With rapid industrialization, urbanization, a rise in disposable income and population growth, the construction industry in India is all set to witness an exponential growth period. It has been forecasted that the investments in residential, infrastructure and energy projects will continue to propel the growth of construction industry.

Furthermore, various government flagship programs, including 100 Smart Cities Mission, Housing for All, Atal Mission for Urban Rejuvenation and Transformation (AMRUT), Make in India and Power for All – will be the major growth drivers.

Traditionally composite materials find great acceptance in the architecture, building and construction industry. Today building and construction industry is one of the world's largest consumers of polymer composites.

Composites are ideal for use in the construction industry because of their dimensional stability, strength, reduced weight, impact resistance, low flammability with the appropriate mix of resins and additives, low maintenance and design flexibility.

Today fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) door is frequently specified by designers and engineers due to its durable construction and lightweight design whereas new GFR PU resin composite lineal system helps offer windows excellent thermal properties thereby achieving greater energy efficiency.

Fiberglass composite shingles continue to be one of the most popular materials when it comes to roofing. Such roofing shingles have unique features of breakthrough design, attractive colours, enhanced protection, excellent adhesive power and exceptional wind resistance.

Further, setting up an office in a remote construction site is a daunting task. In this case, fully furnished FRP made modular mobile structures are being used extensively. Also, such prefab homes are being used as accommodation in remote construction sites.


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