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Vinyl Doors and Windows

Vinyl Doors and Windows

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vinyl Doors and Windows in Thousand Units. Market Estimates & Projections provided in the report pertain to Vinyl Windows. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 242 companies including many key and niche players such as Anglian Group Plc, Atrium Companies, Inc., Chelsea Building Products, Inc., Crystal Window & Door Systems, Ltd., Deceuninck N.V., Fortune Brands, Inc., Groupe Lapeyre, International Window Corporation, Internorm Fenster International GmbH, Jeld-Wen, Inc., Kaycan Ltd, Kolbe Vinyl Windows & Doors, Masco Corp, MI Windows and Door, Inc., Peachtree Doors and Windows, Inc., Pella Corporation, Ply Gem Industries, Inc., Soft-Lite, LLC., True Home Value, Inc., Weather Shield Manufacturing, Inc., and Weru AG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

  • I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
    • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
    • Disclaimers
    • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
    • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • 1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
    • A Curtain Raiser
    • Construction Industry Dips During Recession
    • Vinyl Window and Door Sales Reflect Decline in Construction Industry
    • Global Scenario
    • Market Pulse
    • Expanded Choice Boosts Vinyl Window and Door Sales
    • PVC/Vinyl & Composites Lock Horns
    • Vinyl Patio Door Gaining Acceptance
    • Demand for Vinyl Windows Crank Up Speed
    • A Dash of Color to Stimulate Demand Patterns
    • Vinyl Windows Stake a Claim Over Aluminum and Wood Segments
    • Environmental Concerns Drive PVC Windows Market
    • Demand from New Construction Influences PVC Growth
    • Fiber Glass Windows and Cellular PVC Composites Emerge as Competitive Alternatives
    • Fiber Glass Window
    • Cellular PVC
    • Consumer Perception about Vinyl Changes
    • 2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    • Introduction
    • By Material
    • By Market or End-Use Sector
    • By Type
    • Classification of Windows
    • Hung Windows
    • Casement Windows
    • Sliding Windows
    • Awning Windows
    • Fixed Windows
    • Skylights or Roof Window
    • PVC Windows - An Insight
    • Historical Background
    • Product Characteristics
    • Vinyl Window Manufacturing Process
    • Making Vinyl Windows
    • Additives Making Up the Difference
    • Processing/Fabricating of Windows
    • Strength and Durability Characteristics
    • Reinforcing- Adds to Window Strength
    • Technical Requirements for Vinyl Windows and Doors
    • Maintenance Requirements.
    • Price Competitive
    • Labeling- A Yardstick to Quality Measurement
    • Energy Star Labeling
    • NFRC Label
    • Features/Benefits of Vinyl Doors and Windows
    • Energy Efficient
    • Durable and Strong
    • Economical
    • Thermal and Acoustic Insulation Capacity
    • Environment Friendly
    • Closely Regulated
    • Recycled
    • Other Features
    • Drawbacks of Vinyl Windows
    • Recycling Efforts
    • 3.RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW
    • Introduction to PVC
    • Benefits of PVC
    • Strong and Lightweight
    • Cost Benefit
    • Energy Saving
    • Fire Resistant
    • Good Insulator
    • Versatility
    • Convenient, Economical Installation
    • End Use Applications
    • Construction-Leading End User
    • Major Applications in Construction Market
    • Key Construction Applications
    • Window and Door Profiles
    • Cladding and Roofing Membranes
    • Flooring
    • Why PVC is the Right Choice for Construction Industry
    • Key Facts
    • Safest Choice for Construction Applications
    • PVC is Cost Effective for Construction Applications
    • Environmental Advantages of PVC
    • Other Applications
    • Pipe Applications
    • Packaging Applications
    • Consumer Goods
    • A) Toys
    • B) Electronics
    • Automotive Applications
    • The Disadvantages
    • 4.ALTERNATIVES TO VINYL WINDOWS AND DOORS
    • Metal Windows
    • Wooden Windows- Premium Appeal
    • Fiber Glass and Cellular PVC - Emerging Alternative
    • SWOT Analysis
    • PVC/Vinyl: A SWOT Analysis
    • Wood: A SWOT Analysis
    • Metals: A SWOT Analysis
    • Composites: A SWOT Analysis
    • 5.END-USE MARKET ANALYSIS
    • Brief Synopsis of Residential Construction Industry
    • Driving Forces
    • Housing Stock Age Profile
    • Housing Shortage & Property Inflation
    • Population Growth
    • Interest Rate Cuts
    • Domestic Tax Related Growth in Housing Demand
    • Threats from Competing Material Types
    • New Housing Projects
    • What are Single and Multifamily Housing Starts
    • Second Homes
    • Replacement and Remodeling
    • Factors driving demand for vinyl in replacement window industry
    • Aging Population
    • Metal Window Dominance
    • 6.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
    • PGT Launches New Impact-Resistant Window Series
    • Mikron Launches SuperCoat™ Vinyl Window Coating
    • PGT Debuts PremierVue
    • Dow Unveils New Impact Modifier
    • JELD-WEN Unveils New EverToneTM Exterior Finish for Window and Patio Doors
    • Atrium Companies Rolls Out Vinyl Window 4500 Series
    • Crystal Window & Door Systems Raises Performance to Energy Star®
    • Simonton Windows Unveils New Verona
    • Milgard Windows & Doors Launches 3D MAX and 3D Energy Efficient Package Upgrades for Fiberglass and Vinyl Lines
    • Shwinco Industries Introduces Pioneering Level E Vinyl Window in Partnership with Saflex and Dothan
    • 7.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER
    • Kaycan Unveils Vinyl Rainware Offering in New Colors
    • JELD-WEN Introduces TegraTite Technology for Window Installation
    • JELD-WEN Unveils Magnetic Lock
    • Atrium Introduces SafeHarbor® Vinyl Impact Doors and Windows
    • Weather Shield® Upgrades ProShield® Windows
    • Weather Shield® Introduces New Push-Out Casement Window
    • Kolbe Launches Windquest™ Series
    • Atrium Windows Unveils Three Product Lines
    • Atrium Introduces Series 6000
    • Atrium Launches Series 700
    • Simonton Unveils StormBreaker Plus® Vinyl Door
    • Simonton Windows® Adds New Frame Options for Vinyl Windows
    • Jantek Unleashes AccuBond™ Colored Vinyl Door and Windows
    • Simonton Offers Retrofit Sliding Vinyl Patio Doors
    • CWDS Adds Brick Mold Option to 300/400 series Vinyl Window Products
    • PGT Industries Expands WinGuard® Vinyl Windows and Doors Product Line
    • Milgard Launches Mastri™ Line of Replacement Vinyl Windows and Patio Doors
    • CNC Components Offers Vinyl Grooved Board for Home Settings
    • Weather Shield Introduces Legacy® Double- Hung Tilt Window
    • 8.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
    • Graham Partners Takes Over Chelsea Building Products
    • Fortune Brands Separates Business Units
    • International Architectural Group Files for Bankruptcy
    • Universal Molding Extrusion Acquires International Window Corp
    • Alcoa to Acquire Traco
    • PGT Takes Over Hurricane Window and Door Factory
    • PolyOne Divests Stake in Vinyl Compounding Joint Venture
    • TMI Group Pockest KoroKlear Division
    • Farley WinDoor to Acquire GBO Steel Door and Vinyl Window Divisions
    • Cascade Windows Buys LBL Windows
    • Serious Materials Takes Over Kensington Windows
    • Serious Materials Purchases RWD
    • ProVia Buys Assets of IBP, HBP, Outdoor Technologies
    • Kolbe's Windquest® Series Receives Acceptance of Miami-Dade County Codes
    • 9.STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER
    • NBMD Purchases Area Vinyl Siding Distributors
    • MI Windows and Doors Takes Over CertainTeed Assets
    • Ply Gem Industries Acquires CertainTeed's Operations
    • Arcapita Bank Acquires Profine
    • Georgia Gulf to Shut Down fabrication Plant
    • Pella Ceases Operations at Window Plant
    • Saint-Gobain Acquires Norandex
    • Deceuninck's Association with Atrya
    • MI Windows and Doors Realigns Product Brands
    • Pella to Boost Vinyl Windows Production
    • Windsor Windows and Doors Opens Vinyl Manufacturing Site
    • Price's Guaranteed Doors Plans for New Facility
    • Atrium Pockets North Star Vinyl Windows and Doors
    • TAG Equity Acquires Vinyl Profiles
    • MI Windows and Doors Acquires CertainTeed Assets
    • Ply Gem Industries Takes Over AWC Holding Co
    • Visador to Open Window Manufacturing Plant
    • Bulova Technologies Secures Vinyl Window Sliders Contract
    • Great Lakes Window Shuts Napco Plant
    • Deceuninck Discontinues Extrusion Operations in North America
    • American Weather Seal Establishes $12M Plant
    • Bavarian Polymers Establishes Vinyl Extrusion Facility
    • PGT Industries Shifts Operations to Salisbury
    • Fortune Brands Acquires SBR Vinyl Windows Assets
    • Genstar Capital Concludes International Aluminum Corp Acquisition
    • Andersen Foray Vinyl Windows Market with Acquisition of Silver Line
    • Bystronic Takes Over Intra Group to Develop Vinyl Window Manufacturing Technologies
    • Atis Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Allied Windows
    • Sofina Buys 17.5% in Deceuninck
    • 10.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
    • Anglian Group Plc (UK)
    • Atrium Companies, Inc. (USA)
    • Chelsea Building Products, Inc. (USA)
    • Crystal Window & Door Systems, Ltd. (USA)
    • Deceuninck N.V. (Belgium)
    • Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (USA)
    • Groupe Lapeyre (France)
    • International Window Corporation (USA)
    • Internorm Fenster International GmbH (Austria)
    • Jeld-Wen, Inc. (USA)
    • Kaycan Ltd (Canada)
    • Kolbe Vinyl Windows & Doors (USA)
    • Masco Corp (USA)
    • MI Windows and Door, Inc. (USA)
    • Peachtree Doors and Windows, Inc. (USA)
    • Pella Corporation (USA)
    • Ply Gem Industries, Inc. (USA)
    • Soft-Lite, LLC. (USA)
    • True Home Value, Inc (USA)
    • Weather Shield Manufacturing, Inc. (USA)
    • Weru AG (Germany)
    • 11.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • III. MARKET
    • 1.THE UNITED STATES
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Primer
    • Construction Activity Picks Up
    • Vinyl Products in the Construction Sector
    • Why Vinyl Windows Are Popular in the New Construction Market?
    • Remodeling Sector
    • Vinyl - A Popular Choice in Remodeling Projects
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 2.CANADA
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Snapshots
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 3.JAPAN
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Japanese Building Materials Market
    • Domination of Aluminum Windows
    • Japanese Vs American Windows
    • Type of Windows Preferred in Japan
    • Market Trends
    • Import Scenario
    • Regulatory Environment
    • Building Standards Law
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4.EUROPE
    • A. Market Analysis
    • An Insight
    • Impact of Recession on Construction Industry
    • European Window Market: Key Highlights
    • Material Preferences in the European Window Market
    • Vinyl Dominates
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4a.FRANCE
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Vinyl Dominates the French Windows Market
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4b.GERMANY
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Vinyl Window and Doors- Winning Category
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4c.ITALY
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Windows Material Preferences in Italy
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4d.THE UNITED KINGDOM
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Vinyl Penetration in UK Highest in Europe
    • PVC-U Windows Gain Attention
    • Replacement Doors and Windows: Highly Mature Market
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4e.SPAIN
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Metal Windows Dominate
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 4f.REST OF EUROPE
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Focus on Select Regions
    • Hungary
    • Austria
    • Switzerland
    • PVC Window Remain Popular
    • Norway
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 5.ASIA PACIFIC
    • A. Market Analysis
    • China- Lucrative Potential
    • China Encourages Use of Vinyl Window Frames
    • Window Market: A Retro perspective
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 6.LATIN AMERICA
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Brazil
    • Vinyl Gains Popularity in the Construction Industry
    • B. Market Analytics
    • 7.REST OF WORLD
    • Market Analytics
  • IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • Total Companies Profiled: 242 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 255)
    • Region/CountryPlayers
    • The United States
    • Canada
    • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • The United Kingdom
    • Rest of Europe
    • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
    • Latin America
    • Middle East
    • Table 1: World Patio Door Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum, Steel and Fiber Glass (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World Historic Review for Vinyl Windows by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Vinyl Windows by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Vinyl Doors and Windows Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: US Historic Review for Vinyl Doors and Windows Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Construction Spending in the US by Type of Construction: September 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: Housing Industry in the US (2000-2009): Breakdown of Housing Starts By Single Family and Multi Family Starts (in '000s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: US New Construction Windows Market (2005-2009): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Material - Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: US Remodeling and Replacement Windows Market (2005-2009): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Material - Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: US Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: Housing Industry in Canada (2003-2009): Breakdown of Housing Starts In Units By Single Family and Multi Family Starts (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: New Housing Construction in Canada by Province in Units: 2008 & 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: Canadian Windows, Doors, Frames, and Threshold of Doors (All Made of Plastics) Exports Breakdown by Province of Origin: 2009 (In Canadian$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: Canadian Windows, Doors, Frames, and Threshold of Doors (All Made of Plastics) Imports Breakdown by Province of Origin: 2009 (In Canadian$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Residential Vinyl Windows Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: Japanese Historic Review for Residential Vinyl Windows Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: Japanese Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: European Windows Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Material - PVC, Aluminum, Wood and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows by Region/Country - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: European Historic Review for Vinyl Windows by Region/Country - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: European 15-Year Perspective for Vinyl Windows by Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: French Windows Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Vinyl, Wood, Metal and Other Material Combinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: French Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: German Windows Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Vinyl, Wood, Metal and Other Material Combinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: German Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: Italian Windows Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Wood, Metal, PVC and Other Material Combinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: Italian Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: UK Windows Market for (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - PVC/Vinyl, Metal, Wood and Other Material Combinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: UK Historic Review for Vinyl Windows Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures n Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: UK Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: Spanish Windows Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Metal, Wood, PVC and Other Material Combinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: Spanish Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: Windows Market in Austria (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Material Types: Plastic, Wood, Aluminum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: Swiss Windows Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Material Type: PVC, Wood, Wood-Metal and Metal (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: Windows Market in China (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Material Type: Steel/Aluminum, PVC/Vinyl and Wood (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: Latin American Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: Rest of World Historic Review for Vinyl Windows with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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