Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Through the roof
After a sluggish construction market stunted its growth, the industry is set for a recovery. The anticipated rise in housing starts and renewed demand from the commercial building sector will propel demand for roofing, siding and insulation. Additionally, growing disposable incomes means that consumers will have more money to spend on home improvement projects, giving the industry another boost. To expand their geographic reach and gain market share, large wholesalers will acquire smaller competitors... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low concentration of ownership, with the three largest players accounting for 30.2% of annual industry revenue. The three largest companies, American Builders & Contractors Supply Co., Beacon Roofing, and CRH PLC, account for 12.3%, 9.5% and 8.4% of the market, respectively.
The industry has a highly fragmented structure and comprises many small-scale establishments servicing narrow regional markets. The fragmented structure of this industry is evident from the distribution of establishment by employment size in the annual survey of County Business Patterns. About 57.0% of establishments currently employ fewer than 10 people, and 85.0% of establishments employ fewer than 20 people... purchase to read more