Opportunities for Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP) Pipe in North America 2010-2015:
Market size, Market share and Forecast Analysis Total 147 pages, 103 figures/charts
and 10 tables, published January 2010.
Growth of FRP pipe used in last ten years has been steeped because of their advantages
over pipes made of traditional materials like iron, concrete and plastics. Their
superior mechanical and anti-corrosion properties, low conductivity, longer life
cycle make FRP pipes a natural choice both for general purpose as well as in specialty
applications. With increasing cost of iron and steel, FRP pipe
has also emerged competitive in large diameter pipe market, in high-pressure areas
and in elaborate pipe networks extending over several thousand kilometers.
North America, one of the largest industry bases in the world, has extensive application
of FRP pipes in areas like chemical, oil & gas, offshore, sewage and retail
fuel. Several billion dollars of investment are made every year in transmission
of natural gas, crude oil and hazardous chemical. The market typically is dominated
by few players with several small sized players. It also has an interesting mix
of epoxy based, polyester resin based and vinyl ester based FRP pipes and is distinctively
different from another big market in Asia. This report provides present scenario
of NA FRP Pipe market in terms of market size, application breakdown
and market leaders. It also analyses the FRP pipe in NA in terms of market competition,
opportunities, growth areas and challenges and drivers. While the overall growth
in this market has been impressive in the past one decade, showed signs of slowing
down in 2008. According to this report in the next 5 years that is by 2015, the
total FRP pipe consumption in NA is expected to continue a strong
growth momentum of 5.9% CAGR. The FRP pipe market in North America is expected to
reach $ 563.1M by 2015.
Pipe market being the derived demand of chemical industry, oil & gas, urban
services, declined significantly in 2009. This report presents the detailed analysis
of all the application areas of FRP pipes in 2009 and would be of great use to both
materials suppliers as well as pipe molders to plan their production and target
high growth application areas.
It is expected that FRP
pipe market will grow in near future in NA because of new application,
and demand. As FRP pipe market growth depends both on replacement decision as well
as new installation it is critical for both the molders as well as the materials
suppliers to know about the present market size, composition and growth prospects
to take intelligent decisions. This unique report from Lucintel will provide you
with valuable information, insights and tools needed to identify new growth opportunities
and operate your business successfully in FRP pipe markets. This report will save
you hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly
benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy,
you need every advantage that you can find.
- FRP pipe market size in terms of $ and volume shipments.
- FRP pipe market breakdown in various applications such as
oil and gas, offshore market, retail fuel, chemical, sewage, water /waste water
, pulp/paper , power, others
- FRP pipe market breakdown in terms of diameter size, raw
materials, market leadership position
- Major growth drivers and challenges for each of these application
- Trend (2004-2009) and forecast (2010-2015) of FRP Pipe market in
- Strength and Weakness of FRP pipe market in North America.
- FRP pipe market by manufacturing process such as filament winding,
hand layup etc.
- Growth opportunities in emerging applications of FRP pipe
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