Sky high: Increasing home prices and rebounding construction markets will benefit the industry

The Roofing, Siding and Insulation Wholesaling industry primarily sells building materials to general contractors and other professionals who construct, renovate or repair residential and commercial buildings. Over the five years to 2018, rising demand from both residential and nonresidential construction markets has helped accelerate industry growth. The industry's reliance on the remodeling market, which is significantly less cyclical than the new construction market, has helped industry sales regain lost ground quickly over the past five years. Over the five years to 2023, the industry will continue to expand, although at a subdued rate compared to the previous five-year period, as a result of stabilizing construction markets...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$44bn
Annual Growth 13-18
4.9%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
41,498
Businesses
3,969

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The highly fragmented industry will continue to be represented by small, single-establishment distributors
  • The aging stock of US housing has increased demand from the residential remodeling market
  • Growth in the house price index will encourage further remodeling and renovation activity
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Roofing materialsRoofing products account for the bulk share of industry sales, representing an estimated 40.3% of revenue in 2018. Industry operators wholesale a variety of roofing materials, including asphalt shingles, clay tiles, slate and metal. In addition to structural roofing materials, industry distributors also sell metal gutters and downspouts, weather stripping products, smoke vents, roof hatches, reflective/protective coatings and other roofing accessories.According to major player Beacon Roofing Supply Inc., the residential roofing market is dominated by asphalt shingles, which have historically been the material of choice for decades. Asp...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry are

  • Qualified work force
  • Supply contracts for roofing, siding and insulation products
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as House price index and Housing starts in the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry?

    This industry wholesales nonwood roofing, siding and insulation material, including asphalt shingles, metal roofing, tarred felt and vinyl siding. These products are primarily used for residential and nonresidential remodeling and renovation. This industry does not wholesale wood roofing or wood siding material.

    Industry Products
  • Nonwood roofing
  • Nonwood siding
  • Insulation materials
  • Gutters, spouts and other rain-carrying products
  • Housewraps and vapor barriers
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling roofing products
  • Wholesaling siding products
  • Wholesaling insulation material
  • Wholesaling other building materials
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • House price index
  • Housing starts
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Remodeling underpins demand
  • Fragmented industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sustained demand from residential remodeling markets
  • Rising mortgage rates
  • Changes in industry structure
  • Table: Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Drywall & Insulation Installers
  • Roofing Contractors
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Asphalt Manufacturing
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Gypsum Product Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Sheet Metal, Window & Door Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Nonwood roofing
  • Nonwood siding
  • Insulation materials
  • Other
  • Housewraps and vapor barriers
  • Gutters, spouts and other rain-carrying products
  • Chart: Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Construction operators
  • Wholesalers and distributors
  • Retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRentDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    American Builders & Contractors Supply Company Inc., Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.,
  • Table: American Builders & Contractors Supply Company Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling 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 Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Private spending on home improvements (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Cladding
  • The process of covering one material with another, e.g. coating the external walls of a house.
  • Insulation
  • Material used to limit the transfer of heat through walls or pipes in order to reduce energy costs and maintain a uniform temperature.
  • Siding
  • Materials used to surface the exterior of a building to protect against exposure to the weather, to insulate and to improve appearance.
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