Tap & Valve Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tap & Valve Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C28.140 | Mar 2016

Building pressure: Growing import competition threatens the industry, despite rising revenue

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Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Pegler Yorkshire Group Ltd Pegler Yorkshire Group Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Valves play a crucial role in many industries in the modern economy. They are used in dishwashers, air conditioners and gas ovens as well as in the oil, gas, manufacturing, construction, energy and water industries. Kitchen and bathroom taps are also simple types of valves. The United Kingdom accounts for a relatively small percentage of the global valve market, but has a significant role in some segments. International trade has a substantial influence on industry performance as exports account for a major share of revenue, while imports satisfy a large share of domestic demand. However, the value of imports and exports are artificially inflated by re-exports.

The industry is expected to generate revenue of £1.6 billion in 2015-16, an increase of 0.8% on the previous year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

A valve is a device with a moveable feature that allows it to open and close a passageway to allow, prevent or control the flow of fluids such as gases, liquids or slurries. A kitchen or bathroom tap is a simple type of valve. There are many types of valves, which are made from various types of metal or non-metallic substances.

Process control valves

Process control valves make up the largest product segment in the industry and are estimated to account for 16.2% of industry revenue in 2015-16. Control valves respond to signals from controllers to fully or partially open or close in response to a change in conditions such as pressure, flow, temperature or levels. These conditions are monitored by sensors that communicate with the controller... purchase to read more


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What is the Tap & Valve Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes the manufacture of sanitary taps and valves, the manufacture of heating taps and valves, and the manufacture of industrial taps and valves (including regulating valves and intake taps). A valve is a device that can be used to control the flow of liquids, gases and slurries. There are a number of different designs for valves, depending on how they are being used. The manufacture of parts is also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Check valvesSafety and relief valvesParts Process control valves Gate valvesBell and plug valves
Industry Activities
Manufacturing industrial taps and valves, including regulating valves and intake tapsManufacturing sanitary taps and valvesManufacturing heating taps and valves

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