Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for the Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling industry is highly dependent on construction activity. During the recession, construction plummeted as consumers postponed new home purchases while corporate profit contracted, reducing demand for industry products. However, in the five years to 2020, the industry will continue to expand, with revenue forecast to grow, due to growing demand from construction for industry products. Residential renovations are also expected to outpace housing starts as government policies promote new housing construction and encourage eco-friendly renovations. In addition, the economic recovery will improve consumer spending and encourage commercial construction expansion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Roofing, Siding and Insulation Wholesaling industry is generally spread according to population. Industry operators locate themselves close to residential and nonresidential construction firms because these segments account for the largest share of revenue. The majority of industry establishments are located in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, which combine for three-quarters of the total in 2015, based on data sourced from Statistics Canada.
Roofing, siding and insulation manufacturing activity is concentrated in the Atlantic and Pacific regions. In Canada, the Atlantic region is a manufacturing hub, with easy access to road, rail and maritime distribution and supply channels... purchase to read more