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Plastic Pipes - Global Strategic Business Report

DateJun, 2006
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Abstract:
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic pipes in Million Meters. The major product segments analyzed are Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipes, Polyethylene (PE) Pipes, and Polypropylene (PP) Pipes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2010. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 484 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., Amanco, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, EgePlast, Etex Group, Finolex Industries, Foshan Rifeng Enterprise Co., Ltd., IPEX, Inc., JM Manufacturing Company, KWH Pipe, North American Pipe Corporation, Pipelife International, PW Eagle, Inc., Sekisui Chemical Company Ltd., Thai Pipe Industry Co., Tigre SA, Uponor, and Wavin.

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Table of contents:
PLASTIC PIPES
A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT


CONTENTS


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

II.
1. Industry Overview II-1
Plastic Pipes Market II-1
By Geographic Region II-1
By Product Category II-2
Major Factors Increasing Demand II-2

2. Market Trends & Issues II-3
Factors Affecting Plastic Pipes II-3
Age Old Water Systems: Necessitating Replacements II-3
Product Upgradations: A Scenario on Changing Landscape II-3
Steel Pipes: Major Competitor for Plastic Pipes II-3
Mergers & Acquisitions: Exploiting New Market Dimensions II-4
Coiled Polyethylene Pipe: Ruling Telecommunication Industry II-4
HDPE: Impending Boon to Water Business II-4
Price Factor II-4
Plastics Replacing Traditional Materials II-5
BlueBrute and Cellular PVC: Better Grades of PVC Pipes II-5

3. Global Market Analysis II-6
Current & Future Analysis II-6
Analysis by Geographic Region II-6
Table 1: World Market for Plastic Pipes: (2001-2010)
Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth
USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Analysis by Product Segment II-6
Table 2: World Market for Plastic Pipes: (2001-2010) Product
Segments Ranked by Growth
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Historic Review II-7
Analysis by Geographic Region II-7
Table 3: World Market for Plastic Pipes: (1991-2000)
Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth
USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Analysis by Product Segment II-8
Table 4: World Market for Plastic Pipes: (1991-2000) Product
Segments Ranked by Growth
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

4. Product Overview II-9
General Classification of Pipes II-9
Metal Pipes
Aluminum, Cast Iron and Steel Pipes II-9
Clay and Concrete Pipes II-9
Plastics
A Brief Overview II-9
Plastic Pipes Market II-10
Plastic Pipe: Innovation in Underground Utility Infrastructure II-10
Features of Plastic Pipes II-10
Common Applications of Plastic Piping Systems II-11
Sizing and Marking of Plastic Pipes II-11
Basic Classification of Plastic Pipes II-12
Types of Plastic Pipes II-12
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) II-12
Introduction II-12
Advantages of PVC II-13
HDD Installation of PVC Pipes II-13
PVC Pipes: A Practical Solution for Trenchless Construction II-13
AWWA C900 PVC Pipe II-14
Fusible PVC Pipe II-14
Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) II-14
Standards and Code Compliance II-15
Polyethylene (PE) II-15
HDPE Pipes II-16
End-Use Applications of PE Pipes II-17
Polyethylene Corrugated Pipes II-17
Polyethylene Marine Pipelines II-17
PEX (Cross-Linked Polyethylene) II-18
PE-X Pipes II-18
Static Electricity Generation
A Major Drawback for PE Pipes II-19
PVC & PE Pipes: A Comparative Study II-19
Similarities Between PVC & PE Pipes II-20
Dissimilarities Between PVC & PE Pipes II-20
PVC & PE Pipes: Variation in Connecting Methods II-20
Connection Methods Used for PE Pipes II-21
Connection Methods Used for PVC Pipes II-21
Advantages of Using Gasketed Joint PVC Pipes II-21
Polypropylene (PP) II-22
Others II-22
Acrylonitrile-Butadine-Styrene (ABS) II-22
Polybutylene (PB) II-22
Metal Plastic Composite Pipes II-22
PEX-AL-PEX II-22
Environmental Concern
Greenpeace Launches Campaign Against PVC II-23

5. End-Use Applications II-24
Water Supply/Distribution/Irrigation II-24
Drainage Waste and Vent Applications II-24
Oil/Natural Gas Transportation II-24
Conduit Applications II-24

6. Regulatory Climate II-25

7. Product Innovations/Introductions II-26
IPEX Launches PVC Viper II-26
Plastream to Launch PE Pipe Technology Worldwide II-26
Future Pipe to Introduce Fiberglass Plastic Pipe in North
America II-26
IPEX Launches TerraBrute PVC Piping System II-26
IPEX Unveils Plenumline Acid Waste Piping System II-27
Reliance Introduces Relpipe Xflo Coupled in Maharastra, India II-27
IPEX Introduces Telescopic Expansion Device II-27
Garneau Launches New HDPE Pipe Product Line II-27
Tianye Group and Sichuan University Introduce Nano Plastic Pipes II-28
Jinan Oukai Introduces Metal-Plastic Composite Pipes II-28
Guangdong Fanyu Unveils Rigid PVC Steel-Plastic Composite Pipes II-28
Dow Introduces New HDPE Resins for Pipe Applications II-28
Akcros Launches Additives for PVC Pipes II-28
CSD International Introduces Crusher Fire- Resistant Plug II-28
Samsung Unleashes PE112
The Ultra Strong Polyethylene Pipes II-29
B.F. Goddrich Unveils Flow Guard Gold System II-29
Nova Chemicals Unveils New Polyethylene Resin II-29

8. Recent Industry Activity II-30
Castle Harlan Acquires Polypipe Group II-30
Pannonplast Sells 50% Stake from Pipe Business II-30
PIPA Initiates Plastic Pipe Recycling Trial II-30
Advanced Drainage Systems Acquires Hancor II-30
KEMTI Signs MOU with Gastec II-31
Wavin Purchases Hepworth Building Products II-31
Halifax Acquires Polypipe Unit of Rinker Materials II-31
Rinker Group to Sell Polypipe Business to Halifax II-31
Solvay to Enter into Joint Venture with Nikos Group II-31
Borusan Merges with Mannesmann II-32
Pipelife Signs Contract with Propipe Oy II-32
PWPoly Acquires PE Pipe Business of Uponor Aldyl II-32
Westlake Purchases Net Assets of Bristolpipe II-32
CP Chem Signs Licensing Agreement with Sinopec II-32
Chevron Texaco Starts Kazakhstan’s First Polyethylene Pipe Plant II-32
PW Eagle Purchases Complete Stock of Uponor ETI II-33
JM Manufacturing Purchases Two Plants from Quail Piping Products II-33
Wavin Acquires Ekoplastik II-33
Advanced Drainage Systems and Infiltrator Systems Enter into
a Joint Venture II-34
Hancor and Ducks Unlimited Extend Partnership II-34
Hancor Expands its Distribution Network II-34
New Union Factory in UAE to Meet Domestic and Overseas Demand II-34
PW Eagle to Restructure Internal Business Operation II-34
Uponor Sells Off Stake in Two Production Facilities II-35
ODNR Grants Funds for HDPE Recycling II-35
Pipelife Supplies PE Pipes for Ashkelon Desalination Plant
Project II-35
Wolseley Acquires Four Specialist Plastic Pipe Companies II-35
Hancor and Amanco Form Strategic Alliance II-35
Uponor Wins Pipes and Fittings Supply Contract II-36
KWH Pipe Bags Plastic Piping Contract II-36
Advanced Drainage Systems Sets up New Pipe Plant in Illinois II-36
KWH Pipe Bags ISO 14001 Environmental Certification II-36
ADS Acquires Drain Basin Division of Nyloplast II-36
Dyka UK Acquires John Davidson Pipes II-37
KWH Tech Merges with KWH Pipe II-37
Finolex Industries Undertakes Rs. 10-Crore Augmentation of
PVC Pipes Capacity II-37
Etex Group Buys Pipe System Business of Glynwed International II-37
Phillips Petroleum and Chevron Merge to Form CP Chem II-37
Amanco Acquires G-Tec II-37
Pipelife International Acquires Jet Stream Plastic Pipe. II-38
ADS and Grupo Altima Enter into Joint Venture II-38
Pipelife International Ventures with CRPF of China II-38
New Production Facility for PVC Low-Foamed Special Material
and Plastic Pipes II-38
Tigre Opens New Production Plant for Pipes at Rio Carlo II-38
Alphacan Sells PE Plant to Novoplastic II-39
Sekisui Chemical Discontinues Overseas Production of Vinyl
Chloride Pipes II-39
Plastic Pipes Factory Bags ISO 9002 Award II-39

9. Focus on Select Global Players II-40
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (USA) II-40
Amanco (Brazil) II-40
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (USA) II-40
EgePlast (Turkey) II-41
Etex Group (Belgium) II-41
Finolex Industries (India) II-41
Foshan Rifeng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (China) II-41
IPEX, Inc. (Canada) II-41
JM Manufacturing Company (USA) II-42
KWH Pipe (USA) II-42
North American Pipe Corporation (USA) II-42
Pipelife International (Austria) II-42
PW Eagle, Inc. (USA) II-42
Sekisui Chemical Company Ltd. (Japan) II-42
Thai Pipe Industry Co. (Thailand) II-43
Tigre SA (Brazil) II-43
Uponor (Finland) II-43
Wavin (The Netherlands) II-43

10. Global Market Perspective II-44
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 6: World Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 7: World 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales
Figures for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-45

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PVC
Pipes by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia
-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 9: World Historic Review for PVC Pipes by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 10: World 20-Year Perspective for PVC Pipes by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales
Figures for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (
excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph
/Chart) II-47

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PE
Pipes by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 12: World Historic Review for PE Pipes by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 13: World 20-Year Perspective for PE Pipes by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales
Figures for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-49

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PP
Pipes by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 15: World Historic Review for PP Pipes by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 16: World 20-Year Perspective for PP Pipes by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales
Figures for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-51

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Other Plastic Pipes by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 18: World Historic Review for Other Plastic Pipes by
Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 19: World 20-Year Perspective for Other Plastic Pipes by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales
Figures for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-53


III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Pipes Market in the Year 2005 III-1
Market Trends III-2
Vinyl Resin Production: Improves with Housing Market III-2
Construction Market III-2
Windows Market III-2
Cladding Industry III-2
Plastic Pipe Industry III-2
PE Pipes
Fastest Growing Segment III-3
Natural Calamities: Disrupts Supply of Plastic Pipes III-3
Product Innovation Drives Plastic Pipes Market III-3
Trenchless Technology: A Replacement to Conventional Methods III-3
Pulling/Pushing Technique III-4
Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) III-4
Sliplining III-5
Pipe Bursting III-5
Microtunneling III-5
PVC Pipe
A Detailed Study III-5
Growing Performance Standards for Sewer Pipes III-5
A Safe Water Distribution Method III-6
Heavy Competition from Other Materials III-6
Regulatory Environment III-6
California Endorses CPVC Plumbing Systems III-6
NSF Standards: A Pre-requisite to Use Plastic Pipes III-6
PE-X Pipes: Meets Plastics Industry Standards III-6
Product Launches/Developments III-7
Strategic Corporate Developments III-9
Key Players III-12
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. III-12
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC III-13
JM Manufacturing Company III-13
KWH Pipe III-13
North American Pipe Corporation III-13
PW Eagle, Inc. III-14
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 20: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP & Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 21: US Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by Product
Segment
PVC, PE, PP & Others Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 22: US 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP & Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010 (
includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

2. Canada III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current & Future Analysis III-16
Product Launches/Developments III-16
Strategic Corporate Development III-17
Key Player III-17
IPEX, Inc. III-17
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 23: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 24: Canadian Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures for Years 1991 through
2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 25: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

3. Japan III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Current & Future Analysis III-19
Market Overview III-19
Market Trends III-19
PVC
Largest Segment in Plastic Pipes Industry III-19
PE Pipes
Witnessing Growth III-19
Product Launch III-19
Strategic Corporate Development III-20
Key Players III-20
C.I.Kasei Company Limited III-20
Kubota III-20
MESCO, Inc. III-20
Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics Corp. III-21
Sekisui Chemical III-21
Shin-Etsu Polymer III-21
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 26: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 27: Japanese Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-22

Table 28: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4. Europe III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Current & Future Analysis III-23
Analysis by Region III-23
Analysis by Product Segment III-23
European Plastic Pipes Market III-24
Market Trends and Issues III-24
PVC Pipe
On Rough Turf III-24
Market Consolidation
Confining Domain of Plastic Pipes
Industry III-24
Burgeoning End-Use Segments
Major Growth Drivers III-24
Rest of Europe Region
Registers High Growth III-25
Cable Telecommunications
Emerging End-Use Segment III-25
Plastic Pipe Industry
Reflects Trends in Construction
Activity III-25
Pressure Pipe Market
A Need for Innovation & Consolidation III-25
PE Replaces PVC
Major Phase of Development III-25
Underfloor Heating
Major Application Area for Plastic Pipes III-26
Issues Affecting Plastic Pipe Industry in Europe III-26
Product Development
Need of the Hour III-26
Competitive Benchmarking III-27
Cost Reduction III-27
Market Drivers III-27
Plastics Replacing Traditional Materials III-27
Superior Grades of PE-Enhances Demand III-27
Market Limitations III-27
Challenge from Traditional Materials III-27
Performance Standards
Confines Growth of Plastic Pipes III-27
Product Launches/Developments III-28
Strategic Corporate Developments III-28
Key Players III-30
EgePlast (Turkey) III-30
Etex Group (Belgium) III-30
Pipelife International (Austria) III-31
Uponor (Finland) III-31
Wavin (The Netherlands) III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Plastic Pipes by Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-32

Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 31: European Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 32: European Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-33

Table 33: European 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes
Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest
of Europe Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 34: European 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4a. France III-35
Market Analysis III-35
Current & Future Analysis III-35
Table 35: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 36: French Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-36

Table 37: French 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4b. Germany III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Current & Future Analysis III-37
Market Overview III-37
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 38: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 39: German Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 40: German 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4c. Italy III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Current & Future Analysis III-39
Market Overview III-39
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 41: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 42: Italian Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-40

Table 43: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4d. The United Kingdom III-41
Market Analysis III-41
Current & Future Analysis III-41
Table 44: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 45: UK Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by Product
Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 46: UK 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

4e. Spain III-43
Market Analysis III-43
Current & Future Analysis III-43
Table 47: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 48: Spanish Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 49: Spanish 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4f. Russia III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Current & Future Analysis III-45
Plastic Pipes Market III-45
Plastics: Experiencing Growth in all Segments III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 50: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 51: Russian Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-46

Table 52: Russian 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2006, & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4g. Rest of Europe III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Current & Future Analysis III-48
Market Overview III-48
Focus on Select Markets III-48
Rest of Western Europe III-48
Scandinavian Region III-49
Benelux Nations III-49
Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 53: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP,
and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 54: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Plastic Pipes
by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-50

Table 55: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for Plastic
Pipes by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995,
2006, & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

5. Asia-Pacific III-52
A.Market Analysis III-52
Current & Future Analysis III-52
Market Overview III-52
Factors Driving Growth III-52
Polyethylene Pipes
Witnessing Fastest Growth III-52
Telecommunications
A Growth Driver III-52
Market Engineering
A Strategic Insight III-53
R&D
Major Participant in Product Development III-53
Strategic Alliances
A Move in the Right Direction III-53
Internet
An Emerging Business Tool III-53
Quality Wins Over Price
A Proven Fact III-53
Customer Education: Major Source for Long Term Development III-53
Focus on Select Markets III-54
China III-54
Market Overview III-54
PP-R Pipes Market III-55
Plastic Pipes Market: Future Developments III-55
China: Major Consumer of Polypropylene III-56
Braided Products III-56
Film Products III-56
Cast Polypropylene Film III-56
Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene Film III-56
Injection
Molded Products III-57
Fiber Products III-57
PP Pipes III-57
Others III-57
Table 56: Consumption of Polypropylene Products in China
(2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Product Segment
Braided, Film, Injection Molded,
Fiber, PP, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-57
PVC Market in China III-58
Downstream Considerations III-58
Upstream Considerations III-58
Market Leaders III-59
Australia III-59
Market Overview III-59
Analysis by Product Segment III-59
Factors Driving Growth III-60
MPVC to Replace uPVC III-60
MDPE to Overpower HDPE III-60
Impact of Globalization III-60
Construction Sector Offering Best Prospects III-60
Mining Sector
A Steady Contributor III-61
Impact of Water Industry Standards III-61
Market Limitation III-61
Maturity Levels Hampering Growth III-61
Indonesia III-61
Market Overview III-61
Analysis by Product Segment III-62
Factors Driving Growth III-62
Industrialization Driving Growth III-62
HDPE Replaces PVC III-62
Market Limitations III-62
Political and Social Scenario III-62
Depreciation of Rupiah III-62
Malaysia III-62
Plastics: Actively Growing Segment III-62
Market Overview III-63
Analysis by Product Segment III-63
Factors Driving Growth III-63
PE Pipes Gaining High Popularity III-63
High Durability and Low Installation Costs III-64
Development of New PVC Products III-64
Long Term Infrastructure Development Plans III-64
Market Restraints III-64
Challenge from Traditional Materials III-64
Erosion of Profit Margins III-64
Limitations in Plastics Usage III-64
Low Replacement Rate III-64
Lack of Competition in Utilities Sector III-64
Lack of Interest in Quality Plastics III-65
The Philippines III-65
Market Overview III-65
Analysis by Product Segment III-65
Factors Driving Growth III-65
Industry Consolidation III-65
Growing Demand for HDPE Pipes in Various Applications III-65
High Durability and Low Installation Costs III-65
Market Limitations III-66
Tariff and Tax Structure III-66
Increasing Cost of Raw Materials III-66
Competition from Imported Plastic Pipes III-66
Political Scenario III-66
Singapore III-66
Market Overview III-66
Analysis by Product Segment III-67
Factors Driving Growth III-67
Replacement of Steel Pipe with HDPE Pipes by Gas Sector III-67
Growing Industrial Applications III-67
PE Pipe Replaces PVC Pipe III-67
Market Limitations III-67
Weak Construction Sector III-67
Intense Competition III-67
Low Replacement Rate of Plastic Pipes III-67
Thailand III-68
Market Overview III-68
Analysis by Product Segment III-68
Factors Driving Growth III-68
Growing Construction Sector III-68
HDPE Pipes
Increasing Applications in Various Segments III-68
High Export Potential III-68
High Durability and Low Installation Costs III-69
Market Limitations III-69
Traditional Materials
Major Competitors III-69
Performance Features III-69
Product Launches/Developments III-69
Strategic Corporate Developments III-70
Key Players III-71
Finolex Industries (India) III-71
Foshan Rifeng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (China) III-71
Thai Pipe Industry Co. (Thailand) III-71
B.Market Analytics III-72
Table 57: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE,
PP, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 58: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Plastic Pipes by
Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-72

Table 59: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for Plastic
Pipes by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995,
2006, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

6. Latin America III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Current & Future Analysis III-74
Strategic Corporate Developments III-74
Key Players III-74
Amanco (Brazil) III-74
Tigre SA Brazil) III-75
B.Market Analytics III-75
Table 60: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE,
PP, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 61: Latin America Historic Review for Plastic Pipes
by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-76

Table 62: Latin America 20-Year Perspective for Plastic
Pipes by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995,
2006, & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

7. Rest of World III-77
A.Market Analysis III-77
Current & Future Analysis III-77
Strategic Corporate Developments III-77
B.Market Analytics III-78
Table 63: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Plastic Pipes by Product Segment
PVC, PE,
PP, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Meters for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 64: Rest of World Historic Review for Plastic Pipes
by Product Segment
PVC, PE, PP, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Meters for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-78

Table 65: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Plastic
Pipes by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for PVC, PE, PP, and Others for Years 1991, 1995,
2006, & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79


IV. COMPETITION

1. A.A.H. Plast Ltd (Israel) IV-1
2. A.G. Petzetakis (Greece) IV-2
Heliflex Petzetakis Tubos, Lda. (Portugal) IV-8
Flexiplas SA (Spain) IV-8
Petzetakis Africa (Pty.,) Ltd. (South Africa) IV-8
3. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-11
Hancor, Inc. (USA) IV-12
4. AGRU Kunststofftechnik GmbH (Austria) IV-14
5. Ajay Industrial Corporation (India) IV-14
6. AKA Plastic of Piping Systems GmbH (Germany) IV-15
7. Alasco Vinyl Corporation (Philippines) IV-15
8. Aliaxis SA/NV (Belgium) IV-16
Glynwed (France) IV-17
Marley New Zealand Ltd. (New Zealand) IV-17
REDI SpA (Italy) IV-18
9. Alphacan Omniplast GmbH (Germany) IV-19
10. Amanco (Brazil) IV-19
11. API-Advanced Plastic Industries SAL (Lebanon) IV-19
12. Aquamine, LLC (USA) IV-20
13. Aquaplast India (India) IV-20
14. Aquatherm GmbH (Germany) IV-21
15. Arabian Gulf Manufacturers Ltd. for Plastic Ind. (Saudi
Arabia) IV-21
16. Argos Corporation (USA) IV-22
17. Aries Plast SRL (Moldova) IV-22
18. Arihant Evergreen Agro Plast & Textiles Pvt. Ltd. (India) IV-23
19. Armakan -PVC (Poland) IV-23
20. Armtec Ltd. (Canada) IV-24
21. Arshand (Armenia) IV-25
22. ARVA Plastics NV (Belgium) IV-25
23. Atlantic Screen & Manufacturing, Inc. (USA) IV-26
24. Atul Group (India) IV-27
25. Auspex Pty Ltd. (Australia) IV-28
26. Available Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-29
27. Avid Pipe Mfg. (Iran) IV-31
28. Avon Plastic Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India) IV-32
29. Bahrain Pipes (Bahrain) IV-32
30. Bangkok Paiboon Pipe Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-33
31. Baughman Tile Company, Inc. (USA) IV-33
32. Bauku Troisdorfer Bau- Und Kunststoff GmbH (Germany) IV-34
33. Bay Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-35
34. Becker GmbH Kunststofftechnik (Germany) IV-38
35. Becker-Plastics GmbH (Germany) IV-39
36. Beijing Huayuan Yatai Chemical Building Material Co.,
Ltd. (China) IV-39
37. Berke Plastic Industry and Trade Co. (Turkey) IV-40
38. BHR Group Ltd. (UK) IV-40
39. Borouge (UAE) IV-41
40. Bow Plastics Ltd. (Canada) IV-42
41. Brett Martin Ltd. (UK) IV-44
42. Bryant Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-45
43. C.A.Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-45
44. Caglar Plastik Sanayi A.S. (Turkey) IV-46
45. Cantex, Inc. (USA) IV-47
46. Central Industries Ltd. (Sri Lanka) IV-49
47. Centraltubi, SpA (Italy) IV-49
48. CertainTeed Corporation (USA) IV-50
49. Certus Produkcja Wyrobow Z Tworzyw Sztucznych Dla
Budownictwa (Poland) IV-51
50. Champion Industrial Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-52
51. CHangchun Gaoxiang Special Pipes Co., Ltd. (china) IV-53
52. Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company (USA) IV-54
53. Charter Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-55
54. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Performance Pipe
Division (USA) IV-56
55. Co-Ex Pipe Co. (USA) IV-56
56. Cork Plastics (Manufacturing) (Ireland) IV-57
57. Cosmoplast Ind. Co., (L.L.C.) (UAE) IV-58
58. Couroupis-Biniaris S.A. (Greece) IV-59
59. CPV Ltd (UK) IV-60
60. Crane Group Ltd. (Australia) IV-62
Table 66: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-63
Crane Resistoflex (USA) IV-64
61. Cresline Plastic Pipe Co., Inc. (USA) IV-65
62. Crumpler Plastic Pipe, Inc. (USA) IV-66
63. CSAID (India) Pvt Ltd. (India) IV-67
64. CSR Humes (Australia) IV-68
65. Dalmine Resine SpA (Italy) IV-69
66. Dansk Plastmontering AS (Denmark) IV-69
67. Dara, Inc. (USA) IV-70
68. Davis-Standard, LLC (USA) IV-71
69. Dayal Engineering Works (India) IV-74
70. Delta T Solutions (USA) IV-74
71. DEPS Pty Ltd. (Australia) IV-75
72. Diamond Plastics Corporation (USA) IV-76
73. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. E. Vogelsang GmbH & Co., Kg. (Germany) IV-77
74. DM Plastics & Steel (Australia) IV-79
75. Doal Plastic Industry and Commerce (Brazil) IV-80
76. Donplast (Russian Federation) IV-80
77. Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd. (Australia) IV-81
78. DPI Plastics (Pty) Ltd. (South Africa) IV-87
79. Drossbach GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) IV-89
80. DURA Automotive Systems Reiche GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-90
81. Durapipe (UK) IV-91
82. Duratec-Vinilit S.A. (Chile) IV-92
83. Dury Chemical Co., Ltd. (South Korea) IV-92
84. DYKA Group (Netherlands) IV-93
Dyka Plastics NV (Belgium) IV-93
Dyka SA Z.o.o (Poland) IV-94
DYKA UK Ltd. (UK) IV-94
85. Eastern Precast Company, Inc (USA) IV-95
86. Egeplast-Ege Plastik Ticaret Ve Sanayi (Turkey) IV-95
87. Egeplast Werner Strumann GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) IV-96
88. Elektroplast SP Z.o.o (Poland) IV-97
89. Emirates Plastic Industries L.L.C (UAE) IV-98
90. Enaplast (Egypt) IV-98
91. Endot Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-99
92. Essen Multipack Ltd. (India) IV-100
93. European Plastic Industries (Latvia) IV-101
94. Eurotubi, SPA (Italy) IV-101
95. Evci Plastik (Turkey) IV-102
96. Excalibur Extrusions (USA) IV-102
97. Extrusion Technologies, Inc. (USA) IV-102
98. F. W. Hundhausen GmbH Kunststoffrohrwerk (Germany) IV-103
99. Famaplast S.A (Luxembourg) IV-103
100. Fine Flow Plastic Industries (India) IV-104
101. Finolex Industries Ltd. (India) IV-105
102. Firat Plastik Kaucuk Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. (Turkey) IV-107
103. Fitt SpA (Italy) IV-108
104. Flowtite Norway AS (Norway) IV-109
105. Folioplast SA (France) IV-109
106. Forenede Plast (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) IV-110
107. Fosha Shunchang Plastic Pipe Co., Ltd. (China) IV-111
108. Foshan Rifeng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (China) IV-112
109. Foshan Xiongsu Industrial Co., Ltd. (China) IV-113
110. Francesville Drain Tile Corporation (USA) IV-114
111. Frank GmbH (Germany) IV-114
112. Frдnkische Rohrwerke Gebr. Kirchner GmbH & Co., KG.
(Germany) IV-114
113. Freedom Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-115
114. Fujian Zhenyun Plastic Industry Co., Ltd. (China) IV-119
115. Funke Kunststoffe GmbH (Germany) IV-121
116. Futura Systems SL (Spain) IV-121
117. Future Pipe Industries (UAE) IV-122
118. Future Pipe Industries S.A.L (Lebanon) IV-124
119. FV
Plast, A.S. (Czech Republic) IV-125
120. G.V.M., SpA (Italy) IV-126
121. Galtex S.R.O (Slovakia) IV-126
122. Gamrat Spolka Akcyjna Zaklady Tworzyw Sztucznych (Poland) IV-127
123. Gascontrol Plast AS (Czech Republic) IV-128
124. Geba-Plast AG (Switzerland) IV-129
125. Geberit International AG (Switzerland) IV-130
Table 67: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In CHF
million) IV-130
Table 68: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In CHF million) IV-130
Geberit BV (The Netherlands) IV-131
Geberit GmbH (Germany) IV-131
Geberit Ltd. (UK) IV-131
Geberit, Spol. S.R.O. (Czech Republic) IV-133
126. Gebr. Ostendorf Kunststoffe Gmbh & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-134
127. General Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-134
128. Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd. (Switzerland) IV-135
George Fischer Deka GmbH (Germany) IV-136
George Fischer Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-136
George Fischer Sales Ltd. (UK) IV-138
129. Gerodur Mpm Kunststoffverarbeitung Gmbh & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-139
130. Ginde Plastic Pipe Industry Group (China) IV-140
131. GIRPI (France) IV-140
132. Golan Plastic Products Ltd. (Israel) IV-141
133. Golee Co., Ltd. (South Korea) IV-141
134. Goodwin Plastics (UK) IV-141
135. GPS Pipe System (UK) IV-142
136. Granzplast SA (Spain) IV-143
137. Gutermann UK (UK) IV-143
138. Haka.Gerodur AG (Fabrik Fьr Kunststoff-Rohre Und
Profile) (Switzerland) IV-144
139. Hakan Plastik Boru Ve Profil Sanayii Tic. A.S (Turkey) IV-145
140. Halle Plastic GmbH (Germany) IV-146
141. Hallingplast AS (Norway) IV-147
142. Harrington Industrial Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-147
143. Harvel Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-148
144. Haviland Drainage Products Co. (USA) IV-149
145. Hebei Baoshuo Pipe Co., Ltd. (China) IV-149
146. Hegler Plastik GmbH (Germany) IV-150
147. Hekera, S.R.O. (Czech Republic) IV-150
148. Helgeland Plast AS (Norway) IV-150
149. Henze GmbH (Germany) IV-151
150. Hershey Valve (Taiwan) IV-152
151. Hewing GmbH (Germany) IV-153
152. Hobas Engineering GmbH (Austria) IV-153
Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. (USA) IV-154
Hobas polska Sp. z.o.o. (Poland) IV-154
Hobas Tub Romania (Romania) IV-154
153. Holscot Fluoroplastics Ltd. (UK) IV-155
154. Horreya Maritime Trading, Agri, Ind. & Deve. (Egypt) IV-155
155. HP Trend S.R.O. (Czech Republic) IV-156
156. HPG Heizrohr Produktions GmbH (Germany) IV-156
157. HTP Pipeline Services Ltd. (UK) IV-157
158. Huangyan Liutong Plastic & Rubber Co., Ltd. (China) IV-157
159. Huliot A.C.S., Ltd. (Israel) IV-158
160. I.F.A.P. SpA (ITALY) IV-159
161. Ian Flockton Developments Ltd. (UK) IV-159
162. Ideal Drain Tile Ltd. (Canada) IV-160
163. Ideal Trade, Spol S.r.o (Czech Republic) IV-160
164. Ilex France (France) IV-161
165. Indian Industrial Company (India) IV-161
166. Industrias Polytex Ltda. (Chile) IV-162
167. Industrias Rehau SA (Spain) IV-163
168. Industrias Vassallo, Inc. (USA) IV-164
169. Industriplast AS (Norway) IV-165
170. Inset SpA (Italy) IV-166
171. Instalplast Lask SP. z.o.o. Producent Systemow Rurowych
PVC-PE-PP (Poland) IV-167
172. Instalplast-HV Industrial Group (Ukraine) IV-167
173. Instalrite Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-167
174. Insul Seal Insulated PVC (USA) IV-168
175. International Plastic Systems Ltd. (T/A I P S) (UK) IV-168
176. Intl Producing Modern Pipes & Fittings (Egypt) IV-169
177. Invent D.O.O. (Serbia and Montenegro) IV-169
178. Ipex, Inc. (Canada) IV-170
179. Iplex Pipelines (Australia) IV-180
180. Iplex Pipelines Nz Ltd. (New Zealand) IV-182
181. IPS Putki OY (Finland) IV-183
182. Iran P.V.C Ind. (Iran) IV-183
183. Isoterm AS (Norway) IV-183
184. IZO Spol. S.R.O. (Czech Republic) IV-184
185. Izostal SA (Poland) IV-184
186. Jabitherm Rohrsysteme AG (Germany) IV-185
187. Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (India) IV-186
188. Janoplast SA (France) IV-188
189. Jansen AG (Switzerland) IV-190
190. Jiangyin Hetai Industrial Co., Ltd. (China) IV-192
191. Jincheng Plastics Products Co., Ltd. (China) IV-192
192. Jindal Composite Tubes Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-193
193. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc. (USA) IV-193
194. Johns Manville (USA) IV-194
195. JSC "Kazanorgsintez" (Russia) IV-201
196. Juntacar (Spain) IV-204
197. Jurex Sp z.o.o. (Poland) IV-205
198. Jyoti Plastic Works Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-205
199. K + C Weiss GmbH (Germany) IV-206
200. Kabelwerk Eupen AG (Belgium) IV-206
201. Kaltoplast AB (Sweden) IV-207
202. Kanaflex SA Industria De Plasticos (Brazil) IV-208
203. Karina SA (Greece) IV-209
204. Karl Schцngen KG (Germany) IV-209
205. Karmat Zaklady Produkcyjne Systemow Sanitarnych (Poland) IV-210
206. Karo Roman Karkosik Z.P.Chr. (Poland) IV-211
207. Kazanorgsintez OJSC (Russia) IV-212
208. KC Multitrade Sro (Slovakia) IV-216
209. KE-Burgmann Czech Sro (Czech Republic) IV-216
210. Keire SL (Spain) IV-217
211. Kembla Products (Australia) IV-218
212. Keyplas Ltd. (New Zealand) IV-219
213. Kialite Plasticon BV (The Netherlands) IV-220
214. Kitec Industries (India) Ltd. (India) IV-221
215. Konti Hidroplast (Macedonia) IV-221
216. Kopos Kolin AS (Czech Republic) IV-222
217. Korporacja Hydro-Instal Sp.zoo Warszawa Wola (Poland) IV-224
218. Kroy Industries (USA) IV-224
219. Kudernak GmbH Industriedichtungen (Germany) IV-225
220. Kundert AG (Kunststofftechnik) (Switzerland) IV-226
221. Kungsors Plast AB (Sweden) IV-226
222. Kunststoffdichtungen Zetech GmbH (Germany) IV-226
223. Kunsul Plastic Pipe (South Korea) IV-227
224. Kuro Kunststoff-Rohr-Zentrale GmbH (Germany) IV-227
225. Kurotec-Polska Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-227
226. KWH Group Ltd. (Finland) IV-228
Table 69: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (In Ђ
million) IV-229

Table 70: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2003-2004
(In Ђ million) IV-229

Table 71: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2003-2004 (In Ђ million) IV-229
Fintherm PRAHA-KWH Pipe (Czech Republic) IV-230
KWH Pipe Ltd. (USA) IV-230
KWH Pipe (Canada) IV-231
KWH Pipe (Danmark) AS (Denmark) IV-231
KWH Pipe (Russian Federation) IV-232
KWH Pipe Sverige AB (Sweden) IV-232
KWH Pipe Poland Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-232
227. L. Buck & Sohn KG (GmbH & Co.) (Germany) IV-234
228. LA. RE. TER. SpA (Italy) IV-234
229. Ladan Plastic (Iran) IV-234
230. Lamson & Sessions Co., The (USA) IV-235
Table 72: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In US$
million) IV-237

Table 73: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-237
231. Lamson Vylon (USA) IV-239
232. Lane Enterprises, Inc. (USA) IV-240
233. Lasco Fittings, Inc. (USA) IV-241
234. Lefranc
Bosi (France) IV-241
235. Lemar Zaklad Tworzyw Sztucznych (Poland) IV-242
236. Les Plastiques Appliquйs (LPA) (France) IV-243
237. Letbжk Plast A/S (Denmark) IV-245
238. Lewis & Mason Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-246
239. Linhai Weixing Building Material Co., Ltd. (China) IV-246
240. Ludowici Metal Process Equipment (Australia) IV-247
241. Lumox (France) IV-247
242. Luna Plast AS (Czech Republic) IV-248
243. Luzi Angelo Snc (Di Luzi Luigi & C.) (Italy) IV-248
244. Lynddahl Plast A/S (Denmark) IV-248
245. Lynplast Manufacturing Ltd. (Ireland) IV-249
246. Mac Tubi SpA (Italy) IV-249
247. MAG Plastic Pipes Manufacturing (Egypt) IV-249
248. Magnaplast Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-250
249. Magureni ConstructII (Romania) IV-250
250. Makronyl BV (The Netherlands) IV-250
251. Manifattura Cattaneo SpA (Italy) IV-251
252. Mardin Boru SAN. VE TIC. (Turkey) IV-251
253. Marley Pipe Systems (Pty.,) Ltd. (South Africa) IV-251
254. Marmat Sp.zoo Przedsiebiorstwo Tworzyw Sztucznych Marmat
Sp.zoo Zpchr (Poland) IV-252
255. Martoni SpA (Italy) IV-253
256. Masial Fбbrica De Plбsticos Lda. (Portugal) IV-254
257. Mateiciuc AS (Czech Republic) IV-255
258. Material De Aireaciуn SA (Masa) (Spain) IV-256
259. Materie Plastiche Bresciane Srl (Italy) IV-256
260. Mauderli AG (Switzerland) IV-256
261. Mayura P.V.C. (Sri Lanka) IV-257
262. MB Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-257
263. McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. (USA) IV-258
264. Mecca for Industry Intl Trading & Contracting (Egypt) IV-259
265. Megaflon (Russia) IV-260
266. Melros (Latvia) IV-261
267. Mesco, Inc. (Japan) IV-262
268. Metaflon (France) IV-264
269. Metalplast Ltd. (Ukraine) IV-264
270. Metzerplas Limited Partnership (1974) (Israel) IV-265
271. Meyer Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-266
272. MFP Plastics Ltd. (Ireland) IV-268
273. Mil Industries Ltd. (India) IV-269
274. Miller Plastic Product, Inc. (USA) IV-270
275. Milo-Pol Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-270
276. Minerva Zalec Predelava Plastike In Kovin DD (Slovenia) IV-271
277. Misr El-Hegaz for Industrial Pipes & Plastic Products
(Egypt) IV-271
278. Misr El-Nour Co. (Egypt) IV-271
279. Mitas Antikor Sro (Czech Republic) IV-272
280. Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. (Japan) IV-273
Table 74: Annual Sales Analysis 2003-2004 (In Ґ
million) IV-274

Table 75: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2003-2004
(In Ґ million) IV-274
281. Modern Dispersions, Inc. (USA) IV-281
282. Moldex Products, Inc. (Philippines) IV-282
283. Moldoplast (Romania) IV-282
284. Monarch Plastics Corporation (USA) IV-283
285. Morton Industrial Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-283
286. Muller Kunststoffe AG (Switzerland) IV-284
287. Multilayer Pipe Company Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-284
288. National Company for Sponge & Plastic Industry Ltd.
(Republic of Yemen) IV-285
289. National Pipe & Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-286
290. National Plastic & Building Material Industries LLC (UAE) IV-287
291. NCC Supplies Limited (UK) IV-288
292. Neisco for Modern Water Systems Production (Egypt) IV-289
293. New Citizen Engineering Work (India) IV-289
294. Nicoll (France) IV-290
295. Ningbo Hongyi Pipe & Valve Co., Ltd. (China) IV-291
296. Noris Plastic GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-292
297. North American Pipe Corporation (USA) IV-293
298. Northern Pipe Products, Inc. (USA) IV-294
299. Nupi SpA (Italy) IV-295
300. Oatey (USA) IV-295
301. Oil Creek Plastics, Inc. (USA) IV-296
302. OSI Plastics (USA) IV-297
303. Oxford Plastics, Inc. (Canada) IV-297
304. OY FL Pipe AB (Finland) IV-298
305. OY KWH Pipe AB (Finland) IV-298
306. Palbox Industriale SpA (Italy) IV-299
307. Palgal Plastic Industries Ltd. (Israel) IV-300
308. PALPLAST (Romania) IV-300
309. Pannonplast (Hungary) IV-301
310. Parixit Industries Ltd. (India) IV-301
311. Parma Plast AS (Norway) IV-302
312. Parmaplast (Russia) IV-303
313. Patrem Trading Limited CZ Sro (Czech Republic) IV-303
314. PB Pipe (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-303
315. PC Ridgeway & Co., Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-304
316. PEBO SpA (Italy) IV-304
317. Pena-Plas Co. (USA) IV-305
318. Pennwalt Agru Plastics Ltd. (PAPL) (India) IV-306
319. PEP Plastic Engineered Products Co. (USA) IV-307
320. Pestan D.O.O Ltd. (Serbia and Montenegro) IV-308
321. Peter Van EYK GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-309
322. Peters & Domscheit Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH (Germany) IV-309
323. Picenum Plast SpA (Italy) IV-309
324. Pilsa Plastic, Inc. (Turkey) IV-310
325. Pioflex Kunststoff In Form GmbH & Co., OHG. (Germany) IV-312
326. Pipelife International GmbH (Austria) IV-314
Table 76: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Ђ
million) IV-314
Pipelife Czech Sro (Czech Republic) IV-317
Pipelife Deutschland GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-317
Pipelife Finland OY (Finland) IV-317
Pipelife France (France) IV-318
Pipelife Hafab AB (Sweden) IV-318
Pipelife Hispania SA (Spain) IV-319
Pipelife Norge AS (Norway) IV-319
Pipelife Polska SA (Poland) IV-320
Pipelife Romania (Romania) IV-320
Pipelife Sverige AB (Sweden) IV-320
327. Pipex Ltd. (UK) IV-321
328. Pirep Belgium SA-NV (Belgium) IV-322
329. Pisces Engineering (UK) IV-322
330. Plasex SA (Spain) IV-323
331. Plasflow Ltd. (UK) IV-323
332. Plasson UK Ltd. (UK) IV-324
333. Plast Brno Spol. Sro (Czech Republic) IV-326
334. Plasta Akcine Bendrove (Lithuania) IV-328
335. Plastec Ltd. (Bulgaria) IV-329
336. Plasti-Anabib Sarl (Algeria) IV-329
337. Plastic Shilp Udyog (India) IV-330
338. Plastic Tubing Industries (USA) IV-332
339. Plasticon France SA (France) IV-332
340. Plasticon Germany GmbH (Germany) IV-332
341. Plasticos Ferrando SL (Spain) IV-333
342. Plastic-Puglia Srl (Italy) IV-333
343. Plastika AS (Slovakia) IV-334
344. Plastika Kritis SA (Greece) IV-336
345. Plastilon OY (Finland) IV-336
346. Plastofer Srl (Italy) IV-337
347. Plastunion Grup (Romania) IV-337
348. Plasty-Pipe Sarl (Lebanon) IV-337
349. Plomifera Castellana SL (Spain) IV-338
350. Plumb Fast Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-338
351. Polimak (Russian Federation) IV-338
352. Poliplast Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-339
353. Poliresine Srl (Italy) IV-339
354. Poloplast GmbH (Germany) IV-340
355. Polymer Golpayegan Co. (Iran) IV-340
356. Polymold Products (India) IV-341
357. Polyxena Sro (Czech Republic) IV-342
358. Poongnam Industrial Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-342
359. Posiflex G P S (UK) IV-343
360. Prandelli Srl (Italy) IV-343
361. Precision Plastic Industries (India) IV-344
362. Pretensados Zaragoza SL (Spain) IV-345
363. Prнmapipe Kereskedelmi Йs Szolgбltatу Kft. (Hungary) IV-345
364. Primo Norge AS (Norway) IV-346
365. Primo Sverige AB (Sweden) IV-347
366. Prince Industries (India) IV-348
367. Prince Pipes & Fittings Ltd. (India) IV-349
368. Prinsco, Inc. (USA) IV-350
369. Prodplast (Romania) IV-351
370. Producciуn de Tubos Y Canales SL (Spain) IV-352
371. PRP-Plastic OY (Finland) IV-353
372. PVC Fabrications Ltd (Ireland) IV-353
373. PW Eagle, Inc. (USA) IV-354
Table 77: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (Nine
Months Ended, September) (In US$ million) IV-356

Table 78: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (Nine
Months Ended, September) (In US$ million) IV-357

Table 79: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In US$
million) IV-357

Table 80: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2003-2004
(In US$ million) IV-357

Table 81: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2003-2004
(In US$ million) IV-357
374. Qingdao Heyifa Plastic Machinery Co., Ltd. (China) IV-359
375. Qingdao Shunde Plastic Machinery Co., Ltd. (China) IV-359
376. Quality Culvert, Inc. (USA) IV-360
377. Quality Plastics Ltd. (Ireland) IV-360
378. Rainflow Agrotech Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-360
379. Raktherm (UAE) IV-361
380. Reboca SL (Spain) IV-361
381. Rehau AG + Co. (Germany) IV-362
Rehau, Inc. (USA) IV-364
Rehau A/S (Norway) IV-365
Rehau AB (Sweden) IV-365
Rehau Industries, Inc. (Canada) IV-366
Rehau Ltd. (UK) IV-368
Rehau SA (France) IV-368
Rehau Sp.zoo W Baranowie Oddzial W Warszawie (Poland) IV-369
382. Reliance Industries Limited (India) IV-370
Table 82: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 IV-373

Table 83: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In INR
billion) IV-373

Table 84: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In INR billion) IV-373
383. Resintech Plastics (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) IV-376
384. Resistoflex (USA) IV-377
385. Rhonalpex (France) IV-377
386. Rib Loc Group Ltd. (Australia) IV-378
Caliber Pipelines (Australia) IV-379
Plastream (Australia) IV-379
387. Rigiflex Extrusions Ltd. (UK) IV-380
388. Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Company (USA) IV-380
389. Romcarbon (Romania) IV-381
390. Rompipes Enterprises (Romania) IV-382
391. Ronix Polymer (P) Ltd. (India) IV-382
392. Rotek A/S (Denmark) IV-383
393. Royal Pipe Systems (Canada) IV-384
394. Rungta Irrigation Ltd. (India) IV-384
395. Rurgaz Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-385
396. Ruroplast (Poland) IV-385
397. RX Plastics Ltd. (New Zealand) IV-386
398. S.I.R.E.A. SpA (Italy) IV-387
399. S.P.B. Societa Plastica Bustese Snc (Italy) IV-387
400. Sami Plastic Romania (Romania) IV-387
401. Saneper SA (Spain) IV-388
402. Sanibud Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-388
403. Sanitas Sro (Slovakia) IV-388
404. SASOON JSC (Armenia) IV-389
405. Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company (Saudi Arabia) IV-389
Amitech Industrial Saudi Arabia Ltd. (Saudi Arabia) IV-389
Amitech USA LLC (USA) IV-390
Amitech Industrial South Africa (Pty.,) Ltd. (South
Africa) IV-390
Amitech Poland Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-391
406. Saudi Industries For Pipes Co., Ltd. (Saudi Arabia) IV-392
407. Savko Plastic Pipe & Fittings (USA) IV-392
408. Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-393
409. Semnan Polyethylene Co. (Iran) IV-395
410. Shandong Global Plastics Co., Ltd. (China) IV-396
411. Shanghai Huantian Industrial Co., Ltd. (China) IV-396
412. Shital Poly-Plast (India) IV-397
413. Silver-Line Plastics Corporation (USA) IV-398
414. Simona AG (Germany) IV-399
Table 85: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (H1)
(In Ђ million) IV-399

Table 86: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (In Ђ
million) IV-400
Simona AG (Switzerland) IV-402
Simona Polska Sp.zoo (Poland) IV-402
Simona UK Ltd. (UK) IV-402
415. Singa Plastics Ltd. (Singapore) IV-403
416. SIRCI SpA (Italy) IV-404
417. Sival
Sociedade Industrial Da Vбrzea Lda. (Portugal) IV-404
418. Sizakor PubJSC (Ukraine) IV-404
419. Skеnska Plastsvets AB (Sweden) IV-404
420. SKM Teollisuusmuovit OY (Finland) IV-405
421. Societadel Gres SpA (Italy) IV-405
422. Sociйtй de Transformation Des Plastiques & Mйtaux SpA
(STPM Chiali & CIE) (Algeria) IV-405
423. Socotub (France) IV-406
424. Sogut Plastik Ve Kalip Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (Turkey) IV-406
425. Soleno, Inc. (Canada) IV-407
426. Solin SA (Greece) IV-408
427. Solo Plastics Limited (New Zealand) IV-409
428. Somplast SA (Romania) IV-410
429. Sotra Seperef (France) IV-410
430. Spears Manufacturing Company (USA) IV-411
431. Splendour Corporation Pte., Ltd. (Singapore) IV-412
432. Stillmark Osakeyhtio (Finland) IV-412
433. Streng Plastic AG (Switzerland) IV-413
434. Stroipolymer (Russian Federation) IV-413
435. Subor Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret (Turkey) IV-414
436. Svenska Wavin AB (Sweden) IV-414
437. SVR Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-415
438. Tak Pipe (Iran) IV-415
439. Tangram Technology Ltd. (UK) IV-415
440. Tarimas Jaya Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) IV-416
441. TCPlastic (France) IV-416
442. Techno Plastic Industry LLC (Oman) IV-417
443. Teraplast GP (Romania) IV-418
444. Thai Pipe Industry Co. (Thailand) IV-419
445. Thai-Asia P.E. Pipe Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-420
446. The Supreme Industries Limited (India) IV-421
Table 87: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In INR
crores) IV-421
447. Thermoset Poly Products (I) Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-422
448. TH-Verken Produktion AB (Sweden) IV-422
449. Tiemme Raccorderie SpA (Italy) IV-423
450. Timur P.A. Pipe Industry Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) IV-423
451. TIU-PLAST AS (Czech Republic) IV-424
452. Tolloti Plastic Pipe, Inc. (USA) IV-424
453. Tolplast Company, Inc. (USA) IV-425
454. TOSCANA TUBI Srl (Italy) IV-425
455. Totra Plastika d.d. Ljubljana (Slovenia) IV-426
456. Transam Rubber & Extrusions Ltd. (UK) IV-426
457. TU-BA TRADE Ipari Szolgaltato Es Kereskedelmi Kft. (Hungary) IV-427
458. Tubos Plasticos Del Sureste SA de CV (Mexico) IV-427
459. Tyco Water Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-428
460. UHM Group (Thailand) IV-430
461. Ultravalve Ltd. (UK) IV-431
462. Unidelta Idrosanitaria Savallese SpA (Italy) IV-432
463. Unidelta SpA (Italy) IV-433
464. Union Foam SpA (Italy) IV-434
465. Uniplast Srl (Moldova) IV-434
466. UNP Polyvalves (India) Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-435
467. Uponor Oyj (Finland) IV-436
Table 88: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In Ђ
million) IV-437
Uponor AB (Sweden) IV-439
Uponor Anger GmbH (Germany) (Finland)) IV-439
Uponor Eesti (Estonia) IV-439
Uponor France SA (France) IV-440
Uponor Ltd. (Ireland) IV-440
Uponor, Ltd. (UK) IV-440
Uponor Rohrsysteme GmbH (Germany) IV-441
468. Valsir SpA (Italy) IV-442
Valsir Polska S.P. z.o.o. (Poland) IV-444
469. Versteden Leidingsystemen BV (The Netherlands) IV-445
470. Vinidex Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-446
471. Vinythai Public Company Limited (Thailand) IV-448
Table 89: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (In Baht
million) IV-448
472. Waters & Farr (New Zealand) IV-449
473. Wavin BV (The Netherlands) IV-449
Wavin Ekoplastik Sro (Czech Republic) IV-450
Wavin GmbH (Germany) IV-450
Wavin Ireland Ltd. (Ireland) IV-451
Wavin Plastics Ltd. (UK) IV-451
Wavin SAS (France) IV-454
Wavin SpA (Italy) IV-454
Hepworth (New Zealand) IV-454
474. Wefa Plastic Kunststoffverarbeitungs GmbH (Germany) IV-455
475. Wellhome International, Inc. (UK) IV-455
476. Wenzhou Imp.And Exp. United Co., Ltd. (China) IV-456
477. Westfaeli Plastic Technology GmbH (Germany) IV-456
478. Wiik & Hoeglund Public Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-456
479. Xiamen Huli Wanli Rubber & Plastic Factory (China) IV-457
480. Yazd Plastic Ind., Ltd. (Iran) IV-457
481. Yuyao Kexing Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. (China) IV-458
482. Zarkhizan Co. (Iran) IV-458
483. Zhejiang Mingshi Piping Systems Co., Ltd. (China) IV-459
484. Zhejiang Xianfeng Machinery Factory (China) IV-459







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