World Plumbing

As Quoted In The Wall Street Journal

Growth in world plumbing demand will be driven by rising per capita incomes in industrializing countries and by an expected recovery in construction spending in developed countries.

World demand to rise 6.2% annually through 2016

Global demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings is forecast to increase 6.2 percent per year through 2016 to $80 billion, an acceleration from the pace of the 2006- 2011 period. This increase is expected to be driven by two main factors. In industrializing countries of the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions, rising per capita incomes will be the primary driver of demand. In developed countries, including the US, Canada, and those in Western Europe, an expected recovery in construction spending will generate demand.

Asia/Pacific region to show most rapid growth

The Asia/Pacific region will see the most rapid growth in demand, primarily fueled by China’s increasing, albeit decelerating, rate of industrialization. China alone is forecast to account for one-half of the increase in global plumbing demand generated between 2011 and 2016. The country’s vast population makes infrastructure and sewage system development a necessity, supporting demand by households that previously did not have a piped water supply. Other industrializing countries in Asia, such as India and Indonesia, and in the Africa/Mideast region will also contribute to overall plumbing product demand.

North America is forecast to post the second fastest regional growth in plumbing product demand through 2016, primarily fueled by the rebound in the US construction market after the downturn during the global financial crisis. Canada and Mexico are also expected to post healthy gains.

The slowest plumbing product demand growth is anticipated in Western Europe, primarily due to the region’s mature building infrastructure and slow population growth, which combine to limit building construction activity. However, the pace is expected to accelerate from that between 2006 and 2011. While construction expenditures in this region are predicted to grow at the slowest rate globally, they will reflect a recovery from a low 2011 base.

Plumbing fixtures to outpace demand for fittings

Demand for plumbing products in the residential market is anticipated to grow more quickly than demand in the nonresidential market through 2016. Increasing population levels and urbanization combined with rising per capita incomes in industrializing countries will fuel growth in housing demand and thus plumbing product demand. Demand for plumbing fixtures is predicted to grow at a faster rate than demand for fittings, driven by the expansion of water treatment infrastructures in developing countries. Additionally, rising personal incomes will allow consumers to afford more luxurious or water efficient fixtures.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $58.8 billion world plumbing fixture and fitting industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., bathtub and shower, toilet, lavatory, sink), material (e.g., ceramic, metal, plastic), market (residential, nonresidential), world region and for 23 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants, including TOTO, LIXIL and Masco.

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  1. World Plumbing

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $280.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND (billion dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Personal Income Trends

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        1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GDP BY REGION (2010 dollars)

      4. 3.4 World Demographic Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      5. 3.5 Urban Population Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      6. 3.6 Household Formation Patterns

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        1. Table | WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION (million units)

      7. 3.7 World Fixed Investment

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        1. Table | WORLD FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      8. 3.8 World Building Construction Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

        2. 3.8.1 Residential Building Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

        3. 3.8.2 Nonresidential Building Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      9. 3.9 World Nonagricultural Water Utilization Trends

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        1. Table | WORLD NONAGRICULTURAL WATER USE BY REGION (cubic kilometers/year)

      10. 3.10 Plumbing Product Demand & Economic Activity

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      11. 3.11 Regulatory & Environmental Issues

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        1. 3.11.1 Plumbing Codes

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        2. 3.11.2 Water Conservation Regulations

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        3. 3.11.3 Drinking Quality Issues

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Plumbing Product Demand by Region

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

      3. 4.3 Plumbing Product Demand by Product

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

        2. 4.3.1 Fixtures by Region

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

        3. 4.3.2 Fixtures by Type

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          1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Fixtures by Material

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          1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING FIXTURES DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        5. 4.3.4 Fittings by Region

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

        6. 4.3.5 Fittings by Type

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          1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING FITTINGS DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Plumbing Product Demand by Market

        $82.00

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

      5. 4.5 Plumbing Product Manufacturing by Region

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING PRODUCT SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)

      6. 4.6 International Trade in Plumbing Products

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PLUMBING PRODUCT NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $955.00

      1. 5.1 North America: Overview

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 North America: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 North America: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 United States

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        1. Table | UNITED STATES: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      5. 5.5 Canada

        $210.00

        1. Table | CANADA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)

        2. Table | CANADA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

      6. 5.6 Mexico

        $237.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | MEXICO: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,796.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: Overview

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      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Western Europe: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

        $87.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Germany

        $223.00

        1. Table | GERMANY: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | GERMANY: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      5. 6.5 France

        $211.00

        1. Table | FRANCE: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | FRANCE: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 United Kingdom

        $207.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 6.7 Italy

        $216.00

        1. Table | ITALY: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | ITALY: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      8. 6.8 Spain

        $210.00

        1. Table | SPAIN: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | SPAIN: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      9. 6.9 The Netherlands

        $210.00

        1. Table | NETHERLANDS: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | NETHERLANDS: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      10. 6.10 Other Western Europe

        $273.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY (million dollars)

        2. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,418.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: Overview

        $94.00

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

        $83.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

        $97.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 China

        $266.00

        1. Table | CHINA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | CHINA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 Japan

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        1. Table | JAPAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | JAPAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      6. 7.6 India

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        1. Table | INDIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | INDIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 7.7 South Korea

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        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | SOUTH KOREA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      8. 7.8 Australia

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        1. Table | AUSTRALIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)

        2. Table | AUSTRALIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

      9. 7.9 Indonesia

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        1. Table | INDONESIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | INDONESIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      10. 7.10 Thailand

        $239.00

        1. Table | THAILAND: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. Table | THAILAND: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      11. 7.11 Taiwan

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        1. Table | TAIWAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)

        2. Table | TAIWAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

      12. 7.12 Other Asia/Pacific

        $263.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY (million dollars)

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $2,745.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America: Overview

        $911.00

        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 8.1.3 Brazil

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          1. Table | BRAZIL: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | BRAZIL: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 8.1.4 Argentina

          $209.00

          1. Table | ARGENTINA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | ARGENTINA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 8.1.5 Other Central & South America

          $249.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe: Overview

        $912.00

        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

          $96.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 8.2.3 Russia

          $224.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | RUSSIA: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.4 Poland

          $198.00

          1. Table | POLAND: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | POLAND: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 8.2.5 Other Eastern Europe

          $254.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast: Overview

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        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Plumbing Product Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Plumbing Product Supply & Demand

          $87.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 8.3.3 Turkey

          $200.00

          1. Table | TURKEY: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | TURKEY: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.4 Iran

          $203.00

          1. Table | IRAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | IRAN: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 8.3.5 Other Africa/Mideast

          $278.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: PLUMBING PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: PLUMBING PRODUCT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

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        1. Table | PLUMBING PRODUCT SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $228.00

      4. 9.4 Manufacturing

        $107.00

      5. 9.5 Product Development

        $171.00

      6. 9.6 Marketing

        $103.00

      7. 9.7 Distribution

        $82.00

      8. 9.8 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      9. 9.9 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      10. 9.10 Company Profiles

        $4,420.00

        1. 9.10.1 American Standard Brands

          $465.00

        2. 9.10.2 Corporacion Empresarial Roca SA

          $211.00

        3. 9.10.3 Duravit AG

          $105.00

        4. 9.10.4 Duscholux AG

          $88.00

        5. 9.10.5 Eczacibaºi Holding Company

          $165.00

        6. 9.10.6 Elkay Manufacturing Company

          $241.00

        7. 9.10.7 Fabrica de Loza El Anfora SA de CV

          $82.00

        8. 9.10.8 Ferrum SA de Ceramica y Metalurgica

          $82.00

        9. 9.10.9 Fortune Brands Home & Security Incorporated

          $179.00

        10. 9.10.10 Foshan City Faenza Sanitary Ware Company Limited

          $82.00

        11. 9.10.11 Globe Union Industrial Corporation

          $230.00

        12. 9.10.12 Grohe AG

          $167.00

        13. 9.10.13 Grupo Lamosa SAB de CV

          $82.00

        14. 9.10.14 Guangdong Huayi Plumbing Fittings Industry Company Limited

          $82.00

        15. 9.10.15 Hebei Anping Feilong Cast-Iron Porcelain Enamel Product Company Limited

          $82.00

        16. 9.10.16 Hocheng Philippines Corporation

          $82.00

        17. 9.10.17 HSIL Limited

          $82.00

        18. 9.10.18 Ideal Sanitarios

          $82.00

        19. 9.10.19 Ideal Standard International BVBA

          $163.00

        20. 9.10.20 Jacuzzi Brands Corporation

          $179.00

        21. 9.10.21 Jaquar & Company Limited

          $82.00

        22. 9.10.22 Jomoo Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        23. 9.10.23 Joyou AG

          $82.00

        24. 9.10.24 Kohler Company

          $201.00

        25. 9.10.25 Lehua Ceramic Sanitary Ware Company Limited

          $82.00

        26. 9.10.26 LIXIL Corporation

          $101.00

        27. 9.10.27 MAAX Bath Incorporated

          $130.00

        28. 9.10.28 MAAX Spas Industries Corporation

          $112.00

        29. 9.10.29 Masco Corporation

          $254.00

        30. 9.10.30 Niebieskalazienka pl

          $82.00

        31. 9.10.31 Rexnord LLC

          $97.00

        32. 9.10.32 Sanitec Corporation

          $128.00

        33. 9.10.33 Shibeh Faucets Manufacturing Company

          $82.00

        34. 9.10.34 Takara Standard Company Limited

          $82.00

        35. 9.10.35 Tomkins Limited

          $82.00

        36. 9.10.36 TOTO Limited

          $218.00

        37. 9.10.37 Villeroy & Boch AG

          $159.00

      11. 9.11 Additional Companies in the World Plumbing Product Industry

        $525.00

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