Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings

US plumbing product demand will reach $10.8 billion in 2013, supported in part by consumer desire for homes with multiple bathrooms. Shipments will lag demand as imports expand rapidly. Fixtures will outpace fittings, led by high-end products such as whirlpool bathtubs and hot tubs and spas, which are perceived to add luxury and value to homes.

This study analyzes the US plumbing product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, with forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by fixture and fitting material (e.g., vitreous china, plastics, metal), type (e.g., bathtub and shower, sink, toilet, lavatory), market (e.g., residential buildings, nonresidential buildings) and region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 industry players, including Kohler, Masco and American Standard.

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Purchase Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings by the Section

  1. Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings

    $4,900.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $82.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $102.00

      1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,959.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Overview

        $184.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Consumer Income & Spending

        $82.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Financing

        $121.00

        1. Table | CONSUMER FINANCING ENVIRONMENT, 1998-2008

      5. 3.5 Demographic Outlook

        $114.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people)

      6. 3.6 Building Construction

        $784.00

        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        2. 3.6.1 Residential Buildings

          $439.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

          2. Table | NEW HOUSING INDICATORS

          3. Table | HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE (million units)

          4. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        3. 3.6.2 Nonresidential Buildings

          $240.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

          2. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Nonbuilding Construction

        $82.00

        1. Table | NONBUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Transportation Equipment Outlook

        $110.00

        1. Table | TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS

      9. 3.9 Pricing

        $106.00

        1. Table | SELECTED PLUMBING PRODUCTS PRICES (dollars per unit)

      10. 3.10 Historical Market Overview

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS MARKET, 1998-2008

      11. 3.11 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

        $315.00

        1. 3.11.1 Plumbing Codes

          $82.00

        2. 3.11.2 Water Conservation Regulations & Standards

          $209.00

        3. 3.11.3 Drinking Water Quality

          $82.00

        4. 3.11.4 Americans with Disabilities Act

          $82.00

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $365.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Supply & Demand

        $101.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Foreign Trade

        $162.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS FOREIGN TRADE (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Imports

          $82.00

        3. 4.3.2 Exports

          $82.00

      4. 4.4 World Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings Market

        $82.00

    5. 5 FIXTURES BY MATERIAL

      $1,183.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 Supply & Demand

        $127.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND BY MATERIAL (thousand units)

      3. 5.3 Vitreous China

        $140.00

        1. Table | VITREOUS CHINA PLUMBING FIXTURE DEMAND BY PRODUCT (thousand units)

        2. 5.3.1 Product Characteristics

          $82.00

        3. 5.3.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

      4. 5.4 Plastics

        $487.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND BY MATERIAL & PRODUCT (thousand units)

        2. 5.4.1 Fiberglass

          $92.00

          1. Table | FIBERGLASS PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

        3. 5.4.2 Cast Polymer

          $106.00

          1. Table | CAST POLYMER PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

        4. 5.4.3 Acrylic

          $88.00

          1. Table | ACRYLIC PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

        5. 5.4.4 Other Plastics

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER PLASTIC PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

      5. 5.5 Metal

        $324.00

        1. Table | METAL PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND BY MATERIAL & PRODUCT (thousand units)

        2. 5.5.1 Cast Iron

          $82.00

          1. Table | CAST IRON PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

        3. 5.5.2 Steel & Other Metals

          $111.00

          1. Table | STEEL & OTHER METAL PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

      6. 5.6 Other Materials

        $82.00

        1. Table | OTHER MATERIALS PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (thousand units)

    6. 6 FIXTURES BY TYPE

      $1,759.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING FIXTURES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Plumbing Fixtures Overview

        $112.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Bathtub & Shower Fixtures

        $463.00

        1. Table | BATHTUB & SHOWER FIXTURES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 6.4.1 Bathtubs

          $98.00

          1. Table | BATHTUB DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        3. 6.4.2 Whirlpool Bathtubs

          $103.00

          1. Table | WHIRLPOOL BATHTUB DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        4. 6.4.3 Shower Stalls & Receptors

          $104.00

          1. Table | SHOWER STALL & RECEPTOR DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        5. 6.4.4 Bathtub & Shower Surrounds

          $82.00

          1. Table | BATHTUB & SHOWER SURROUND DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MATERIAL (million dollars)

      5. 6.5 Sink Fixtures

        $358.00

        1. Table | SINK FIXTURES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 6.5.1 Lavatories

          $104.00

          1. Table | LAVATORY DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        3. 6.5.2 Kitchen Sinks

          $103.00

          1. Table | KITCHEN SINK DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        4. 6.5.3 Other Sinks

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER SINKS DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 Toilet Fixtures

        $400.00

        1. Table | TOILET FIXTURES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 6.6.1 State & Federal Regulations

          $82.00

        3. 6.6.2 Voluntary Performance & Water Saving Programs

          $82.00

        4. 6.6.3 Water Closet Bowls

          $109.00

          1. Table | WATER CLOSET BOWLS DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        5. 6.6.4 Flush Tanks

          $82.00

          1. Table | FLUSH TANKS DEMAND (million dollars)

        6. 6.6.5 Urinals

          $82.00

          1. Table | URINALS DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 6.7 Other Plumbing Fixtures

        $180.00

        1. Table | OTHER PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND

        2. 6.7.1 Hot Tubs & Spas

          $82.00

        3. 6.7.2 Drinking Fountains

          $82.00

        4. 6.7.3 Bidets

          $82.00

        5. 6.7.4 All Other Plumbing Fixtures

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Plumbing Fixtures Market Share

        $105.00

    7. 7 FITTINGS

      $1,157.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $104.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING FITTINGS SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Lavatory Fittings

        $185.00

        1. Table | LAVATORY FITTINGS DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 7.2.1 Two-Lever Controls

          $82.00

        3. 7.2.2 Single-Lever Controls

          $82.00

        4. 7.2.3 Other Lavatory Fittings

          $82.00

      3. 7.3 Bathtub & Shower Fittings

        $317.00

        1. Table | BATHTUB & SHOWER FITTINGS DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 7.3.1 Antiscald Valves

          $82.00

        3. 7.3.2 Single-Lever Controls

          $82.00

        4. 7.3.3 Showerheads & Fittings

          $82.00

        5. 7.3.4 Bathtub & Shower Combinations

          $82.00

        6. 7.3.5 Personal Showers

          $82.00

        7. 7.3.6 Other Bathtub & Shower Fittings

          $82.00

      4. 7.4 Kitchen & Other Sink Fittings

        $215.00

        1. Table | KITCHEN & OTHER SINK FITTINGS DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 7.4.1 Single-Lever Controls

          $82.00

        3. 7.4.2 Deck Faucets

          $82.00

        4. 7.4.3 All Other Sink Fittings

          $82.00

      5. 7.5 Other Plumbing Fittings

        $230.00

        1. Table | OTHER PLUMBING FITTINGS DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 7.5.1 Lawn & Hose Fittings

          $82.00

        3. 7.5.2 Flush Valves & Controls

          $82.00

        4. 7.5.3 Drains & Overflows

          $82.00

        5. 7.5.4 Sediment, Sill & Other Faucets

          $82.00

        6. 7.5.5 P & S Traps

          $82.00

        7. 7.5.6 ADA Accessibility Products

          $82.00

        8. 7.5.7 All Other Plumbing Fittings

          $82.00

      6. 7.6 Plumbing Fittings Market Share

        $105.00

    8. 8 MARKETS

      $1,365.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $135.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Residential Buildings

        $587.00

        1. Table | RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

        2. 8.2.1 Demand by Type

          $82.00

        3. 8.2.2 Demand by Application

          $197.00

          1. Table | NEW RESIDENTIAL DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS (million dollars)

          2. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.3 Demand by Housing Type

          $243.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS BY HOUSING TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

          3. Table | MULTIFAMILY HOUSING DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

          4. Table | MANUFACTURED HOUSING DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Nonresidential Buildings

        $565.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

        2. 8.3.1 Demand by Type

          $82.00

        3. 8.3.2 Demand by Application

          $156.00

          1. Table | NEW NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.3 Demand by Building Type

          $297.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY BUILDING TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | OFFICE & COMMERCIAL PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

          3. Table | INSTITUTIONAL PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

          4. Table | INDUSTRIAL PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

          5. Table | OTHER NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DEMAND FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

      4. 8.4 Other Markets

        $82.00

        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

    9. 9 REGIONS

      $1,114.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Activity

        $295.00

        1. 9.2.1 Population Patterns

          $82.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL POPULATION (million people)

        2. 9.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion dollars)

        3. 9.2.3 Construction Activity

          $90.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)

        4. 9.2.4 Housing Trends

          $82.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL HOUSING INDICATORS (thousand units)

      3. 9.3 Regional Demand for Plumbing Products

        $753.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 9.3.1 Northeast

          $126.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 9.3.2 Midwest

          $138.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 9.3.3 South

          $247.00

          1. Table | SOUTH PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 9.3.4 West

          $199.00

          1. Table | WEST PLUMBING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

    10. 10 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,653.00

      1. 10.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 10.2 Industry Composition

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCT SALES BY COMPANY, 2008 (million dollars)

      3. 10.3 Market Share

        $133.00

      4. 10.4 Product Development & Manufacturing

        $82.00

      5. 10.5 Competitive Strategies

        $84.00

      6. 10.6 Marketing

        $82.00

      7. 10.7 Distribution

        $82.00

      8. 10.8 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

      9. 10.9 Company Profiles

        $3,963.00

        1. 10.9.1 Acorn Engineering Company

          $200.00

        2. 10.9.2 American Standard Brands

          $340.00

        3. 10.9.3 Black & Decker Corporation

          $113.00

        4. 10.9.4 Bradley Corporation

          $106.00

        5. 10.9.5 Briggs Plumbing Products Incorporated

          $94.00

        6. 10.9.6 California Acrylic Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 10.9.7 Elkay Manufacturing Company

          $166.00

        8. 10.9.8 Fluidmaster Incorporated

          $82.00

        9. 10.9.9 Fortune Brands Incorporated

          $179.00

        10. 10.9.10 Franke Holding AG

          $95.00

        11. 10.9.11 Geberit International AG

          $99.00

        12. 10.9.12 Globe Union Industrial Corporation

          $205.00

        13. 10.9.13 Grohe AG

          $109.00

        14. 10.9.14 Jacuzzi Brands Corporation

          $172.00

        15. 10.9.15 Kohler Company

          $326.00

        16. 10.9.16 MAAX Bath Incorporated

          $140.00

        17. 10.9.17 MAAX Spas Industries Corporation

          $82.00

        18. 10.9.18 Mansfield Plumbing Products LLC

          $94.00

        19. 10.9.19 Masco Corporation

          $432.00

        20. 10.9.20 Oatey Company

          $82.00

        21. 10.9.21 Orkla ASA

          $82.00

        22. 10.9.22 Rexnord LLC

          $82.00

        23. 10.9.23 Sloan Valve Company

          $103.00

        24. 10.9.24 Swan Corporation

          $82.00

        25. 10.9.25 Symmons Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        26. 10.9.26 T&S Brass and Bronze Works Incorporated

          $82.00

        27. 10.9.27 Tomkins plc

          $121.00

        28. 10.9.28 TOTO Limited

          $116.00

        29. 10.9.29 Villeroy & Boch AG

          $131.00

        30. 10.9.30 Water Pik Incorporated

          $82.00

        31. 10.9.31 Zodiac Marine & Pool

          $82.00

      10. 10.10 Additional Companies Mentioned in Study

        $132.00

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