Construction Equipment Consumption Up 7% in July

In July, consumption of new construction equipment increased by 7.1% compared to July 2014, ending a three month downward trend following 15 consecutive months of growth. Year-to-date sales are up 9.8% year-over-year compared to 2014.


Equipment consumption is now 34.7% of the peak July volume set in 2006 with equipment sales continuing to trend above the July 10-year average.

To view more national construction equipment sales trends, including Top Buyers and Top Lenders for July, 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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