Precast Concrete Products: United States

This report forecasts US precast concrete product demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by type in terms of: structural building components, architectural building components, transportation infrastructure products, water and waste handling products, utility products, and other products. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: nonresidential building, nonbuilding, residential building, and agricultural.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; shipments and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, precast concrete product demand by category, building code regulations, and environmental factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines types and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each type and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing to serve US demand, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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