Press Release

Global Demand for Water Infrastructure Equipment to Pass $100 Billion by 2016

June 8th, 2012

Global Information Inc is pleased to announce the availability of two new reports dealing with global markets for water treatment.

World Water Infrastructure Equipment

Global demand for water infrastructure equipment will grow to exceed $100 billion by 2016, at a projected growth rate of more than six percent per year. Increased demand is driven by two factors: the increasing maintenance requirement of aging water infrastructure in the developed countries; and the need for water supply and sanitation in developing regions.

In terms of materials, plastic pipes are expected to post strongest gains, taking market shares from other pipe materials.

The Freedonia Groups new World Water Infrastructure Equipment market research report presents historical demand data for the 2001, 2006 and 2011, plus forecasts for 2016 and 2021. Segments covered include pipe, pumps, valves and meters, with both water supply and wastewater included in the coverage.

A summary for this report and a free sample of the full document are available at

South Korea Water Purifier Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2017

South Korea was been one of the worlds fastest-growing economies between the early 1960s and the late 1990s. Indeed, South Korea is still one of the fastest-growing countries in the twenty-first century, along with Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. One of the beneficiaries of this surging economy has been the South Korean water purifier industry, which has seen significant growth in last three years with the market doubling in just the last three years.

According TechSci Researchs latest report, "South Korea Water Purifier Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2017" the South Korean organized water purifier market will grow to $3.837 Billion by 2017, at a CAGR of nearly 16%. RO-based water purification has lead the market with nearly 66% of the market share, with the segment reaching $1.00 Billion in 2011. In the same period, UV and UF contributed sales of $306 Million and $214 Million respectively. Major sales channel used for water purifiers are through reseller & direct sales which, together accounted for 68% of the total South Korean water purifier sales in 2011.

The water purifier market in South Korea still has huge potential. Users of this report will gain an in-depth understanding of water purifier market dynamics in South Korea, and will be able to identify on-going trends across the global market, as well as expected growth for the coming years. This report is targeted at industry consultants, water purifier manufacturers, and other stakeholders to help them align their market-centric strategies, and assist them in making research-based business decisions, educating investors, and guiding product development.

As an additional service to customers, TechSci is willing to avail 10% customization in the report without any extra charges and get the research data or trends added in the report as per the buyers specific needs.

To learn more, or to see the full table of contents and request a sample of the full report, please visit the reports website at

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