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The World Market for Pressure Transmitters, 2nd Edition

 

 

Flow Research, Inc.

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Researched by:

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Project team: Jesse Yoder PhD,

Norm Weeks, Heather Carroll

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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October 2007

Copyright 2007

Flow Research, Inc.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

 

              One..................... Executive Summary........................................................................... 1-1

Overview............................................................................................. 1-1

Study Objectives.................................................................................. 1-2

Methodology....................................................................................... 1-2

Four Types of Pressure Transmitters..................................................... 1-4

Pressure Transmitter Product Analysis.................................................. 1-5

The Pressure Transmitter Market Showing Very Strong Growth............ 1-5

Factors Influencing the Growth of the Pressure

Transmitter Market.............................................................................. 1-6

Instrumentation Factors Promoting the Growth of the Pressure

Transmitter Market.............................................................................. 1-7

Shipments of Differential Pressure Flow Transmitters Worldwide

By Region: Figures 1-1 to 1-5.............................................................. 1-7

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type:
Figures 1-6 to 1-8................................................................................ 1-8

Market Shares for Pressure Transmitters by Geographic Region............ 1-8

 

      Two                       Scope and Method............................................................................. 2-1

Overview............................................................................................. 2-1

A Complete Analysis of the Flowmeter Market..................................... 2-2

The Role of Viewpoint Pluralism........................................................... 2-3

The Importance of Multi-Technology Research..................................... 2-5

Leading Suppliers vs. All Suppliers....................................................... 2-6

Study Objectives.................................................................................. 2-7

Methodology....................................................................................... 2-7

Geographic Regions of the World......................................................... 2-9

Definitions.......................................................................................... 2-20

Four Types of Pressure Transmitters .................................................. 2-20

Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type .................................................. 2-20

Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type............................................ 2-21

Pressure Transmitters by Application.................................................. 2-21

Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology..................................... 2-21

Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level......................................... 2-22

Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol.................... 2-22

End-User Industries........................................................................... 2-22

Distribution Channels.......................................................................... 2-23

Customer Types................................................................................. 2-23

Team History and Experience............................................................. 2-24

Flow Research, Inc............................................................................ 2-25

Flow Research Studies....................................................................... 2-25

Flow Research Instrumentation Articles.............................................. 2-26

Custom Projects................................................................................ 2-30

 

              Chapter.............. Description                                                                             Page Number

        Three                  Product and Technology Analysis..................................................... 3-1

Overview............................................................................................. 3-1

New Technology Flowmeters............................................................... 3-2

Coriolis Flowmeters............................................................................. 3-3

Magnetic Flowmeters........................................................................... 3-5

Ultrasonic Flowmeters.......................................................................... 3-6

Vortex Flowmeters.............................................................................. 3-7

Paradigm Case Selection Method....................................................... 3-12

Differential Pressure Flowmeters......................................................... 3-15

History of DP Flowmeters.................................................................. 3-15

Theory of Differential Pressure Measurement...................................... 3-16

What is a Differential Pressure Flowmeter?......................................... 3-17

Pressure Transmitter Product Analysis................................................ 3-18

ABB.................................................................................................. 3-20

Bristol Babcock................................................................................. 3-21

Emerson Rosemount.......................................................................... 3-23

Endress+Hauser................................................................................. 3-25

Foxboro............................................................................................ 3-26

Fuji Electric........................................................................................ 3-27

Honeywell.......................................................................................... 3-28

Siemens............................................................................................. 3-29

Smar.................................................................................................. 3-31

Yamatake.......................................................................................... 3-33

Yokogawa......................................................................................... 3-35

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

       Four

 

                                          ............................ Pressure Transmitter Market Size and Growth Forecast............... 4-1

Overview............................................................................................. 4-1

The Pressure Transmitter Market Showing Very Strong Growth............ 4-2

Factors Influencing Growth of the Pressure Transmitter Market............. 4-4

Macroeconomic Factors...................................................................... 4-4

The US Economy has Shown Strong Growth Since 2004..................... 4-4

Economic Growth in the US, and in European and Asian Countries....... 4-7

Demand for Higher Standard of Living in Developing Countries............. 4-8

Increased Capital Spending and Plant Construction............................... 4-9

Plant Retrofits and Upgrades................................................................ 4-9

The Need to Reduce Waste and Conserve Energy................................ 4-9

Environmental Regulations are Growing in Importance......................... 4-10

Factors Promoting the Growth of the Pressure Transmitter

Market.............................................................................................. 4-11

Increased Investment in the Oil and Gas Industry................................ 4-11

Pressure Transmitters Have a Large Installed Base.............................. 4-12

Rapid Growth in China and Other Developing Markets....................... 4-13

Advanced Features in Pressure Transmitters....................................... 4-13

The Role of Communication Protocols, Including Foundation

Fieldbus and Profibus......................................................................... 4-14

Expanded Distribution Channels, Including E-Business........................ 4-14

Factors Limiting the Growth of the Differential Pressure

Flow Transmitter Market.................................................................... 4-15

Differential Flow Pressure Transmitters are More Reliable,

Reducing the Need for Replacements................................................. 4-15

 

Other Flow Technologies are Replacing DP Transmitters.................... 4-16

Multivariable Transmitters Include Several Transmitters in a

Single Package................................................................................... 4-16

Market Consolidation has Led to Product Rationalization,

Reducing Availability of Some Products.............................................. 4-17

Market Consolidation has Resulted in Fewer Suppliers....................... 4-18

Market Size and Growth Forecasts.................................................... 4-18

Shipments of Differential Pressure Flow Transmitters

Worldwide by Region: Figures 4-1 to 4-5........................................... 4-19

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type:
Figures 4-6 to 4-8.............................................................................. 4-20

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type by Region:
Figures 4-9 to 4-15............................................................................ 4-21

                                    Average Selling Prices of Differential Pressure Flow Transmitters:

                                    Figure 4-16 to 4-20........................................................................... 4-21

Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters by Region:

Figures 4-21 to 4-25.......................................................................... 4-21

Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters by Region:
Figure 4-26 to 4-30........................................................................... 4-22

Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters by Region:
Figures 4-31 to 4-35.......................................................................... 4-23

Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters by Region:
Figures 4-36 to 4-40.......................................................................... 4-23

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type by Region:

Figures 4-41 to 4-49.......................................................................... 4-24

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type by Region:
Figure 4-50 to 4-58........................................................................... 4-24

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application by Region:
Figures 4-59 to 4-67.......................................................................... 4-25

 

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology by

Region: Figures 4-68 to 4-76............................................................. 4-25

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level

by Region: Figure 4-77 to 4-85.......................................................... 4-25

Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication
Protocol by Region: Figures 4-86 to 4-94........................................... 4-26

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Industry:
Figures 4-95 to 4-102........................................................................ 4-27

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Distribution Channel: Figures 4-103 to 4-107.......................................................................................................... 4-27

Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Customer Type: Figures 4-108 to 4-112      4-28

 

              Five.................... Pressure Transmitter Supplier Market Shares............................... 5-1

Overview............................................................................................. 5-1

Market Shares for Pressure Transmitters by Geographic Region............ 5-1

Market Shares for Pressure Transmitters by Type................................. 5-7

 

              Six...................... Strategies for Success....................................................................... 6-1

Overview............................................................................................. 6-1

Consider Offering DP Flow Transmitters and Primary

Elements Together................................................................................ 6-1

Survey End-Users Regularly, and Listen to What They Say................... 6-2

Emphasize the Reliability of Pressure Transmitters................................. 6-3

Pursue the Market for Steam Applications............................................ 6-4

Become a Broad-line Supplier.............................................................. 6-5

Form Alliances with Other Companies.................................................. 6-6

When Consolidating Product Lines, Provide a Migration Path

for End-Users to Current Technology................................................... 6-7

Create a Coherent and Understandable Product Naming System........... 6-8

Build a Great Website........................................................................ 6-10

Educate Your Customers about Pressure Transmitter Technology....... 6-11

Invest in Smart Flowmeters, and in Communication Protocols............. 6-12

   

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

 

 

              Seven................. Pressure Transmitter Company Profiles.......................................... 7-1

ABB.................................................................................................... 7-3

Anderson Instrument Company.......................................................... 7-12

Emerson Process Management........................................................... 7-13

Emerson Process Management- Bristol Inc......................................... 7-14

Emerson Process Management Daniel Division................................ 7-18

Emerson Process Management Rosemount Division......................... 7-21

Endress+Hauser................................................................................. 7-31

Foxboro (Division of Invensys Process Systems)................................ 7-36

Fuji Electric Co.................................................................................. 7-41

Honeywell.......................................................................................... 7-44

Siemens............................................................................................. 7-49

Smar.................................................................................................. 7-58

Yamatake.......................................................................................... 7-60

Yokogawa......................................................................................... 7-65

 

Appendix A...................... Pressure Transmitter Study Proposal.............................................. A-1

Appendix B...................... Pressure Transmitter Suppliers....................................................... B-1

 

 


LIST OF FIGURES

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

1-1                   Total Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide........................................ 1-10

1-2                   Total Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide........................................ 1-11

1-3                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 1-12

1-4                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 1-13

1-5                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 1-14

1-6                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 1-15

1-7                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 1-16

1-8                   Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 1-17

1-9                   Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters

               Worldwide...................................................................................................... 1-18

 

2-1          New-Technology and Traditional Technology Flowmeters................................ 2-31

 

4-1                    Total Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide........................................ 4-29

4-2                    Total Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide........................................ 4-30

4-3                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 4-31

4-4                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 4-32

4-5                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................................. 4-33

4-6                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 4-34

4-7                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 4-35

4-8                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Type................................... 4-36

4-9                    Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in North America.......................... 4-37

4-10                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in Europe..................................... 4-38

4-11                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in Middle East/Africa.................... 4-39

4-12                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in Japan........................................ 4-40

4-13                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in China........................................ 4-41

4-14                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in Asia w/o Japan/China............... 4-42

4-15                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Type in Latin America........................... 4-43

4-16                Average Selling Price of Pressure Transmitters by Region................................. 4-44

4-17                Average Selling Price of Pressure Transmitters by Type.................................... 4-45

4-18                Average Selling Price of Pressure Transmitters by Type.................................... 4-46

4-19                Average Selling Price of Pressure Transmitters by Type.................................... 4-47

 

4-20                Average Selling Price of Pressure Transmitters by Type.................................... 4-48

4-21                Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters Worldwide............................ 4-49

4-22                Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters Worldwide............................ 4-50

4-23                Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters by Region.............................. 4-51

4-24                Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters by Region.............................. 4-52

4-25                Shipments of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters by Region.............................. 4-53

4-26                Total Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters Worldwide...................... 4-54

4-27                Total Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters Worldwide...................... 4-55

4-28                Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters by Region................................. 4-56

4-29                Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters by Region................................. 4-57

4-30                Shipments of Differential Pressure Transmitters by Region................................. 4-58

4-31                Total Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters Worldwide............................... 4-59

4-32                Total Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters Worldwide............................... 4-60

4-33                Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters by Region......................................... 4-61

4-34                Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters by Region......................................... 4-62

4-35                Shipments of Gage Pressure Transmitters by Region......................................... 4-63

4-36                Total Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters Worldwide......................... 4-64

4-37                Total Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters Worldwide......................... 4-65

4-38                Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................... 4-66

4-39                Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................... 4-67

4-40                Shipments of Absolute Pressure Transmitters by Region.................................... 4-68

4-41                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type Worldwide.......................... 4-69

4-42                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type Worldwide.......................... 4-70

4-43                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in North America................. 4-71

4-44                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in Europe............................. 4-72

4-45                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in Middle East/Africa........... 4-73

4-46                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in Japan............................... 4-74

4-47                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in China............................... 4-75

4-48                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in Asia w/o

                Japan/China ................................................................................................... 4-76

4-49                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Fluid Type in Latin America................... 4-77

4-50                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type Worldwide.................... 4-78

4-51                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type Worldwide.................... 4-79

4-52                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in North America.......... 4-80

4-53                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in Europe ..................... 4-81

4-54                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in

                Middle East/Africa.......................................................................................... 4-82

4-55                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in Japan........................ 4-83

4-56                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in China........................ 4-84

4-57                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in Asia w/o

Japan/China..................................................................................................... 4-85

4-58                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Mounting Type in Latin America............ 4-86

4-59                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application Worldwide......................... 4-87

4-60                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application Worldwide......................... 4-88

4-61                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in North America................ 4-89

4-62                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in Europe............................ 4-90

4-63                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in Middle East/Africa.......... 4-91

4-64                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in Japan.............................. 4-92

4-65                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in China.............................. 4-93

4-66                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in Asia

                w/o Japan/China.............................................................................................. 4-94

4-67                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Application in Latin America.................. 4-95

4-68                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology Worldwide............. 4-96

4-69                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology Worldwide............. 4-97

4-70                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology

                in North America............................................................................................. 4-98

4-71                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology in Europe............... 4-99

4-72                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology

                in Middle East/Africa..................................................................................... 4-100

4-73                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology in Japan............... 4-101

4-74                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology in China............... 4-102

4-75                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology

                in Asia w/o Japan/China................................................................................ 4-103

4-76                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Sensing Technology

                in Latin America............................................................................................ 4-104

 

4-77                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level

Worldwide.................................................................................................... 4-105

4-78                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level Worldwide............... 4-106

4-79                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level in

                North America.............................................................................................. 4-107

4-80                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level in Europe................. 4-108

4-81                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level in

                Middle East/Africa........................................................................................ 4-109

4-82                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level in Japan................... 4-110

4-83                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level in China................... 4-111

4-84                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level
in Asia w/o Japan/China................................................................................. 4-112

4-85                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters by Intelligence Level

                in Latin America ........................................................................................... 4-113

4-86                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

Worldwide.................................................................................................... 4-114

4-87                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

                Worldwide.................................................................................................... 4-115

4-88                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in North America........................................................................................... 4-116

4-89                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in Europe....................................................................................................... 4-117

4-90                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in Middle East/Africa..................................................................................... 4-118

4-91                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in Japan......................................................................................................... 4-119

4-92                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in China......................................................................................................... 4-120

4-93                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in Asia w/o Japan/China................................................................................. 4-121

4-94                Shipments of Smart Pressure Transmitters by Communication Protocol

in Latin America............................................................................................. 4-122

4-95                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Industry............................ 4-123

4-96                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in North America by Industry................... 4-124

 

4-97                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in Europe by Industry............................... 4-125

4-98                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in Middle East/Africa by Industry............. 4-126

4-99                Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in Japan by Industry................................. 4-127

4-100            Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in China by Industry................................. 4-128

4-101            Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in Asia w/o Japan/China by Industry......... 4-129

4-102            Shipments of Pressure Transmitters in Latin America by Industry..................... 4-130

4-103            Shipments of Pressure Transmitters Worldwide by Distribution Channel.......... 4-131

4-104            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Distribution Channel............. 4-132

4-105            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Distribution Channel............. 4-133

4-106            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Distribution Channel............. 4-134

4-107            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Distribution Channel............. 4-135

4-108            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter Worldwide by Customer Type................... 4-136

4-109            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Customer Type.................... 4-137

4-110            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Customer Type.................... 4-138

4-111            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Customer Type.................... 4-139

4-112            Shipments of Pressure Transmitter by Region by Customer Type.................... 4-140

 

 

5-1                    Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters
Worldwide........................................................................................................ 5-9

5-2                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in

North America................................................................................................. 5-10

5-3                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in Europe........... 5-11

5-4                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in

Middle East/Africa........................................................................................... 5-12

5-5                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in Japan............. 5-13

5-6                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in China............. 5-14

5-7                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Pressure Transmitters in Asia

w/o Japan/China.............................................................................................. 5-15

5-8                    Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers Pressure Transmitters in
Latin America.................................................................................................. 5-16

5-9                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Multivariable Pressure Transmitters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-17

5-10                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Differential Pressure Transmitters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-18

5-11                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Gage Pressure Transmitters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-19

5-12                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Absolute Pressure Transmitters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-20

 

6-1          Become a Broad-line Supplier: DP Flow Transmitter Suppliers......................... 6-14

 

LIST OF TABLES

    Table                                                                                                                                 

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

3-1                    Advantages and Disadvantages of DP and New-Technology Flowmeters............ 3-9

3-1                    New-Technology and DP Flowmeter Principles of Operation........................... 3-11

3-2                    Paradigm Case Conditions for New-Technology Flowmeters............................ 3-13

 

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