Building and Construction

About 80% of PVC products produced is used in the building & construction sector.

PRII_houses.bmpPVC outperforms traditional materials such as wood, aluminum, concrete, glass and clay and continues to provide innovative solutions to building design challenges. Because of its versatility, cost effectiveness and excellent record of use, PVC is the most predominantly used polymer in the building and construction sector. Various applications include roofing, flooring/tiles, door and window profiles, ceiling panels, foam boards, tile trims, partitions, base boards, fencing, decking and railings. Outdoor applications such as furniture, trellises, gazebos, marine docks, arbors are also gaining popularity.

As developments in its manufacture and processing technology and additives emerge, more and more uses for PVC are being discovered and studied.