Plumbing and the construction of buildings go hand in hand. On a wider scale, “demand for plumbing generally follows growth in the overall economy because that drives expansion in housing and infrastructure,” says Sandeep Shukla, Head, Marketing & Communication, Jaquar Group.
Demand for plumbing has contracted about 15 per cent this last year, the cumulative effect of demonetisation, and the implementation of RERA and GST,' estimates Gurmit Singh, National President, Indian Plumbing Association.
Real estate development largely drives the plumbing fittings market. Now Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Government´s ambitious project to extend sanitation facilities to every household by 2019 is expected to boost demand for certain plumbing products. As per the 2011 census, only 46 per cent of 25 crore households in India have a toilet.
PlumbexIndia‘12 was organised at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East) in Mumbai in mid March this year. Conceived as a platform to showcase the latest in plumbing products and allied technologies,
Indian Plumbing Association (IPA) and AIM Expositions Pvt. Ltd. (AIMEX) are all set to organize one more edition of PlumbexIndia. This being India's only international exhibition of plumbing and allied products, it has successfully established its presence not only in Indian marketplace but in the international arena, as well.