Explosives Build America

Economic Impact of The Commercial Explosives Industry

The commercial explosives industry value chain includes manufacturers, distributors and users. Often referred to as the ultimate power tool, commercial explosives are used for quarrying, mining critical minerals, producing both traditional (oil and natural gas) and renewable sources of energy, construction, and demolition.  Commercial explosives are used in all 50 states and are essential to our modern way of life. If you use it or consume it, explosives make it possible!

Economic Impact

Commercial Explosives Supply Jobs

Commercial Explosives Supply Jobs

Economic Impact Taxes

Commercial Explosives Supply Chain
The map below provides detailed information on the economic contributions generated by the explosives industry in the United States. To see how our industry creates jobs in your state or congressional district, click on the map or on the drop-down boxes below.