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Last edited 18 Dec 2017
Dry construction market 2016-2024
Dry construction is a specialist method of interior construction that uses industrially prefabricated construction systems. This system consists of two basic construction elements; lining board and load-bearing construction, that together form a functional, static, unit. It does not require any additional drying time.
Plywood and gypsum board are used in dry constructions instead of concrete and bricks. This offers moisture resistance, reduction in construction time, fire safety, thermal and sound insulation, and ease of the installation.
 Growth factors
The market for dry construction will show escalating growth in the near future. Rapid industrialisation, urbanisation, and the increasing adoption of lightweight and sustainable construction practices are the major factors driving this growth. However, the waste generated by dry construction and its high cost are restraining factors.
The global dry construction market is classified by application, material, type, and system.
- On the basis of application, the market is segmented into healthcare, residential, hospitality, non-residential, commercial, and others.
- The material segment is segregated into plastic, plaster wood, carpet, metals, glass, and wood.
- Based on the market is segmented into boarding and supporting framework.
- The system segment is divided into partitions, walls, flooring, door systems, ceilings, and windows.
 Regional analysis
Asia Pacific is the leading region for dry construction due to rapid industrialisation, urbanisation, increasing population, income and rising spending power.
Dry construction is expanding in developing countries such as Indonesia, China, and India. China has the largest market share owing to new constructional projects and high population growth. North America and European regions are following the same trend.
 Competitive players
The major market players in the global dry construction market include Panel Rey, Etex Group, Saint Gobain, Pabco Gypsum, Armstrong World Industries, Knauf, CSR Ltd., Xella Group, Fletcher Building, and USG Boral.
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