US industrial valve demand will top $16 billion in 2011 driven by the construction and public utilities markets. Shipments of standard valves will slightly outpace automatic valves, although value gains will favor automatic valves over standard types. Steel and steel alloys will remain the dominant valve construction materials.
This study analyzes the $13.9 billion US industrial valve industry. It presents historical demand data (1996| 2001 and 2006) and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by valve type (e.g.| application-specific| quarterturn| multiturn| safety and relief| control| regulator| automatic actuator) and market (e.g.| process manufacturing| utilities| resource extraction| construction).
The study also considers market environment factors| details industry structure| evaluates company market share and profiles 39 major manufacturers including Tyco| Emerson Electric| SPX| Dresser| Flowserve| McWane| Watts| and Crane.