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European boat market is floating in calm waters

The European market for motor boats and sailing yachts is growing slowly, but steadily. Last year, for example, the market grew slightly (+ 2.6%), and a moderate average growth of 3% is expected in the coming years as a new study from Interconnection Consulting shows....read more

2017-04-24 11:10:57

The sky opens up for garage doors and entrance gates

New Study from Interconnection Available

The overall market for garage and entrance gates in the EU has recovered over the last year after a long period of difficulties. In 2016, the increase amounted to 2.1%. Last year, sales also increased 2.5%. By 2019 the increase in the industry will be as much as 4%, according to a new study by Interconnection Consulting....read more

2017-04-06 10:27:52

Well-tempered future prospects for acoustic ceilings

New Study from Interconnection Available

The development of the market for acoustic ceilings is directly connected with the general construction industry. In Europe, the growth of the sector in 2016 was a modest 1.2% in terms of volume, even after years of negative growth rates. In the coming years, Interconnection Consulting also expects decent growth (+ 2.1% in volume) on the European market for acoustic ceilings....read more

2017-04-06 10:05:12

Room Ventilation: Local Instead of Central

The residential ventilation market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is on the upswing again after years of decline. The market growth was 8.0% in 2016. In the next few years, rapid growth of the construction industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland will benefit the industry, as a new study by Interconnection Consulting shows. By 2019 growth is expected to average around 6%....read more

2017-03-21 11:54:13

The industry is developing a taste for sandwich panels

The market for sandwich panels in Europe posted a sales increase of 3.8% last year. Sales of sandwich panels increased by 3.1%. This continued the undiminished upswing that began in 2015. There will also be further growth in the next few years. By 2019, the market will grow by a further 3.2% per year, as a new study by Interconnection Consulting shows. The study closely analyzes 14 European countries. ...read more

2017-03-08 15:06:44

A bright future for automatic doors

The market for automatic door systems has slightly grown in Europe last year. Overall, the increase in turnover and sales amounted to 1.8% in 2016 and was therefore significantly higher than in previous years. This trend will continue in the coming years. According to a study by experts from Interconnection Consulting , by 2019 an average annual growth rate of 3% per year is expected. ...read more

2017-03-08 15:06:29

Worldwide tailwind for the boat industry

Riding with your own boat over the waves of the sea or a lake is still the ultimate feeling of freedom for many people. It is therefore not surprising that the global boat industry continues to flourish. Last year, sales in the industry were 4.4% higher than in 2015. In the coming years, the industry will continue to grow at a similar pace, according to a study by Interconnection Consulting....read more

2017-03-02 16:34:01

Germany gradually becoming a country of prefabricated houses

New Study from Interconnection Available

In Germany, market value of prefabricated houses rose by 15,7% last year, which was not only the result of the construction boom. A new study from Interconnection Consulting shows that compared to the overall market, the demand for prefabricated houses rose beyond average, contributing to a rise in the prefabricated house quota (20,4%). ...read more

2017-02-21 16:02:21

Low Market Concentration of Window and Exterior Doors Industry

Interconnection publishes new study on the European window market

The market for windows and exterior doors in Europe has a volume of 24.2 billion Euros. The Europeanization of the market has contributed to the emergence of company groups. The five largest groups in the market have an accumulated market share of 8.3%. The high-turnover companies are usually still located in Western Europe, while the high-margin companies are increasingly buzzing in Poland....read more

2017-02-21 14:04:22

The Window to Russia Offers Various Views

New Study from Interconnection Available

In the course of the Russian economic crisis, the surrounding countries of the giant empire are also becoming more and more focused on the window market. Although the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia were able to sell 12.2 million windows last year, this figure signifies a 10.0% decline compared to the previous year. With 70.9%, there is a strong preference for PVC windows in the examined markets, which are developing very differently as a study by Interconnection Consulting shows....read more

2017-02-07 09:56:03