Brick & Block Manufacturers – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
- Market size and major product and service segments
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Industry Sales Profile
Annual industry sales profile for the North American market provides production, sales, and distribution data for the interlocking pavement, masonry unit, and segmental retaining wall industries in the U.S. and Canada, with detailed data breakdowns provided on a per manufacturer and on a per country and total market basis. Selected excerpts from this publication including a detailed table of contents can be viewed free online.
Resources available from this trade association include:
Overview of the Industry
Introductory section provides a summary overview of the industry with a focus on what brick is, how it is made and used, and its contribution to the overall U.S. economy. All information is available free online.
Annual Sales and Marketing Report
Annual sales and marketing publication features comprehensive statistical data and trends for the clay building products industry, and also includes monthly shipping statistics based on monthly reporting by association members. Publication is available to members only; contact association for more information.
Annual Brick Industry Report
Annual statistical report provides information on manufacturing plants, capacity, production, and shipments, with shipments data broken out by destination, unit/product type/size, end use, and sales method, and also includes an analysis of construction activity for the residential and non-residential markets by geographic region and a forecast and trends analysis for the year ahead. Report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Brick and Block
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of this product sector in the U.S., with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by material type (e.g., clay, concrete), end-user market sector (e.g., residential, nonresidential, and non-building), application (e.g., structural, chimney, siding, and fencing), and geographic region. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Brick and Concrete Block Manufacturers
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Risk Management Association Annual Statement Studies
Brick & Concrete Block Manufacturers
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for companies in this industry. Report includes five years of historical data with the most recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Annual wage surveys provide hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in these manufacturing sectors on a national, state, and metro area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. All information is available free online.
Business Valuation Resources
Concrete and Masonry Contractors
Home Builders and Residential Contractors
Ready Mix and Precast Concrete Products Manufacturers
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