Ceramic tiles are thin slabs predominantly made up of naturally occurring minerals like clay, silica sand, feldspar and dolomite and are used as floor/wall coverings in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. During 2009-2016, the global ceramic tiles market grew at a CAGR of around 7%. The market is currently being driven by increasing construction activities, rising demand for residential and commercial buildings, technological advancements and a growing demand in the emerging economies. This report by Expert Market Research, entitled “Ceramic Tiles Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022”, provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the ceramic tiles market.
Historical market trends for the ceramic tiles industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global ceramic tiles market into the following regions – North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and Africa. Asia pacific currently represents the largest market. Within Asia-Pacific, China, India and Indonesia represent the biggest markets. On the basis of product type, the global ceramic tiles market has been segmented as floor tiles, wall tiles and others. For each of the tile types, the report has provided both historical and future market trends. Additionally, the report has analysed the global ceramic tiles market on the basis of its end use. Residential replacements represented the biggest end use market followed by commercial applications.
The value chain analysis of ceramic tiles has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the ceramic tiles industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Mohawk Industries, Siam Cement, RAK Ceramics, Lamosa and Incefra.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a ceramic tile manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global ceramic tile market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for ceramic tiles?
- What are the major types of ceramic tiles? Which are the most popular?
- What are the key application areas for ceramic tiles?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the ceramic tile market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a ceramic tile manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a ceramic tile manufacturing plant?
- How are ceramic tiles priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a ceramic tile manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a ceramic tile manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a ceramic tile manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the ceramic tiles industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.