Bricks: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2010
Pages: 155
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Bricks: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global and European markets for Bricks in US$ Million.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 37 companies including Acme Brick Company, Inc., Featherlite Building Products Corporation, Boral Bricks Inc., BrickWorks Limited, Carolina Ceramics Brick Company, Castaic Brick Manufacturing Co., Cemex SAB de CV, Rinker Group Limited, Cherokee Brick & Tile Company, CRH Plc., Glen-Gery Corporation, Old Castle Architectural Product Group, HeidelbergCement AG, Hanson Building Products Ltd., Hanson Building Products North America, Imerys Group, Lawrenceville Brick Incorporated, Lee Masonry Products Inc., Redland Brick Inc., Robinson Brick Company, Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG, Arriscraft International Inc., Baggeridge Brick Ltd., and General Shale Brick Incorporated.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
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.MARKET OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Construction Materials Industry: An Overview
Diverse Facets: At a Glance
Key Statistics:

Table 1. Global Construction Materials Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Impact of Recession
Soft Housing & Construction Industry Cast a Dampener On Growth
Decline in Housing Construction Activity
Cyclicality & Seasonality
Region Specific Demand
Cost Component

Table 2. Basic Cost Structure of a Brick Manufacturer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Distribution & Supply
Noteworthy Drivers & Trends
New Housing Construction & Renovation: A Fundamental Growth Driver
Product Assortment Keeps Consumer Interests Sufficiently Kindled
The Market Faces the Heat of Product Substitution
Widespread Consumer Awareness: A Crucible for Success
Recognition of Intrinsic Cost Benefits: Critical to Market Acceptance
Energy Efficiency: A Primer Benefit Encouraging Growth
Sustainable Building Practices Spur Growth
Bricks Industry Embracing E-Commerce
Captivating Customers through TQM
Competitive Landscape

2.REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE

United States
Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview
Housing Activity in United States

Table 3. Housing Starts in the United States (2007-2009): Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Housing Starts in the United States (2007-2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Statistics:

Table 5. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brick Market – Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Share Statistics:

Table 6. US Bricks Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Key Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. US Brick & Block Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales By Material Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Building Materials Market in the US (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Cladding Materials Used in New Homes by Type – Vinyl, Brick, Wood, Stucco, Aluminum, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Brick and Structural Clay Tiles Market in the US (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Category – Building or Common Brick, Glazed Brick and Other Brick, and Brick and Structural Clay Tile (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. US Common Clay Brick Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Exports-Imports:

Table 11. US Exports of Ceramic Building Bricks (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Key Destination Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. US Imports of Ceramic Building Bricks (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Key Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Canada
Current and Future Analysis
Key Statistics:

Table 13. Canadian Exports of Ceramic Building Bricks (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Key Destination Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. Canadian Imports of Ceramic Building Bricks (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Key Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Europe
Current and Future Analysis
Key Statistics:

Table 15. UK Facing Bricks Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. French Building Bricks Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Type of Building Material (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. French Building Bricks Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. French Clay Bricks Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Type of Construction (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. Romanian Bricks Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Asia - Pacific
Current & Future Analysis
Focus on Select Markets
Australia

Table 20. Australian Clay Bricks Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Key Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

China
China Expedites Abolition of Solid Clay Bricks
Flourishing Demand for Advanced Building Materials
INDIA – A Major Brick Market

3.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Benefits of Using Bricks
Raw Materials Used in Brick Production
Brick Manufacturing Process
Brick-Forming Processes
Extrusion or Stiff-mud Process
Molding or Soft-mud Process
Pressing or Dry-press Process
Fly Ash Brick-Making
Steps in Brick Making Process
Chamfering
Coating
Drying
Firing
Setting and Packaging
Fired Brick Colors
Brick Types
Common Brick
Face Brick
Refractory Bricks
Calcium Silicate Bricks
Glazed Bricks
Bricks According to Composition & Structure
Bricks According to Quality
Brick Classification According to Dimension and Strength
Bricks Used for Construction Purposes:
Sand Lime Bricks
Stabilized Soil Bricks
Fly Ash Bricks
Clay Brick Types
Engineering Bricks
Common Bricks
Paving bricks
Facing Bricks
Special Shaped Bricks
Handmade Bricks
Hollow Bricks
Burnt Clay Bricks
Brick Grading
Brick Siding
Brick Masonry
Quality Standards
Application of Bricks

4.PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES

Hanson Launches New Highland Range of Bricks
Esk Building Products Introduces New Calcium Silicate Bricks
Acme Brick Launches New Forms of Modular and King Sized Bricks
Redland Brick Introduces Tuscan Collection Genuine Clay Pavers
Hanson Brick Unveils New Clay-Brick Styles
Austral Bricks Introduces Terracade TL

5.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Hanson Establishes New Soft Mud Factory
Brampton Brick Establishes New Plant in Sullivan County
Uganda Clays Opens New Facility
Ultra Tech Cement Plans to Establish 200 UTBS Outlets
Boral Bricks Erects Hi-Tech Facility
Euclid Chemical Acquires Increte Systems
Votorantim Cimentos North America Acquires Prairie Material Sales
Midwest Block & Brick Acquires Hill Thomas Brick
Global Investment and Bina Holding Signs Agreement to Develop Carthage Cement Facility
Brikor Acquires Zululand Quarries Group
Adelaide Brighton Acquires Hanson Building Products
Wienerberger Acquires Minority Stake in IGM Ciglana d.o.o Petrinja
Boral Plans to Construct New Concrete Masonry Unit
China Plans to Erect New Building Material Plants
CGM Establishes New Refractory Production Facility
Wienerberger Establishes New Brick Factory
INAX Vietnam Establishes New Building Materials Plant
Uganda Clays Establishes Automatic Clay Production Plant
CSR Acquires Ross Companies
Protolima Malaysia Plans to Setup a Facility for Conversion of Household Waste into Construction Materials
CERIC Signs Supply Contract for Brick Manufacturing Equipment with OJSC Pobeda LSR
Pobeda LSR Signs Contract with Kompakt to Build Brick Unit
UniTile Establishes New Brick Factory
Keramika Plans to Establish Ceramic Brick Production Facility
NTPC Plans to Erect Special Purpose Vehicle
Bharat Refractories Enters into Merger with SAIL
Berger Paints Acquires Bolix
Wienerberger Installs New Manufacturing Plant near Bangalore
Seasun Infrastructure Plans to Construct Clay Bricks Production Unit
Hanson Paver Products Acquires NAVASTONE
General Shale Brick Acquires Arriscraft International
Cemstone Products Company Acquires Mankato Brick and Rochester Brick
Summit Brick & Tile Company Acquires Mayne Block & Stone
Dixieline Lumber Company Acquires Sandstone Brick
CRH PLC Acquires W.P. Rose Supply Co.
Hanson Pipe & Precast Acquires Carolina Precast Concrete
Wienerberger Acquires RIL Laterizi
HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson
Wienerberger Acquires Baggeridge Brick
Wienerberger Kirpich Plans to Erect Construction Plant
Wienerberger Invests in Manufacturing Plant in Karnataka
Co-Co Peat Bricks Erects New Coir Brick Manufacturing Facility

6.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Acme Brick Company, Inc (USA)
Featherlite Building Products Corporation (USA)
Boral Bricks Inc (USA)
BrickWorks Limited (Australia)
Carolina Ceramics Brick Company (USA)
Castaic Brick Manufacturing Co (USA)
Cemex SAB de CV (USA)
Rinker Group Limited (USA)
Cherokee Brick & Tile Company (USA)
CRH Plc (USA)
Glen-Gery Corporation (USA)
Old Castle Architectural Product Group (USA)
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany)
Hanson Building Products Ltd (UK)
Hanson Building Products North America (US)
Imerys Group (France)
Lawrenceville Brick Incorporated (USA)
Lee Masonry Products Inc. (USA)
Redland Brick Inc (USA)
Robinson Brick Company (USA)
Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG (Austria)
Arriscraft International Inc (Canada)
Baggeridge Brick Ltd (UK)
General Shale Brick Incorporated (USA)

7.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 21. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brick Market by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World 10-Year Perspective for Brick Market by Geographic Region – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Market for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brick Market by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. European 10-Year Perspective for Brick Market by Geographic Region – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Market for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 37 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 51)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States17
Canada
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
Africa
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