the global wood plastic composite market is expected to reach usd 9.77 billion by 2024, according to a new report by grand view research, inc. increasing demand for wood plastic composites in construction industry particularly in decking, fencing, and molding and siding applications is expected to be the key driver for the market growth.
composite decking is easy to maintain. a composite deck takes very little upkeep to maintain. in fact, theres never any oiling, staining or sanding when you build with high-performance composite. this seven trust deck just needs a little soap and water to stay clean and look great year after year.
ood plastic composite is a relatively new material that has many potential uses. the markets for wpc decking lumber have been expanding recently and new applications are being pursued. door and window components, deck handrails and fencing are other mar-kets for the wpc industry. the flexibility of manufacturing methods and
north america is the largest market for wood plastic composites in the world, and the markets in this region are expected to grow at a healthy rate. on the other hand, the asia-pacific market is anticipated to be the fastest-growing region for the wood plastic composites.
in one region, at least, plastic decking now leads pressure-treated wood. half of the decking in the northeastern united states is now made of synthetic materials such as plastic composites
foamed wood plastic composite decking material has the advantages of low cost, light weight, high strength, heat preservation and sound absorption, etc., the market demand and application field will be larger and larger, but the existing products can not meet the demand, so it is necessary to conduct in-depth research on product design and process realization, so as to realize the industrialization of foamed wpc composite material. in recent years, foamed wood plastic composite deck has
the first international conference on wood-fiber plastic composites was convened in wisconsin, united states in 1991 where both researchers and industrial representatives from plastic and forest
black composite decking boards are made of natural wood fiber and environmental polymer and are extruded by thermoplastic high pressure. in addition to black, we can make different colors of wpc decking according to your requirements. the wood fiber inside the wpc decking can achieve the natural wood grain effect.
decker was established as a brand in 1997, not long after the first generation of wood plastic composite products had been developed and marketed commercially in the united states. initially, first generation products were a combination of wood waste and binders and had limited strength and mechanical properties.
applications represent the largest market for wood-plastic composites in both europe and north america. growth is most rapid, in both regions, in the decking segment. plastic composite decking currently accounts for 10 percent of the residential decking market in north america and 6 percent in europe.
this report forecasts us wood-plastic composite wpc decking demand in lineal feet and us dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. total demand in both area and value terms is segmented by type in terms of: wood-polyethylene and other types.
plastic-wood composite decking equal to pressure treated in having the least problems. other deck materials that ranked highly were cedar, redwood, and tropical hardwoods. ranking of decking with the least problems architects contractors homeowners n=26 n=34 n=27 pt-green-cca 19.2% 20.6% 33.3% cedar 19.2% 14.7% n/a redwood 15.4% 17.6% 18.5%
polypropylene, polylactic acid and polyvinyl chloride to form wood plastic composites wpc . wpcs have seen a large growth in the united states in recent years mainly in the residential decking market with the removal of cca treated wood decking from residential markets.
the global wood plastic composite market has been divided into seven key geographical regions which includes, north america, latin america, western europe, eastern europe, asia pacific, japan, and middle east and africa.
capped composites are used in large volumes where the decking and railing are always in contact with water. north america is the largest market for composite decking and railing, with the united states contributing a major market share in the global as well as north american markets.
unlike composite decking buyers of the past, contractors have a number of different choices today. differences abound in everything from colors and textures to stability and comfort underfoot. what they have in common is that fact that all composite decking is made from unique combinations of natural wood fibers and plastic.
and a division of mobil chemical company winchester, virginia began producing solid wood-plastic composites consisting of approximately 50% wood fiber in polyethylene. these composites were used as deck boards, landscape timbers, picnic tables, and industrial flooring 2 . today the decking market
wood plastic composites are widely used in the u.s. they are manufactured by mixing wood particles as fine as flour and recycled plastics. north american wpc market have reached almost $1 billion in sales.this is an increase of 200% between 2001 and 2006, and it is expected that 20% annual growth will take place within the next 5 to 6 years.
wood plastic composites wpcs can be defined as hybrid composite materials containing fine wood particles combined with synthetic thermoplastic polymers. thermoplastics are reusable plastics can be repeatedly melted and are commonly used to make products such as milk jugs and plastic bags clemons 2002 .