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Global Laminate Flooring Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Laminate Flooring Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laminate Flooring in Thousand Square Meters by the following End-Use Segments: New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Sector.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 87 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Abet, Inc.

Alsafloor SA

Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Bruce Flooring

Balterio Laminate Flooring

Beaulieu International Group

BerryAlloc

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Prelude II-1

Developing Economies - Opportunities for Growth II-1

Economic Uncertainty Dents Growth Prospects in Laminate

Flooring Market II-2

Global Floor Coverings Market - A Review II-4

Table 1: Global Market for Floor Coverings (2012): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by Geographic Region -

Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe and Rest of World

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Hard Surfaces Dominate Flooring Market II-5

Table 2: Global Market for Hard Surface Floorings (2012):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Flooring Types - Vinyl, Ceramic

Tiles, Laminates, Hardwood and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-5

New Flooring Trends Revive Market Optimism II-6

Wood-like Designs Preferred for Laminates II-7

Table 3: Global Laminate Product Designs (2012): Percentage

Share Breakdown by Designs - Wood Designs and Tile Designs

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Innovative Technologies Accelerate Demand for Laminate Flooring II-7

Attributes Consumers Look for in Laminate Flooring II-8

Popular Laminate Flooring Attributes: Ranking by Consumer

Perception II-8

Laminate Flooring in Harmony with Nature II-9

Pricing Scenario - An Overview II-9

Comparing Costs Incurred on Various Types of Flooring II-10

Mohawk Laminate: Enabling Consumers to Choose Realistic Flooring II-10

Kitchen Flooring: Trends in Vogue II-10

Laminate Flooring - Preferred Flooring Means for Houses II-11

Non-Wood Laminates Gain Popularity for Apartment Flooring II-11

A Peek at Latest Trends in Laminate Flooring Market II-11

Piano Finish - The Latest Design on the Turf II-12

Popularity of Hardwood Bodes Well for Similar Alternates II-12

HPL - A True Alternative for Solid Wood II-13

Recession Infuses Need for Stronger Vertical Integration for

Manufacturers II-13

Challenge from Other Flooring Categories II-13

Go Green: The New Mantra of Laminate Flooring Manufacturers II-14

Wood Fiber Technology: A Replacement to Laminates? II-14

Budding Applications in DIY Installation Sector II-14

Manufacturers Keep Customers Guessing II-14

Specialty Retailers: Need for New Strategies amidst Changing

Retail Landscape II-15

Competition II-15

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16Laminate Flooring - An Insight II-16History II-16Development II-17Laminate Flooring - Manufacturing Process II-17Durability Testing II-18Installation II-18Maintenance II-18Applications II-18Raw Materials Overview II-19Overlay Papers II-19Melamine Resin II-19

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-20

Foreign Unique Marketing Introduces Laminate Flooring Products II-20

Armstrong Residential Flooring Unveils Architectural Remnants

Line II-20

Torlys Introduces STEPSTM Elite Laminate 800 Series

Herringbone Floor II-20

Formica Flooring Launches Tradewinds Laminate Floor Collection II-21

Parador Introduces New Laminate Flooring Products II-21

Cheap Flooring Direct Unveils Classica and Sapphire Lines of

Laminate Flooring II-21

Gerflor Introduces Top Silence Acoustic Loose-Lay Plank Flooring II-22

Dallas Flooring Warehouse Introduces Hand Scraped Wood

Laminate Flooring II-22

Surface Decor Floor Warehouse Launches Laminate Flooring with

Wax Joint Technology II-22

DirtCheapFloors Unveils New Platinum Oak Laminate Flooring II-23

Pergo Relaunches Pergo Accolade and Pergo Elegant Expressions II-23

Traviata Flooring Unveils Tru-Wood AC4/32 Laminate Flooring

Line by Sonae Industria II-23

Coswick Hardwood Launches Ash Pearl Grey Designer Uniblock

Floorings II-23

Square Foot Introduces Revelation 832 II-24

Balterio Launches Vitality de Luxe 4V Laminates Range II-24

MODECOR Introduces Euroline Laminate Flooring Line II-24

Schneller Unveils Non-Textile and Laminate Flooring Designs II-25

Uniboard® Canada Introduces 40 SKU Laminate Flooring Range II-25

Pergo Introduces New Flooring Products II-25

Quick-Step Launches DecorWood Flooring Category II-26

EGGER Unveils Laminate Flooring Solution II-26

Shaw Floors Unveil HGTV Home Flooring II-26

Square Foot Introduces Waltz 191 Laminate Wooden Flooring Line II-27

RTA Store Extends Finishes Range of Floorings and Kitchen

Cabinets II-27

BestLaminate Includes Quick Step Laminate Flooring to its

Laminate Flooring Range II-27

Pergo Launches public Extreme Laminate Flooring Collection II-28

BerryAlloc Debuts 5G-S Side Push System for Laminate flooring II-28

Schneller Introduces First Annual Collection of Laminate and

Non-Textile Flooring Designs II-28

Shaw Flooring Launches OptiGuard Laminate Finish II-29

Witex Launches Ariosa Range of Longer Laminate Planks II-29

Floors Online Debuts Three New Laminate Flooring Collections II-29

Wilsonart Launches New Range of Contract Flooring II-29

Faus Introduces Classic American Laminate Flooring Range II-30

Faus Adds Four New Decors to its Masterpieces® Collection II-30

Silverwood Launches Vivo9 Collection, An Eco- Friendly

Substitute To Laminate Flooring II-30

Square Foot Introduces Bravo, Latest Series of Premium

Laminate Flooring Bravo II-31

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-32Mohawk Industries Acquires Pergo II-32Bauwerk Parkett Merges with Boen II-32IVC Inks Agreement to Acquire Complete Stake in Trinterio fromBalta Industries II-32Kastamonu Entegre to Establish New MDF Plant II-32Kaycan® Acquires Uniboard® Canada II-33Armstrong World Industries Divests Patriot Flooring SupplyBusiness II-33Arclin Takes Over North America-based Operations of CoverightSurfaces II-33HOM Furniture Launches World Floor and Rugs Business II-34Markel Ventures Takes Over Majority Stake in Havco II-34Aarauco Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Unilin II-34BVG Flooring Inks MOU with Barlinek II-34Uniboard Inks Agreement to Divest North Carolina-basedParticleboard and MDF Facilities II-34Laura Ashley Selects WESTCO for Distribution of Flooring Range II-35Lumber Liquidators Establish New Store II-35simpleFLOORS Establishes New Stores II-35Lumber Liquidators Takes Over Specific Assets of SequoiaFloorings II-35Tarkett Takes Over Parquets Marty II-36China Forestry Acquires Bingwu II-36Freeman and Ares Management Acquire Floor and Decor Outlets ofAmerica II-36East Valley Floors Establishes New Showroom II-36Eucatex Expands Production II-37Kronospan Commences Manufacture of Wood Processing Plant II-37Fausfloor Adds Allied Products as a New Distributor for the USMarket II-37Action Group Expands Business into Laminate Flooring Market II-37H.I.G. Capital Takes Over Witex Flooring Products II-37Mannington Mills Enters into License Agreement with Pergo II-38Alloc Inks License Agreement with Välinge for 4G and 5G-S Systems II-38Kronotex to Expand Laminate Flooring Business II-38Wilsonart Exits Flooring Business II-38

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-39

Abet, Inc. (US) II-39

Alsafloor SA (France) II-39

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (US) II-39

Bruce Flooring (US) II-39

Balterio Laminate Flooring (Belgium) II-40

Beaulieu International Group (Belgium) II-40

BerryAlloc (US) II-40

CLASSEN Group (Germany) II-41

EGGER Group (Austria) II-41

Faus Group, Inc. (US) II-41

Formica Group (US) II-42

Hamberger Industriewerke GmbH (Germany) II-42

Kaindl Flooring GmbH (Austria) II-42

Kronoflooring GmbH (Germany) II-43

KRONOTEX GmbH & Co KG (Germany) II-43

Mannington Mills, Inc. (US) II-43

Mohawk Industries, Inc. (US) II-44

Pergo (US) II-44

UNILIN (Belgium) II-44

Robina Flooring Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) II-44

Shaw Industries, Inc. (US) II-45

Skema Srl (Italy) II-45

Sonae Indústria SGPS, S.A (Portugal) II-45

Tarkett USA, Inc. (US) II-46

Uniboard Canada, Inc. (Canada) II-46

Witex Flooring Products GmbH (Germany) II-46

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-47Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 5: World Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2013and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring in New Housing Starts by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 8: World Historic Review for Laminate Flooring in NewHousing Starts by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring in

New Housing Starts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for

Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring in Residential Replacement (Including DIYInst.) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin AmericaMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inThousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 11: World Historic Review for Laminate Flooring in

Residential Replacement (Including DIY Inst.) by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters

for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring inResidential Replacement (Including DIY Inst.) by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring in Commercial Markets by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 14: World Historic Review for Laminate Flooring inCommercial Markets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring in

Commercial Markets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for

Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Analysis III-1

Floor Coverings Market - An Overview III-1

Table 16: US Flooring Market by Type (2013): Percentage

Breakdown by Value Sales for Carpet and Rugs, Vinyl Sheet

and Floor Tile, Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile, Hardwood

Flooring, Stone Flooring, Laminate Flooring and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 17: US Floor Covering Market (2013): Percentage ShareBreakdown by Distribution Channels - Specialty Stores, HomeCentres and Contractors (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-2Laminate Flooring Market: An Overview III-2Table 18: US Laminate Flooring Market by End-Use Market(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales forResidential Repair/Remodel, Commercial Sector, andResidential New Construction (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-3Laminate Floorings in the US Market (2000 - 2010): A RoadMap to Success III-4Economic Volatility and Laminate Floorings Market III-4Price Erosion: A Temporary Phenomenon? III-5Table 19: Average Selling Price of Laminate Flooring in theUS (In US$ per Square Foot) (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-5Intense Competition Drives Focus onto Product DesignInnovations III-6Popular Trends Defining the US Laminate Floorings Market III-6Innovative Products and Branding: Need of the Hour III-7Carpet Consumers Shift Preference towards Laminate Flooring III-7Laminate Flooring Loses Ground to LVT III-7Green is in III-7Distribution Channels III-8Table 20: US Laminate Flooring Market by DistributionChannel (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Home Centers, Specialty Retailers, Warehouse Clubs, andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8Imports Scenario III-8Table 21: US Imports of Floor Coverings (2012): PercentageShare Breakdown of Import Value by Product Segment - Carpetand Area Rugs, Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile, Resilient,Hardwood Flooring and Laminates (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-9

Table 22: US Imports of Floor Coverings (2012): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Product Segment -

Carpet and Area Rugs, Resilient, Ceramic Floor and Wall

Tile, Laminates and Hardwood Flooring (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Competitive Scenario III-10

Table 23: Leading Players in the US Laminate Floorings

Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales

for Mohawk, Kronotex, Shaw, Clarion, Mannington, Tarkett

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Decorative Laminates Market: An Insight III-11

Review of US Construction Industry III-11

Table 24: Residential Construction in the US (2007-2012):

Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and

Multi-Family Units (in '000) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 25: Non-Residential Construction in the US(2010-2012): Construction Value by Segment (in US$ Billion)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13Strategic Corporate Developments III-14Product Launches III-18Focus on Select Regional Players III-22B.Market Analytics III-26Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 27: US Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 28: US 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forNew Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIYInst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

2. CANADA III-29

A.Market Analysis III-29

Outlook III-29

Hard-Surface Flooring Gaining Traction III-29

Table 29: Floor Coverings Market in Canada (2012):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Types - Carpets, Wood,

Ceramic, Laminates, Resilient Flooring and Rugs (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Strategic Corporate Developments III-30

Product Launches III-31

Uniboard Canada, Inc. - A Key Regional Player III-32

B.Market Analytics III-33

Table 30: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing

Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 31: Canadian Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 32: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

3. JAPAN III-36Market Analysis III-36Table 33: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New HousingStarts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 34: Japanese Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 35: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (includingDIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4. EUROPE III-39

A.Market Analysis III-39

Outlook III-39

Laminate Flooring Market - A Review III-39

Table 36: European Flooring Market (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown by Flooring Types - Textiles/Carpets,

Ceramic/Stone, Resilient, Laminate and Parquet (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

A Peek at Latest Trends in Laminate Flooring Designs III-40

Wood-like Laminates Find Favor in Europe III-41

Intense Competition and Overcapacity: Key Issues Confronting

European Manufacturers III-41

Growing Threat from LVT III-41

China: A Lucrative Export Destination III-42

Stringent Regulatory Norms Typify European Manufacturing III-42

EPLF Submits a Draft Standard for Underlay Materials III-42

Competitive Scenario III-43

Table 37: Leading Players in the European Laminate

Floorings Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Value Sales for Kronotex, Kronospan, Kaindl, Classen,

Egger, Unilin, Pergo, Balterio and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

B.Market Analytics III-44

Table 38: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Laminate Flooring by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Turkey, Netherlands, Russia, and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 39: European Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byGeographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,Turkey, Netherlands, Russia, and Rest of Europe MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 40: European 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Turkey, Netherlands,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 41: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New HousingStarts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 42: European Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 43: European 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (includingDIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4a. FRANCE III-50

A.Market Analysis III-50

Outlook III-50

Strategic Corporate Development III-50

Alsafloor SA - A Key Regional Player III-50

B.Market Analytics III-51

Table 44: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 45: French Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 46: French 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4b. GERMANY III-54A.Market Analysis III-54Outlook III-54Germany Continues to Lead III-54Strategic Corporate Development III-54Product Launches III-55Focus on Select Regional Players III-56B.Market Analytics III-58Table 47: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 48: German Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 49: German 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (includingDIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4c. ITALY III-61

A.Market Analysis III-61

Skema Srl - A Key Regional Player III-61

B.Market Analytics III-62

Table 50: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 51: Italian Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 52: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-65A.Market Analysis III-65Floor Coverings Market: An Overview III-65Table 53: UK Market for Floor Coverings (2012): PercentageShare Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type - Carpets,Wood, Vinyl, Ceramic & Natural Stone Tiles, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 54: Replacement Intervals for Floor Covering Types in

the UK (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

An Insight into Laminate Flooring Market III-66

Product Launches III-67

B.Market Analytics III-68

Table 55: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 56: UK Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 57: UK 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY

Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

4e. SPAIN III-71Market Analysis III-71Table 58: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 59: Spanish Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 60: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (includingDIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4f. TURKEY III-74

Market Analysis III-74

Table 61: Turkish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 62: Turkish Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 63: Turkish 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

4g. THE NETHERLANDS III-77Market Analysis III-77Table 64: The Netherlands Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - NewHousing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIYInst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 65: The Netherlands Historic Review for Laminate

Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 66: The Netherlands 15-Year Perspective for LaminateFlooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

4h. RUSSIA III-80

A.Market Analysis III-80

Outlook III-80

Concerns over Influx of Chinese Laminate Flooring Products III-80

B.Market Analytics III-81

Table 67: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 68: Russian Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 69: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4i. REST OF EUROPE III-84A.Market Analysis III-84Outlook III-84Strategic Corporate Developments III-84Product Launches III-84Focus on Select Regional Players III-86B.Market Analytics III-89Table 70: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - NewHousing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIYInst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 71: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Laminate

Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 72: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for LaminateFlooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-92

Market Analysis III-92

Table 73: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Laminate Flooring by Geographic Region - China,

India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters

for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 74: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by Geographic Region - China,India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Metersfor Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-93

Table 75: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Laminate

Flooring by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific

Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 76: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - NewHousing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIYInst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

Table 77: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 78: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for LaminateFlooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

5a. CHINA III-98

A.Market Analysis III-98

Floor Covering Market in China: An Overview III-98

Table 79: Floor Coverings Market in China (2013):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by Product Type -

Ceramic, Carpets & Rugs, Vinyl, Laminate, Wood, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 80: Chinese Flooring Market (2011): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Production Volume by Segment - LaminateFlooring, Engineered Wood Flooring, Solid Wood Flooring,Bamboo Parquet, and Other Wood Flooring (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-99An Insight into Laminate Flooring Market in China III-99Strategic Corporate Developments III-100B.Market Analytics III-101Table 81: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

Table 82: Chinese Historic Review for Laminate Flooring by

End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 83: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (includingDIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

5b. INDIA III-104

A.Market Analysis III-104

Outlook III-104

Hardwood and Laminate Flooring Dominate Indian Flooring

Industry III-104

Hospitality Industry Chooses Laminate Flooring III-104

Strategic Corporate Developments III-105

Product Launches III-105

B.Market Analytics III-107

Table 84: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

Table 85: Indian Historic Review for Laminate Flooring byEnd-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 86: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including

DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-110A.Market Analysis III-110Outlook III-110Strategic Corporate Development III-110Robina Flooring Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) - A Key Regional Player III-110B.Market Analytics III-111Table 87: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - NewHousing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIYInst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

Table 88: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laminate

Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,

Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 89: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Volume Sales for New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Marketsfor Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-113

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-114

A.Market Analysis III-114

Outlook III-114

Strategic Corporate Developments III-114

B.Market Analytics III-115

Table 90: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing

Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and

Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-115

Table 91: Middle East Historic Review for Laminate Flooringby End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, ResidentialReplacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-116

Table 92: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Laminate

Flooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement

(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years

2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117

7. LATIN AMERICA III-118Market Analysis III-118Table 93: Latin American Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Laminate Flooring by Geographic Region - Braziland Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters forYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 94: Latin American Historic Review for Laminate

Flooring by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-119

Table 95: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for LaminateFlooring by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Marketsfor Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-120

Table 96: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New

Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY

Inst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121

Table 97: Latin American Historic Review for LaminateFlooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 98: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Laminate

Flooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement

(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years

2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-123

7a. BRAZIL III-124A.Market Analysis III-124Outlook III-124Strategic Corporate Developments III-124B.Market Analytics III-125Table 99: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New HousingStarts, Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125

Table 100: Brazilian Historic Review for Laminate Flooring

by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-126

Table 101: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for LaminateFlooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement(including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets for Years2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-127

7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-128

Market Analysis III-128

Table 102: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current &

Future Analysis for Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment -

New Housing Starts, Residential Replacement (including DIY

Inst.), and Commercial Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Square Meters for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-128

Table 103: Rest of Latin American Historic Review forLaminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - New Housing Starts,Residential Replacement (including DIY Inst.), andCommercial Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-129

Table 104: Rest of Latin American 15-Year Perspective for

Laminate Flooring by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for New Housing Starts, Residential

Replacement (including DIY Inst.), and Commercial Markets

for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-130

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 87 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 113)

The United States (34)Canada (9)Europe (48)- France (4)- Germany (11)- The United Kingdom (6)- Italy (3)- Spain (1)- Rest of Europe (23)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (17)Latin America (1)Africa (3)Middle-East (1)

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