Global Clay Building Materials & Clay Refractories Industry

  • April 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 381 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clay Building Materials And Clay Refractories in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor & Wall Tiles, & Other Clay Products), and Clay Refractories. 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 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 282 companies including many key and niche players such as Austral Brick Company Ltd., Boral Bricks Inc., Boral Limited, Brampton Brick Limited, CRH PLC, Glen-Gery Corporation, CSR Limited, Florida Tile Industries, Inc., Hanson Building Products UK, Lanka Floortiles Plc, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Dal-Tile Corporation, Monier Group GmbH, Pacific Coast Building Products Inc., RHI AG, TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited, US Tile, Vesuvius Group SA, Wienerberger AG, and Baggeridge Brick Plc. 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
Clay Building Materials I-4
Clay Bricks I-4
Clay Floor and Wall Tiles I-4
Other Clay Products I-4
Clay Refractories I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Clay Building Materials and Refractories Market to Witness
Steady Growth II-1
High Performing Refractories to Drive Overall Demand II-1
Demand for Clay Refractories and Monolithic to Surpass Other
Refractories II-1
Refractory Demand for Production of Non-Metallic Minerals to
Witness Increase II-1
Clay Bricks - A Fluttering Market II-2
Refractories - The Wheels of Growth Take their Toll II-2
Industry Consolidation Changes Competitive Scenario II-2
Refractories - The Customized Production II-3
Value-Based Growth Supersedes Volume Growth II-3
Market Vacillates with Iron and Steel Industry II-3
Trends in Steel Manufacturing II-3
Consumption in Glass Industry II-4
Online Marketplace - Far-Off Goal II-4

2. BUILDING MATERIALS INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW II-5
Diverse Facets: At A Glance II-5
Factors Shaping Consumer’s Choice: Analyst Perspective Rating
on a Scale 1-10 (10 - High Impact, 1 - Low Impact) II-6
Construction Industry: Managing Orthodoxy II-6
Distribution and Supply II-6
Clay Building Materials Industry II-7
Refractory Industry II-7
Entry Barriers II-7
Table 1: Clay Building Materials and Refractory Industry
Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Industry -
Residential Construction, Iron and Steel Production,
Non-Residential Construction, Mineral and Mineral Fuel
Processing and Refining, Electricity Generation, and Other
Manufacturing (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Imports and Exports - Historic Perspective Builder II-8
Table 2: World Clay and Refractories Building Materials
Market (2003-2005): Exports in US$ Million by Select Country
- Italy, Spain, China, Germany, France, Turkey, US, Brazil,
Mexico, and UK (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: World Clay and Refractories Building Materials
Market (2003-2005): Imports in US$ Million by Select Country
- US, France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Canada,
Japan, Italy, and Korea (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-10
Clay II-10
Classification of Clay Building Materials II-10
Clay Bricks II-10
Production of Clay Bricks II-10
Clay Tiles II-10
Table 4: Global Tiles Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales by Category/Type - Clay, and Concrete II-11
Clay Floor Tiles II-11
Clay Wall Tiles II-11
Other Clay Products II-11
Clay Refractories II-11
Features and Benefits II-12
Classification of Refractories II-12
Clay Refractories II-12
Table 5: Global Refractories Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Demand by Type - Bricks and Shapes,
Monolithics, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-12
High-Alumina II-13
Insulating II-13
Fireclay II-13
Ladle II-13
End-Use Markets for Refractories II-13

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-15
Lorenzo Introduces Nano and GVT Series Tiles in India II-15
Austral Bricks Rolls out Organic Sustainable Clay Bricks II-15
Austral Bricks Launches Metallix II-15
Austral Bricks Unveils Dynasty II-15
Austral Bricks Rolls Out Principles II-15
Hanson Introduces The Highland Range II-16
Nitco Unveils New Floor and Wall Tiles Range in India II-16
Redland Siding Systems Unveils Tru-Brix® Real Brick Siding System II-16

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-17
Ibstock Launches Linear Range of Bricks II-17
Hanson Brick Unveils 14 Styles of Clay Bricks II-17
Australian Building Ceramics Introduces Tactiles and Porcelain
Tiles II-17
Austral Bricks Introduces Two New Sizes in the Riviera Pavers
Series II-17
Hanson Extends 65mm Abbey Range of Bricks II-18
Pavit Ceramics Set to Roll Out New Tiles II-18
Marley Eternit Unveils Interlocking Clay Tiles II-18
Hanson Introduces New Dragfaced Wirecut Bricks II-18

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-19
Wienerberger Acquires Georg Rimmele II-19
Orient Ceramics and Industries to Acquire Majority Equity
Interest in Bell Ceramics II-19
Somany Ceramics to Establish Greenfield Plant in India II-19
SCR-Sibelco Takes over Gliny Donbassa II-19
Diversified Global Holdings Concludes Reverse Merger with
Royal Style Design II-19
Prince Mineral Holding Corp. Acquires Castle Colours II-20
RMC Readymix and H andR Johnson to Merge with Prism Cement II-20
Connell Bros. Expands Distribution Partnership with Southern
Clay Products II-20
IFGL Refractories Establishes JV with Krosaki Harima II-20
Kohler India to Establish Two Manufacturing Plants in India II-20

7. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-21
CSR to Acquire Businesses From Ross Group of Companies II-21
Wienerberger Takes Over Petrinja Clay Block Facility II-21
Magnesita Refratarios Takes Over LWB Refractories II-21
Boral Bricks Establishes New Brick Manufacturing Plant in the US II-21
The Monier Group Commences Operation of Clay Roof Tiles
Production Line II-21
Eczacibasi Acquires Majority Stake in Villeroy and Boch’s Tile
Division II-22
HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson II-22
PAI Partners Acquires Lafarge Roofing II-22
Lafarge Roofing to Rename as Monier II-22
Wienerberger Expands Hollow Brick Production Capacity in Belgium II-23
Wienerberger Divests Stove Tile Business II-23
Wienerberger to Acquire Korevaar II-23
Imerys to Expand Production Capacity of Clay Bricks II-23
Uralita Acquires Roof Tile Facilities of Imerys II-24
Imerys Signs Acquisition Agreement with Astron for Astron China II-24
Imerys Acquires ACE Refractories II-24
Vesuvius Joint Ventures with Angang II-24
INAX to Establish a Wall-Tile Factory in Vietnam II-24
Imerys Group Increases its Stake to 86% in Vatutinsky II-25
Mugher to Establish Bricks and Roof Tile Manufacturing Unit II-25
Nitco Tiles to Expand Capacity II-25
Wienerberger Ventures into India II-25

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-26
Austral Brick Company Ltd. (Australia) II-26
Boral Bricks, Inc. (US) II-26
Boral Limited (Australia) II-26
Brampton Brick Limited (Canada) II-26
CRH Plc (Ireland) II-27
Glen-Gery Corporation (US) II-27
CSR Limited (Australia) II-27
Florida Tile Industries, Inc. (US) II-27
Hanson Building Products UK (UK) II-27
Lanka Floortiles Plc (Sri Lanka) II-28
Mohawk Industries, Inc. (US) II-28
Dal-Tile Corporation (US) II-28
Monier Group GmbH (Formerly Lafarge Roofing) (Germany) II-29
Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. (US) II-29
RHI AG (Austria) II-29
TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited (Formerly Tata Refractories
Limited) (India) II-29
US Tile (US) II-29
Vesuvius Group SA (Belgium) II-30
Wienerberger AG (Austria) II-30
Baggeridge Brick Plc (UK) II-30

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-31
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 7: World Historic Review for Clay Building Materials and
Clay Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building Materials
and Clay Refractories by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Clay Building Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 10: World Historic Review for Clay Building Materials by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Clay Building Materials by Product Segment - Clay Bricks,
Floor and Wall Tiles and Other Clay Products Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 12: World Historic Review for Clay Building Materials by
Product Segment - Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles and Other
Clay Products Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
the Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles and Other Clay
Products for the Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Clay Bricks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 16: World Historic Review for Clay Bricks by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Clay Bricks by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Floor and Wall Tiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 19: World Historic Review for Floor and Wall Tiles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Floor and Wall Tiles by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Other Clay Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 22: World Historic Review for Other Clay Products by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Clay Products by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Clay Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 25: World Historic Review for Clay Refractories by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Clay Refractories by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Clay Building Material III-1
Clay Refractories III-1
Declining Life Cycle Stage III-1
Table 27: Leading Players in the US Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales for Mohawk Industries, Cookson
Group, Boral Limited, Pacific Coast Building Products,
Asahi Glass Company Limited, Wienerberger
Baustoffindustrie AG, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 28: Clay Building Materials and Refractories Market
in the US (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Production by Product Segment - Clay Bricks, Non-Clay
Refractories, Ceramic Floor and Wall Tiles, Clay
Refractories, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2
Export and Import Statistics III-3
Table 29: Clay Building Material and Refractories Market
in the US (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by
Select Country - Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan, UK, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 30: Clay Building Material and Refractories Market
in the US (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by
Select Country - China, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Japan, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Demand Drivers III-3
Major Competitive Factors by Segment III-4
Clay Bricks III-4
Floor and Wall Tiles III-4
Clay Refractories III-4
Bricks - A Key Building Material III-4
Table 31: Building Materials Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Cladding Materials Used in New
Homes by Type - Vinyl, Brick, Wood, Stucco, Aluminum, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 32: Leading Players in the US Bricks and Blocks
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
CEMEX, Wienerberger, Hanson, Boral, Titan, Berkshire, CRH
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 33: Bricks and Blocks Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Category - Clay
Bricks, Structural Concrete Block, and Other Concrete Types
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 34: Brick and Structural Clay Tiles Market in the US
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Category -
Building or Common Brick, Glazed Brick and Other Brick, and
Brick and Structural Clay Tile (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 35: Leading Players in the US Clay Bricks Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Boral
Bricks, General Shale Products, Acme Building Brands,
Hanson, Glen-Gery, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6
Foreign Companies Dominate Clay Bricks Market III-7
Residential Construction - A Prime End - Use Industry for
Bricks III-7
Table 36: Bricks Market in the US (2000, 2005 and 2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use
Sector - Residential Construction, Industrial and
Commercial, and Non-Building Construction (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Outlook III-8
Floor and Wall Tiles III-8
Table 37: Ceramic and Stone Tiles Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Tile Type - Floor
Tiles, Wall Tiles, Countertops and Backsplashes, Trims and
Decorative Tiles, and Exterior Tiles (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 38: Ceramic Tiles Market in the US (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales by Distribution Channel -
Distributors, Contract Tile Specialty Dealers, Individual
Floor-Covering Retailers, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Regulatory Standards III-9
Globalization III-9
Table 39: Construction Activity in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Segment - Residential,
Commercial and Office Space, Educational, Highways, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
New Housing Purchases III-9
Table 40: Housing Market in the US (2001-2010): New
Housing Constructions in Thousand Units by Type - Single
Family, Mobile Homes, and Multifamily (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
House Remodeling III-10
Multifamily Housing III-11
Braving the Negative Perception III-11
A Historic Review of the Construction Industry III-11
Residential Construction III-11
Commercial Construction Trends in the Past III-11
Table 41: An Account of Housing Starts and Clay Brick
Shipments in the US for 1991-2000 (In Millions) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Key Players III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 42: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 43: The US Historic Review for Clay Building Materials
and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 44: The US 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

2. CANADA III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Key Player III-16
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 45: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 46: Canadian Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 47: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

3. JAPAN III-19
Market Analytics III-19
Table 48: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 49: Japanese Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 50: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4. EUROPE III-22
Market Analytics III-22
Table 51: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 52: European Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 53: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 54: European Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for the
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 56: European 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4a. FRANCE III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Market Overview III-28
Leading Players III-28
Table 57: Leading Players in French Market for Clay Roof
Tiles (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Imerys, Terreal, Monier, Wienerberger, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 58: Roof Tiles Market in France (2011): Percentage
Breakdown by Category - Clay Roof Tiles, Natural Slate,
Concrete Roof Tiles, Fibro Slate, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 59: Leading Players in French Market for Clay Bricks
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Imerys,
Terreal, Wienerberger, Bouyer- Leroux, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29
Residential and Construction Market III-29
Table 60: Reasons for Roof Renovation in France (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 61: Financing Modes for Roof Renovation in France
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 62: French Market for Clay Roof Tiles (2005- 2009):
Breakdown of Volume Sales in Million Metric Tons for New
Construction, and Renovation (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 63: French Market for Clay Bricks (2005-2009):
Breakdown of Volume Sales in Million Metric Tons by
Category - Standard Bricks, and Technical Products
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 64: French Wall Brick Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Material Used in Single-Family Housing by Wall
Brick Type - Concrete Blocks, Clay Bricks, Wood, Cellular
Concrete, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 65: French Wall Brick Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Material Used in Multi-Family Housing by Wall
Brick Type - Walled Concrete, Concrete Blocks, Clay Bricks,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 66: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 67: French Historic Review for Clay Building Materials
and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 68: French 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4b. GERMANY III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Key Player III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 69: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 70: German Historic Review for Clay Building Materials
and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 71: German 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4c. ITALY III-38
Market Analytics III-38
Table 72: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2005 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 73: Italian Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 74: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Bricks Market Overview III-41
Table 75: Bricks Market in the UK (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment - Housing
Construction, Repairs and Maintenance, Industrial and
Commercial Construction, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 76: Leading Players in the UK Clay Bricks Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Shares for Hanson,
CRH, Wienerberger and Baggeridge Bricks, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42
Residential Housing - Major End - Use Market for Clay Bricks III-42
Table 77: Clay Bricks Market in the UK (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Sales by Sector - Residential Housing,
Industrial and Commercial Constructions, Public
Constructions (Non-Housing), and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42
Ceramic Tiles Market III-43
Table 78: Ceramic Floor Tile Market in the UK (2006 and
2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Type
- Porcelain, Natural Stone, Unglazed Tiles, Terracotta, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43
Export - Import Scenario - A Historic Review III-44
Table 79: Clay Products Market in the UK (2005 and 2006):
Exports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and Extra EU
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 80: Clay Products Market in the UK (2005 and 2006):
Imports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and Extra EU
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 81: Clay Building Bricks Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Exports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 82: Clay Building Bricks Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Imports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU III-45

Table 83: Clay Flooring Market in the UK (2005 and 2006):
Exports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and Extra EU III-45

Table 84: Clay Flooring Market in the UK (2005 and 2006):
Imports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and Extra EU
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 85: Clay Roofing Tiles Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Exports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU III-46

Table 86: Clay Roofing Tiles Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Imports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU III-46

Table 87: Clay Building Products Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Exports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 88: Clay Building Products Market in the UK (2005 and
2006): Imports in £ Thousand by Category - Intra EU and
Extra EU (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47
Key Players III-47
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 89: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 90: The UK Historic Review for Clay Building Materials
and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 91: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4e. SPAIN III-51
Market Analytics III-51
Table 92: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 93: Spanish Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 94: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4f. RUSSIA III-54
Market Analytics III-54
Table 95: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product
Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall
Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 96: Russian Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 97: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Focus on Select Markets III-57
Belgium III-57
Table 98: Leading Players in the Belgium Facing Bricks
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for
Wienerberger, Vandersanden, Ploegsteert, Nelissen, Heylen,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57
Poland III-57
Romania III-57
The Netherlands III-58
Table 99: Leading Players in the Dutch Facing Bricks
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for
Wienerberger, HUWA, Rodruza, CRH, Steenfabriek De
Rijswaard, DenDaas, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58
Key Players III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 100: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories
by Product Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks,
Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay
Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 101: Rest of European Historic Review for Clay
Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment
- Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles,
and Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 102: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Clay
Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment
- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Focus on Select Markets III-62
Australia III-62
Table 103: Leading Players in Australian Clay Bricks
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Brickworks Limited, Boral Limited, CSR Limited, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
China III-62
Market Overview III-62
China Expedites Abolition of Solid Clay Bricks III-62
Flourishing Demand for Advanced Building Materials III-63
Table 104: Clay and Refractory Minerals Market in China
(2004-2006): Exports in Thousand Tons (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 105: Clay and Refractory Minerals Market in China
(2004-2006): Exports in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63
Hong Kong III-63
India III-63
Market Overview III-63
Upbeat Steel Sector to Fuel Demand for Refractories III-64
Construction Activity to Drive Growth in the Bricks, Tiles
and Sanitaryware Industry III-64
Table 106: Refractories Market in India (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Sector -
Iron and Steel, Cement, Glass, Aluminum, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 107: Refractories Market in India (2006-2008):
Production in Million Metric Tons (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 108: Refractories Market in India (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Production by Category -Fire Clay
Bricks/Shapes, High Alumina Bricks/Shapes, Basic
Bricks/Shapes, Silica Products, Specialties, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65
Key Players III-66
B.Market Analytics III-66
Table 109: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories
by Product Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks,
Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay
Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 110: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 111: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Clay
Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment
- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-69
Market Analytics III-69
Table 112: The Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories
by Product Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks,
Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay
Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 113: The Middle East Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 114: The Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Clay
Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment
- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

7. LATIN AMERICA III-72
Market Analytics III-72
Table 115: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Clay Building Materials and Clay Refractories
by Product Segment - Clay Building Materials (Clay Bricks,
Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay Products); and Clay
Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 116: Latin American Historic Review for Clay Building
Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment - Clay
Building Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and
Other Clay Products); and Clay Refractories Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 117: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Clay
Building Materials and Clay Refractories by Product Segment
- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay Building
Materials (Clay Bricks, Floor and Wall Tiles, and Other Clay
Products); and Clay Refractories Markets for the Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 282 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 302)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 35
Canada 3
Japan 4
Europe 192
France 13
Germany 32
The United Kingdom 48
Italy 31
Spain 17
Rest of Europe 51
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 56
Latin America 1
Africa 9
Middle East 2
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