According to statistics compiled by the Gypsum Association, the United States gypsum board industry shipped a total of 8.001 billion square feet of material during the second calendar quarter (April -June) of 2007. During the same period, Canadian manufacturers shipped 839 million square feet of material. Last year, the figure for the same time period was 9.533 billion square feet.

During the first six months of 2007, U.S. manufacturers have shipped a total of 15.770 billion square feet of material and Canadian manufacturers have shipped 1.632 billion square feet of material.