Global Tapping Sleeves Market size was valued at USD 2.3 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 3.6 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Tapping Sleeves Market: Overview

Tapping sleeves are hydraulic fittings used in the water and sewage industries to connect branch lines to existing pipes while closing down the entire system. They are made up of a cylindrical sleeve with an angled outlet that is fastened to the pipeline and a valve that provides regulated access to the main line.

Ageing water supply systems in developed countries demand repair and maintenance, which increases the use of tapping sleeves for pipeline restoration. Furthermore, rising urbanization and modernization in emerging nations encourage investments in wastewater and water management infrastructure, which fuels market expansion.

In addition, severe laws concentrating on water quality and conservation throughout the world highlight the significance of efficient pipeline maintenance and repair, driving up demand for tapping sleeves. In addition, technical developments in materials and manufacturing techniques allow for the creation of more robust and efficient tapping sleeves, which improve their performance and lifetime.

Finally, increasing awareness of the necessity of environmentally friendly water-saving practices, as well as leak detection and prevention, is driving the global use of tapping sleeves as part of complete water infrastructure solutions.

By material, the steel segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Steel dominates the tapping sleeves industry because of its reliability, endurance, and corrosion resistance, making it the ideal material for producing tapping sleeves utilized in wastewater and water management systems.

By inches, the 11-20 segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. The 11-20 inch tapping sleeves market serves mid-sized pipes typically utilized in municipal water distribution, factories, and construction projects, resulting in an increased need for repair and connecting solutions.

By application, the drinking water distribution segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. The drinking water distribution tapping sleeves industry is growing because of increased urbanization, growth in infrastructure, and the global need for fast repair and connection options in water distribution systems.

Asia-Pacific leads the tapping sleeves industry owing to rising urbanization, growth in infrastructure, increased expenditures in the construction and utilities industries, and developments in manufacturing technologies in the area.

Romac Industries, Inc. is a US-based manufacturer of pipe goods for the waterworks sector. Romac is committed to combining technology and pipe-related goods to create creative solutions for planners, engineers, municipalities, and end users.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 2.3 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 3.6 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 2.2 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 3.4% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Material, Inches, Application and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Tapping Sleeves market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict in depth scenario of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Tapping Sleeves industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Tapping Sleeves Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Tapping Sleeves Market:

  • Mueller Water Products Inc.
  • Viking Johnson
  • Romac Industries Inc.
  • JCM Industries Inc.
  • Ford Meter Box Company Inc.
  • Victaulic
  • Smith Blair Inc.
  • Krausz Industries Ltd.
  • Robar Industries Ltd.
  • Hynds Pipe Systems
  • Cascade Waterworks Manufacturing Inc.
  • Advanced Pipe Repair Inc.
  • Pipestar International Inc.
  • B. Foster Company
  • Holyoke Fittings Inc.
  • Uni-Flange Corporation
  • Total Piping Solutions Inc.
  • Reid Pipe & Supply Company
  • Others

The Tapping Sleeves Market is segmented as follows:

By Material

  • Steel
  • Fabricated Carbon
  • Stainless
  • Ductile Iron
  • Cast Iron

By Inches

  • 1-10
  • 11-20
  • 21-30
  • 31-40
  • Above 40

By Application

  • Drinking Water Distribution
  • Wastewater Systems
  • Gas Solution
  • Petroleum Solution

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America