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Asphalt Paving Materials

Asphalt Paving Materials

The asphalt paving material market has remained sluggish despite the economic recovery. This reflects the weakness in public construction spending, especially infrastructure spending on streets and highways. In the meantime, U.S. manufacturers have increased their reliance on emulsified asphalt.

These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Asphalt Paving Materials. This First Look also provides data on product line sales, price trends, exports and imports, end-use market purchases, factors driving demand, plant operating ratios and profitability, and the competitive environment. Data is compiled and analyzed from 1997 to the current year and the Executive Summary provides a five year forecast.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
U.S. market sales
Factors driving demand
Asphalt paving material product mix and price trends
Material input costs
Industry cost structure and profitability
Competitive environment
Outlook and five year forecast
ASPHALT PAVING MATERIALS SALES AND END-USE MARKETS
U.S. sales and growth analysis
Real sales trends
Price Index trends
Residential, commercial, and industrial sales
U.S. MANUFACTURER SHIPMENTS BY PRODUCT
Emulsified asphalt
Other liquid asphalt and tar paving materials
Asphalt and tar paving mixtures
Other products
U.S. IMPORTS
Import shipments and growth analysis
Imports’ share of U.S. sales
Imports for the top five countries of origin
U.S. EXPORTS
Export shipments and growth analysis
Exports’ share of U.S. shipments
Exports for the top five countries of destination
FACTORS DRIVING DEMAND
Residential and nonresidential building and construction spending
Street and highway construction spending
New and existing home sales
Housing starts and permits
Homeowner remodeling and repair spending
Employment, personal income, and mortgage rates
U.S. ASPHALT PAVING MATERIAL PLANT COST STRUCTURE AND PROFITABILITY
Labor costs percent shipments
Material costs percent shipments
Gross plant profit margins
Total employees and employee sales productivity
Average production worker wages
Capital spending trends
COMPETITVE ENVIRONMENT
Number of manufacturers and plants
Plant shipments and average shipments per plant
Share of U.S. shipments for the top manufacturers
Leading competitor sales trends

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