Pumping up prices: Profit has been constrained by exchange rate-driven input price inflation

Operators in the Pump Manufacturing industry produce a wide range of pumps for both industrial and domestic applications. The industry is highly reliant on international trade, meaning access to, and reputability in, global markets is imperative. Over the past five-year period, operators have endured a challenging operating environment that has weighed on value sales. Industry operators have lost market share to foreign producers as the latter have improved quality standards and upheld cost advantages. A downturn in oil exploration markets caused by the 2014 brent crude price crash resulted in weak demand from one of the industry’s key markets. Over the five-year period through 2017-18, industry revenue is forecast to decline at a compound annual rate of 9.8%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1.4bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-9.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
9,728
Businesses
206
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Marginal growth in exports due to the weak pound is expected to slow revenue decline
  • Innovative manufacturers have fared relatively well in the global market
  • Import penetration is expected to remain exceptionally high, limiting growth prospects
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Pump Manufacturing industry has a low level of market share concentration. The four largest pump manufacturing firms in the United Kingdom – Sulzer Pumps (UK), Watson-Marlow, Clyde Union, and Grundfos Manufacturing – are estimated to account for a combined market share of 19.1% in 2017-18. Sulzer Pumps (UK) is the industry's only recognised major player, exclusively accounting for an estimated 9.6% of industry revenue in the current year.Over the past five-year period, industry operators have lost global market share to foreign producers. Pum...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pump Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Market research and understanding
  • Having a cost effective distribution system
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and MSCI World Index in the Pump Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pump Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture air or vacuum pumps, liquid pumps, hand pumps and pumps designed to fit into internal combustion engines. The manufacture of pump parts is also included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Pump parts
  • Installation
  • Other pumps
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing air or vacuum pumps
  • Manufacturing liquid pumps
  • Manufacturing hand pumps
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • MSCI World Index
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Number of businesses
  • Total value of construction

  • Current Performance
  • Market conditions
  • Oil exploration
  • Pump it up
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trade bloc
  • Crude awakening
  • Weak flow
  • Table: Pump Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pump Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining and Quarrying
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply
  • Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities
  • Residential Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Motor, Generator & Transformer Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Pump parts
  • Other pumps
  • Installation
  • Chart: Pump Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Distributors
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pump Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pump Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pump Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd,
  • Table: Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pump 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 Pump Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Asset Management Plan (Amp)
  • A five-yearly Ofwat-regulated capital investment framework for water companies to improve the UK's water and sewerage system assets.
  • Centrifugal Pump
  • Commonly used to move liquids through a system of pipes.
  • Industrial Internet Of Things (Iiot)
  • The IIoT incorporates machine learning and big data technology, harnessing sensor data, machine-to-machine communication, and automation technologies.
  • Packaged Pump House (Pph)
  • PPHs are an engineered-to-order pumping systems which are constructed, pre-wired and tested to individual site requirements prior to dispatch.
  • Positive Displacement Pumps
  • These make liquid move by trapping a small amount and then displacing it into a discharge pipe.
  • R&D
  • Research and development, uses resources to develop new and improved products or more economic methods of production.
  • Smart Pump Systems (Spss)
  • SPSs harness energy efficiency by using sensors, variable speed drives, and communications software to regulate and control flow and pressure
  • Water Companies
  • Water-only companies (WOCs) and water and sewerage companies (WaSCs) provide water supply, sanitation, drainage, and sewerage services to the United Kingdom.
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