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U.S. Residential Water Treatment Equipment Markets

  • ID: 365756
  • September 2005
  • Region: United States
  • Frost & Sullivan

Price Sensitivity among End Users Challenging Manufacturing Margins
The water purification equipment market has long been plagued by high price sensitivity. Price being a very significant factor in the purchase decision especially for the residential consumers, manufacturers are increasingly forced to offer competitive prices at the cost of contracting margins.
Price pressures are further intensified by commoditization of the water purification products. Although consumers are concerned about quality in an industry where products are similar, end users tend to go with the lowest price. This compels manufacturers to either follow the market trends of competitive pricing even if it may be at the cost of product quality or to find ways to differentiate themselves by different approaches to the market. Significant increases in prices are not welcome in the market. Pricing is a strong differentiator in the market compelling manufacturers to contain price growth for remaining competitive in the market.

Ways in which companies may address decreasing profit margins are as follows:

- Increasing Price Points: Price points have been increased by many manufacturers to meet the READ MORE >

1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary And Overview Of Major Findings

Market Overview and Research Content

Glossary Of Terms

2 TOTAL MARKET

Market Trends

Market Drivers

Market Restraints

Key Industrial Challenges

Market Forecasts

Market Issues

Latest News Articles

Regulatory Analysis

Distribution Channels

Value Chain

Distribution Trends

Analysis By Product Type

Percent Of Revenues By Product Type

Competitive Analysis

Demand Analysis

Competitive Landscape

Frost & Sullivan Awards
Award Category: Market Leadership Award
Award Category: Business Development Strategy Leadership Award
Award Category: Competitive Strategy Leadership Award
3 U.S. POINT-OF-ENTRY EQUIPMENT MARKET

Strategic Analysis of the Total POE Equipment Market

Market Drivers and Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Trends By Technology Type

Strategic Analysis Of The POE Water Softener Market

Market Drivers and Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Pricing Trends

Strategic Analysis of the POE UV Water Treatment Market

Market Drivers and Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Pricing Trends
Strategic Analysis of The POE Carbon/Sediment Market

Market Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Market Trends
4 U.S. POINT OF USE EQUIPMENT MARKET

Strategic Analysis Of The Total Point Of Use Equipment Market

Market Overview and Definitions

Market Drivers And Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Trends By Product Type

Pricing Trends

Technology Trends

Strategic Analysis Of the Counter Top Water Treatment Market

Market Drivers and Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Trends by Technology Type

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Strategic Analysis Of Under The Sink Water Treatment Market

Market Drivers And Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Trends by Technology Type

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Strategic Analysis of the Faucet Mount Water Treatment Market

Market Drivers And Restraints

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis
5 U.S. PITCHER FILTER MARKET

Market Trends

Market Drivers and Restraints Specific to Pitcher Segment

Total Revenue and Forecasts

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Analysis

Pricing Trends
6 U.S. RESIDENTIAL TOTAL REPLACEMENT FILTER MARKET

Total Revenue And Forecasts

Revenue Forecasts

7 MARKET ENGINEERING STRATEGIES

Strategic Recomendations

Strategies and Strategic Recommendations

8 COMPANY PROFILES

Profiles Of Strategically Targeted Companies

Clorox Company

Culligan International Company

Cuno Incorporated

Ecowater Systems LLC

GE Infrastructure Water & Process Technologies

Multi-Pure Drinking Water Systems

Omnipure Filter Company

PUR Water Filtration System

Trojan Technologies Inc

Waterpik Technologies Inc

9 ECONOMETRICS

Decision Support Database

Average Water Prices

Percent of Total Population with Access to Safe Water

Domestic Water Consumption

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