Sales on the Rise
Sales data from the most recent ICPI Industry Sales Survey indicates a 2.7 percent increase in total U.S. paver sales and a 7 percent increase in Canadian paver sales from 2010 to 2011. The commercial/municipal markets represent 21.3 percent of total sales; 78.7 percent is residential sales.
Permeable pavement sales have steadily increased over the last three years, growing from 3.8 percent in 2009 to 5.1 percent of total sales in 2011. In 2011, 78.4 percent of permeable pavements sales were used in commercial applications and 21.6 percent in residential.
ICPI’s Industry Sales Survey is conducted annually to gauge the health of the industry. The survey represents the most accurate and up-to-date sales information available for the North American interlocking concrete pavement industry. The survey data applies to all products that conform to ASTM C936 or CSA A231.2.
The 2012 Survey reports on 2011 sales data from 69 concrete paver companies and projects estimated annual paver sales from a same respondent sample to the universe of paver manufacturers.
The complete survey, which also includes data for the North American concrete paver, concrete masonry and segmental retaining wall industries, is available for sale for $99. ICPI members receive a discount. To order, call 412-741-1892 or online at www.icpi.org.