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Tubes and Pipes - UK - December 2015

Tubes and Pipes - UK - December 2015

“Continued investment by the utility sectors, albeit now at lower levels than in the post-privatisation period, combined with stronger demand from the manufacturing sector and particularly the highly cyclical construction sector, are contributing to growing demand for tubes and pipes. The construction sector, as always, is exaggerating GDP development, and for this reason prospects for the tubes and pipes sector are strong.”

– Terry Leggett, Senior Analyst

This report addresses the following key questions concerning the tubes and pipes market:

How will the market develop over the next five years?
What will be the key market drivers?
How are different materials being affected by end-use markets and other factors?
Which product sectors now hold the best prospects?
Which products will benefit most from end-use market trends?


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The market
Figure 1: Development of the UK market for tubes and pipes, 2010-14 actual and 2015-19 forecast
Figure 2: Segmentation of the UK market for tubes and pipes, by material, 2014
Figure 3: Segmentation of the UK market for steel tubes and pipes, 2014
Figure 4: Segmentation of the UK market for plastic tubes and pipes, 2014
Figure 5: Development of the UK market for other tubes and pipes, by material, 2010-14
Market factors
Figure 6: New construction activity, 2009-14 actual and 2015-19 forecast
Figure 7: Civil engineering activity, 2009-14 actual and 2015-19 forecast
Figure 8: UK capital expenditure on water and sewerage services, 2009/10-2014/15
Figure 9: Total gas distribution capital expenditure, 2009/10-2013/14
Companies
Figure 10: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the plastic plates, sheets, tubes and profiles industry,
2011-15
What we think
KEY INSIGHTS
Is product substitution still a feature of the market?
So is product selection largely based on price?
So do all the materials have separate market niches?
INTRODUCTION
Definitions
Methodology
Abbreviations
Market positioning and issues in the market
Market factors
UK ECONOMY
Overview
Figure 11: UK GDP quarterly development, 2003-15
Figure 12: UK GDP in economic downturns and recoveries since 1979
Inflation
Interest rates
House prices
Consumer spending
Manufacturing
Figure 13: UK output by industry, 2008-15
Business investment
Figure 14: UK GFCF 2003-15
Imports
Exports
MARKET SIZE AND TRENDS
Key points
Market size
Figure 15: UK market for tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Market segmentation
Overview
Figure 16: Segmentation of the UK market for tubes and pipes, by material, 2010-14
Steel
Figure 17: UK market for steel tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Figure 18: UK market for steel tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Plastic
Figure 19: UK market for plastic tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Figure 20: UK market of plastic tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Copper
Figure 21: UK market for copper tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Ductile iron
Figure 22: UK market for iron tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Clay
Figure 23: UK market for clay tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Aluminium
Figure 24: UK market for aluminium tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Concrete
Figure 25: UK market for concrete tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Other metals
Regional analysis
Figure 26: Regional value of total new construction output, 2010-14
Figure 27: Analysis of civil engineering output, by region, 2010-14
Figure 28: UK manufacturing businesses, by region, 2015
Figure 29: Analysis of water related capital expenditure, by water and sewerage companies in England and
Wales, 2008/09-2013/14
Figure 30: Analysis of sewerage-related capital expenditure in England and Wales, by company,
2008/09-2013/14
Figure 31: Analysis of Scottish Water capital expenditure on water and sewerage services, 2009/10-2013/14 .. 44
Figure 32: Progress of Scottish Water to date in the five year investment programme 2010/15
Figure 33: Analysis of Northern Ireland Water capital expenditure on water and sewerage services,
2009/10-2013/14
Market trends
Distribution
SUPPLY SOURCES
Key points
Production
Overview
Figure 34: UK production of tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Segmentation
Figure 35: Segmentation of the UK production of tubes and pipes, by material, 2010-14
Steel
Figure 36: UK production of steel tubes, pipes and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Plastic
Figure 37: UK production of plastic tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Copper
Figure 38: Production of copper tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Iron
Figure 39: UK production of iron tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Clay
Figure 40: UK production of clay tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Aluminium
Figure 41: UK production of aluminium tubes, alloys and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Concrete
Figure 42: UK production of concrete tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Other metals
Figure 43: UK production of nickel tubes and pipes and fittings, 2010-14
Imports
Overview
Figure 44: UK imports of tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Segmentation
Figure 45: Segmentation of UK imports of tubes and pipes, by material, 2010-14
Steel
Figure 46: UK imports of steel pipes and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Plastic
Figure 47: UK imports of plastic tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Copper
Figure 48: UK imports of copper pipes and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Iron
Figure 49: UK imports of ductile iron tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Clay
Figure 50: UK imports of clay tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Aluminium
Figure 51: UK imports of aluminium pipes, alloy and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Concrete
Figure 52: UK imports of concrete tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Other metals
Figure 53: UK imports of nickel tubes and pipes and fittings, 2010-14
Exports
Overview
Figure 54: UK exports of tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Segmentation
Figure 55: Segmentation of the UK exports of tubes and pipes, by material, 2010-14
Steel
Figure 56: UK exports of steel tubes, pipes and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Plastic
Figure 57: UK exports of plastic tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Copper
Figure 58: UK exports of copper pipes and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Iron
Figure 59: UK exports of iron tubes and pipes, by type, 2010-14
Clay
Figure 60: UK exports of clay tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Aluminium
Figure 61: UK exports of aluminium tubes, alloy and fittings, by type, 2010-14
Concrete
Figure 62: UK exports of concrete tubes and pipes, 2010-14
Other metals
Figure 63: UK exports of nickel tubes, pipes and fittings, 2010-14
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Key points
Industry development
Figure 64: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the steel tubes industry, 2011-15
Figure 65: Analysis of the changes in the structure of the plastic plates, sheets, tubes and profiles industry,
2011-15
Structure by employment
Figure 66: Analysis of the employment structure of the steel tubes industry, 2014-15
Figure 67: Analysis of the employment structure of the plastic plates, sheets, tubes and profiles industry,
2014-15
Structure by turnover
Figure 68: Analysis of the financial structure of the steel tubes industry, 2014-15
Figure 69: Analysis of the financial structure of the plastic plates, sheets, tubes and profiles industry,
2014-15
Company profiles
TATA STEEL EUROPE
Figure 70: Financial analysis of Tata Steel Europe, 2011-15
Company strategy
NAYLOR DRAINAGE
Figure 71: Financial analysis of Naylor Drainage, 2011-15
Company strategy
POLYPIPE
Figure 72: Financial analysis of Polypipe, 2010-14
Company strategy
SAINT GOBAIN PAM UK
Figure 73: Financial analysis of Saint-Gobain PAM UK, 2010-14
Company strategy
SANDVIK
Figure 74: Financial analysis of Sandvik, 2010-14
Company strategy
RADIUS SYSTEMS/POLYMERTEPLO GROUP
Figure 75: Financial analysis of Radius Systems, 2009-14
Company strategy
WAVIN
Figure 76: Financial analysis of Wavin, 2010-14
Company strategy
DEMAND STRUCTURE
Key points
Building
Figure 77: Construction output in Great Britain, by type, 2010-14
Figure 78: Forecast construction output in Great Britain graph, 2015-19
Figure 79: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
Civil engineering
Figure 80: Civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, by sector, 2010-14
Figure 81: Forecast civil engineering construction output in Great Britain, 2015-19
Water supply
Figure 82: Total capital expenditure by water and sewerage companies in England & Wales, 2005-10 and
2010-15
Figure 83: Total capital expenditure by water-only companies in England & Wales, 2005-2010 and 2010-15
Figure 84: Actual UK capital expenditure on water and sewerage services, 2009/10-2014/15
Figure 85: UK capital expenditure on water and sewerage services, 2009/10-2014/15
Figure 86: Sewers renovated and replaced in England and Wales, by company, 2009/10-2013/14
Water civil engineering construction output
Figure 87: Civil engineering construction output for the potable water industry in Great Britain, 2010-14
Sewerage civil engineering construction output
Figure 88: Civil engineering construction output for the sewerage industry in Great Britain, 2010-14
The gas sector
Figure 89: Total gas transmission and distribution capital expenditure, 2009/10-2013/14
Figure 90: Total gas transmission capital expenditure, 2009/10-2013/14
Figure 91: Total gas distribution capital expenditure, 2009/10-2013/14
Replacement expenditure
Figure 92: Length of gas mains replaced, by distribution network operator, 2009-13
Civil engineering construction output
Figure 93: Civil engineering construction output for the gas industry in Great Britain, 2010-14
FORECAST
Key points
Market size
Figure 94: Forecast UK market for tubes and pipes, 2015-19
Market segmentation
Figure 95: Forecast segmentation of the UK market for tubes and pipes, by material, 2015-19
Industry
FURTHER SOURCES AND CONTACTS
Trade associations
Association of Drainage Authorities
British Plastics Federation
Clay Pipe Development Association
Concrete Pipeline Systems Association
International Society for Trenchless Technology
Plastic Pipe Manufacturers’ Society
Trade magazines
Cast Metal & Diecasting Times
Construction News
Contract Journal
New Civil Engineer
Tube & Pipe Technology
Trade exhibitions
INTERBUILD
Plastic Design & Moulding
UK B2B
Trade research
Informal
Formal
Desk research
Consumer research
Sampling and weighting
Definitions
Qualitative Research
Further Analysis
Statistical forecasting

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