PVC laminates are slowly gaining the confidence of small size kitchen makers in metro cities. The advantages of PVC decorative sheets are their flashy and different color options, very high gloss level and 90 degree bending properties. The 90-degree bend is achieved by making a grove on the back on the sheet hence it helps the kitchen makers to apply easily in their small-sized workshops too.The PVC decorative sheets are helping the small size kitchen & wardrobe makers to offer a quick and new kind of finish in a very short time.
The retailers are selling these decorative sheets by calling them “imported luxury laminates, whose finish, shine and designs are unmatched by any other surfacing materials”. The first-time home buyers definitely like the designs and are getting convinced reveal the market survey conducted by the fellow magazine FDT (Furniture Design &Technology) team.
According to 60 percent retailers who are keeping folder of PVC deco sheets say ‘the attractive colors and designs supported by decent margin per sheet makes it a good product to suggest to the customers and they like it very much. In general PVC laminate folders are containing 80 to 100 designs that are vibrant and appealing for many aspiring customers. Contractors are using PVC sheets for wardrobe, kitchen and cabinets mainly and it saves their times because sides are packed by the same sheet instead of using edge band. The PVC/Acrylic Decorative sheets are taking Color Core laminate segment to its pocket now.
The growing number of PVC Decorative sheets manufacturers in the country indicate the demand and acceptance of the product. During last 4 months, 5 new brands have been introduced by 5 different manufacturers of which 3 are from WPC manufacturing segment. So far the total number of PVC sheet producers has crossed the dozen mark. The key importers in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Bangalore are of the view that ‘Compared to last year the Import of PVC laminates has witnessed a marginal growth’ although The ply reporter is yet gain access to the factual data before we mention any exact number. According to market movement and consumption pattern, the Ply Reporter estimates that PVC laminates are touching 1.5 lacs sheets every month where 65-70 percent of sales are attributed from off-white backer grade.