Construction Equipment Consumption up 8% in March

In March, consumption of new construction equipment increased 7.8% compared to March 2014. Additionally, first quarter sales are up 18.1% year-over-year compared to Q1 2014.


As a result, equipment consumption is now 73% of the peak March volume set in 2006. And for the first time since 2008, equipment sales are above the March 10-year average.

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