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Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C25.210 | Feb 2017

Heating up: Competition increases as entrants battle for a share of rising revenue

IBISWorld’s Radiator & Boiler 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
Baxi Heating UK Ltd Baxi Heating UK Ltd market share
Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd market share
Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd market share
Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The introduction of various government subsidies and schemes has supported demand
  • Government schemes aimed at increasing efficiency have boosted industry revenue
  • The strengthening commercial construction market is anticipated to propel industry demand
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Radiator and Boiler Manufacturing industry manufactures metal radiators, boilers, valves and pipework for central heating systems. Approximately three-quarters of heating systems in the United Kingdom are supplied by industry operators and competing imports, with the remainder mainly made up of electric or gas space heaters.

Revenue is anticipated to expand at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17 to £1.2 billion. This includes an expected increase of 0.5% in the current year. Despite lingering economic uncertainty curtailing investment in downstream construction markets at the start of the period, the industry has performed relatively well over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Radiator and Boiler Manufacturing industry has a medium degree of capital intensity. In 2016-17, wages are expected to absorb 15.9% of industry revenue and depreciation is expected to account for 4.1% of industry revenue. This indicates that for every £1.00 invested in plant and equipment, £3.88 is spent on labour Industry capital expenditure depends on expected trends in the downstream building markets and government legislation covering central heating systems, subsidies and other incentives. As a share of total revenue, capital expenditure fluctuates widely from year to year, generally corresponding with investment in new plants and processes by the larger players in the industry.

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Additional Insights for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Company's product has low running costs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Demand from commercial building construction in the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in this industry manufacture central heating radiators, boilers, control valves, pipework and parts for installation in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.

    Industry Products
    Conventional and other central heating boilersCondensing combination boiler systemNon-condensing combination boiler systemRadiator systems and componentsParts for central heating boilers
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing radiatorsManufacturing boilersManufacturing thermostatic control valves and replacement partsManufacturing radiator pipework and vents

    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
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Average maximum temperature
  • Public concern over environmental issues
  • World price of steel
  • Current Performance
  • Building blocks
  • Government support
  • Rising pressure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand builds up
  • Schemes and subsidies
  • Trends in trade
  • Table: Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Production
  • Copper Production
  • Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Condensing combination boiler system
  • Radiator systems and components
  • Parts for central heating boilers
  • Conventional and other central heating boilers
  • Non-condensing combination boiler system
  • Chart: Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential alteration, renovation and repair
  • Residential building construction
  • Commercial building construction
  • Institutional building construction
  • Institutional renovation and repair
  • Commercial renovation and repair
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Radiator & Boiler 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
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Baxi Heating UK Ltd
    Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd
    Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd
    Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd
  • Table: Baxi Heating UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Radiator & Boiler 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 Radiator & Boiler 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
    Condensing Boiler
  • A type of boiler that reuses the latent heat produced in the initial heat exchange to heat water. Non-condensing boilers vent hot steam.
  • Radiator
  • A type of heater that uses hot water in metal pipes to warm rooms.
  • Sedbuk
  • Seasonal Efficiency of a Domestic Boiler in the United Kingdom, a system for rating the energy efficiency of boilers.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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