Objectives – review the market for compact laminate market in the UK, on behalf of a major international provider of laminate products.

Methodology – undertake desk research and interviews throughout the industry to determine the usage of compact and exterior grade laminate products, assess the end use applications, the reasons the product is preferred and whether the market is perceived to be growing, what the barriers to further growth are and whether there is scope for significant change in the market. Also the size and scale of the market are to be assessed and the key players identified with their routes to market profiled.

Outcome – The research was used as the basis for the client to decide how to further develop their position in the UK market and to decide how much investment to make and how to plan their marketing and sales effort to maximum effect.