42: European Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 43: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 44: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 45: European Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 46: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4a. FRANCE III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-34
Saint-Gobain - A Major Player III-34
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 47: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 48: French Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 49: French 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4b. GERMANY III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Outlook III-38
Knauf GmbH - A Major German Player III-38
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 50: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 51: German Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation
by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 52: German 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4c. ITALY III-42
Market Analysis III-42
Table 53: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 54: Italian Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 55: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets 2004, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Outlook III-45
Construction Industry - An Overview III-45
Table 56: Residential Construction in the UK (2007-2012E):
Number of Housing Starts in ‘000 Units (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46
Superglass Ltd - A Key Regional Player III-46
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 57: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 58: UK Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by
End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 59: UK 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Insulation
by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4e. SPAIN III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
Spain’s Construction Takes the Biggest Blow III-50
Uralita Group - A Key Spanish Player III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 60: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 61: Spanish Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 62: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4f. RUSSIA III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Bright Future on the Cards for Russian Glass Wool Insulation
Market III-54
Russian Construction Industry- A Brief Overview III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 63: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 64: Russian Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 65: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction, Commercial/
Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/ Commercial Equipment
and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Outlook III-58
Strategic Corporate Developments III-58
Key Player III-58
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 66: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment -
Housing Construction, Commercial/
Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial Equipment
and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 67: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 68: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Outlook III-63
Insulation Market in the Far East III-63
Table 69: Insulation Market in Southeast Asia (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Plastic Foam,
Glass Wool, Stone Wool, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-63
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 70: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by Geographic Region -
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 71: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by Geographic Region - China and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 72: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for
2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 73: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment -
Housing Construction, Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/ Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 74: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 75: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural, Industrial/
Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

5a. CHINA III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
Outlook III-70
Insulation and Glass Wool Market in China: A Bird’s Eye View III-70
Insight into Chinese Construction Market III-71
Residential Construction in China III-71
Strategic Corporate Developments III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 76: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/ Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 77: Chinese Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 78: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Outlook III-76
An Overview of Major Regional Markets III-76
South Korea III-76
Table 79: Insulation Market in South Korea (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Organic
Insulation, Glass Wool and Mineral Wool (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76
Australia III-76
Key Players III-77
B.Market Analytics III-79
Table 80: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment -
Housing Construction, Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 81: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass
Fibers End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 82: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass
Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-82
A.Market Analysis III-82
Outlook III-82
Review of Construction Sector in the Middle East III-82
Strategic Corporate Developments III-82
Key Players III-83
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 83: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Commercial/ Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 84: Middle East Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 85: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

7. LATIN AMERICA III-87
A.Market Analysis III-87
Outlook III-87
B.Market Analytics III-88
Table 86: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Glass Wool Insulation by End-Use Segment -
Housing Construction, Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural,
Industrial/ Commercial Equipment and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 87: Latin American Historic Analysis for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/Infrastructural, Industrial/Commercial
Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 88: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool
Insulation by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Housing Construction,
Commercial/Industrial/ Infrastructural,
Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2004,
2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 46 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 60)

The United States (8)
Japan (2)
Europe (21)
- France (2)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (10)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (21)
Latin America (1)
Africa (2)
Middle-East (5)

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