Brick & Block

As Quoted In Ceramic Industry

US demand for brick and block will reach $7.9 billion in 2012. Growth will be greatest in concrete products, reflecting stronger growth in key nonresidential building markets. Demand for clay brick will benefit from a recovery in residential building activity, especially in new single-family housing.

This study analyzes the 14.2 billion unit US brick and block industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by product (e.g., common clay brick, glazed clay brick, structural concrete block, decorative concrete block, concrete pavers, concrete brick); market (e.g., residential, nonresidential, nonbuilding); application (e.g., siding, structural, chimneywork, fencing); and US geographic region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 major players, including Wienerberger, Boral, HeidelbergCement, CEMEX, Titan Cement, Berkshire Hathaway, and CRH.

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Purchase Brick & Block by the Section

  1. Brick & Block

    $4,500.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $95.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $164.00

      1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 2002 - 2017

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,115.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Environment

        $267.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $157.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people) 1997 - 2017

      4. 3.4 Consumer Spending Trends

        $109.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

      5. 3.5 Construction Expenditures

        $1,253.00

        1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

        2. 3.5.1 Building Construction

          $959.00

          1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

          3. Table | HOUSING INDICATORS (thousand units) 1997 - 2017

          4. Table | HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE (million units) 1997 - 2017

          5. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

          6. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

          7. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

        3. 3.5.2 Nonbuilding Construction

          $94.00

          1. Table | NONBUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

      6. 3.6 Brick & Block Market Trends

        $109.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK MARKET, 1997-2007

      7. 3.7 Pricing Trends

        $92.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK PRICING 1997 - 2017

      8. 3.8 Foreign Trade

        $82.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK FOREIGN TRADE (million dollars) 1997 - 2017

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $579.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Manufacturing

        $162.00

        1. 4.2.1 Clay Brick Manufacturing

          $82.00

        2. 4.2.2 Concrete Block Manufacturing

          $82.00

      3. 4.3 Raw Materials

        $82.00

      4. 4.4 Vertical Integration

        $82.00

      5. 4.5 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $167.00

        1. 4.5.1 Environmental Issues

          $100.00

        2. 4.5.2 Recycling

          $82.00

        3. 4.5.3 Green Building Standards

          $82.00

      6. 4.6 Competitive Materials

        $82.00

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $1,428.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $117.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND 1997 - 2017

      2. 5.2 Clay Brick

        $691.00

        1. Table | CLAY BRICK DEMAND 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.2.1 Common Clay Brick

          $211.00

          1. Table | COMMON CLAY BRICK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        3. 5.2.2 Glazed Clay Brick

          $91.00

          1. Table | GLAZED CLAY BRICK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        4. 5.2.3 Other Clay Brick

          $218.00

          1. Table | OTHER CLAY BRICK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

      3. 5.3 Concrete Block & Brick

        $620.00

        1. Table | CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK DEMAND BY VOLUME (million units) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.3.1 Structural Concrete Block

          $204.00

          1. Table | STRUCTURAL CONCRETE BLOCK DEMAND BY TYPE (million units) 1997 - 2017

        3. 5.3.2 Decorative Concrete Block

          $107.00

          1. Table | DECORATIVE CONCRETE BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        4. 5.3.3 Concrete Pavers

          $101.00

          1. Table | CONCRETE PAVERS DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        5. 5.3.4 Concrete Brick

          $99.00

          1. Table | CONCRETE BRICK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $1,456.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $121.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND BY MARKET (million units) 1997 - 2017

      2. 6.2 Residential

        $875.00

        1. Table | RESIDENTIAL MARKETS FOR BRICK & BLOCK 1997 - 2017

        2. 6.2.1 New Residential

          $161.00

          1. Table | NEW RESIDENTIAL MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

        3. 6.2.2 Residential Improvement & Repair

          $163.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

        4. 6.2.3 Demand by Housing Type

          $459.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND BY HOUSING TYPE (million units) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | SINGLE-FAMILY HOME MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

          3. Table | MULTIFAMILY HOME MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

          4. Table | MANUFACTURED HOUSING MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

      3. 6.3 Nonresidential

        $324.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL MARKETS FOR BRICK & BLOCK BY MARKET (million units) 1997 - 2017

        2. 6.3.1 New Nonresidential

          $99.00

          1. Table | NEW NONRESIDENTIAL MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

        3. 6.3.2 Nonresidential Improvement & Repair

          $117.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR MARKET FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

      4. 6.4 Nonbuilding

        $136.00

        1. Table | NONBUILDING MARKETS FOR BRICK & BLOCK (million units) 1997 - 2017

    7. 7 APPLICATIONS

      $754.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $106.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million units) 1997 - 2017

      2. 7.2 Siding

        $168.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND IN SIDING 1997 - 2017

      3. 7.3 Structural Applications

        $93.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND IN STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS 1997 - 2017

      4. 7.4 Chimneywork

        $164.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND IN CHIMNEYWORK 1997 - 2017

      5. 7.5 Fencing

        $110.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND IN FENCING 1997 - 2017

      6. 7.6 Other Applications

        $113.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND IN OTHER APPLICATIONS 1997 - 2017

    8. 8 REGIONS

      $1,621.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

        $442.00

        1. 8.2.1 Regional Economic Trends

          $95.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.2.2 Regional Demographic Trends

          $86.00

          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION (million people) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.2.3 Regional Construction Trends

          $99.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.2.4 Regional Housing Trends

          $124.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL HOME SALES & NEW HOUSING TRENDS (thousand units) 1997 - 2017

      3. 8.3 Brick & Block Demand

        $1,133.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND BY REGION (million units) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.3.1 Northeast

          $201.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.3.2 Midwest

          $206.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.3.3 South

          $363.00

          1. Table | SOUTH BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

        5. 8.3.4 West

          $276.00

          1. Table | WEST BRICK & BLOCK DEMAND (million units) 1997 - 2017

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,402.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

        $109.00

        1. Table | BRICK & BLOCK SALES BY COMPANY, 2007 (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $154.00

      4. 9.4 Competitive Strategies

        $128.00

      5. 9.5 New Product Development

        $82.00

      6. 9.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $141.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      8. 9.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

      9. 9.9 Company Profiles

        $3,648.00

        1. 9.9.1 The Belden Brick Company

          $145.00

        2. 9.9.2 Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

          $235.00

        3. 9.9.3 Boral Limited

          $187.00

        4. 9.9.4 Bowerston Shale Company

          $82.00

        5. 9.9.5 Carolina Ceramics Brick Company

          $89.00

        6. 9.9.6 Castle & Cooke Incorporated

          $196.00

        7. 9.9.7 CEMEX SAB de CV

          $321.00

        8. 9.9.8 Cherokee Brick & Tile Company

          $82.00

        9. 9.9.9 Columbus Brick Company

          $82.00

        10. 9.9.10 CRH plc

          $455.00

        11. 9.9.11 Elgin-Butler Brick Company

          $105.00

        12. 9.9.12 Endicott Clay Products Company

          $82.00

        13. 9.9.13 Hebron Brick Supply Company

          $82.00

        14. 9.9.14 HeidelbergCement AG

          $251.00

        15. 9.9.15 Henry Brick Company Incorporated

          $82.00

        16. 9.9.16 Ideal Concrete Block Company Incorporated

          $145.00

        17. 9.9.17 Jenkins Brick Company

          $82.00

        18. 9.9.18 Kasten Masonry

          $82.00

        19. 9.9.19 Lawrenceville Brick Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 9.9.20 Lee Masonry Products Incorporated

          $93.00

        21. 9.9.21 McAvoy Brick Company

          $82.00

        22. 9.9.22 Morin Brick Company

          $82.00

        23. 9.9.23 Nash Brick Company

          $82.00

        24. 9.9.24 Old World Bricks

          $82.00

        25. 9.9.25 Pine Hall Brick Company Incorporated

          $117.00

        26. 9.9.26 Richards Brick Company

          $82.00

        27. 9.9.27 Taylor Clay Products Incorporated

          $82.00

        28. 9.9.28 Titan Cement Company SA

          $82.00

        29. 9.9.29 Triangle Brick Company

          $82.00

        30. 9.9.30 Whitacre-Greer Fireproofing Company

          $112.00

        31. 9.9.31 Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG

          $252.00

      10. 9.10 Additional Companies Mentioned in the Study

        $82.00

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