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Plumbers in the US
From unclogging household drains to installing high-pressure industrial steam pipes, the Plumbers industry’s activities span a wide range of liquid and gas-conveying pipe work. Since the industry’s performance is so closely linked to building markets and consumer spending, which determines the extent to which households renovate kitchens and bathrooms, housing market fluctuations led to a moderate increase in volatility over the past five years. Still, steady increases in the value of residential and nonresidential construction, consumer spending and corporate profit supported industry revenue throughout the period. Furthermore, the industry benefited throughout this period from steady demand for long-term facilities’ maintenance and repairs, which consumers generally cannot put off. In the coming years, accelerating downstream construction markets and expanding economic activity are forecasted to boost the industry’s performance.
Industry contractors install and maintain plumbing fixtures, fittings and equipment. Industry activities include work on household pipes and drains, installation of gas cooking and heating appliances and work on bathroom and toilet fixtures and venting systems. Emergency repair work (e.g. unclogging drains or repairing burst water mains) represents a significant source of industry revenue. Contractors may also supply plumbing appliances and coupling products for construction projects.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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Table Of Contents
Plumbers in the US - Industry Market Research Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY Industry Definition Main Activities Similar Industries Additional Resources
INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE Executive Summary Key External Drivers Current Performance Industry Outlook Industry Life Cycle
PRODUCTS and MARKETS Supply Chain Products and Services Demand Determinants Major Markets International Trade Business Locations
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Market Share Concentration Key Success Factors Cost Structure Benchmarks Basis of Competition Barriers to Entry Industry Globalization
OPERATING CONDITIONS Capital Intensity Technology and Systems Revenue Volatility Regulation and Policy Industry Assistance
KEY STATISTICS Industry Data Annual Change Key Ratios