Tap & Valve Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tap & Valve Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C28.140 | May 2015

Under pressure: Revenue is expected to increase despite import competition restricting the flow

IBISWorld’s Tap & Valve Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 the modern economy. They are used in taps, dishwashers, air conditioners and gas ovens as well as in the oil, gas, manufacturing, construction, energy and water industries. 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.

As domestic demand conditions strengthen during the year, the UK operations of tap and valve manufacturers are expected to generate revenue of £1.6 billion in 2015-16, an increase of 1.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry displays a low level of concentration due to the diverse range of products it manufactures. In 2015-16, the industry's four largest firms are expected to account for 20.3% of industry revenue. However, concentration levels can vary considerably between product and market segmentation.

In 2014, 50% of firms operating in the industry employed fewer than 20 staff. Meanwhile, 14.7% of enterprises employed over 100 employees. This indicates that the industry has many small firms operating in the industry alongside some large operators. Despite this, larger players have market shares of less than 5%.

Concentration within the industry has increased in recent years, following the acquisition of smaller players by international players and industry exits... 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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