Last edited 06 Oct 2016

Prefabricated building system market

Prefabricated systems or structures are frames, modular structures, or assemblies of parts and components which are used in construction industry.

Types of pre-fabricated systems include skeleton systems, panel systems, cellular systems, and combined systems:

  • Skeleton systems include structural elements such as columns, beams, and roofing elements.
  • Panel systems include wall or flexible partition elements.
  • Cellular systems include three dimensional structures
  • Combined systems include a combination of system types.

These systems are designed based on load bearing requirements for applications such as residential, commercial, or industrial. A range of materials are used for manufacturing these systems include timber, metal, composites, plastics, glass, and so on.

On the basis of weight,the global prefabricated building system market is segmented into:

  • Light Weight (less than 2 tons).
  • Heavy Weight (more than 2 tons).

Some of the underlying drivers of the industry are; the rising number of corporate offices or special economic zones, urbanisation, rapid industrialisation, developing infrastructure in the Asian region, and increasing real estate investments across the globe.

The growth of prefabricated building system market is expected to be in-line with development of the real estate and housing sector across the globe with high growth expected to come from the Asia-Pacific and GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region.

Major players in the global prefabricated building system market include Algeco Scotsman, Modern Prefab Systems Pvt. Ltd., Ritz-Craft Corporation, Inc., Lindal Cedar Homes, Inc., and Champion Home Builders, Inc.