TCP Survey

  • 2015 TCP Survey Round-Up

    Here are the articles and web extras from the 2015 The Concrete Producer Survey.

  • TCP Survey: Business Improving

    With concrete demand rebounding, producers reveal how they plan to keep up. Many turn to technology to gain advantage.

  • TCP Survey: Public Spotlight

    Public sector construction improved for the first time since 2009, but only by 1.8%, according to Ken Simonson, chief economist for AGC.

  • TCP Survey: Nonresidential Spotlight

    Private nonresidential construction spending outperformed other sectors, climbing 11% from 2013.

  • TCP Survey: Residential Spotlight

    Residential activity was slower than expected in 2014, increasing by only 4%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • TCP Survey: Public, Residential, and Nonresidential

    Public has improved slightly, private was slower than expected, and nonresidential outperformed other sectors.

  • TCP Survey: Wood Construction is a Threat

    The wood industry is aggressively working to gain market share over other building materials and influence building codes, especially in commercial mid-rise construction.

  • TCP Survey: Realizing the Potential of Quality Control

    Concrete producers are responding to customer demands by improving and expanding quality control services.

  • TCP Survey: 2014 Top 10 Producers

    Top North American concrete producers remained unchanged in 2014. Here is how they ranked, based on revenue.

  • TCP Survey: Top Deals of 2014

    Deals between private middle-market companies were structured to eliminate local competition. Larger, publicly traded companies continued to divest non-strategic operations to raise money for acquisitions.

  • 2015 Annual TCP Survey

    Once again, The Concrete Producer is surveying readers to find out who's leading the industry and why.

  • $500 for 5 Minutes

    Complete the 2015 TCP Survey for your chance to win a $500 AMEX gift card.

  • 2014 TCP Survey Infographic

    Information and statistics gathered from 2014 TCP Survey responses in illustrated form.

  • 2014 TCP Survey Round-Up

    Here are the articles and web extras from the 2014 The Concrete Producer Survey.

  • Trades and Acquisitions

    Several producers have notably increased their stake in the North American concrete industry through trades and acquisitions in key markets.

  • Alessandro Buzzi ended his 11-year tenure as chairman of Buzzi Unicem

    The Concrete Industry's Managers

    During 2013-14, we have seen the exit of many executives who have dedicated their careers to the concrete industry. Their departures could mean significant changes globally.

  • Although Cemex sales fell in Mexico in 2013, the Mexican producer saw improved demand in most U.S. markets.

    TCP's Top 10 Producers

    The top public companies producing concrete in North America benefited from a recovering U.S. economy in 2013. Many had success in markets where residential construction rebounded.

  • TCP Survey: A Rebuilding Year

    Producers try to make the most of an improving economy by focusing on core businesses. Some budgets are still tight; others producers are buying new equipment.

  • Top 10 Publicly Traded Ready-Mix Producers in 2012

    Things are looking up for the top concrete producers in North America; 2012 revenue reports indicate they are gradually earning back business lost during the recession years. We rank these companies by revenue and employees (in North America only), and take a look at their growth, acquisitions...

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    TCP 2013 Survey: Bright Spots of Recovery

    Concrete producers echoed expert economists’ opinions in the 2013 TCP Survey. Readers shared the challenges they have faced in every region of North America, but also expressed a sense of optimism about what’s to come.


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