Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Sewer and Pipeline Rehabilitation industry's performance is directly tied to government investment and the residential construction market. While these drivers were volatile during the recession, both are anticipated to improve over the next five years, spurring demand and revenue growth. Furthermore, lower interest rates will allow industry players to bid for more projects, enabling them to finance activities before the contracted money reaches the operators.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
This industry has medium barriers to entry for new competitors. These barriers are principally associated with the entrenched nature of existing players in regional markets and the advanced technology associated with some rehabilitation systems. Furthermore, economies of scale are limited, since large-scale contractors generally need to have representation that spans across several localized markets. New entrants typically compete effectively on smaller-scale local contracts for municipal water and sewer pipelines.
State and municipal water and sewer authorities provide a significant proportion of contracts, and they are generally confined to seeking tenders of the lowest-priced bid... purchase to read more