NSSGA member companies spend $7.6 billion
annually on products and services.

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is the leading voice of the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects and represent more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States.

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From a recent survey, more than 97% of members surveyed describe the news and information they receive from NSSGA as very trusted or trusted.
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More than 96% of those surveyed consider NSSGA a valuable source of information about stone, sand and gravel industry issues!

NSSGA Top Markets

Roads and highways 31%
Residential construction 33%
Commercial construction and public works 36%
NSSGA member companies produce more than 90% of crushed stone consumed annually in the U.S. 90%
NSSGA member companies produce more than 70% of the sand and gravel consumed annually in the U.S. 70%

NSSGA membership consists of top industry suppliers and producers including:

  • Owners
  • Presidents
  • Directors of operations
  • Plant managers
  • Engineers
  • Quarry superintendents
  • Purchasing agents
Assuring the safety of workers is a top national commitment by member companies and the association.

The Aggregates Industry

  • More than 2.5 billion metric tons of aggregates are produced every year – a value of approximately $25.1 billion.
  • The aggregates industry contributes nearly $40 billion to the GDP of the United States.
  • There are more than 10,000 construction aggregates operations nationwide.
  • Every aggregates industry job supports an additional 4.87 jobs outside of stone, sand and gravel operations
  • Every $1 of wages earned in the aggregates industry creates an additional $4 of wages in other industries
  • Every $1 of sales in the aggregates industry produces another $3.50 of sales in other industries.
*based on the volume of the product represented.


A strong, unified voice through NSSGA is the best chance the aggregates industry has to make a difference. The most important business investment a producer or supplier can make is to join NSSGA.


Aggregates companies, large and small, that produce stone, sand and gravel used in construction applications.


Manufacturers of finely ground (minus 325 mesh) limestone and other industrial minerals. Members benefit through their affiliation with NSSGA, which represents the construction aggregates industry.


Companies that provide a product or service to the aggregates producer community. M&S members play a key role in exhibiting and presenting education sessions at NSSGA events and enjoy access to aggregates producers through those venues.


Industrial sand operations produce, process and deliver industrial sand to a range of end users, including ceramics, glass, paint, oil and gas production.

Interested in becoming an NSSGA member?

Please contact Jason Epstein, NSSGA membership director, at (703) 526-1071 or jepstein@nssga.org.

More than 60%

of members surveyed have 251 to 1,001 or more employees

1 out of 3

producers and suppliers have an annual sales volume of more than $20 million

What members work on the most:

Highways, bridges/road, airports, utilities and water/wastewater plants

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