Running water: Rising construction and remodeling activity in the state will boost industry demand

The Plumbers industry in Pennsylvania includes contractors installing and maintaining plumbing fixtures, fittings and equipment throughout the state. The industry is linked to downstream construction markets; therefore, the industry experienced strong growth at the start of the current period as construction markets were rebounding and sluggish results in the latter half of the period. Nevertheless, services conducted by industry operators are essential to the daily lives of people since virtually every building in Pennsylvania uses some type of plumbing or piping system. Maintenance of existing equipment accounts for a significant share of revenue and is a stable source of revenue for the industry when construction markets fluctuate...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The construction market is anticipated to strengthen, resulting in increased demand at the national and state levels
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    • The Plumbers industry in Pennsylvania has a low level of market share concentration.• The industry is highly fragmented, composed of many small-scale companies operating in geographically limited markets.• The industry has no true major player because these operators do not generate enough income from industry-specific tasks to account for more than 5.0% of total industry revenue.• The industry’s low concentration will continue over the five years to 2023...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Holding on to maintenance contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts in Pennsylvania and Per Capita Disposable Income in Pennsylvania in the Plumbers in Pennsylvania industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry?

    Industry contractors install and maintain plumbing fixtures, fittings and equipment. Industry activities include work on household pipes and drains, installation of gas cooking and heating appliances and work on bathroom and toilet fixtures and venting systems. Emergency repair work (e.g. unclogging drains or repairing burst water mains) represents a significant source of industry revenue. Contractors may also supply plumbing appliances and coupling products for construction projects.

    Industry Products
  • Plumbing contractor
  • Mechanical contractor
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Steam and pipe fitting contractor
  • Industry Activities
  • Drain construction, cleaning or repairing
  • Gas plumbing
  • Gas appliance repair
  • Hot water systems installation
  • Repairing installed plumbing
  • Septic tank installation
  • Solar hot water systems installation
  • Steamfitting and piping contracting services
  • Interior and exterior sprinkler system installation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts in Pennsylvania
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in Pennsylvania
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Pennsylvania
  • Value of residential construction in Pennsylvania

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Land Development
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricians
  • Plumbing & Heating Supplies Wholesaling
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Mechanical contractor
  • Plumbing contractor
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Steam and pipe fitting contractor
  • Chart: Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Single-family home
  • Other
  • Healthcare and public safety buildings
  • Educational buildings
  • Manufacturing and industrial buildings
  • Retail and storage spaces
  • Office Buildings
  • Apartments, dormitories and barracks
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plumbers in Pennsylvania

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    EMCOR Group Inc., Haller Enterprises Inc., Mr. Rooter LLC, Tutor Perini Corporation,
  • Table: EMCOR Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Haller Enterprises Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Mr. Rooter LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Tutor Perini Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plumbers in Pennsylvania 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 Plumbers in Pennsylvania Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Housing Starts in Pennsylvania (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The use of water as the heat transfer in heating and cooling systems.
  • Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design
  • An environmental building certificate program that was established under the US Green Building Council and certifies buildings that meet energy-efficiency and green requirements.
  • Nonemployer
  • An establishment without payroll employees, typically a sole proprietorship or partnership.
  • Nonpotable
  • Water that has not been treated, examined or approved by authorities as safe for consumption.
  • Plumbing Fixture
  • An apparatus for distribution, storage and flushing of water and waste, designed for the end user (e.g. toilets, showers, sinks and more).
  • Steamfitting
  • The installation and maintenance of equipment for ventilating, heating or refrigerating.
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