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Fiber Cement Product Demand to Rise 8.5% a Year

Demand in the U.S. for fiber cement products, particularly siding, is expected to increase 8.5% per year through 2017. More

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U.S. Demand for Siding Forecast To Rebound, Grow Thru 2015

America's demand for siding will rise 8.2% per year from 2010 to reach 906 million square meters in 2015, but the residential part of the business still will trail what demand was as far back as 2000, The Freedonia Group predicts. More

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U.S. Demand for Siding To Rebound Thru 2015

America's demand for siding will rise 8.2% per year from 2010 to reach 906 million square meters in 2015, but the residential part of the business still will trail what demand was as far back as 2000, The Freedonia Group forecast Masonry and concrete--including brick, tile, and fiber cement--all will gain market share in coming years, while vinyl and wood will see slight declines. More

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Experts Reveal 16 Siding Trends, Challenges, and Changes at Conference

At its peak, new construction expenditures bested remodeling by a ratio of 3-to-1 but now it's even and recladding jobs constitute 74% of the siding market. More

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CertainTeed Names New Heads of Roofing and Siding Units

CertainTeed Corp. named Tom Smith as president of its roofing products group and Mark Rayfield as president of its siding products group. Both took over their position on Sept. 1. More

Siding
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Siding

When selling siding, pros are capturing web-savvy clients online with instant,... More

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Softwood Lumber Check-Off Program OK'd

The softwood lumber industry voted to approve the creation of a check-off program whose assessments would generate millions of dollars annually, in large part to promote the use of softwood lumber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced. The campaign would be directed at builders, architects, and others who influence choices of construction materials rather than at consumers. More

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Owens Corning Names New Building Materials Division Leader

Owens Corning announced today that it has appointed Chuck Dana as group president of its building materials division following the resignation of current group president Karel Czanderna. More

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U.S. Siding Demand Forecast To Rise 6.8% Through 2014

American demand for siding will grow 6.8% annually between 2009 and 2014 to reach 101.5 million squares worth $11.1 billion, the Freedonia Group forecast. More

2009 Editors' Choice
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2009 Editors' Choice

While the state of the market is depressing, it's always uplifting to see... More

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