Seamless Pipes Market by Type (Hot Finished, Cold Finished), Production Process (Continuous Mandrel Rolling, Multi-stand Plug Mill (MPM), Cross-roll Piercing & Pilger Rolling), Material, End-use Industry, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
“The seamless pipes market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2017 to 2022, in terms of value”
The seamless pipes market is estimated to be USD 183.79 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 237.11 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period. The demand for seamless pipes is majorly driven by the increasing demand for seamless pipes from the oil & gas sector. Increasing global demand for energy has led to a rise in exploration activities and investments in the oil & gas industry. The significant growth of the oil & gas industry in emerging markets, such as China, India, and Brazil is expected to drive the demand for seamless pipes. However, volatile raw material prices can restrain the growth of the seamless pipes market.
“Based on type, the hot finished seamless pipes market is estimated to be a larger segment of the seamless pipes market in 2017”
The hot finished seamless pipes segment is estimated to be a larger segment of the market in 2017, due to the extensive use of hot finished seamless pipes across end-use industries, such as oil & gas, infrastructure & construction, and power generation, and among others.
“Based on production process, cross-roll piercing & pilger rolling segment is estimated to be the largest segment of the global seamless pipes market in 2017”
The cross-roll piercing & pilger rolling segment is anticipated to be the largest segment of the seamless pipes market in 2017, owing to the due to the simplicity of the process as compared to the other seamless pipes manufacturing processes, such as multi-stand plug mill and continuous mandrel rolling.
“Based on material, the nickel & alloys segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment of the seamless pipes market during the forecast period”
The nickel & alloys segment of the seamless pipes market is expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period. This high growth can be attributed to the increasing use of nickel & alloys to manufacture seamless pipes, especially in the power generation, aerospace & defense, and chemicals industries.
“Based on end-use industry, the oil & gas segment is estimated to be the largest segment of the market in 2017.”
Based on end-use industry, the oil & gas segment is estimated to be the largest segment of the market in 2017. Seamless pipes are majorly used in the transport of oil and gas in the oil & gas industry and in various drilling activities.
“Asia Pacific is projected to lead the global seamless pipes market during the forecast period”
Asia Pacific is expected to lead the global seamless pipes market. The growth of the Asia Pacific seamless pipes market is majorly driven by the growth in the infrastructure & construction sector in the region. Seamless pipes are used in water supply, sewage transport, and so on.
Profile break-up of primary participants for the report:
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 21%, Tier 2 – 36% and Tier 3 – 43%
• By Designation: C Level – 24%, D Level – 42%, and Others – 34%
• By Region: Asia Pacific – 50%, North America – 20%, Europe – 18%, Middle East & Africa- 5%, and South America – 7%
Furthermore, as a part of qualitative analysis, the research provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges. It also discusses competitive strategies adopted by various market players, such as Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Japan), ArcelorMittal SA (Luxembourg), JFE Steel Corporation (Japan), Tenaris S.A. (Luxembourg), Vallourec AG (France), IPP Europe Ltd. (UK) Zaffertec S.L. (Spain), Cimco Europe (Italy), Wheatland Tube Company (US), Techint Group SpA (Italy), ISMT Ltd. (India), ALCO SAS (Colombia), Shalco Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India), UMW Group (Malaysia), United Seamless Tubulaar Pvt. Ltd. (India), Jindal Saw Ltd. (India), Tianjin Pipe (Group) Corporation (China), PAO TMK (Russia), Sandvik AB (Sweden), United States Steel Corporation (US), Schulz USA (US), ChelPipe (Russia), EVRAZ Plc (UK), Salzgitter Mannesmann Stainless Tubes GmbH (Germany), and Tubos Reunidos, S.A. (Spain).
The report defines, segments, and projects the global seamless pipes market based on type, production process, material, end-use industry, and region. It provides detailed information regarding major factors influencing the growth of the market, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges. It strategically profiles key players and comprehensively analyzes their market share and core competencies as well as tracks and analyzes competitive developments such as partnerships, contracts, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, expansions, new product launches, and research & development activities in the market.
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