About the ceramic sanitary ware market
Ceramic is the most popular sanitary ware material due to its extreme durability, hardness, versatility, and aesthetic appeal. It is made of clay, kaolinite, quartz sand, and feldspar. Ceramic sanitary ware fulfills the highest hygiene standards, because of its easy-to-clean, smooth surface and high resistance toward environmental conditions. It makes washrooms eco-friendly by saving water. For instance, waterless urinals are a marvel of technology that has revolutionized the sanitary ware industry. End-users prefer ceramic sanitary ware in commercial, residential, and public infrastructures as it needs low maintenance, has high resistance to environmental conditions, and is durable. In addition, ceramic materials help maintain the required hygiene in washrooms and are resistant to chemicals.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global ceramic sanitary ware market to grow at a CAGR of 7.22% during the period 2016-2020.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the ceramic sanitary ware market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, Technavio considers the revenue generated from the total consumption of ceramic sanitary ware globally. The report does not include revenue generated from the aftermarket service of the product.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global ceramic sanitary ware market: Kohler, LIXIL, Masco, TOTO, and Villeroy & Boch
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Burgbad, C.P. Hart Washrooms, Drummonds, Duratex, Eczacıbası (Vitra), HSIL, Kaies Sanitary Ware, MAAX Bath, Porcelanosa, Roca Sanitario, and Sonas Washrooms.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A key trend which is boosting market growth is the emergence of new designs with variety of finishes. Selection of bathroom fixtures and designs are considered to be important during the designing process to enhance the aesthetic appeal of restrooms. Some of the finishes and features offered by ceramic sanitary ware manufacturers are break resistance and glossy finish. To cater to the rising demand for designer sanitary ware, manufacturers focus on developing sanitary ware with varied designs that can blend easily with the design requirement of the bathroom décor and meet the customer requirements.”
According to the report, a key growth driver is the increase in the sale and construction of housing projects across countries like US, China, India, South Korea, and the Middle-Eastern region. The rise in a number of privately owned housing units is also propelling the market growth. The rise in home renovation projects and increased interest in interior design also trigger the demand for ceramic sanitary ware. Consumers invest significantly in premium sanitary ware products to improve the aesthetic appeal of their washrooms, especially in a newly constructed house.
Further, the report states that the major factors that could hamper market growth is Environmental impact of ceramic sanitary ware production. Most production plants that manufacture ceramic products such as sanitary ware, floor tiles, roof tiles, and pipes are responsible for causing high levels of emissions and noise pollution during the firing and spraying stage. The emissions include particle matter, gases such as carbon and sulfur oxides, and inorganic fluorine and chlorine compounds that are also responsible for unpleasant smell.
Kohler, LIXIL, Masco, TOTO, Villeroy & Boch, Burgbad, C.P. Hart Washrooms, Drummonds, Duratex, Eczacıbası (Vitra), HSIL, Kaies Sanitary Ware, MAAX Bath, Porcelanosa, Roca Sanitario, and Sonas Washrooms.