1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 18
1.2.1 MARKET SCOPE 19
1.2.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 19
1.3 CURRENCY 20
1.4 STAKEHOLDERS 20

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 21
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 21
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 22
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 22
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 23
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 23
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 24
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews 24
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 25
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 26
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 27
2.5 LIMITATIONS 27

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 28

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 32
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET 32
4.2 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY INSTALLATION 32
4.3 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 33
4.4 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY REGION 33

5 REGULATIONS GOVERNING PRE-INSULATED PIPES 34
5.1 INTRODUCTION 34
5.2 INTERNATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS FOR DISTRICT HEATING SYSTEMS 34
5.3 INTERNATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS RELATED TO EQUIPMENT,
MATERIAL, AND CONSTRUCTION 35
5.4 ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR PIPELINE SYSTEMS 36
5.5 CODES AND STANDARDS REQUIREMENTS FOR CARRIER PIPES 36
5.6 STANDARD MATERIALS FOR HOT AND COLD INSULATION 37
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6 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, COMPARATIVE STUDY 38
6.1 INTRODUCTION 38
6.2 COMPONENT COST 39
6.3 LABOR COST 39
6.4 EXECUTION COST 40
6.5 EXTERNAL SUPPORT 40

7 MARKET OVERVIEW 41
7.1 INTRODUCTION 41
7.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 42
7.2.1 DRIVERS 42
7.2.1.1 Growth in district heating & cooling end-use industry segment 42
7.2.1.2 Rising awareness regarding environment and government incentives 43
7.2.1.3 Penetration of pre-insulated pipes in niche applications 43
7.2.2 RESTRAINTS 43
7.2.2.1 Volatility in prices of raw materials 43
7.2.2.2 High cost of pre-insulated pipes 43
7.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 44
7.2.3.1 Investments in emerging economies 44
7.2.3.2 Controlling the cost of labor 44
7.2.4 CHALLENGES 44
7.2.4.1 Stringent regulatory compliances 44
7.2.4.2 Logistics and certification 44
7.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 45
7.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 45
7.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 46
7.3.3 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 46
7.3.4 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 46
7.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 47
7.4 ECONOMIC INDICATORS 48
7.4.1 INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 48
7.4.1.1 Oil & gas 48
7.4.1.2 Construction 49

8 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY TYPE OF PIPE 51
8.1 INTRODUCTION 51
8.2 FLEXIBLE PRE-INSULATED PIPES 53
8.3 RIGID PRE-INSULATED PIPES 54
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9 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY LAYER 55
9.1 INTRODUCTION 55
9.2 CARRIER PIPES 55
9.3 FOAMING/INSULATION LAYERS 56
9.4 JACKETING 57

10 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY MATERIALS USED 58
10.1 INTRODUCTION 58
10.2 METALS & ALLOYS 59
10.3 OTHERS 59

11 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY MEDIUM 60
11.1 INTRODUCTION 60
11.2 STEAM 60
11.3 WATER 61
11.4 OTHERS 62

12 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY INSTALLATION 63
12.1 INTRODUCTION 64
12.2 BELOW GROUND PRE-INSULATED PIPES 65
12.2.1 EUROPE DOMINATES THE BELOW GROUND SEGMENT FOR
PRE-INSULATED PIPES 65
12.3 ABOVE GROUND PRE-INSULATED PIPES 66
12.3.1 EUROPE IS THE FASTEST GROWING MARKET FOR ABOVE GROUND INSTALLATIONS IN THE PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET 66

13 PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 67
13.1 INTRODUCTION 68
13.2 DISTRICT HEATING & COOLING 69
13.2.1 EUROPE DOMINATES THE DISTRICT HEATING & COOLING
SEGMENT OF PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET 69
13.3 OIL & GAS 70
13.3.1 NORTH AMERICA DOMINATES THE OIL & GAS SEGMENT OF
PRE-INSULATED PIPES MARKET 70
13.4 INFRASTRUCTURE & UTILITY 73
13.4.1 EUROPE IS WITNESSING THE FASTEST GROWTH IN THE
INFRASTRUCTURE & UTILITY SEGMENT 73
13.5 OTHERS 74
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14 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 75
14.1 INTRODUCTION 76
14.2 ASIA PACIFIC 77
14.2.1 CHINA 79
14.2.1.1 District heating & cooling is the fastest growing end-use industry
for pre-insulated pipes in China 79
14.2.2 INDIA 80
14.2.2.1 District heating & cooling is the fastest growing end-use industry
for pre-insulated pipes in India 80
14.2.3 JAPAN 81
14.2.3.1 Below ground are the most preferred installation and dominate
the pre-insulated pipes industry in Japan 81
14.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 82
14.2.4.1 District heating & cooling segment is the fastest growing
end-use industry for pre-insulated pipes 82
14.2.5 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 83
14.3 EUROPE 84
14.3.1 GERMANY 86
14.3.1.1 Below ground is the most preferred installation in Germany
and is growing at the fastest CAGR 86
14.3.2 FRANCE 87
14.3.2.1 District heating & cooling is the fastest growing end-use industry
in France 87
14.3.3 ITALY 88
14.3.3.1 Below ground installations are the most preferred installation in Italy 88
14.3.4 UK 89
14.3.4.1 District heating & cooling end-use industry is expected to grow at
the fastest growth rate during the forecast period 89
14.3.5 RUSSIA 90
14.3.5.1 District heating & cooling end-use segment is witnessing good growth in Russia due to replacement of old systems 90
14.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 91
14.4 NORTH AMERICA 92
14.4.1 US 94
14.4.1.1 US is witnessing good growth due to replacement of old
district heating systems 94
14.4.2 CANADA 96
14.4.2.1 District heating & cooling end-use industry is expected to grow
at the fastest growth rate during the forecast period 96
14.4.3 MEXICO 97
14.4.3.1 Oil & gas end-use industry dominated the market for pre-insulated pipes in Mexico 97
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14.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 98
14.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 100
14.5.1.1 District heating & cooling end-use industry is expected to grow
at the fastest growth rate during the forecast period 100
14.5.2 UAE 101
14.5.2.1 District heating & cooling end-use industry is expected to grow
at the fastest growth rate during the forecast period 101
14.5.3 QATAR 102
14.5.3.1 Below ground installations are expected to grow at the fastest
growth rate during the forecast period 102
14.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 103
14.6 SOUTH AMERICA 104
14.6.1 BRAZIL 106
14.6.1.1 District heating & cooling end-use industry is expected to grow
at the fastest growth rate during the forecast period 106
14.6.2 ARGENTINA 107
14.6.2.1 Below ground installations are expected to grow at the fastest
growth rate during the forecast period 107
14.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 108

15 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 109
15.1 OVERVIEW 109
15.2 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING, 2019 111
15.2.1 SPECIALISTS 111
15.2.2 INNOVATORS 111
15.2.3 LEADERS 111
15.2.4 CHALLENGERS 111
15.3 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 113
15.3.1 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 113
15.3.2 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE 114
15.4 MARKET RANKING OF KEY PLAYERS 115
15.5 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 116
15.5.1 ACQUISITIONS 116
15.5.2 CONTRACTS 117
15.5.3 EXPANSIONS 118
15.5.4 DIVESTMENTS 119
15.5.5 PARTNERSHIPS 119
15.5.6 JOINT VENTURES 119
15.5.7 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 120
15.5.8 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS 120
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16 COMPANY PROFILES 121
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
16.1 GEORG FISCHER AG 121
16.2 PERMA-PIPE INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, INC. 124
16.3 WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 129
16.4 UPONOR OYJ 132
16.5 POLYPIPE GROUP PLC 136
16.6 KABELWERKE BRUGG AG HOLDING 138
16.7 INTERPLAST S.A. 141
16.8 ISOPLUS FERNWAERMETECHNIK GMBH 143
16.9 PEM KOREA CO., LTD. 146
16.10 THERMAFLEX INTERNATIONAL 147
16.11 ZECO AIRCON LTD. 149
16.12 LOGSTOR A/S 150
16.13 AQUATHERM GMBH 153
16.14 OTHER COMPANIES 155
16.14.1 KE KELIT KUNSTSTOFFWERK GESELLSCHAFT M.B.H. 155
16.14.2 KC POLYMERS PVT. LTD. 155
16.14.3 THERMAL PIPE SYSTEMS, INC. 155
16.14.4 ECOLINE S.R.L. 156
16.14.5 VITAL ENERGI UTILITIES LTD. 156
16.14.6 SET PIPES GMBH 156
16.14.7 POLYTHERM HEATING SYSTEMS LTD. 156
16.14.8 MAINCOR ROHRSYSTEME GMBH & CO. KG 157
16.14.9 DUROTAN LTD. 157
16.14.10 NUPI INDUSTRIE ITALIANE S.P.A. 157
16.14.11 MUOVITECH INTERNATIONAL GROUP 158
16.14.12 TECE GMBH 158
16.14.13 ROVANCO PIPING SYSTEMS, INC. 158
16.14.14 REHAU UNLIMITED POLYMER SOLUTIONS 159
16.14.15 BRUNATA LTD. 159
16.14.16 THERMACOR PROCESS INC. 159
16.14.17 SIMONA AG 160
16.14.18 GEBERIT AG 160
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
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17 APPENDIX 161
17.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 161
17.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 163
17.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 165
17.4 RELATED REPORTS 165
17.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 166