Outdoor Living Supply charts Hawaii market course with Geobunga

Sources: Outdoor Living Supply, Rochester, Minn.  Outdoor Living Supply (OLS) closed the third quarter of a very active year announcing the acquisition of Honolulu-based Geobunga, an independent distributor of pavers, natural stone, garden elements, bulk materials, and landscape supplies. Former stone and tile importers Layla and Andrew Dedrick, seeing opportunity in an underserved urban gardening market, have grown Geobunga over…

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ICPI confirms growth in segmental concrete pavements

Sources: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Chantilly, Va.; CP staff

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute has released its annual Industry Sales Profile, representing the most accurate and current sales information publicly available on the United States and Canadian segmental concrete pavement industry. The Profile tracks growth trends indicative of 100-plus producers running about 250 high-output machines in more than 200 plant locations. 

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Segmental concrete pavement project activity nears double-digit growth

Sources: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), Chantilly, Va.; CP staff

Gross sales for segmental concrete pavement contractors in the U.S. and Canada increased 8.8 percent in 2016 over the prior year, according to the 2017 ICPI Contractor Industry Survey, prepared from responses that Columbus, Ohio, market researcher Industry Insights obtained from 218 small, mid-size and large companies.

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