Fiberboard Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market insights 2018 to 2028

Published on : Aug-2018 | List of Tables : 22 | List of Figures : 50 | No. of Pages : 170 | Report Code : FACT1589MR |

Key Findings

Building and Construction Sector to Stay at the Forefront of Fiberboard Market

Since the dawn of rampant urbanization, building and construction industry is gaining significant attention, primarily in regions of APAC witnessing drastic growth. The key factor responsible for this overwhelming call is the burgeoning rise in number of single person households. The mushrooming number of new household and construction projects is also likely to pose as a predominant factor pushing growth of fiberboard market. In case of countries like India and China, which are witnessing rapid urbanization, this demand is foreseen to be highly prominent. The region of MEA, primarily Africa, is poised to record meteoric growth in the fiberboard market during the assessment period. Roofing applications and renovations with regard to flooring & paneling are expected to complement the growth ambit of fiberboard market.

The Sustainability Revolution to Pave New Avenues for Fiberboard

One of the preeminent factors accentuating growth of global fiberboard market is its sustainable roots. Maximum of the medium density fiberboard (MDF) available in the market has been synthesizes using recycled wood, unlike the solid wood adversary which doesn’t adhere much to sustainability. This sustainable-driven aspect makes it an ideal choice among the environment-savvy customers. A major fraction of customers hailing from different parts of the world are concerned about the adverse effects resulting from violence of sustainability, which makes them stand out as a prominent customer base with regard to medium density fiberboard. Activities such as interior paneling and flooring for enhancing appeal of households seek for environment friendly options, thereby propelling the growth of fiberboard market. Massive number of trees being sliced off for solid wood applications makes fiberboard market gain an edge, as far as influence on environment is concerned.

Medium Density Fiberboard/High Density Fiberboard to Generate Massive Revenues, Segment to Witness Meteoric Growth

The medium density fiberboard/ high density fiberboard (MDF/HDF) segment is foreseen to retain its leading position in the market. Gaining huge traction due to its superior performance in altering temperature and moisture gradients, MDF/HDF is being increasingly sought by building and construction companies. It is foreseen to manifest an impressive growth rate during the forecast timeline. For any company vying to capture a wider customer base, it is highly recommended to focus on developing product capacity of their respective MDF lines.

Insights related to hardboard and other types of fiberboard have also been included in the report

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Market Definition

Fiberboard refers to a type of engineered wood product, made out of wood fibers. Fiberboards are segregated as per their escalating order of their density. High density fiberboards (HDF) and hardboards are stronger, with higher density as compared to the other two types – MDFs and ‘other fiberboards’, which primarily comprises of low density fiberboards.

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About the Report

Fact.MR compiles a comprehensive study on the fiberboard market for an assessment timeline of 2018- 2028. Endowed with unmatched profitable insights, the report provides extensive market outlook by covering all key aspects permutating the growth statistics. Additionally, key technological breakthroughs and top-notch trends have been featured in the report which provides a lucid understanding of the market landscape. The report further lays out a broad analysis of various factors influencing the supply/demand framework of fiberboard market. Also, prime opportunities/challenges are also entailed which the industry participants might come across.

The report acts as an essential tool for active industry participants across the value chain and also for the new entrants by aiding them in capitalizing untapped opportunities and developing conquering business strategies. The market size and volume estimations have been provided separately for manufacturers to take notes of. Additionally, pivotal inclusions such as analysis of the sophisticated upstream and downstream value chain, technological enhancements, and a holistic preview of pricing analysis with regard to raw materials have been added.

This report equips the market stakeholders with cutting-edge insights such as aspects influencing purchase decisions, present and upcoming trends, manufacturing costs, and demand generators, along with a briefing about the chief suppliers and extended supply chain. Armed with the requisite intelligence, this report addresses all the requirements necessary to gain a competitive edge in the fiberboard market. The market numbers have been calculated with utmost diligence by closely analyzing the landscape of fiberboard production, export and import transactions among different nations, and historical background of the market. All the data inclusions in the report have been appended post revalidation, which makes it an ideal source for an ideal contemplation of the market. Some of the key aspects addressed in the report include-

  • The current size of the fiberboard market, both global and regional
  • Market segregation with respect to different segments
  • Overall market growth with projections for individual segments
  • Futuristic outlook of the market with prevalent trends and prime opportunities

Segmentation

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Market taxonomy of fiberboard market has been entailed by segregating it into segments such as board type, medium/ high density fiberboard, and others. Fiberboards are witnessing extensive use across application areas such as roofing, sound proofing, exterior sheathing, flooring, and others. This holistic research report traces progression of fiberboard market across regions of North America, Latin America, Europe, CIS & Russia, MEA, APEJ, and Japan. Along with market value and volume anticipations, the report also comprises of regional trends governing market of the respective region. Moreover, prime opportunities shining across various regions are also appended in order to give an idea of how the market is predicted to develop in the foreseeable future.

Competitive Landscape-

In the competitive landscape, the report enlists names of key market players who are well-established in the market. Along with the list of names, this section also embodies victorious strategies executed by them to attain stronghold in the market. Some of the key players featured in the report include Kronospan, Norbord Inc., FINSA, Evergreen Fiberboard, and Kastamonu Entegre.

Apart from the names mentioned above, the report includes details of other prominent companies operating in the fiberboard market.

Research Methodology

The research methodology adopted is a meticulous combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research incorporates interaction with key industry personnel via telephonic conversations, in-person interviews, face-to-face interviews, and email interactions. Secondary research refers to a phase in which data assimilation is done with the help of repositories such as company websites, resourceful documents, annual reports, publications, and many more. The final data procured is again subjected to cross-validation to offer cutting-edge insights for the users to outperform their business goals.

This research study also elaborates on other details on the research methodologies incorporated.

Report Description

This Fact.MR report studies the global fiberboard market for the period 2018–2028. The prime objective of this report is to offer insights and key market trends pertaining to the global fiberboard market that gradually help transform global businesses.

The market numbers have been assessed by carefully scrutinizing the fiberboard production, export and import scenario of countries in all the seven key regions, for the current year, as well as the historical performance of the market. Market size and forecast for each segment in the fiberboard market has been provided in the context of regional markets. All the segmentation for fiberboard has been considered after appropriate secondary research and revalidation of the data obtained through interviews with key thought leaders in the industry. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates.

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study on fiberboard market. Secondary sources for data on fiberboard trade include Factiva, the Food & Agriculture Organization and Hoover’s, as well as company annual reports & publications. Detailed trade data has been provided to assess the global fiberboard market supply/demand scenario.

The global fiberboard market report begins with an executive summary intended to give a clear perspective about the market to the reader. It is then followed by a thorough definition of fiberboard, as per FAO, and the market segmentation describing the scope of the study. A dedicated page describes why Fact.MR has chosen to cover the fiberboard market in 2018. This is to outline the significance of fiberboard as a product, and the impact the fiberboard market growth will have on the industry.

A porter’s analysis section ensures thorough understanding of the level of competition in the Fiberboard market. Porter’s analysis for the global fiberboard market has been covered for bargaining power of suppliers and buyers, threat of substitutes and new entrants, and intensity of competition. This is followed by market dynamics and overview of the global Fiberboard market, which includes FMR analysis of market drivers, restraints, and trends that are affecting the growth of the Fiberboard market.

The various board types considered in the fiberboard market study include hardboard (density exceeding 0.8 g/cm3 ), Medium and High Density Fiberboard (MDF/HDF) (density between 0.5 and 0.8 g/cm3 ), and ‘other fiberboard’ (density lower than 0.5 g/cm3 ). Of these, the Medium Density Fiberboard/High Density Fiberboard segment accounts for the lion’s share of the global fiberboard market.

On the basis of application, the global fiberboard market has been segment into packaging and construction. The construction segment has been further subdivided into five categories, which include roofing, flooring & panelling, exterior sheathing, sound proofing, and others. The construction segment is expected to heavily dominate during the forecast period, accounting for more than 9/10th of the fiberboard demand.

The next section of the report highlights the Fiberboard market by region and provides the market outlook for 2018–2028. The study investigates the regional year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth of the fiberboard market. Key regions assessed in this report include North America, Latin America, Europe, CIS & Russia, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan, the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, and Japan. The report evaluates the present scenario and growth prospects of the regional Fiberboard market for 2018–2028.

To ascertain the market size in terms of value and volume, revenue generated by the key manufacturers of fiberboard and their respective production capacity is taken into consideration. The forecast presented here assesses the total revenue generated by value across the Fiberboard market. In order to provide an accurate forecast, we started by sizing up the current market, which formed the basis on how the Fiberboard market is expected to develop in the future. Given the characteristics of the market, we have triangulated the outcome on the basis of three different types of analysis: based on supply side, downstream industry demand for fiberboard and the economic envelope. In addition, it is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyse the market based on key parameters, such as Y-o-Y growth rates, to understand the predictability of the fiberboard market and identify the right opportunities for players.

The market segments for the global Fiberboard market have been analysed in terms of Basis Point Share (BPS) to understand the relative contributions of each segment to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identifying various key trends in the Fiberboard market. Another key feature of this report is the analysis of the market in terms of absolute dollar opportunity represented by the fiberboard market. Absolute dollar opportunity is critical for evaluating the scope of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve as well as to identify potential resources from a delivery perspective of the Fiberboard market. The overall absolute dollar opportunity represented by the fiberboard market is mentioned in the report.

To understand key growth segments in terms of growth and adoption for Fiberboard globally, Fact.MR developed the Fiberboard market ‘Attractiveness Index.’ The resulting index is expected to help providers identify real market opportunities.

In the final section of the report on Fiberboard market, a ‘dashboard view’ of the companies is provided to compare the current industrial scenario and their contribution in the total Fiberboard market. Moreover, it is primarily designed to provide clients an objective and detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to a segment in the fiberboard market. Report audiences can gain segment-specific manufacturer insights to identify and evaluate key competitors in the fiberboard market.

The key fiberboard manufacturers which have been profiled in this report include – Evergreen Fiberboard Berhad, KRONOSPAN Verwaltungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Kastamonu Entegre Agac Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., UAB Grigeo Baltwood, Georgia Pacific Building Products LLC, Jining Best Star Wood Co Ltd., Coillte Group, Finsa Forest Products S.A., Proteak Uno SAB de C.V., and Norbord Inc.

Key segments covered

  • By Board Type
    • Hardboard
    • Medium/Hard Density Fiberboard MDF/HDF
    • Other Fiberboard
  • By Application
    • Construction
      • Roofing
      • Sound Proofing
      • Exterior Sheathing
      • Flooring & Paneling
      • Others

Key regions covered

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    • Peru
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Nordic
    • Benelux
    • Rest of Europe
  • CIS & Russia
  • Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
    • China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • South Korea
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of APEJ
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Turkey
    • Iran
    • Israel
    • Rest of MEA
  • Japan

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