Segmental concrete pavement products sales continue to rise, ICPI report finds

August 1, 2018By

For the seventh consecutive year, combined sales of segmental concrete pavement products in the U.S. and Canada have increased, according to the 2018 Industry Sales Profile released by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI). The 2017 projected total of 750 million square feet is a post-recession high, representing a 2.5 percent increase from the 721 million square feet in 2016... read more

ICPI survey reports workforce shortage, strong sales among concrete paver contractors

April 25, 2018By

Gross sales for concrete paver contractors in the U.S. and Canada increased by 7.7 percent during 2017, while four of every five contractors reported difficulty in recruiting and hiring quality employees, according to a new survey released by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI). The 2018 ICPI Contractor Industry Report identified business trends from 171 segmental concrete pavement contractors in... read more

ICPI launches PaveShare, a free educational resource

April 23, 2018By

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) announced the availability of PaveShare.org—a free ICPI educational resource—through the Land8 Landscape Architects Network. PaveShare is an open-education resource focused on design education from the perspective of modular pavements. It links to self-guided presentations with interactive animations and a studio project library on segmental concrete pavement design and construction. Students and educators also can explore... read more

People on the Move: ASV names new vp; Bayer appoints 2 to T&O team; and more from Davey Tree, ICPI and Massey Services

April 11, 2018By

ASV Holdings, a provider of rubber-tracked compact track loaders and wheeled skid-steer loaders, named Justin Rupar vice president of sales and marketing. Rupar will be responsible for the overall management of sales and marketing and distribution of ASV products worldwide. Rupar joins ASV with more than 25 years of experience from leading global industrial equipment companies, having spent 16 years... read more

Cooking up tips in the outdoor kitchen industry

July 2, 2014By
Photos: Outdoor Entertainment Concepts

An outdoor kitchen expert shares some basics of tapping into this ever-popular field. After years of frustration trying to source outdoor kitchen products, Carl Peterson quit his hardscaping business and started Outdoor Entertainment Concepts. The Hackettstown, N.J.,-based company is a “middle man” between product distributors and both contractors and outdoor kitchen retailers/dealers. Its goal it to make it easy for... read more

Belknap achieves ICPI certification

March 6, 2013By

GILFORD, N.H.—Belknap Landscape Co. (BLC) continues a commitment to water quality protection and employee education by achieving an Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) certification.  With more than 1,100 members, ICPI provides a broad range of technical, marketing, educational, government relations and communications activities for the interlocking concrete pavement industry. As an ICPI Member company, BLC continues an active role in the... read more