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 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.

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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 Locations Chapter

Businesses in the industry tend to operate near customer bases, key suppliers and transportation hubs. Historical factors can also influence the location of a valve manufacturing facility. For instance, local government may have awarded grants to help fund the set-up of a factory or the founder may have placed the company in the region where they lived. A number of the manufacturers in this industry have roots going back over 50 years.

Industry establishments are reasonably well distributed across the United Kingdom. However, there are no establishments currently located in Northern Ireland. The regions with the highest levels of concentration are estimated to be the North West (accounting for 15% of all establishments), Yorkshire (12.5%) and the South West (12.5%)... 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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