Market Size, Shares, Segmentation, Competitors, Growth, Channels & Trends
Underlying the Manufacture and Markets for Concrete Paving Equipment in Road Construction
Concrete paving equipment includes concrete placers, slipform pavers, texture machines, and curb and gutter pavers. While concrete placers, slipform pavers, and texture machines are all used for paving concrete roads, each machine has distinct functions and is used at a different stage of paving. Curb and gutter pavers are compact paving machines used for constructing concrete shoulders, gutters, barriers, and sidewalks.
In the paving process, a concrete mixer unloads concrete in front of a placer/spreader or a slipform paver. Concrete is spread uniformly over the paving width and a screed then removes the excess concrete. Slipform pavers are track-mounted self-propelled pavers that screed, consolidate, and perform initial finishing. Texture/curing machines follow behind the slipform paver. These machines give the pavement the desired surface texture and spray a dispersion on the fresh concrete surface to retain moisture and prevent drying of the concrete surface.
Curb and gutter pavers are smaller, compact versions of slipform pavers and are used for paving curbs and gutters, alley ribbons, sidewalks, barrier walls, bridge parapets and recreational and golf paths.
Twelve companies participate in the concrete paving equipment market in North America; one company imports concrete paving equipment for the North American market.
Key aspects detailed in this report include estimation of market size, market shares by type, demand factors, trends and outlook for each segment, as well as profiles of the 12 manufacturers supplying concrete paving equipment into the U.S. and Canadian markets.
This report is part of a multi-client project on road construction equipment that seeks to address the needs of clients from a variety of segments, ranging from construction equipment manufacturers and large highway construction contractors to small road maintenance contractors—who are likely to be well-versed on the subject—to private equity firms and management analysts that need to understand the market from an outsider standpoint with no prior knowledge.
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