Plastic Pipe: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US plastic pipe demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by resin in terms of: polyvinyl chloride (PVC); high density polyethylene (HDPE); crosslinked polyethylene (PEX); chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC); and other resins, such as fiberglass, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), and polypropylene. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: potable water; storm and sanitary sewer; conduit; drain, waste, and vent; and other markets, such as industrial processing, oil and natural gas, and irrigation.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007, 2012, and 2017.

Although distinctions are sometimes made between pipes and tubes, for the purposes of this report the terms "pipe" and "tube" are used interchangeably. Fittings are excluded from the scope of the report.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Code:
326122 Plastics pipe and pipe fitting manufacturing

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