If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Particleboard procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Particleboard, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Particleboard - Recent Price Trend

The price of particleboard has been increasing at an estimated annualized 1.4% during the three years to 2017. Price growth has been primarily fueled by rising demand stemming from growth in construction activity. Residential construction expenditure as well as housing starts have been increasing strongly in the past three years, largely due to a rise in business and consumer confidence under a...


Particleboard - Total Cost of Ownership

Particleboard products have a medium total cost of ownership. Major lifetime ownership costs are related to product acquisition, shipping, storage and handling costs. Shipping costs can be significant if buyers are located far from supplier facilities. Buyers should select suppliers within manageable distances to their locations to ensure quick order turnaround, on-time delivery and reduced...


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About this Report

This report is intended to help buyers of particleboard. Particleboard is a type of engineered wood product made from small wood chips, saw dust or sawmill shavings that are bonded with resin or another binder. Particleboard is used in many construction applications and furniture manufacturing. Particleboard manufacturers and wholesalers, as well as large home improvement centers, supply it. This report does not include similar products such as plywood, medium-density fiberboard (MDF), oriented strand board (OSB) or hardboard.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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