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

Despite sluggish construction market growth, the industry is set for 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 Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will benefit from expanding remodeling activity and stabilizing new construction markets
  • 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 Investment Chapter

    Similar to other wholesaling and distribution industries, the Roofing, Siding and Insulation Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, operators in the industry allocate $0.14 on machinery, equipment and other capital expenses, representing a slight increase from $0.12 in 2012. The increased level of capital intensity reflects rising expenditure on automated inventory management systems and renewed investment in new distribution vehicles and equipment.Although labor costs represent a minor share of industry operations, depreciation costs have also been historically low. Typ...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
  • Residential roofing
  • Nonresidential roofing
  • Siding
  • Insulation
  • Gutters, spouts and other rain-carrying products
  • Millwork and other wood 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
  • Residential roofing
  • Siding
  • Nonresidential roofing
  • Insulation
  • Other
  • Housewraps and vapor barriers
  • Millwork and other wood products
  • Gutters, spouts and other rain-carrying products
  • Chart: Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential remodeling
  • Nonresidential remodeling
  • New residential construction
  • New nonresidential construction
  • 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
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Private spending on home improvements (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • 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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