In September 2021, the QY Research consulting agency conducted independent market research of the global market for corrugated stainless steel tubing. Segmentation market analysis was carried out by country, company, product type, and applications. Important factors such as output and sales income were also examined. The study covered global manufacturers of stainless steel corrugated tubing in the US, Switzerland, Japan, and Italy.
SST Group came 4th in the ranking in terms of output and sales income from corrugated stainless steel tubing, being the only Russian company among the world's largest manufacturers. SST Group controls 7% of the global market, while the top–5 companies hold a combined market share of 39%.
The Global Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Market Report Forecast 2016 and Forecast up to 2027 divided the stainless steel corrugated tubing market into five major geographies. North America is the largest consumer, accounting for 33.77% of total sales in 2020. Europe came in second at 32% of the total sales of corrugated stainless steel tubing.
Corrugated stainless steel tubing is used in water-based underfloor heating systems, in boilers and heating units’ piping, gas and water supply systems, fire extinguishing systems, as sealed cable conduits, as well as in ventilation and air conditioning systems and for connecting solar collectors.
In 2013, SST Group was the first in Russia to launch mass production of flexible corrugated stainless steel tubing at its OKB Gamma facility. The site is located in Ivanteevka, Moscow Region. SST Group produces Stahlmann (formerly IWS) branded SS304 and SS316L steel corrugated tubing with diameters from 13A to 50A. SST Group’s product range includes unannealed and annealed tubing, tubing in a polyethylene sheath, as well as fittings for quick installation.
The advantage of Stahlmann stainless steel corrugated tubing is its resistance to high temperatures and corrosion, zero oxygen permeability, high flexibility and ductility during installation. The service life of the product is at least 30 years with a lifetime manufacturer's warranty.
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SST Group, founded in 1991, is the largest in Russia and one of the world's largest manufacturers of heating cables and electric heating systems for industrial and domestic applications. The Group is one of the world's top three manufacturers of heating cables and cable-based electric heating systems. Products and solutions offered by SST Group are available throughout Russia and are exported to 60 countries worldwide.