Commercial Roofing Materials: The North American Market

Jan 2013| AVM071B| BCC Publishing

Report Highlights

The North American market for commercial roofing materials was valued at nearly $3.4 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach $3.5 billion in 2012. Total market value is expected to reach nearly $4.7 billion in 2017 after increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7%.

Report Includes

  • An overview of all commercial roofing products used in the North American (U.S. and Canada) market.
  • Analyses of market trends, with data from 2010, 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017.
  • Discussion of the latest in product developments, material, and technology enhancements, as well as a detailed look at the various distribution channels and their dynamics.
  • Examinations of industry structure and competitive analysis.
  • Estimates of actual and projected volumes in emerging applications.
  • Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the industry.

Report Scope

This report includes a comprehensive analysis of all commercial roofing products used in the North American commercial roofing market.  The report provides the latest information regarding product developments and material and technology enhancements as well as a detailed look at the various distribution channels and their dynamics.  The current market demand for each product type is quantified by volume and value, with projections for growth to 2017.  This report also provides profiles for leading North American commercial roofing manufacturers.  The report is divided into the following eight chapters:

  • Introduction.
  • Summary.
  • Overview.
  • Industry Structure and Competitive Analysis.
  • Roofing Products.
  • Market Review.
  • Distribution Channels.
  • Company Profiles.


The analysis provided in this report is regional and includes information for the North American commercial roofing market, including Canada and the U.S.


The numerical data contained in this report is based on market conditions and industry expert opinions available during the time the research was performed.  Any reliance placed on this report will reflect those circumstances.  Market conditions and circumstances will change over time; therefore, the reader should not always rely on the correctness or relevance of the report.

Actual and projected volumes in emerging applications are estimated through market research and discussion with industry experts.  Applications that are well established tend to provide the most accurate estimates.

Base-year reporting for this report is 2012.  Data presented in tables is rounded to the nearest 0.1 million for market volumes, and the nearest $0.5 million for market values.  Roofing volume is measured in squares.  Each square equals 100 sq. ft.  All estimated values and forecasts are stated in 2012 dollars, with no consideration of inflation.

In the description and evaluation of market size contained in this report, it is important to note that as various roofing product types are analyzed, the resulting data includes materials only and does not (unless otherwise specified) include accessories, systems, labor or installation.

Analyst Credentials

The author has completed numerous general industry reports and proprietary studies on the North American building products industry, including residential roofing, commercial roofing, building science, insulation, siding and trim, walls and ceilings, windows, composite decking, and other segments.

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Table of Contents & Pricing

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Title/Chapter NamePagesPrice Member Price
Full Report: Commercial Roofing Materials: The North American Market236 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION6Free
Chapter- 2: SUMMARY2$250Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW15$175Free
Chapter- 5: ROOFING PRODUCTS62$722Free
Chapter- 6: MARKET REVIEW45$524Free
Chapter- 8: COMPANY PROFILES66$769Free
Chapter- 9: APPENDIX3$35Free
Published - Feb-2010| Analyst - John Barrett| Code - AVM071A

Report Highlights

  • The total value of the North American commercial roofing market is estimated at over $3.2 billion in 2009. This figure is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.7% to reach $5.9 billion in 2014.
  • Hot BUR and green roofing products are expected to have the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) of 24.5% each. Hot BUR will increase in value from $189 million in 2009 to $564 million in 2014. Green roofing will increase from $28 million in 2009 to $83 million in 2014.
  • SPF roofing will have the highest value of nearly $1.1 billion in 2014, from $420 million in 2009, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.6%.

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