A secondary ceiling, hung below the primary (structural) ceiling, is known as ceiling tiles. It's also known as a drop ceiling, T-bar ceiling, false ceiling, suspended ceiling, grid ceiling, drop in ceiling, drop out ceiling, or ceiling tiles, and it's a common option for both residential and commercial construction. Building design must consider a variety of factors, including aesthetics, acoustics, environmental factors, and alignment with the building's facilities, as well as construction and long-term operating costs.
Since the tiles, also known as melt-out ceiling tiles, are heat-sensitive and built to fall from the lowered ceiling suspension grid during a fire, enabling the sprinklers to spray their water, ceilings allow the installation of a dropped ceiling under existing fire sprinklers. Ceiling tiles are a lightweight construction material that can be used in a variety of places, including buildings, grocery stores, offices, hotels, hospitals, and drywall grid systems. Excellent sound absorption, light reflectance, clean aesthetics, fire and sag resistance, thermal insulation, and longevity are just a few of the benefits they offer.
They are currently being favoured over their alternatives due to their lower environmental impact, waste logistics advantage, and recyclability. The demand for ceiling tiles is fuelled by a slew of construction projects. The population explosion in urban areas, which needs affordable housing, is another megatrend that is changing the building and construction industry.
The global ceiling tiles market developed at a CAGR of about 5.3 percent from 2016 to 2020. As a whole there is a good scope for new entrepreneur to invest in this business.
Few Indian Major Players
- K-Flex India Pvt. Ltd.
- Kingspan Jindal Pvt. Ltd.
- Lloyd Insulations (I) Ltd.
- Owens Corning Inds. (India) Pvt. Ltd.
- Rock Wool (India) Pvt. Ltd.
- Saint-Gobain Gyproc India Ltd.