Pipe dream: Steady demand from construction and automobile industries will continue to grow revenue

Over the five years to 2017, the Plastic Pipe and Parts Manufacturing industry has performed well as a result of broad economic improvements in the United States. Economic growth has fueled increased demand from key markets, specifically the construction and automotive manufacturing. Construction activity boosted demand for industry products from a variety of downstream markets, as plastic pipes and parts are used as integral components in construction activities. Over the five years to 2022, subdued growth in the construction market will limit revenue growth for manufacturers of plastic pipes and parts...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The residential construction market’s strong recovery has boosted demand
  • The recent appreciation of the dollar has constrained export growth
  • Domestic economic conditions are expected to continue improving
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that plastic pipes and associated pipe fittings account for 52.9% of industry revenue in 2017, with the remainder coming from sales of miscellaneous profile shape products made from plastic. Pipe manufacturers have shifted production toward the use of plastic and have invested considerable resources in developing new design features and improvements in material. The low cost and versatility of applications for plastic pipes have enabled these products to capture a growing share of the piping market. According to the Plastic Pipe Institute, plastic pipes systems require significantly less energy to fabricate, transport and install than metal or concrete alternatives. Wit...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry are

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Incorporating long-term sales contracts
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of construction and Demand from car and automobile manufacturing in the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures a range of plastic pipes, plastic fittings for plastic pipes and unlaminated plastic profile shapes, such as rods, tubes, plates and car parts. It does not include plastic hose fixtures, plastic plumbing fixtures or plastic packaging.

    Industry Products
  • Unlaminated plastic profile extrusions and shapes
  • Pipe fittings and unions
  • Drain, waste and vent (DWV) pipes
  • Pipes for pressurized water applications
  • Sewer, storm drain and other nonpressurized water pipes
  • Pipes for industrial and mining applications
  • Oil and gas pipes
  • Industry Activities
  • Nonrigid plastic sausage casings
  • Nonrigid plastic profile shapes (e.g. rods and tubes)
  • Rigid plastic pipefittings and unions
  • Rigid plastic pipe
  • PVC pipe
  • Laminated plastic profile shapes (e.g. plates, rods and sheets)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of construction
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • Price of plastic materials and resin
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from water supply and irrigation systems

  • Current Performance
  • Major markets
  • Innovation of plastics
  • International trade
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Key markets
  • New product development and industry structure
  • Table: Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors
  • Plumbers
  • Water & Sewer Line Construction
  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Unlaminated plastic profile extrusions and shapes
  • Other
  • Drain, waste and vent (DWV) pipes
  • Pipe fittings and unions
  • Pipes for pressurized water applications
  • Sewer, storm drain and other nonpressurized water pipes
  • Pipes for industrial and mining applications
  • Oil and gas pipes
  • Chart: Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Household demand for goods
  • Environmental and health concerns

  • Major Markets
  • General manufacturing
  • Nonresidential construction
  • Residential construction
  • Utilities construction
  • Other
  • Industrial and energy
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and UtilitiesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    J-M Manufacturing Company Inc., Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.,
  • Table: J-M Manufacturing Company Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Shaped into alternating parallel grooves and ridges.
  • High-Density Polyethylene (Hdpe)
  • A strong, relatively opaque form of polyethylene that has a dense structure with a few side branches off the main carbon backbone.
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (Pvc)
  • A white, water-insoluble, thermoplastic resin, derived by the polymerization of vinyl chloride. It is used chiefly for thin coatings, insulation and piping.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of backward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or forward integration (owning downstream buyers).
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