Freedonia Focus on Water & Wastewater Pipe: United States
This report forecasts US water and wastewater pipe demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of plastic, ductile iron, concrete, copper, and other products. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: municipal, building construction, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided at five-year intervals for 2003, 2008, and 2013; the various segments are reported for 2008 and 2013. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on applications, regulatory concerns, and recycling.
A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.