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Ceramic Sanitary Fixtures Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Ceramic Sanitary Fixtures Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C23.420 | Feb 2016

Performance sinks: Firms suffer as consumer demand shifts away from ceramic sanitaryware

IBISWorld’s Ceramic Sanitary Fixtures 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
Bristan Group Ltd Bristan Group Ltd market share
Ideal Standard (UK) Ltd Ideal Standard (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Ceramic Sanitary Fixtures Manufacturing industry has been subject to difficult conditions. In recent years, domestic manufacturers have faced competition from cheaper alternatives to their ceramic products. Sanitary fixtures made from plastic, PVC or stainless steel have consistently gained favour, contributing to a gradual decline in industry revenue. Imports of ceramic products have also destabilised local producers. Additionally, demand for industry products was hit hard by the economic downturn and the subsequent collapse in construction activity. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to contract at a compound annual rate of 1.4% during the five years through 2015-16 to £112.5 million... purchase to read more

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There are no institutional barriers to entry into this industry, however intense competition from imported ceramic fixtures and substitute products will limit the capacity of new entrants to establish a foothold in this market.

The industry has consolidated substantially over the past decade with the exit of numerous firms and the permanent closure of productive capacity. The few remaining players have fended off competition by automating their production facilities. These firms have established brand recognition and an established distribution network. Most also supplement their UK product range with imports.

The dominance of the existing manufactures is likely to discourage most prospective new entrants.

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What is the Ceramic Sanitary Fixtures Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry manufacture ceramic sanitary fixtures and bathroom accessories, including ceramic sinks, washbasins and pedestals, baths, bidets, lavatory pans, cisterns and urinals.

Industry Products
Basic toilet systems Specialised sanitary fixturesUrinalsWashbasinsBathsOther sanitaryware
Industry Activities
Ceramic lavatory panCeramic cisternCeramic bidetCeramic urinalCeramic washbasinCeramic sink

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