Plastic Windows Market Report



The construction sector and its suppliers are being hit - somewhat delayed - by the drastic measures to contain the Corona epidemic and by the consequences of the Ukraine war. Ceresana has studied the global market for plastic windows used in buildings. The current study, the fourth global market report on plastic windows, provides a quantitative assessment of the impact of the crisis and the magnitudes and timeframes of a possible recovery. Ceresana expects demand for plastic windows to start growing again from 2023, especially for renovation and non-residential construction: the analysts anticipate average global growth of 1.8% p.a. until 2031.


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Current Market Data on Plastic Windows

Compared to products made of aluminum or wood, windows made of PVC or other plastics are very durable, robust and easy to maintain. The market share of plastic windows is increasing almost everywhere in the world. They play an important role in automated ventilation, heat regulation and burglary protection in the context of "smart homes". The new study by Ceresana provides figures on demand, production, import and export of plastic windows (in millions of units) as well as information on revenues (in billion USD and EUR). The decisive factor is the number of window frames (but not the window hardware or glazing). The development of the individual construction segments is also examined in detail: New construction, renovation, residential construction and non-residential construction.

Plastic Windows for Climate Protection

Since many orders are currently being postponed or have failed to be placed altogether, especially in non-residential construction, e.g., for new hotels, the construction industry now heavily depends on public tenders. The financial strength and priorities of government financiers vary greatly from country to country. National markets for plastic windows are heavily influenced by energy efficiency incentives. Heating buildings accounts for a large proportion of total energy demand. Therefore, the insulation of house walls or roofs is often demanded. However, the best insulation is of little use if windows are ignored as potential thermal bridges. Modern plastic windows can make an important contribution to saving energy and protecting the environment, for example by integrating special insulating cores directly into the window profile to reduce heat loss and thus the energy requirements of a house.


The Study in Brief:

Chapter 1 provides a complete quantitative representation and analysis of the global market for plastic windows, including forecasts up to 2031. Key figures such as production and demand (in millions of units) and revenue (in USD and EUR) are given for each region of the world.

In Chapter 2 the production and demand of plastic windows for 16 countries is presented in figures, also divided into construction segments:

  • new construction
  • renovation
  • residential construction
  • non-residential construction

Additionally, key figures on imports, exports and revenue are provided.

Chapter 3 offers company profiles of the most important manufacturers of plastic windows, clearly arranged by contact details, revenues, profit, product range, production sites, short profiles as well as product types and application areas. Detailed profiles are provided by the most important 78 manufacturers, such as Andersen Corp.,  Jeld-Wen, Inc., LIXIL Group Corp., Rehau AG + Co., Schüco International KG, Veka AG, VKR Holding AS, Weru GmbH, and YKK AP, Inc.


Scope of the Report:



Base Year


Trend Period

2019 - 2031

Forecast Period

2022 - 2031



Application Areas

New Construction, Renovation, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction

Company Profiles

Andersen Corp., Jeld-Wen, Inc., LIXIL Group Corp., Rehau AG + Co., Schüco International KG, Veka AG, VKR Holding AS, Weru GmbH, and YKK AP, Inc. (Selection)


4th edition


August 2022



What will be the growth rate of the plastic windows market until 2031?

The global average growth rate is expected to be 1.8% per year.


In which application areas is the demand for plastic windows expected to increase the most?

A strong increase in demand is expected for the renovation and non-residential construction segments in particular.

1 Market Data: World and Regions

1.1 World
1.1.1 Demand
1.1.2 Revenues
1.1.3 Production

1.1.4 Building segments New Construction Renovation Residential Construction Commercial Construction

1.2 Western Europe
1.2.1 Demand
1.2.2 Revenues
1.2.3 Production
1.2.4 Building segments

1.3 Eastern Europe
1.3.1 Demand
1.3.2 Revenues
1.3.3 Production
1.3.4 Building segments

1.4 North America
1.4.1 Demand
1.4.2 Revenues
1.4.3 Production
1.4.4 Building segments

1.5 South America
1.5.1 Demand
1.5.2 Revenues
1.5.3 Production
1.5.4 Building segments

1.6 Asia-Pacific
1.6.1 Demand
1.6.2 Revenues
1.6.3 Production
1.6.4 Building segments

1.7 Middle East / Africa
1.7.1 Demand
1.7.2 Revenues
1.7.3 Production
1.7.4 Building segments

2 Market Data: Country Profiles

(For each country: revenues, demand split by building segments as well as production, import & export)

2.1 Western Europe
2.1.1 France
2.1.2 Germany
2.1.3 Italy
2.1.4 Spain
2.1.5 United Kingdom
2.1.6 Other Western Europe

2.2 Eastern Europe
2.2.1 Poland
2.2.2 Russia
2.2.3 Turkey
2.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

2.3 North America
2.3.1 Canada
2.3.2 Mexico
2.3.3 USA

2.4 South America
2.4.1 Brazil
2.4.2 Other South America

2.5 Asia-Pacific
2.5.1 China
2.5.2 India
2.5.3 Japan
2.5.4 South Korea
2.5.5 Other Asia-Pacific

3 Company Profiles*

3.1  Western Europe
Austria (5 Producers)
Belgium (1)
Denmark (1)
France (4)
Germany (12)
Ireland (1)
Italy (3)
Sweden (1)
United Kingdom (2)

3.2  Eastern Europe
Poland (4)
Russia (1)
Turkey (1)

3.3  North America
Canada (6)
USA (26)

3.4  Asia-Pacific
China (6)
India (2)
Japan (2)


*Note: The profiles are assigned to the country in which the company or holding is headquartered. Profiles also include JVs and subsidiaries.

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