Entry Door Shipments Forecasted to Decrease in 2016

Window & Door
September 6, 2016

Shipments of entry doors saw a nominal rate of growth of 0.5 percent in 2015 to 9.89 million units, according to a report released by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Looking forward, the near term forecast calls for shipments of entry doors to decrease 6 percent in 2016, 7 percent in 2017 and 10 percent in 2018.

These and more insights are included in the WDMA 2016 Entry Door U.S. Market Study, a report that provides data on the industry's performance, key trends and future direction. The report is based on industry input for product shipments in 2015 and was prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company.

This report delivers information on residential entry door market trends and product relationships, plus historic data for 2013 and 2014, and forecast data for 2016 through 2018. Forecasts are based on projections of construction activity as of May 2016.

The WDMA 2016 Entry Door U.S. Market Study is available to purchase online in the WDMA bookstore at the WDMA Online Store. The WDMA 2016 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study will be released later in September.