2015 Contract Flooring 5th Ed


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Ciprus Limited, LLC Announces the Completion of the 5th Edition of The North American Market For Contract Flooring – Multi Sponsored Study

February 11, 2015 Essex, CT Ciprus Limited LLC is pleased to announce the completion of the  5th Edition of the North American Market for Contract Flooring. The original study published in 1991 was followed by the second edition in 1996, a third in 2000, and the fourth in 2006.

This report, the most comprehensive of its type, presents a comprehensive analysis of replacement and installation activity in existing buildings as well as new buildings by establishment type and by region.

The research targeted 18 flooring surfaces; vinyl sheet, linoleum sheet, rubber sheet, vinyl tile, linoleum tile, solid vinyl tile, luxury tile, rubber tile, carpet, carpet tile, concrete unfinished and polished, stone, terrazzo, wood factory finish, wood site finish, laminate and ceramic.

The 18 flooring surfaces align with other research completed by Ciprus Limited specifically The North American Market for Commercial Flooring Maintenance.

With a history of 23 years, the 2015 edition provides a comparison to previous editions including 1991, 1996, 2000 and 2006. This study focused upon capturing market back information from a combination of personal interviews and a large telephone based survey. The study methodology is divided into two major phases: Phase 1 consisted of indepth interviews with leading flooring manufacturers to develop market size by flooring type, new vs renovation, size by establishment segment as well as trends and issues. Phase 2 was a very large telephone based study to capture replacement activity by 6 establishment types including offices, retail, healthcare, hospitality, education and Gov't & misc.

The study focused on 29 specific application areas including rest rooms, food service counter, dining and back of house, corridors and hallways, public assembly, offices, guest rooms, healthcare patient rooms interventional, therapy, diagnostic and nursing stations as well as lobbies, recreation areas, retail showrooms and cash wrap, classrooms, auto services areas, warehouse areas, vehicle parking areas, dorm rooms, manufacturing areas and others.

The report is available in its entirety or by flooring material chapter. A detailed prospectus is available by downloading a copy from this website.

The charter subsctibers to the research included a prestigious group of global flooring manufaturers.

Ciprus Limited, LLC is a full service market research and consulting firm specializing in assisting clients in the building, design and construction products and services area. Clients are typically Fortune 500 manufacturers based in North America, with about one-fifth of the firm's clients coming from overseas including Japan, Korea, UK, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, France and Spain.