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Tap & Valve Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tap & Valve Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C28.140 | Jan 2014

Redirecting flow: Improving domestic demand and export markets are expected to increase revenue

IBISWorld’s Tap & Valve Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Pegler Yorkshire Group Ltd Pegler Yorkshire Group Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-6.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
10,001
Businesses
179
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Most people do not realise that valves play a crucial role in the modern economy. Everyday uses include taps, valves in dishwashers, air conditioners and gas ovens. The big uses for valves are in the oil, gas, chemical processing, manufacturing, energy and water industries. The United Kingdom accounts for a relatively small percentage of global valve market, but has a significant role in some segments. International trade has a significant 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 UK operations of tap and valve manufacturers are expected to generate revenue of £1.2... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The level of capital intensity is determined by comparing the human and capital equipment factors of production, using wages and depreciation costs as proxies. Comparatively high depreciation costs are indicative of a high level of investment in depreciable assets, such as buildings and equipment; therefore, high capital intensity. Conversely, comparatively high wage costs are indicative of high labour intensity.

The industry has a low level of capital intensity with a capital-to-labour ratio of 1:13.9 in 2013-14. This indicates that for every pound spent on capital; £13.9 will be spent on labour. Capital costs are low, due to the relatively low use of volume production line methods. On the other hand, labour costs are relatively high in this industry... 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 this 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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