Market Research Logo

Stone Products

Stone Products

Catalina Research and Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants announces the release of the 230-page Catalina Report on Natural, Manufactured and Engineered/Quartz Stone Products. This fact-filled report provides the action-oriented executive with up-to-date information on granite, marble, limestone, travertine, and other rough and fabricated dimension, manufactured (precast concrete) and engineered/quartz stone products. Each page will assist the stone industry executive exploit growing product lines, improve plant efficiency, strengthen distribution, penetrate end-use markets, and plan for 2016 and beyond.

Catalina Reports contain the timely data that allows users to evaluate market size, growth potential, end-use markets, factors driving demand, profitability, market share, and the competitive environment. So turn to a Catalina Report when developing strategies to take advantage of the current recovery in the builder and residential remodeling markets, and the rebound in private nonresidential construction markets, penetrate countertop and flooring markets, and improved operating efficiency.

The table of contents shows the significant data and information included in this report. Each section is summarized to clearly point to the pertinent industry trends. Look it over, fill out the order form, and receive your Catalina Report promptly. You will find it a valuable planning tool.


1. U.S. NATURAL, MANUFACTURED, AND ENGINEERED/QUARTZ STONE PRODUCT INDUSTRY TRENDS (1992-2021)
Dollar dimension, manufactured and engineered/quartz stone markets
Imports’ and U.S. shipments’ share of supply
Quantity dimension stone product supply
Granite, marble and travertine, limestone, and other stone markets
Sales of blocks, monuments, and other stone products
Dimension stone price trends
Source of supply by country of origin
2. U.S. SHIPMENTS OF ROUGH DIMENSION STONE AND NATURAL AND MANUFACTURED STONE PRODUCTS (1992-2016)
Dimension stone shipments by stone type: granite, limestone, marble, and other stone
Dimension stone shipments by use: building uses and monuments
Manufactured and engineered/quartz stone shipments by product: bricks, tiles, countertops, and structural
Dollar and quantity rough stone shipments by stone type: granite, limestone, and others
Price trends by rough stone type
3. U.S. IMPORTS OF ROUGH DIMENSION STONE AND NATURAL AND MANUFACTURED STONE PRODUCTS (1992-2016)
Building and monument stone imports by type: granite, marble and limestone, and travertine, and other stone
Imports of marble slab, stone with a flat or even surface & other worked by stone type
Imports of roofing slate, other worked slate, setts, mosaic tiles, cubes and others
Imports of engineered/quartz stone products by type: blocks and bricks, floor and wall tiles, flagstones, countertops, and other structural components
Rough stone imports by stone type: slate, marble, travertine, granite, sandstone, and other stone
Imports for 15 top countries of origin
Imports for 15 products by country
Import costs: product, freight and insurance, and tariff charges
Average prices by product and country
World rough stone production, trade, and consumption, and for 10 country markets
World stone product by use
4. U.S. STONE INDUSTRY COST STRUCTURE, PROFITABILITY, AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT (1992-2015)
Number of quarries/processors and fabricators/manufactured (precast concrete) stone plants
Profit margins by industry sector
Processor/fabricator labor and material costs and operating ratios
Mine and quarry operating ratios
Manufactured stone plant operating ratios
Rough block purchases
Number and revenues of dimension stone quarries and processor/fabricators by state
Fabricators and installers by state and employment trends
Stone fabricator/installer revenues
Stone industry capital expenditures
Stone working machinery shipments, imports, and exports
Profiles of leading suppliers: quarries, importers, distributors, and fabricators
5. END-USE MARKETS AND DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (1992-2015)
Sales by end-use market: new residential, households, new nonresidential, maintenance and repair, and government
Sales by application: building stone, flooring, countertops, monuments, furnishings and others
Analysis of tile sales: natural and engineered/quartz stone, ceramic, and glass
Stones share of U.S. flooring and countertop markets
Natural versus manufactured and engineered/quartz stone sales by product
Flooring and countertop retail channels
Lowe’s and The Tile Shop sales trends
Imports by port of entry
6. SURVEY OF LEADING U.S. IMPORTERS (2003-2015)
General characteristics of fabricators and importers
Fabricator facilities, sales trends, and products sold
Importer sales, products, and applications
Manufactured stone and quarries sales trends
Products imported: modular tile, slab, rough slab, and mosaics
Sales by customer, end-use, and application
Sales and profit rankings by stone type
7. FACTORS AFFECTING U.S. STONE PRODUCT DEMAND (1992-2016)
Spending on residential and nonresidential buildings by type of structure
Total housing demand, starts and permits
Average price and size of new housing units
Number of new baths per new housing unit
New and replacement kitchens and bathrooms by type of structure
Homeowner remodeling jobs and spending
Mortgage rates and personal income
Household demographics
8. U.S. EXPORTS AND CANADIAN STONE INDUSTRY TRENDS (1992-2016)
Rough dimension stone and stone product exports
Exports by type of stone: granite, marble and travertine, slate and other stone
Manufactured (precast concrete) and engineered/quartz stone exports by product
Exports by major country of destination
Export price trends
Canadian rough and worked stone supply
Canadian exports and imports by product

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report