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Stucco Market Size - By Type (Traditional Stucco, Synthetic Stucco), By Material (Cement, Acrylic, Lime, Others), By Base (Concrete, Masonry, Wood Frame, Others), By End Use (Residential Non-residential), & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6716
  • Published Date: Feb 2024
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Stucco Market Size

Stucco Market was valued at USD 13 billion in 2023 and is poised to witness more than 4.9% CAGR from 2024 to 2032. The construction boom in emerging economies is significantly driving the market. Despite these, the rapid urbanization and infrastructure development in regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America are also creating substantial demand for construction materials including stucco.

Stucco Market

The versatility and durability of stucco as a surface finish continue to be key factors propelling its use. Its capacity to endure various weather conditions and offer insulation adds to its wide acceptance. Technological advancements in stucco formulations & application methods enhance its performance, addressing previous limitations and expanding its application scope. Additionally, its lower initial cost, compared to certain alternatives, renders stucco an economically appealing choice for construction endeavors, which is anticipated to contribute to market growth.

The stucco market is constrained by the susceptibility to cracking, especially in regions with significant temperature variations or seismic activity. These cracks can compromise the integrity of the finish and may require regular maintenance. Furthermore, the stucco industry contends with alternative construction materials including synthetic finishes, vinyl sidings, and other innovative exterior cladding options. Some of these substitutes may present advantages, such as simplified installation, reduced maintenance needs, or diverse aesthetic possibilities, which may influence the market share of traditional stucco, hindering market growth.

Stucco Market Trends

The construction industry is increasingly embracing sustainable materials due to the growing awareness of environmental issues. Stucco, which frequently incorporates natural and eco-friendly components in its composition, is in line with this shift. The rising demand for environmentally friendly construction methods is leading to the increased preference for stucco as an exterior finish, propelling market growth.

Stucco is becoming more popular in renovation projects, particularly for enhancing the exteriors of existing structures. Its versatility and ability to refresh a building's appearance without major structural changes are significant factors contributing to its extensive adoption in the renovation industry.

Simultaneously, technological advancements in manufacturing processes are enhancing the quality and consistency of stucco, resulting in a more reliable & durable product that fulfills the stringent requirements of modern construction projects. In addition, continuous advancements in the research & development of stucco formulations and application techniques are enhancing performance and durability. These innovations are specifically addressing issues, such as cracking & weather resistance, broadening the range of applications for stucco in various climates and environments.

Stucco Market Analysis

Global Stucco Market Size, By Type, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

The traditional stucco industry size surpassed 8.7 USD billion in 2023. This huge demand for traditional stucco is attributed to its durability and ability to withstand various weather conditions. Its dependable performance extends over numerous years with some structures showcasing stucco finishes that have stood the test of time for decades. The enduring excellence is often attributed to the incorporation of natural materials in traditional stucco. Moreover, traditional stucco provides a timeless and authentic aesthetic, particularly suitable for structures with a classic or historical design, which is expected to boost segment growth.

Stucco Market Share, By Material (2023)

The cement segment held the largest market share of between 30-40% in 2023 due to its greater durability and resistance to impact. It can endure severe weather conditions, such as extreme temperatures and intense precipitation, making it a sturdy option for providing long-lasting protection, further augmenting segment growth.

The concrete segment accounted for the highest number of sales at over 35-45% in 2023 due to the highly durable and strong finish that concrete composition provides, which includes Portland cement. This durability makes it resistant to cracks, impact, and weathering, ensuring a longer lifespan. Additionally, concrete exhibits excellent weather resistance, protecting the underlying structure from harsh environmental conditions including rain, wind, and UV exposure.

Asia Pacific Stucco Market Size, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific stucco market was reached 4.4 USD billion in 2023, owing to the increasing interest in stucco as construction activities and growing urbanization in the region. As urbanization gains momentum, a growing number of individuals are migrating to cities, elevating living standards and presenting lucrative opportunities for the expansion of stucco. The rise in disposable income further contributes to this regional market trend.

Stucco Market Share

Global Company Market Share Analysis, 2023, (%)

In 2023, dominant market players, including BASF SE, California Stucco Products Corp., Cemex, Dryvit Systems Inc., E. I DuPont DE Nemours. The top companies collectively hold a substantial market share of between 20-25%. This market is a highly fragmented market. These industry leaders are actively engaged in strategic initiatives such as mergers & acquisitions, facility expansions, and partnerships to broaden their product portfolios, reach a wider customer base, and strengthen their market presence. These companies continuously invest in research and development to improve their products and incorporate new technologies, allowing them to stay ahead of the competition.

Stucco Market Companies

Major players operating in the stucco industry include:

  • California Stucco Products Corp.
  • Cemex
  • Dryvit Systems Inc.
  • E. I DuPont DE Nemours
  • Omega Products International
  • Sika AG
  • Sto Group
  • Total Wall
  • Arcat Inc. (USA)
  • RPM International Inc. (USA)
  • Fosroc International Ltd. (UK)
  • Mapei S.p.A. (Italy)
  • The Quikrete Companies
  • Western Blended Products

Stucco Industry News

  • In November 2023, Sika expanded its production capacity for concrete admixtures in the U.S.
  • In February 2023, Sika acquired MBCC, strengthening its position as a sustainability champion in the global construction industry.

This stucco market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) and volume (Million Ton) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Type

  • Traditional stucco
  • Synthetic stucco

Market, By Material

  • Cement
  • Acrylic
  • Lime
  • Others (Glass fibers, sand, etc.)

Market, By Base

  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Wood frame
  • Others (Tiles, plasticizers, etc.)

Market, By End Use

  • Residential 
    • Apartments
    • Single multifamily homes
    • Others (Hostels, lodging, etc.)
  • Non-residentials 
    • Shops/Retail units
    • Offices
    • Others (Factories, warehouses, etc.)

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of stucco was worth over USD 13 billion in 2023 and will record over 4.9% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, due to its increasing global popularity owing to advantages such as durability and resistance to weather elements, including rain, wind, and sun exposure.

Stucco industry from the traditional type segment reached USD 8.7 billion in 2023 and will incur significant growth from 2024 to 2032, to offer durability and long lifespan in both residential and commercial projects.

Asia Pacific stucco industry recorded USD 4.4 billion in 2023 and is expected to witness appreciable growth from 2024 to 2032, owing to the rising interest in stucco as construction activities and growing urbanization in the region.

Dryvit Systems, Inc., Parex USA, Inc., STO Corp., Omega Products International, BASF SE, Sika AG, LafargeHolcim Ltd., Adex Systems Inc., Master Wall Inc., Total Wall, and Terraco Group are some of the major stucco companies worldwide.

Stucco Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
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