Europe Pipe Market Research Report – Forecast to 2032

Europe Pipe Market Research Report Information By Material (Copper, Concrete, Aluminum, Steel, Plastic, And Others) End-user (Oil & Gas, Food Processing, Pharmaceutical, Water & Wastewater, Automotive, Chemicals, and Others) And By Region (Europe) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CO/4761-CR | 96 Pages | Author: Varsha More | July 2018         

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Europe Pipe Market Overview

Europe Pipe Market Size was valued at USD 22.1 Billion in 2022. The Europe Pipe market industry is projected to grow from USD 23.3 Billion in 2023 to USD 36.08 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.60% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). The improvement seen in the construction and manufacturing industries are the key market drivers enhancing market growth.

Europe Pipe Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Pipe Market Trends

  • Growing use in the construction sector is driving the market growth

Market CAGR for Europe Pipe is being driven by the rising use in the construction sector. Pipes are crucial in the construction industry. They bring in the main water supply lines and transport the building's sewage and wastewater. Pipes are also used to move water within building structures in interior plumbing systems. Concrete and galvanized iron are two common materials used to manufacture pipes for the construction industry. Due to their strength, durability, lightweight, and ease of installation, pipes quickly substitute conventional pipes. Pipes give complete corrosion protection while being less susceptible to heat expansion or contraction. As a result, depending on the variation, these pipes can be used for either warm or cold water applications. Pipes come in various lengths, wall thicknesses, and diameters to meet the needs of each specific application.

Furthermore, the availability of fittings speeds up installation and results in significant labor and time savings. The European construction business is expanding steadily as the market recovers from the economic downturn. Infrastructure and construction projects, both public and private, have resumed, fueling demand for PVC pipes. Furthermore, Europe has significantly pushed toward the sustainable transformation of materials and systems used in the plumbing sector in recent years. Plastic piping systems are replacing copper and other metal pipes. The primary function of such pipes is to keep the fluid inside the pipes at a constant temperature. These piping systems have a wide variety of applications in a wide range of projects, and significant benefits can be obtained with the help of these pre-insulated pipe systems. These pipe systems convey drinking water, wastewater, cooling water, hot water, steam, hydrocarbon, chemicals, oil, pharmaceutical, and other commodities in the chemical, petrochemical, and food sectors.

Furthermore, the focus on lowering operating costs has strengthened the plumbing sector, which has created a wonderful opportunity for PVC pipes because they offer significant performance advantages over metal pipes. Strong economic growth in several Central and Eastern European countries and increased housing demand in the region are also key market drivers. Government agencies or market participants make these investments. Furthermore, the spike in demand for pipes in various industries and sectors is driving the expansion of the Europe pipes market. The pipes have numerous benefits, so demand for them is increasing rapidly. Technological advances and the adoption of novel technologies are another factor driving the growth of the pipes industry. These pipes are environmentally friendly. Furthermore, it is cost-effective and efficient. Thus, driving the Europe Pipe market revenue.

Europe Pipe Market Segment Insights:

Europe Pipe Material Insights

The  Europe Pipe market segmentation, based on material, includes copper, concrete, aluminum, steel, and plastic. The steel segment dominated the market, accounting for 35% of market revenue. Rising demand for oil and gas, steel pipe demand, a thriving transportation economy, and increased construction activity following the pandemic. Growing investment in research & development for better manufacturing facilities is another important driver driving market expansion. The oil and gas industry holds the largest market share and revenue share in the steel pipe market. Steel pipes are used for the majority of gas and liquid transport. They are frequently composed of low alloy or carbon steel. When selecting pipes for certain applications, inside diameter, elasticity, yield strength, and pressure rating are all key factors to consider.

Europe Pipe End User Insights

Based on end users, the Europe Pipe market segmentation includes oil & gas, food processing, pharmaceutical, water & wastewater, automotive, and chemicals. The water & wastewater category generated the most income. Sewerage and drainage piping systems, which dispose of human waste through sewerage and drainage piping systems, use a well-organized network of drainage pipes. Human waste is disposed of using sewerage and drainage piping systems. Plastic pipes made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are commonly used in sewage systems for collecting and transferring wastewater. Demand for PVC pipes in the sewage market is expected to increase due to an increase in the number of municipal projects, notably in the region, as well as government investments to expand the country.

Figure 1: Europe Pipe Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Europe Pipe Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Pipe Regional Insights

By region, the study provides market insights into Europe. The German market area will dominate this market, with an increase in construction projects in this area. As a result of the government's increased maintenance programs and operations, there has been an increase in the number of construction-related maintenance and repair works, which has contributed significantly to the expansion of the PVC pipe market. Growing infrastructure and construction investments are propelling market expansion. Pipe usage is increasing for domestic and commercial purposes, which could be a market driver. In addition, expanding renovation and remodeling operations boost market participants' sales and profits.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Rest of Europe.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Pipe Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market companies are extensively spending R&D on increasing their product lines, which will help the Europe Pipe market grow even more. Important market developments include new product releases, contractual agreements, acquisitions and mergers, greater investments, and collaboration with other organizations. The Europe Pipe industry must produce cost-effective merchandise to flourish and thrive in a more competitive and increasing market climate.

Manufacturing locally to reduce operating costs is an effective business strategy manufacturers use in the worldwide Europe Pipe industry to serve clients and expand the market sector. The Europe Pipe industry has provided some of the most important benefits recently.  Major players in the Europe Pipe market, including Aliaxis, Wienerberger AG  and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

Wienerberger AG  is a company that manufactures clay blocks, face bricks and roof tiles, ceramic and plastic pipes, and concrete and clay pavers. Wienerberger has a 200-year history, having been founded in 1819. their key to success is the marriage of tradition and innovation. They are constantly looking for new products and system solutions. Sustainability is an intrinsic aspect of their business and corporate culture, from resource efficiency in production to human resource development.The Wienerberger group includes Pipelife, Steinzeug Keramo, Semmelrock, Tondach Gleinstätten, General Shale, and the joint venture Schlagmann. One of the most important aspects of their success is their workforce. Their qualifications, motivation, and devotion are the foundation for the Wienerberger Group's long-term viability and competitiveness. They are searching for individuals that are self-motivated, committed, and have the ability to think and act entrepreneurially. In October 2021, Wienerberger AG collaborates with Leadax for innovative flat roof solutions. This strategic collaboration strengthens Wienerberger's competitive position in Europe as a partner for the full building envelope and an industry leader in the transition to a circular economy.

Aliaxis is a market leader in innovative pipe systems in construction, infrastructure, industrial, and agricultural applications. The company provides communities worldwide with sustainable, innovative water and energy solutions, leading the industry in anticipating the continuously changing demands of its customers and society. Aliaxis, with a global workforce of 15,000+ individuals, provides specialized solutions that satisfy our customers' most demanding needs worldwide. Aliaxis operates in over 40 countries through leading local brands, combining local solutions with global innovation and operational efficiency. The corporation is privately held, and its global headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium. In November 2022, Aliaxis SA, a global leader in enabling access to water and energy through innovative fluid management solutions, announced a strategic alliance with Emerald Technology Ventures, a venture capital and open innovation firm focused on industrial innovation supporting the water, climate, and clean energy transition.

Key Companies in the Europe Pipe market include

  • Alfatubo

  • GPS PE Pipe Systems

  • Amanco

  • Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción


  • Wavin Holding B.V.

  • Saint Global S.A

  • Benteler International AG

  • Buhlmann Group

  • Aliaxis Group

  • Wienerberger AG

  • Europipe GmbH

Europe Pipe Industry Developments

June 2022: Tata Steel has unveiled a GBP 7 million investment plan for its Hartlepool Tube Mill in northeast England. The funds will be used to build a new slitter that will process coils of steel delivered from Tata's Port Talbot steelworks in South Wales. The plant employs over 300 people and produces up to 200,000 tonnes of steel tubes each year.

July 2021: Corinth Pipeworks (CPW) has delivered pipelines for a 440-kilometer high-pressure pipeline network in Italy. The pipeline is intended to transport hydrogen at up to 100% concentrations. This CPW pipe is composed of L415ME steel from Arcelor Mittal. ASME B31 has approved the pipes. Option B has 12 criteria. ArcelorMittal Europe - Flat Products plants in Fos-sur-Mer, France, and Bremen, Germany, produced the steel for the pipes.

Europe Pipe Market Segmentation

Europe Pipe Material Outlook

  • Copper

  • Concrete

  • Aluminum

  • Steel

  • Plastic

  • Others

Europe Pipe End User Outlook

  • Oil & Gas

  • Food processing

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Water & wastewater

  • Automotive

  • Chemicals

  • Others

Europe Pipe Regional Outlook

  • Europe

  • Germany

  • France

  • UK

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • Rest of Europe

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 22.1 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 23.3 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 36.08 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.60% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Material, End User, and Region
Geographies Covered Europe
Countries Covered German, France, UK, Italy, Spain,
Key Companies Profiled Alfatubo, GPS PE Pipe Systems, Amanco, Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción, SA (COEMAC), Wavin Holding B.V., Saint Global S.A., Benteler International AG, Buhlmann Group, Aliaxis Group, Wienerberger AG, Europipe GmbH
Key Market Opportunities Rising demand for plastic pipes and demand in wastewater treatments
Key Market Dynamics Supportive government policies pertaining to utilization of pipes in construction and energy sectors

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Europe Pipe market size was valued at USD 22.1 Billion in 2022.

The Europe Pipe market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.60% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

Germany had the largest share in the Europe Pipe market

The key players in the Europe Pipe market are Alfatubo, GPS PE Pipe Systems, Amanco, Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción, SA (COEMAC),.

The steel category dominated the Europe Pipe market in 2022.

The wastewater had the largest share in the Europe Pipe market.

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