Electric Resistance Welded Pipes

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Dublin, Oct. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wjxvdc/electric) has announced the addition of the "Electric Resistance Welded Pipes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Resistance Welded Pipes in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Steel Tubing, Structural Tubing, Structural Steel Pipes, Pressure Tubing, Standard Pipes, Oil Country Tubular Goods, and Line Pipes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 181 companies including many key and niche players such as Al Jazeera Steel Products Company SAOG, Arabian Pipes Company, ArcelorMittal SA, ERW Pipes Portfolio of ArcelorMittal ChelPipe, Choo Bee Metal Industries Berhad, EVRAZ North America, JFE Steel Corporation, Maharashtra Seamless Limited, Melewar Industrial Group Berhad, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Northwest Pipe Company, OAO TMK, TMK IPSCO, PT Bakrie Pipe Industries, Salzgitter Mannesmann Line Pipe GmbH, Tata Steel Europe, Techint Group SpA, Tenaris S.A., TenarisSiderca, Ternium S.A., United States Steel Corporation, United Metallurgical Company /OMK, Welspun Corp Ltd., Wheatland Tube Company, and Select Products of Wheatland Tube Company.

Key Topics Covered:

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations

Disclaimers

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

Product Definitions and Scope of Study

Electric Resistance Welded Pipes

Mechanical Steel Tubing

Structural Steel Pipes & Tubing

Pressure Tubing

Standard Pipes

Oil Country Tubular Goods

Line Pipes

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Energy Sector Dynamics Affect Demand for ERW Pipes

Oil & Gas Industry: Major Demand Determinant for ERW Pipes Market

Emerging Markets: High Growth Translates into Huge Opportunities

OCTG Market: Benefitting from the Rising Oil Demand

Line Pipes: Strong Demand Forecasts

Is Overcapacity a Concern?

Deepwater Drilling: Rising Demand for High-Grade Pipes

2. WORLD ECONOMY - A KEY GROWTH INDICATOR FOR STEEL INDUSTRY

Volatile & Uneven Economic Growth Stifles Steel Demand

Bumpy Road Ahead for Developed Economies

2012: Economic Growth Slows Down Amid Global Headwinds

EU: Crisis Affects Steel Consumption

US: Heightened Policy Uncertainty Affects Recovery

Japan - Government Policy to Turbocharge Economy

Emerging Economies: Slow Yet Steady Growth Prospects

Year 2012 in Retrospect

China: Slowdown Affects Steel Consumption

Global Economic Recession Rocks Steel Pipes and Tubes Industry

3. A REVIEW OF MAJOR END-USE MARKETS

Oil & Gas - The Major End-Use Market

A Glance at Major Pipeline Projects in Construction & Planning Phase

Petrochemical Industry

Economic Uncertainty Affects Petrochemicals Demand

General Construction Pipes & Water and Sewerage Transmission Pipelines

Construction Industry - A Review

US: Construction Activity on the Up

Europe - Economy Remains a Concern

Developing Markets to Drive Global Growth

Agriculture Sector

Telecommunication Sector

Industrial Equipment

Power Generation

4. STEEL PIPES & TUBES - PRODUCTS, FABRICATION & APPLICATIONS

An Introduction

Production of Steel Pipes & Tubes

High-Pressure Hydroforming - For Lightweight Steel

Hot Finished Process

Cold Finished Process - For a Smoother Finish

Efficient Manufacturing Process - A Vital Factor in a Capital Intensive Industry

Extruded Pipes - Stronger than Welded Products

5. WELDED PIPES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Welded Pipes & Tubes: An Introduction

Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) Pipes & Tubes

Production of ERW Pipes

Process Flowchart of ERW Pipes

Direct Current Electric Resistance Welding Process

Low Frequency ERW Process

High-Frequency ERW Process

Applications/Uses of ERW Pipes

Classification of ERW Pipes and Tubes Based on Size

Small Diameter Pipes

Large Diameter Pipes

ERW Stainless Steel Pipes

6. PRODUCT-WISE CATEGORIZATION OF ERW PIPES

Mechanical Steel Tubing

A Categorization

Cold Drawn Mechanical Tubing

Structural Steel Pipes & Tubing

Structural Tubing

Automotive and Heavy Equipment - Emerging Application Areas

Structural Steel Pipes

Structural Applications of Rejected Pipes

Pressure Tubing

Standard Pipes

Structural Tubing & Standard Pipe: An Analogy

Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG)

Casing

Tubing

Drill Pipes

Line Pipes

Process of Manufacturing Line Steel Pipes

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

JFE Steel to Form JV to Produce Steel Pipes in Zhejiang Province

JFE Steel Inks Steel Pipes Supply Contract with Sasol

JMC Steel Group Takes Over Lakeside Steel

Danieli Group Acquires CMC Sisak

Sumitomo Metal and Nippon Steel Merge Operations

TMK Takes Over Stake in Gulf International Pipeline Industry

Southern Tube Takes Over Heat Treatment and Threading Facilities of WSP Houston

Nippon, Sumitomo Corp., Sumitomo Pipe & Tube, Metal One Form JV in Mexico

Chung Hung Steel to Establish New OCTG Pipe Mill in Taiwan

California Steel Industries to Establish New ERW Pipe Mill

Welspun to Begin Operations at ERW Facility in Arkansas

PCC Energy Group and Tenaris Secure Contract from Abu Dhabi Gas Development

Prolamsa Group Takes Over Aceros Cuatro Camino

Sumitomo Corp. and Sumitomo Pipe & Tube Enter into JV Agreement with Hyundai Hysco

AHQ to Set Up Joint Venture with PCKSP

Lakeside Steel Acquires New Facility in Texas

Metals USA Inks Agreement with Lakeside Steel

Prolamsa USA Establishes Warehouse in Laredo

Macsteel Service Centers USA Establishes New Distribution Facility in Lakeland

TMK Receives DNV Certification for Large Diameter Pipes Made with Russian Steel

Tenaris to Invest in Romania

Handan Steel to Supply Steel to Baoji-SMI and Wuxi Fastube Steel Pipe

Welspun to Establish ERW Production Facility in the US

Wheatland Tube Expands DOM Capacity

JFE Steel Bags Order to Supply MightySeam® ERW Pipe to Statoil

KVA Stainless Launches MS2 Structural Tubing

FTPS Launches Carbon Steel Line Pipes

APL Apollo Tubes Acquires Lloyds Line

Global Tube Takes Over Peoria Tube Forming Corporation

Surya Roshni to Establish New Steel Facility

Jiangsu Sandeli Starts Construction of Welded Steel Pipe Plant

Boomerang and Access Industries Tube Fund Construction of Manufacturing Unit

Petrovietnam to Construct Steel Pipe Plant

Zenith Birla to Expand Capacity

Marubeni-Itochu and JFE Bag Contract from Gorgon LNG Development

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Al Jazeera Steel Products Company SAOG (Oman)

Arabian Pipes Company (Saudi Arabia)

ArcelorMittal SA (Luxembourg)

ERW Pipes Portfolio of ArcelorMittal

ChelPipe (Russia)

Choo Bee Metal Industries Berhad (Malaysia)

EVRAZ North America (USA)

JFE Steel Corporation (Japan)

HFW Line Pipe Offerings of JFE

Maharashtra Seamless Limited (India)

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Japan)

Northwest Pipe Company (USA)

OAO TMK (Russia)

ERW Pipes Portfolio of TMK Group

TMK IPSCO (USA)

PT Bakrie Pipe Industries (Indonesia)

Salzgitter Mannesmann Line Pipe GmbH (Germany)

Tata Steel Europe (UK)

Techint Group SpA (Italy)

Tenaris S.A. (Luxembourg)

Major Products of Tenaris

TenarisSiderca (Siderca S.A.I.C.) (Argentina)

Ternium S.A. (Luxembourg)

United States Steel Corporation (USA)

Welded Products Manufacturing Facilities of United States Steel Corporation

United Metallurgical Company /OMK (Russia)

Welspun Corp Ltd. (India)

Wheatland Tube Company (USA)

Select Products of Wheatland Tube Company

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A.Market Analysis

Overview of US Steel Pipes and Tubes Market

US Manufacturers Threatened by Rising Imports

Anti-Dumping Complaint against Chinese Steel Pipe Importers

Anti-Dumping Duties on Steel Pipe Imports from India

Trade Statistics

Strategic Corporate Developments

Key Players

B.Market Analytics

2. CANADA

A.Market Analysis

Oil & Gas Pipelines: A Key Driving Force

Strategic Corporate Development

B.Market Analytics

3. JAPAN

A.Market Analysis

Overview

Key Players

B.Market Analytics

4. EUROPE

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Trends in Steel-Consuming Sectors

Overview of the Select End-Use Markets

Construction Industry

Automotive

Mechanical Engineering

Volatile Economy Stifles Steel Tubes Production

EU Imposes Pre-Emptive Penalties on Chinese Steel Pipe Producers

B.Market Analytics

4a. FRANCE

Market Analysis

4b. GERMANY

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Steel Pipes & Tubes Industry: An Overview

Salzgitter Mannesmann Line Pipe GmbH - A Key Player

B.Market Analytics

4c. ITALY

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Techint Group SpA - A Key Player

B.Market Analytics

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Product Innovation/Introduction

Tata Steel Europe - A Key Player

B.Market Analytics

4e. SPAIN

4f. RUSSIA

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Economic Slowdown Affects Steel Pipes and Tubes Market

B.Market Analytics

4g. REST OF EUROPE

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Moderate Growth for Emerging Europe

Turkey

A Leading Crude Steel Producer

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

5a. CHINA

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

An Insight into China's Steel Pipes and Tubes Market

Energy Sector: A Major Driving Force

Increased Emphasis on Natural Gas Pipeline Network

An Overview of the Construction Industry

Automotive Market in China

Strategic Corporate Developments

B.Market Analytics

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A.Market Analysis

Australia

India

Opportunities from Oil and Gas, Water and Irrigation Sectors

Gas: The New Buzzword for Pipe Makers

Promising Growth of Natural Gas Projects

City Gas Distribution Project

LNG Terminals to Heighten Pipe Demand

Potential Opportunities from Shale Gas Exploration

Automobile Sector: A Major Demand Driver

Robust Demand from Infrastructure & Real Estate

HFI Techniques Improve Weld Quality in ERW Pipes

International Projects: Opportunity for Pipe Manufacturers

Protectionist Policies Affect Indian ERW Manufacturers

Strategic Corporate Developments

Key Players

B.Market Analytics

6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

A.Market Analysis

Oil & Gas and Construction Sectors Promise Growth

Rising Oil Prices Improve Attractiveness of E&P Activity

Construction Sector: Opportunities for Growth

Overview of Select Countries

Oman

Saudi Arabia

UAE

Strategic Corporate Development

Key Players

B.Market Analytics

7. LATIN AMERICA

A.Market Analysis

Outlook

Slowdown Hits Latin America

Oil & Gas: A Major Growth Market

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 166 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 186)

The United States (34)

Canada (6)

Japan (5)

Europe (40)

- France (1)

- Germany (4)

- The United Kingdom (3)

- Italy (9)

- Spain (2)

- Rest of Europe (21)

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (76)

Latin America (5)

Africa (5)

Middle East (15)

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