According to statistics compiled by the Gypsum Association, the United States gypsum board industry shipped a total of 8.362 billion square feet of material during the third calendar quarter (July through September) of 2006. During the same period, Canadian manufacturers shipped 802 million square feet of material.

During the first nine months of 2006, U.S. manufacturers have shipped a total of 27.394 billion square feet of material and Canadian manufacturers have shipped 2.607 billion square feet of material.