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Pump Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Pump Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C28.131 | Mar 2017

A weak flow: Import competition is expected to remain fierce as revenue continues to decline

IBISWorld’s Pump Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Economic uncertainty stemming from the EU referendum will dampen domestic demand
  • The industry has become increasingly reliant on exports over the past five years
  • Despite the low value of the pound, import competition is projected to remain strong
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Players in the industry manufacture a wide range of pumps. Import and export trends have a significant influence on the industry, as exports account for a major share of industry revenue and imports satisfy a large chunk of domestic demand. However, both import and export values are inflated by re-exports. Industry operators have weathered extremely challenging conditions over the past five years. Domestic demand is expected to have declined, fuelled by weak industrial production activity and a reduction in investment undertaken by firms in the oil and gas sector. However, improvements in construction activity and greater investment by electricity producers to replace ageing infrastructure are anticipated to stem the fall in domestic demand somewhat... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry in the industry are moderate, but vary by segment. Competition from international players is high. Opportunities in niche markets exist, but having access to the latest technology, either in-house or through links with global suppliers, is important.

Industry operators manufacture a diverse range of products. In some segments, larger operators offer a varied range of products to meet the needs of customers. The ability to offer full solutions raises entry barriers.

Long-standing distribution networks between operators and customers serve as another barrier to entry. Additionally, import penetration in the industry is high, which makes the industry highly competitive. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Pump Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pump Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Market research and understanding
  • Having a cost effective distribution system
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and MSCI World Index in the Pump Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Pump Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture air or vacuum pumps, liquid pumps, hand pumps and pumps designed to fit into internal combustion engines. The manufacture of pump parts is also included in the industry.

    Industry Products
    Centrifugal pumpsPositive displacement pumpsOther pumpsPump parts Installation
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing air or vacuum pumpsManufacturing liquid pumpsManufacturing hand pumps

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • MSCI World Index
  • Business confidence index
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Total value of construction
  • Current Performance
  • Domestic demand
  • Imports competition intensifies
  • Margins fall
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream conditions
  • Heightened uncertainties
  • Profitability dips
  • Table: Pump Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pump Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Mining and Quarrying
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply
  • Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Other pumps
  • Pump parts
  • Installation
  • Chart: Pump Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Distributors
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pump Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pump Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pump Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd
  • Table: Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pump Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Pump Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Centrifugal Pump
  • Commonly used to move liquids through a system of pipes.
  • Positive Displacement Pumps
  • These make liquid move by trapping a small amount and then displacing it into a discharge pipe.
  • R&D
  • Research and development, uses resources to develop new and improved products or more economic methods of production.

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