Results from the annual Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Industry Sales Survey indicates a 2.7% increase in total U.S. paver sales and a 7% increase in Canadian paver sales from 2010 to 2011. The commercial/municipal market represents 21.3% of total sales and 78.7% is residential sales.


Permeable pavement sales have steadily increased over the last three years, growing from 3.8% in 2009 to 5.1% of total sales in 2011 representing just under 30 million sf. In 2011, 78.4% of permeable pavements sales were placed in commercial applications and 21.6% in residential.


ICPI’s industry sales survey represents the most accurate and up-to-date sales information available for the North American segmental concrete pavement industry. The survey data applies to products that conform to standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) or the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The 2012 survey reports on 2011 sales data from 69 concrete paver companies and estimates annual paver sales from a same respondent sample to the universe of paver manufacturers. The survey was conducted by Industry Insights, a professional services survey firm specializing in trade and professional organizations.


The complete survey results, which includes sales data for the North American concrete masonry and segmental retaining wall industries is available for $99 plus shipping and handling. ICPI members receive a discount. To order, call 412-741-1892 or online at www.icpi.org.


 


All North American Segmental Concrete Paving Sales

478 million sf (44.4 million m2) total
1.4 sf (0.13 m2) per capita
2.7% increase in U.S.
7.0% increase in Canada

 


Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) Sales

16% increase in U.S PICP sales over 2010
5.1% of total paving product production in North America
78% of PICP production to commercial/municipal market