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Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Commercial-Grade Aluminum Curtain Walls to Capture Major Revenue Share in the Global Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Market Snapshot

The aluminium curtain wall revenue surpassed a market value exceeding US$ 33 Bn in 2020, according to Fact.MR. Aluminum curtain wall’s sustainability and durability is driving the sales for the industry.

In addition, increasing demand for energy efficient solutions for commercial and public infrastructures has spurred demand for aluminium curtain walls. Thus, the market is expected to expand at a CAGR close to 10%, generating market revenue worth US$ 82 Bn by 2031.

Key Points Covered in Aluminium Curtain Wall Industry Analysis

  • Market estimates and forecast 2016-2031
  • Key drivers and restraints impacting market growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact on Aluminium Curtain Wall Market and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

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Aluminium Curtain Wall Historical Trends 2016-2020 in Comparison to Future Outlook 2021-2031

According to Fact.MR, from 2016-2020, sales of aluminum curtain walls surpassed a market value of nearly US$ 31 Bn in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of around 9%.

Aluminium curtain walls are gaining importance as they are sustainable and environmentally friendly. In addition, governments of developing regions are focusing on reducing carbon emission and deducting operational costs.

Thus, in the forecast period, the aluminium curtain walls industry is expected to surpass a CAGR of 10% by surpassing a market value of US$ 82 Bn from 2021 to 2031.

How are Enhanced Structural Properties Widening Popularity of Aluminium Curtain Walls?

Aluminum can be easily melted and formed.  This, in turn, eases the process of making aluminum curtain walls. In addition, aluminium is corrosion resistant.  As aluminum blocks rain and sunlight, it creates a better environment inside the building, ensuring structural integrity.

Furthermore, aluminium curtain walls are lightweight and durable. They do not add any-weight to the structure of the building. Commercial sectors are favoring aluminum curtain walls as they are cost-friendly and increase the aesthetic appeal of the infrastructure.

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How is Rapid Urbanization Stimulating Aluminum Curtain Wall Demand?

Rapid urbanization is the key driver for enhanced sales of aluminum curtain walls. Commercial and residential properties are constantly adapting to newer patterns of construction. Companies are focusing on building environmentally friendly infrastructure that would not harm reduce carbon emissions at all possible stages of construction.

Aluminum curtain walls can be easily installed as they do not require more time to set up. This, in turn, reduces the costs of installation and labor. Thus, aluminium curtain walls are being preferred over traditional construction style. The aforementioned factors are expected to boost the sales of aluminium curtain walls in the forecast period.

Will the Scramble for Attaining Energy Efficiency Spur Aluminum Curtain Wall Sales?

Globally, the public and the commercial infrastructure industry is committed to adopt energy efficient solutions. Compared to other metals, aluminium is more affordable. It also has the ability to seamlessly cease storms caused by heavy winds.

Commercial infrastructure such as shopping complexes, theatres, stadiums and factories consume huge amounts of energy. These buildings require energy on a large scale to power their electricity requirements, inadvertently leading to increasing emission levels.

Thus, various sectors are relying on aluminum curtain walls as they are energy efficient. This, in turn, reduces operational costs and energy usage. Not only are aluminium curtain walls an environmentally-friendly option but also, they can be easily recycled.

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What Other Factors Propel Growth of Aluminium Curtain Walls?

On the back of value addition to four-corner joint construction, aluminum curtain walls facilitate efficient weather control in infrastructure. Prevalent emphasis on energy efficiency of buildings is generating the demand for complete weather control from organizations.

Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is an ideal example of one of the global level initiatives which is propelling adoption of aluminum curtain walls to promote energy efficiency.

Growing need for weather management in modern infrastructure will propel the global aluminum curtain wall market. Omnipresent government regulations on reduction of carbon emissions from commercial infrastructure is a central growth driver.

Country-wise Analysis

Why is the Asia Attracting Aluminium Curtain Wall Manufacturers?

The Asian region is expected to dominate the market, with India, China and Japan expected to emerge as some of the most lucrative manufacturing hubs. A burgeoning construction and infrastructure industry is opening frontiers for growth to prospective manufacturers.

With the help of technological advancements, reconstruction of commercial and public sectors is underway on a large scale. Different policies and consciousness regarding environment is harnessing positive outlook for aluminium curtain walls in the region.

India is undergoing rapid urbanization. In addition, the government of the region is focusing on promoting sustainable options for residential and commercial sectors. Ever changing infrastructure of smart cities, schools and commercial complexes are influencing the sales of aluminium curtain walls positively.

Thus, the region accounts for more than 40% of total market revenue. As per estimates published by Fact.MR, a staggering CAGR of approximately 11% is anticipated across the 2021-2031 assessment period.

What Growth Prospects Abound across the U.S Market?

The U.S. aluminium curtain wall market is expected to surpass a CAGR of 8% in the forecast period. The region holds nearly 30% of demand for aluminium curtain walls. Although, the region is a developed one, methods of infrastructure are constantly changing.

In addition, increasing focus on sustainability and reducing operational costs will propel the sales of aluminium curtain walls in the region. 

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Category-Wise Insights

How is Unitized Aluminum Curtain Wall Strengthening Growth Prospects?

The importance of timely installation and preference for superior quality positions unitized aluminum curtain walls as a majority shareholder with more than 2/3rd of the total market value.

Unitized aluminium curtain walls will witness a robust growth rate of more than 8% CAGR during the forecast period. High field-labour costs, taller structures, and the need for enhanced performance of curtain walls is poised to drive the unitized segment.

Why are Stick-Built Aluminum Curtain Walls Gaining Traction?

Growing demand for aluminium curtain walls for facades that require lower volumes, project the stick-built aluminium curtain walls to be the second most remunerative product type.

Stick-built aluminium curtain walls account for over 1/4th of the total market value. However, modern infrastructure demands a mix of unitized and stick-built curtain walls to accommodate customized designs and multiple use-cases. Hence the highest growth can be traced to semi-unitized aluminium curtain walls, which is set to exhibit a CAGR of over 10%.

Competitive Landscape

Innovation and development of longer renovation cycles of products are expected to shape the competition among market players as customers are looking for permanent solutions in aluminium curtain wall products in the market.

  • For instance, in May 2021, Alumil Aluminium Industry S. A, supported the creation of sustainable building in Vancouver by using SMARTIA M78 for making the city greener. 

Report Scope



Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & ‘000 Units for Volume

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania 
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • U.S
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • GCC
  • South Africa

Key Market Segments Covered

  • Type
  • Application
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Alumil Aluminium Industry S. A,
  • Aluplex
  • Alutech
  • EFCO Corporation
  • Enclos Corporation
  • HansenGroup Ltd.
  • Heroal
  • HUECK System GmbH & Co. KG
  • Josef Gartner GmbH (Permasteelisa Group)
  • Kalwall Corporation
  • Kawneer Company Inc.
  • National Enclosure Company
  • Ponzio Srl
  • Purso Oy
  • RAICO Bautechnik GmbH
  • Reynaers
  • Sapa Building Systems Ltd.
  • Schüco International
  • Skansa
  • Trimo d.o.o.
  • Tubelite Inc.
  • YKK AP Inc.
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Key Segments Covered

  • Type

    • Unitized Aluminum Curtain Wall
    • Semi-Unitized Aluminum Curtain Wall
    • Stick-Built Aluminum Curtain Wall
  • Application

    • Commercial-grade Aluminum Curtain Wall
    • Residential-grade Aluminum Curtain Wall

Aluminium Curtain Wall Market- Scope of Report

A recent study by Fact.MR on the aluminum curtain wall market offers a 10-year forecast for 2021 to 2031. The study analyzes crucial trends that are currently determining the growth of the market. This report explicates on vital dynamics, such as the drivers, restraints, and opportunities for key market players along with key stakeholders as well as emerging players associated with offering aluminum curtain walls.

The study also provides the dynamics responsible for influencing the future status of the aluminum curtain wall market over the forecast period. A detailed assessment of value chain analysis, business execution, and supply chain analysis across regional markets has been covered in the report.

A list of prominent companies operating in the aluminum curtain wall market, along with their product portfolios, enhances the reliability of this comprehensive research study.

Report Summary

The study offers comprehensive analysis on diverse features, including production capacities, demand, product developments, revenue generation, and sales of aluminum curtain wall across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on the market has been provided through an optimistic as well as a conservative scenario, taking into account the sales of aluminum curtain walls during the forecast period. Price point comparison by region with global average price is also considered in the study.

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which are the most lucrative aluminum curtain wall markets?
  • Which factors will impact the growth of aluminum curtain walls?
  • How will changing trends impact the strategies of market players?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities across regions?
  • Which companies are leading the aluminum curtain wall industry?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the market?

Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

The market has been analyzed for each segment in terms of volume (‘000 Units) and value (US$ Mn).

Estimates at global and regional levels for aluminum curtain wall are available in terms of “US$ Mn” for value and in “‘000 Units” for volume. A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent market segments, along with market attractiveness evaluation, has been incorporated in the report. Furthermore, absolute dollar opportunity analysis of all the segments adds prominence to the report. Absolute dollar opportunity plays a crucial role in assessing the level of opportunity that a manufacturer/distributor can look to achieve, along with identifying potential resources, considering the sales and distribution perspective in the global aluminum curtain wall market.

Inspected Assessment on Regional Segments

Key sections have been elaborated in the report, which have helped deliver projections on regional markets. These chapters include regional macros (political, economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a momentous influence on the growth of the aluminum curtain wall market during the forecast period.

Country-specific valuation on demand for aluminum curtain walls has been offered for each region, along with market scope estimates and forecasts, price index, and impact analysis of the dynamics of prominence in regions and countries. For all regional markets, Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Detailed breakup in terms of value & volume for emerging countries has also been included in the report.

In-depth Analysis on Competition Analysis

The report sheds light on leading manufacturers of aluminum curtain walls, along with their detailed profiles. Essential and up-to-date data related to market performers who are principally engaged in offering aluminum curtain wall has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits report readers to take preemptive steps in advancing their businesses.

Company profiles have been included in the report, which include essentials such as product portfolios and key strategies, along with all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player. Company presence is mapped and presented through a matrix for all the prominent players, thus providing readers with actionable insights, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and predicting the competition level in the aluminum curtain wall domain. 

Research Methodology

In Fact.MR’s study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the aluminum curtain wall industry, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the drawn conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the preparation of the market study include statistics from governmental organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of the research report as a primary resource.

- FAQs -

As of 2020, the market for aluminium curtain wall surpassed nearly US$ 31 Bn

The aluminium curtain wall industry is expected to surpass a CAGR of 10% from 2021-2031.

The aluminium curtain wall market is expected to reach nearly US$ 82 Bn by 2031

Increasing focus on sustainability and investments by governments in environmentally friendly infrastructures are the key trends driving aluminium curtain wall sales.

Asia is expected to generate over 40% revenue until 2031 in the aluminum curtain wall landscape

Alumil Aluminium Industry S. A, Aluplex, Alutech, EFCO Corporation, Enclos Corporation and GUTMANN AG, are some prominent manufacturers.

China and India are the top two countries driving demand for aluminium curtain wall.

The unitized aluminium curtain wall type is expected to expand the fastest, growing at an impressive 8% CAGR

The aluminium curtain wall industry possesses 30% of market revenue throughout the U.S.

The stick built aluminium curtain wall is expected to surpass a CAGR of 10% in the forecast period.

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Yes, the report has been compiled by expert analysts of Fact.MR, through a combination of primary and secondary research. To know more about how the research was conducted, you can speak to a research analyst.

What research methodology is followed by Fact.MR?

Fact.MR follows a methodology that encompasses the demand-side assessment of the market, and triangulates the same through a supply-side analysis. This methodology is based on the use of standard market structure, methods, and definitions.

What are the sources of secondary research?

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