The global FRP pipe market size in terms of value is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% between 2015 and 2020 to reach $4 billion by 2020. Asia-Pacific held the largest share in FRP pipe market in 2014. Major growth in Asia-Pacific FRP pipe market is due to the growth opportunities, considering significant demands from end application industries as chemical, oil and gas, retail fuel, water/waste water, and sewage. The FRP pipe market in Asia-Pacific region is growing at higher rate. The growing chemical, textile, water/waste water, and sewage in these emerging countries helped the FRP pipe market to grow at a higher rate.
Agreement for technology use and new product launch were the key strategies adopted by industry players in order to maintain growth in the FRP pipe market. The FRP pipe has wide industrial applications and new product launches are flagging the way for fulfilling the ever changing demand for various applications with better physical and mechanical properties. As a result of this, a diverse application base is developing for FRP pipes and replacing the conventional PVC and other plastics pipes. Market players are focusing on expansion to meet the growing demands from various application industries.
The major players in the FRP pipes market are ZCL (Canada), Balaji fiber reinforced (India), Future pipe (UAE), NOV pipe (U.S.), Ashland (U.S.), Chemical Process Piping Pvt Ltd (Singapore), lzfrp (China), Amiantit Company (Saudi Arabia), Hobas (U.S.) and Graphite India (India).