Window And Door Frame Market Size By Material (uPVC, Wood, Metal), By Application (Residential [New Residential, Improvement & Repair], Commercial [New Commercial, Improvement & Repair]), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Russia, Belgium, Poland, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, South Africa), Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016 – 2024
Published Date: Sep 2017 | Report ID: GMI244 | Authors: Ankita Bhutani, Pallavi Bhardwaj Report Format: PDF
Window And Door Frame Market size was valued at around USD 80 billion in 2015 and will grow at more than 5% CAGR estimation from 2016 to 2024. Global demand was over 28,000 kilotons in 2015, and it will witness steady growth at over 3% CAGR.
China window and door frame market size, by application, 2012-2024 (USD Billion)
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Growing urbanization and commercialization trend across several regions is driving the window and door frame market growth. Rising population in countries such as China and India is resulting in rising government spending in the construction sector to improve the infrastructure facilities in the country leading to high demand for advanced and reliable products. Positive construction spending and ongoing renovation in several regions are the key trends witnessed which would gradually favor viable growth opportunities for the market. Rise in expenditure on construction activities to enhance the standard of living and artistic beauty in the North American and European countries is anticipated to support the growth in the coming years.
Introduction of cutting-edge materials such uPVC instead of wood and aluminum would propel the demand for window and door frame market owing to the need for less maintenance, recyclable property, thermal insulation, and low weight. However, wood frames are more environmentally friendly than the aluminum and uPVC counterparts. Their features include longer life cycle, enhanced aesthetic looks, high thermal resistance, ease of material availability, lesser carbon emissions, optimized waste generation, and high performance.
Window and Door Frame Market, By Material
uPVC window and door frame market share in 2015 and is expected to grow at a high rate over the coming years. The material is the most preferable raw material in the industry owing to its light weight feature and need for low maintenance in comparison with aluminum and wood. uPVC offers better thermal insulation in comparison with aluminum and can successfully resist the transmission of cold and hot temperatures inside and outside of the infrastructure.
Minimal contraction and expansion of uPVC is making it durable for usage in the frames and is also retaining the glass holding capacity. These frames are resistant to corrosion and do not require painting. In case of fire, these frames are self-extinguishing and have lower softening temperature as compared to aluminum and wood thereby permitting easy escape by pushing out the glass easily. In addition, the material offers good level of insulation against outside noises owing to which the market is expanding.
Window and Door Frame Market, By Application
The commercial window and door frame market accounted for more than 40% of the overall market share in 2015. Aerospace and automotive industries are majorly focusing on implementing eco-friendly frames to reduce the environmental effects. Rise in commercial aircraft deliveries and focus on lightweight frames to achieve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emission are the major factors driving the overall industry growth.
The residential sector will witness considerable growth owing to rising awareness of energy conservation and development of smart cities. Several regional administrations have initiated environment preservation initiatives will drive the market demand. Low housing standards in emerging countries is predicted to bring in high investments in the quality housing and upcoming smart homes which will provide a steady growth for the industry over the coming years.
Window and Door Frame Market, By Region
The U.S. window and door frame market is anticipated to grow at a substantial rate owing to the growing demand for these products. It has started implementing energy-efficient windows and doors as a result of the growing trend towards enhancing energy efficiency, growing adoption of green building standards, and rise in popularity of HVAC applications. The growing trend of eco-friendly construction techniques, rapid commercialization & urbanization, and strict government has influenced the energy-efficient window and door frame market growth.
In the U.S., government-mandated building energy efficiency and energy performance standards are boosting sales. uPVC material is recognized as the ultimate material for windows & doors in the region owing to its thermal, double glazed, and cost-effective nature. The acceptance is increasing as it offers security, air tightness, and cost saving by minimizing energy costs. In addition, the ability of the material to handle extreme weather conditions, at coastal areas is influencing the market demand.
Competitive Market Share
The market is characterized by the presence of SMEs and few major players. The companies operating in the window and door frame market include Schuco, Sapa Building Systems, Corialis, Pella, PGT, Andersen Corporation, Atrium, Eurocell, Reynaers, and YKK Corporation, among others. Technological advancements coupled with new product launches are the major initiatives being adopted by the players to acquire a competitive edge. Product development to impart aesthetic appeal and enhance the end-user comfort are at the strategies implemented by the companies. Partnerships & acquisitions, expansions in untapped markets & industries, and rise in manufacturing capacity, is a popular trend witnessed in the market.
Window and Door Frame Industry Background
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Most of the uPVC manufacturers and installers are operating as suppliers in the industry. The industry is demonstarting the existence of several raw material suppliers. uPVC has gained several technological advancements owing to rise in its usage as it is resistant to factors such as sea water, chemicals, and pollution and is a stable in comparision with other materials. The steel & aluminum frames incur galvanic reaction or get corroded over time and even wood frames swell and rot over time which makes uPVC an ideal material in several regions where aluminuim and wood cannot be utilized.
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