Growth carved in stone
After being hit hard by weak investment into construction and the subprime mortgage crisis, wholesalers will benefit from a change in conditions. As building markets recover with the improving economy, demand for stone, concrete and clay will rise. In particular, the non-residential construction will improve substantially, supporting industry demand.
Establishments in the industry wholesale a range of heavy construction materials such as brick, stone, construction sand, gravel, cement, asphalt, lime, bricks, asphalt, and concrete products. These materials are mainly sold to commercial and public contractors or supplied to large retail hardware chains and small independent hardware stores.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.