Global demand for plumbing products will rise five percent annually through 2010. Growth factors include surging building construction in developing countries and plumbing modernization in developed regions. Bathtub and shower fittings will lead gains while automatic lavatory faucets will benefit from water conservation concerns.
This study analyzes the $42.8 billion world plumbing industry. It presents historical demand data for 1995, 2000 and 2005 as well as forecasts to 2010 and 2015 by plumbing product type (e.g., fittings, fixtures), material, world region (e.g., Asia/Pacific, North America, Western Europe) and for 22 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 24 major players including American Standard, Masco, TOTO, Kohler, Roca Sanitario, Moen, Grohe, and Sanitec.