Construction Equipment Consumption Down 3% in April

In April, consumption of new construction equipment decreased by 3.3% compared to April 2014. However, year-to-date sales are up 13.7% year-over-year compared to 2014.


Equipment consumption is now 49.5% of the peak April volume set in 2006 with equipment sales continuing to trend above the March 10-year average.

To view more national construction equipment sales trends, including Top Buyers and Top Lenders for April, visit EDA’s IndustryInsight page at
The data represented here is sourced from EDA‘s market-driven insight. EDA mines transactional equipment records nationwide to delivers details on actual buyers and their purchased equipment. They provide business solutions to:

  • Guide market decisions
  • Identify qualified buyer prospects
  • Increase equipment sales, financing, product development, marketing and service opportunities
  • Monitor past sales to improve future coverage.

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