Description

This revised and updated 3rd edition outlines the structure of the global industry and future trends, highlights issues facing the industrial valve industry, assesses market and technological trends, offers market figures and forecasts to 2009 and identifies the major players. The report also provides a detailed overview of merger and acquisition activity in the industrial valve industry since 2000.

Readership

Valve manufacturers, valve distributors, suppliers to the valve industry, corporate management, senior marketing management, business analysts, investment analysts, financial analysts, market forecasters, business development managers and mergers and acquisitions specialists.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction and Economic Overview; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Economic Overview; Chapter 2 Industry Overview: 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Industry Structure. Chapter 3 Industry Issues: 3.1 Mergers and Acquisitions; 3.2 Changing Customer Base; 3.3 Prices and Costs; 3.4 Customer Service; 3.5 E-business; 3.6 Technical Issues and Legislation. Chapter 4 Mergers and Acquisitions Review: 4.1 Fourth Quarter 2000; 4.2 First Quarter 2001; 4.3 Second Quarter 2001; 4.4 Third Quarter 2001; 4.5 Fourth Quarter 2001; 4.6 First Quarter 2002; 4.7 Second Quarter 2002; 4.8 Third Quarter 2002; 4.9 Fourth Quarter 2002; 4.10 First Quarter 2003; 4.11 Second Quarter 2003; 4.12 Third Quarter 2003; 4.13 Fourth Quarter 2003; 4.14 First Quarter 2004; 4.15 Second Quarter 2004; 4.16 Third Quarter 2004. Chapter 5 International Valve Market: 5.1 Market Overview; 5.2 Regional Overview; 5.2.1 Western Europe; 5.2.2 Central and Eastern Europe; 5.2.2.2 Rest of Central and Eastern Europe; 5.2.3 Middle East; 5.2.4 Africa; 5.2.5 Asia and Far East; 5.2.6 Australasia; 5.2.7 North America; 5.2.8 Central and South America. Chapter 6 End-User Markets: 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Water and Wastewater; 6.3 Chemicals; 6.3.1 Pharmaceuticals; 6.3.2 Petrochemicals; 6.4 Oil and Gas Production; 6.5 Petroleum Refining; 6.6 Oil and Gas Transmission; 6.7 Power Generation; 6.8 Paper and Pulp; 6.9 Construction; 6.10 Food and Beverage; 6.11 Iron and Steel; Chapter 7 Valve Technology; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Valve Types; 7.2.1 Ball Valves; 7.2.2 Butterfly Valves; 7.2.3 Check Valves; 7.2.4 Diaphragm Valves; 7.2.5 Gate Valves; 7.2.6 Globe Valves; 7.2.7 Needle Valves; 7.2.8 Pinch Valves; 7.2.9 Plug Valves; 7.2.10 Pressure Reducing Valves; 7.2.11 Safety and Relief Valves; 7.2.12 Solenoid Valves; 7.2.13 Control Valves; 7.3 Technology Requirements; 7.3.1 Fugitive Emission Control; 7.3.2 Noise Control; 7.3.3 Corrosion; 7.3.4 Cleaning; 7.4 Legislation; 7.4.1 Th

Details

No. of pages:
258
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9781856174435
Electronic ISBN:
9780080515083