A solid base: Growing construction markets and product innovation will support industry growth

The Gypsum Product Manufacturing industry has exhibited strong growth over the five years to 2017, as growth in building activity has driven downstream demand for industry products. At the outset of the period, industry revenue expanded rapidly as construction markets grew. Strong gains in employment and consumer spending led to increased demand in the construction sector. Over the five years to 2022, demand for gypsum products is forecast to continue growing, albeit at a slower rate, as the previously pent-up demand for new homes recedes...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for gypsum products is forecast to grow, albeit at a slower rate, as previously pent-up demand for new homes recedes
  • Low value-to-weight ratios for products put location and efficiency at a premium
  • An expected increase in interest rates will put downward pressure on new home purchases
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Gypsum Product Manufacturing industry has a high level of capital intensity. For every $1.00 spent on wages, $0.84 is spent on machinery, equipment and other capital expenses. This is because the production of gypsum products, such as wallboard, is highly reliant on machinery. The process of thermally treating gypsum, grinding it, adding binding chemicals and transferring the material to paperboard is almost entirely handled by specialized equipment. Machinery employed in a gypsum wallboard plant includes kilns, grinding and mixing equipment and paperboard layering equipment. Additionally, the entire procedure must be advanced enough to ensure standards for strength and fire resistance are met. Gyp...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Environmental compliance
  • Access to high quality inputs
  • Locating near key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts and Private spending on home improvements in the Gypsum Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture gypsum products, such as wallboard, plasters, moldings, statuaries and architectural plaster work. Gypsum product manufacturers may mine for or purchase natural or synthetic gypsum for use in the manufacturing of goods.

    Industry Products
  • Standard gypsum wallboard
  • Type-X board
  • Other specialty boards
  • Industrial and building plasters
  • Moldings, ornamental and architectural plaster work
  • Industry Activities
  • Gypsum wallboard, ceiling and plasterboard
  • Acoustic tiles and plaster
  • Cornices, moldings and architectural plaster
  • Ornamental and statuary display models
  • Fibrous plaster products
  • Insulating gypsum board
  • Perlite and vermiculite
  • Plaster of Paris
  • Tile
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Residential construction and remodeling
  • Innovation and efficiency
  • Profit gaining ground
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction market growth slows
  • Trade and going green
  • Profit conditions and acquisitions
  • Table: Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Drywall & Insulation Installers
  • Manufacturing
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Lumber & Building Material Stores
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Coal & Natural Gas Power
  • Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Manufacturing
  • Mineral & Phosphate Mining
  • Paperboard Mills
  • Printing, Paper, Food, Textile & Other Machinery Manufacturing
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems

  • Products & Services
  • Type-X board
  • Standard gypsum wallboard
  • Other specialty boards
  • Other
  • Industrial and building plasters
  • Moldings, ornamental and architectural plaster work
  • Chart: Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Residential building activity
  • Nonresidential building activity
  • Natural disasters

  • Major Markets
  • Repair and remodeling
  • Residential construction
  • Nonresidential construction
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gypsum Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    USG Corporation, New NGC Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, CertainTeed Corporation, Eagle Materials Inc., Continental Building Products Inc.,
  • Table: USG Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: New NGC Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Georgia-Pacific LLC - financial performance
  • Table: CertainTeed Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Eagle Materials Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Continental Building Products Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Gypsum Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Housing starts (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • A horizontal molded projection typically made of plaster, used to crown or complete the join between internal walls and ceilings.
  • Gypsum
  • A common sulfate mineral used in the manufacture of plaster products and fertilizers.
  • Nonresidential Building
  • A building primarily intended for uses other than long-term residential purposes.
  • Residential Building
  • A building predominantly consisting of one or more dwelling units.
  • Synthetic Gypsum
  • Gypsum produced from the byproducts of coal-burning power plants and factories
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