Fiberboard: Market Research Report

Date: February 22, 2009
Pages: 390
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Fiberboard: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the North American and the European markets for Fiberboard in thousands of cubic meters (M3).

The specific product segments analyzed are Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard, and Insulation Board.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 373 companies including many key and niche players such as Agro Mats Co., Ltd., Alfa Wood S.A, ATC Panels, Inc., AS Repo Vabrikud, Deltic Timber Corporation, Del-Tin Fiber L.L.C., Dongwha Fibreboard Sdn Bhd., Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad, Homanit Gmbh & Co. Kg., Huebert Fiberboard, Inc., International Bildrite, Inc., Isoroy Casteljaloux SAS, Knight-Celotex, Niagara Fiberboard, Inc., Sierrapine Limited, and Sonae Novobord Ltd.

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
Hardboard
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Insulation Board

II. A NORTH AMERICAN & EUROPEAN MARKET

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Quick Primer
Market Overview
The Use of Wood Becomes a Delicate Issue
Wood Residues as Raw Materials Offload the Burden on Forests
Quality Does Matter
Wood Species Utilized in Fiberboard Manufacture
Additives as Quality Enhancers
Fiberboard Changing Shape
Innovations Ignite Interest in Value Added Products
Formaldehyde Emissions in MDF Production Pose a Threat
Quality Issues

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Fiberboard: A Definition
Fiberboard: An Evolution Scan
Fiberboard Comes of Age
Applications & Advantages
2.1. Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
MDF: Types, Applications and Advantages
2.2. Hardboard
Hardboard: Types, Applications and Advantages
2.3. Insulation Board
Insulation Boards: Types, Applications and Advantages

3. REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

3A.NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
North America Sets Record in Production and Consumption of MDF
Challenges Galore in the Market
Statistical Findings

Table 1. North American Fiberboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. North American Hardboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. North American Medium Density Fiberboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. North American Insulation Board Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 5. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – US and Canada Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. North American 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US and Canada for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. North American 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3AA.THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Application Areas to Expand for MDF, the Material for the Future
Vignettes from the Industry
US Facing Competition from Europe in Exports
US: A Major Consumer of Non-Structural Composite Panels Including Fiberboard
MDF Shipments Attain New Scale in 2000s While Hardboard Shipments Decline

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 9. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. US 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3AB.CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 11. Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Canada 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3B.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Trends in the Fiberboard Market
Engineered Wood Products Enter the Spotlight
Laminate Flooring: Key End-Use for MDF
Production & Exports of Fiberboard in Europe Poised to Rise
Conservation Policies to Affect Demand for Fiberboard
Wood Working Industry in Europe: An Introduction
Manufacturers Shift Production Bases to Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe to Post Strong Growth
Growth Contingent on An Array of Factors
Consolidation Blows in the Wind
Europe to Push the Use of Wood Products
Advantages of Wood As a Raw Material
Regulatory Building & Construction Guidelines to Tame Growth
Non-Regulatory Bottlenecks
Challenges Afoot in Eastern Europe
Shifting Focus to Recycled Wood in Wood-Based Panels
Furniture & Construction: Major Wood Users
Furniture a Flourishing Industry in Europe
New Technologies Infuse Vigor
Europe: Export Oriented
Drivers and Deterrents in the European Wood-Based Panels Industry
Intra-Regional Trade to Intensify in Europe
Forestry in Europe
Europe to Expand Forest Resources
European Forest Sector Swayed by Winds of Change
Forest Fires Wreak Havoc in Europe
Statistical Findings

Table 13. European Fiberboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Turkey, Spain, Russia, France, Italy, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. European Fiberboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Russia, Germany, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. European Fiberboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Belgium, Austria, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. European Hardboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Russia, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria, France Austria, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. European Hardboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Turkey, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Hungary, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. European Hardboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, France, Russia, Poland, Belgium, Ireland, Bulgaria, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. European Medium Density Fiberboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Turkey, Poland, France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. European Medium Density Fiberboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, United Kingdom, Russia, Belgium, France, Spain,Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. European Medium Density Fiberboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Spain, Germany, Austria, France, Turkey, Italy, Belgium, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. European Insulation Board Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, France, Finland, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. European Insulation Board Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, Germany, France, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. European Insulation Board Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Portugal, Norway, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

A Recent Past Perspective

Table 25. Woodworking Industry in EU 25 (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Revenues by Major End-Use Sectors - Furniture, Building Components, Sawing/Planing/Treatment, Woodbased Panels, Packaging, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Medium Density Fiberboard Market in Europe (2003): Percentage Share Breakdown by Key End-User Sectors - Furniture Industry, Laminate Flooring, Building Industry, Mouldings and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 27. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. European 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. European 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BA.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 31. France Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. France 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BB.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Storms and Slump in Construction Push Down Growth in Germany

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 33. Germany Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. Germany 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BC.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 35. Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Italy 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BD.UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Pricing Trends

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 37. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. UK 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BE.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 39. Spain Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. Spain 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BF.RUSSIA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 41. Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 volume sales (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. Russia 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3BG.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 43. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Steico AG Takes Over French Wood-Fiber Insulation Board Manufacturer
Evergreen Fibreboard to Take Over HFSB
Samko Timber Acquires PT Essam Timber
Masisa Acquires Stake in Tafibras and Tafisa
Uniboard Announces Plan to Install a New MDF/ HDF Production Line
Pfleiderer Commences Construction of an Advanced Fiberboard Facility
Mospromstroy-Vyatka to Manufacture Fiberboard
Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd becomes 100% Stakeholder in Siam Fibreboard
Flakeboard Enters into a Licensing Agreement with Metso
Western India Plywoods Bags Hardboard Supply Order from DaimlerChrysler
Kastamonu to Set Up Timber-Processing Plant for Manufacturing MDF
Novoyeniseisk Launches a New Fiberboard Production Plant
Homanit Plans to Construct a New Fiberboard Facility in Ukraine
Kumpulan Guthrie to Divest Fiberboard Unit to Dongwha GH International
Masisa to Divest 90% Stake in Forestal Argentina
Xethanol Acquires an Erstwhile MDF Facility from Carolina Fiberboard
Flakeboard America Buys Out Weyerhaeuser’s MDF Facilities
Vitebskdrev Plans to Launch New Hardboard Plant
MDF Plant to Come Up in Nizhny Novgorod
Repo Vabrikud to Close Fiberboard Plant
Masisa to Build a MDF Manufacturing Facility in Brazil
Metso Panelboard Wins US$ 7.7 Million Order from Berneck
Weyerhaeuser Divests MDF Composite Panels Business to Coilite Teoranta
HARC Inks Commercialization Agreement with PCI
Knight-Celotex Launches Unique Fire-Resistant Fiberboard Products
Temple-Inland Introduces Moisture Resistant MDF
SierraPine Unveils MDF Arreis
Electrically Conductive MDF Surface Developed
Corrugated Fiberboard Panel System Developed

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Agro Mats Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
Alfa Wood S.A (Greece)
ATC Panels, Inc. (US)
AS Repo Vabrikud (Estonia)
Deltic Timber Corporation (USA)
Del-Tin Fiber L.L.C
Dongwha Fibreboard Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad (Malaysia)
Homanit Gmbh & Co. Kg. (Germany)
Huebert Fiberboard, Inc. (USA)
International Bildrite, Inc. (USA)
Isoroy Casteljaloux SAS (France)
Knight-Celotex (USA)
Niagara Fiberboard, Inc. (USA)
Sierrapine Limited (USA)
Sonae Novobord Ltd (South Africa)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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