According to statistics compiled by the Gypsum Association, the United States gypsum board industry shipped a total of 9.220 billion square feet of material during the second calendar quarter (April through June) of 2005. During the same period, Canadian manufacturers shipped 922 million square feet of material.

During the first six months of 2005, U.S. manufacturers have shipped a total of 17.788 billion square feet of material and Canadian manufacturers have shipped 1.724 billion square feet of material.