market for wood plastic composite decking

  • Wood-plastic composite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Wood-plastic composites were first introduced into the decking market in the early 1990s. Manufacturers claim that wood-plastic composite is more environmentally friendly and requires less maintenance than the alternatives of solid wood ...

  • Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber - Industry Market ...

    US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber will rise 9.8 percent annually to $5.5 billion in 2018. Decking will remain the largest application and will grow the fastest, based on alternative lumber's minimal maintenance and long ...

  • Wood & Competitive Decking - Industry Market Research, Market ...

    ... at $6.5 billion. Plastic and wood-plastic composite decking will grow the fastest, based on their low maintenance requirements and long lifespans. The residential market will remain dominant while nonresidential decking grows the fastest.

  • Decking alternatives making inroads in Australian market, but ...

    10 Sep 2014 ... Composite products are the dominant alternative to timber for decks in Australia, and most Australian suppliers offer either a wood-plastic composite or a rice husk -plastic version. Eamon Hurley from Composite Materials ...

  • Global Trends in Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC) - Bio-based News

    5 Sep 2013 ... of 50%, 750,000 tonnes of wood - which is still only a fragment of the total timber market. WPC is predominantly extruded world- wide to hollow or solid decking boards and is predominately replacing tropical wood. The oldest ...

  • valuable insights into global - WPC - Wood Plastic Composite

    traditional WPC profiles. "The USr'North American housing recovery finally seems real," said BlZZfirf'i, before predicting growth in decking overall and a growing market share for PVC and composites compared to wood. Ronald Kaplan, CEO ...

  • WOOD-PLASTIC COMPOSITE LUMBER VS. WOOD DECKING

    28 Jul 2010 ... In this paper we examine the performance of wood-plastic composite (WPC) decking and its environmental ... suggest continued market growth for plastic and wood-plastic composite lumber (Figure 2); whether the prolonged ...

  • US Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber Market - PR Newswire

    10 Jun 2014 ... Demand gains will also be boosted by increased market penetration in decking applications, the predominant use for composite and plastic lumber. Decking to remain key application. Decking applications will account for ...

  • Composite decking gets off the ground - Canadian Plastics

    According the Cleveland, Ohio-based Freedonia Group, decking accounts for over a third of the wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber market in the U.S., which is set to expand at a double-digit rate to reach US$3.8 billion in 2009, ...

  • Reasons to Avoid Wood/Plastic Composite Decking and Profiles ...

    Wood-Plastic Composite planks and decking are said to have excellent resistance to rot, and are frequently ... "It seems clear that the marketing of WPC ( Wood Plastic Composite) products was over ambitious in its rot free claims, and low ...

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