A “Must Read” for Companies who want to make the Most of Current and Future Opportunities in Europe

As The European Commission´s winter forecast foresees a continuation of the economic recovery in most Member States and in the EU as a whole, a ground-breaking new industry report is now available from independent market analysts D&G Consulting: The PVC Window Profile, Window & Door Industry, Markets and Forecasts in Europe to 2016: incorporating the EU, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine & Serbia.

David Amos, Principal of D&G Consulting comments: “Having worked with all levels of the door and window supply chain in Europe for many years now, we have witnessed companies consistently emphasising an absolute requirement for independent, fact based and insightful analysis of the European window and door markets.”

The culmination of two years’ work by PVC Industry specialists David Amos and Godfrey Arnold, both of whom have followed up their successful manufacturing careers with a 12 year business of looking at research into construction materials, specially plastics, the newly launched report covers the markets in the 32 countries (E32) and provides production and market size data for PVC window profile, windows and doors, as well as a three year forecast of market size volumes by country. Uniquely, the report incorporates an appendix that shows the leading companies’ shares of the EU28 and E32.

David continues: “After exiting recession in spring 2013 and three consecutive quarters of subdued recovery, the outlook is for a moderate step-up in economic growth. Following real GDP growth of 1.5% in the EU and 1.2% in the euro area in 2014, activity is seen accelerating in 2015 to 2.0% in the EU and 1.8% in the euro area. These figures each represent an upward revision of 0.1 percentage points compared with the autumn 2013 forecast.

“Against this backdrop, the total PVC window and door market volume across the 32 countries is huge. There are export opportunities available now, with others on the cusp of opening up. PVC windows are proving attractive to consumers in developing markets and energy efficient windows are gaining in importance. Crucially at this time, the medium and long term prospects for the industry in some countries in Europe, Turkey, Russia and beyond are more favourable than for some time. This report, which major European players tell us is unique, uncovers these opportunities.

“By no means an exhaustive list, the report includes quality market information on window profile tonnage production and consumption volume by country, the main profile producers in each of the E32 countries, the main export destinations and the main importers. The situation is fluid and changing fast as a result of the evolving economic landscape, new companies emerging, new early bird manufacturing facilities being established, and of course M&A and consolidation activities. Forecasting is therefore vital too and the report looks at forecast door and window manufacturing for each country between 2014 and 2016. This section highlights percentage growth forecasts, which territories are in decline and growth, and lists the top powerhouse producers in each region, tackling questions such as the number of windows manufactured per person pro capita, volume value, and where next, amongst others.

“If you want the hard facts about the opportunities and challenges that exist across Europe, you can’t afford to miss this detailed market report, so contact us today for a free Executive Summary Report or more information. The report which covers the years 2010 to 2016 and consists 90 pages, 69 tables and 113 charts costs €3850 (£3100 or $5300) Order the report at or call David Amos on +44 1424 773134 or +44 7713877214.

Source: D&G Consulting