Interlocking Concrete Pavement Industry Outlook

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2011 Paver Sales Increase 2.7% in U.S. and 7.0% in Canada

Results from the annual Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Industry Sales Survey indicates a 2.7% increase in total US 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


About ICPI
The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) represents producers, suppliers, contractors, design professionals and consultants and supports its members in assuring segmental concrete pavement systems are the preferred choice for sustainable and environmentally friendly pavements in North America. ICPI aims to increase the application of segmental concrete pavement systems in North American commercial, institutional, governmental, industrial and residential markets through the development of marketing and technical resources for design professionals, contractors and homeowners. To learn more about ICPI, visit

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2011 Interlocking Concrete Pavement Industry Sales Outlook