Holding heat: Revenue has been supported by an active housing market and government policy

The industry manufactures metal radiators, boilers, valves and pipework for central heating systems. Approximately three-quarters of heating systems in the United Kingdom are supplied by industry operators and competing imports.Revenue is anticipated to expand at a compound annual rate of 2.1% to reach £1.3 billion over the five years through 2018-19. Manufacturers were somewhat insulated from volatility in building markets by the introduction of government subsidies and schemes encouraging appliance replacement, which bolstered industry sales. The tightening of environmental regulations and rising energy prices also boosted the appeal of these schemes to consumers, benefiting industry demand...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1.3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
2.1%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
5,965
Businesses
182

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • An improving housing market for much of the period supported a surge in demand
  • Various government-backed schemes aimed at improving energy efficiency have been highly beneficial
  • High energy prices are anticipated to encourage the replacement of old boilers with new models
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of industry establishments across the United Kingdom bears some relationship with the distribution of population but also reflects the spread of the traditional steel producing regions.The West MidlandsThe West Midlands includes the cities of Birmingham and Coventry, traditional homes for the heavy industrial manufacturing industry. The region has good supply chain infrastructure, cheap land and well-established links with upstream metal industries, such as steel manufacturers. Consequently, there is an above-average concentration of firms operating in the West Midlands. An estimated 18.5% of establishments are located in this region, also home to one of the industry’s largest companies, Bosch...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Company's product has low running costs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Demand from commercial building construction in the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in this industry manufacture central heating radiators, boilers, control valves, pipework and parts for installation in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.

    Industry Products
  • Conventional and other central heating boilers
  • Condensing combination boiler systems
  • Non-condensing combination boiler systems
  • Radiator systems and components
  • Parts for central heating boilers
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing radiators
  • Manufacturing boilers
  • Manufacturing thermostatic control valves and replacement parts
  • Manufacturing radiator pipework and vents
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • World price of steel
  • Average maximum temperature
  • Public concern over environmental issues

  • Current Performance
  • Solid foundation
  • Government support
  • Pressure points
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand builds up
  • In search of efficiency
  • Trends in trade
  • Table: Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Production
  • Copper Production
  • Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Condensing combination boiler systems
  • Radiator systems and components
  • Parts for central heating boilers
  • Conventional and other central heating boilers
  • Non-condensing combination boiler systems
  • Chart: Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential alteration, renovation and repair
  • Residential building construction
  • Commercial building construction
  • Institutional building construction
  • Institutional renovation and repair
  • Commercial renovation and repair
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd, Baxi Heating UK Ltd, Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd, Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd,
  • Table: Ideal Stelrad Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Baxi Heating UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Vaillant Industrial UK Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Radiator & Boiler Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Condensing Boiler
  • A type of boiler that reuses the latent heat produced in the initial heat exchange to heat water. Non-condensing boilers vent hot steam.
  • Radiator
  • A type of heater that uses hot water in metal pipes to warm rooms.
  • Sedbuk
  • Seasonal Efficiency of a Domestic Boiler in the United Kingdom, a system for rating the energy efficiency of boilers.
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