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Industrial Gas Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Industrial Gas Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.110 | Mar 2017

Leaking demand: Demand from key markets is expected to fall due to economic uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Industrial Gas Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Air Liquide UK Ltd Air Liquide UK Ltd market share
Air Products plc Air Products plc market share
BOC Ltd BOC Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.7%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
6,044
Businesses
12
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industrial gases are primarily used in petroleum refining, chemical processing and metal manufacturing. They are also employed in the food and beverage, health-care and electronics industries. As a result, the performance of the industry over the five years through 2016-17 largely reflects developments in these industries. Industry participants were hampered by adverse economic conditions at the start of the five-year period, as this had led to weak demand from certain end user industries. This includes the UK steel manufacturing industry, which was adversely affected by lower activity in the construction, transportation and other heavy manufacturing sectors, all of which were affected by the fallout from the economic downturn... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle, because it is continuing to grow although at a slower rate than the UK economy. The maturity of a number of key downstream industries such as steel manufacturing, various mining industries and a number of chemical processing industries has restrained growth. The commodity nature of the product itself has also contributed to it being in the mature stage rather than declining as there are limited substitutes, meaning that demand is not likely to diminish past a certain level. Environmental regulations governing carbon emissions are also curbing growth in some product areas, including traditional refrigerant gases. Over the past decade the industry has consolidated. Lin.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Industrial Gas Manufacturing Industry?

This industry covers companies that manufacture liquefied or compressed inorganic industrial and medical gases. These are then mainly used in industrial processes. The most commonly used industrial gases are oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, acetylene, carbon monoxide, helium and mixtures of these.

Industry Products
HydrogenNitrogenArgon and rare gasesOxygenCarbon dioxide
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing elemental gasesManufacturing liquid or compressed airManufacturing refrigerant gasesManufacturing inert gasesIsolating gasesManufacturing mixed industrial gases


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