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Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Aluminum Curtain Wall Market By Type (Stick-built, Semi-unitized, Unitized), By Application (Commercial, Residential) & Region - Forecast to 2021-2031

Aluminum Curtain Wall Market

Aluminium Curtain Wall Market Survey

The global aluminium curtain wall revenue achieved a market value of more than US$ 33 billion in 2020. The industry's sales are being driven by the industry's sustainability and durability.

Furthermore, rising need for energy-efficient commercial and public infrastructure solutions has boosted demand for aluminium curtain walls. As a result, the market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of close to 10%, reaching global revenue of US$ 82 billion 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

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.

Aluminium Curtain Wall Market: 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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Aluminium Curtain Wall Market: 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

- 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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