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The 2017 North American metal roofing market is a $3.3 billion industry at the manufacturer factory gate level according to Principia Consulting’s latest industry report, Metal Roofing 2018. The study includes standing seam, corrugated/ribbed panels, and specialty panels, but excludes cladding and pre-engineered metal buildings. By all accounts among metal… Read More
In the building products industry, data has become increasingly more important when looking for new business and growing your company’s sales. Accurate and reliable data can help identify market opportunities whether it’s in new construction vs. remodel/ repair, single family vs. multifamily, a region of the country, or with specific… Read More
Metal roofing is projected to grow faster than any other roofing product overall. In fact, it is gaining ground in high-end homes based on its longevity and durability as well as the ability to be designed to look like wood shakes or slate and despite its higher initial cost compared… Read More
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Beaumont, Texas, the cleanup and repair efforts are just beginning. Principia previously reported on the need for suppliers, distributors and dealers to be prepared to move substantial stocks into the area for the rebuilding effort. Additional analysis of our estimates regarding the… Read More