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Membranes Market by Type (Polymeric, Ceramics), Technology (RO, UF, MF, NF, Pervaporation, Gas Separation), Application (Water & Wastewater Treatment, Food & Beverage, Medical & Pharmaceutical, Industrial Gas Processing), Region - Global Forecast to 2021

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: April 2017
Report Code: CH 2635

 

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The global membranes market is projected to reach USD 11.95 Billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 10.3%. The base year considered for the study is 2015 while the forecast period is from 2016 to 2021. Membranes are materials that act as selective barriers, allowing the passage of certain constituents while retaining the others. They are mainly termed as filtration elements and are widely used in commercial and industrial applications. Certain properties of membranes, such as durability, porosity, permeability, stability, and selectivity make them indispensable elements in various industrial applications.

Objectives of the Study:

  • To define, describe, and forecast the membrane market on the basis of type, technology, application, and region
  • To provide detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges)
  • To strategically analyze micromarkets1 with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and contribution to the total market
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders and provide a competitive landscape for market leaders
  • To strategically profile key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares and core competencies2
  • Note1: Micromarkets are the subsegments of the membranes market included in the report

Note2: Core competencies of companies are determined in terms of their key developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies adopted by them to sustain in the market

Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the size of the global membranes market along with estimating the size of various other dependent submarkets. The research study involved the use of extensive secondary sources, directories, and databases such as Hoovers, Bloomberg, Chemical Weekly, Factiva, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and other government and private websites, to identify and collect information useful for a technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the membranes market.

Membranes Market

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Key Target Audience:

  • Manufacturers of Membranes
  • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers of Membranes
  • Regional Manufacturers’ Associations and General Membranes Associations
  • Government and Regional Agencies and Research Organizations
  • Investment Research Firms

“This study answers several questions for the stakeholders, primarily which market segments they should focus upon during the next two to five years to prioritize their efforts and investments”.

Scope of the Report:

  • This research report categorizes the membranes market on the basis of type, technology, application, and region.

Based on Type:

  • Polymeric
  • Ceramics
  • Others

Based on Technology:

  • Reverse Osmosis
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Microfiltration
  • Nanofiltration
  • Pervaporation
  • Gas Separation
  • Dialysis & Electro Dialysis
  • Others

Based on Application:

  • Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • Food & Beverage
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Industry Processing
  • Industrial Gas Processing
  • Others

Based on Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South America
  • The market is further analyzed for the key countries in each of these regions.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations according to the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Regional Analysis:

A country-level analysis of the membranes market is provided based on technology and type.

Company Information:

Detailed analysis and profiles of additional market players.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews:
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions and Limitations
           2.4.1 Assumptions
           2.4.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Significant Market Opportunities in the Membranes Market
    4.2 Membranes Market in Asia-Pacific Region
    4.3 Membranes Market, By Region (2016)
    4.4 Membranes Market, By Application

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
           5.1.1 Drivers
                    5.1.1.1 Increasing Awareness for Water & Wastewater Treatment
                    5.1.1.2 Requirement of Selective Separation for Meeting Water Quality Standards
                    5.1.1.3 Stringent Regulatory and Sustainability Policies Concerning the Environment
           5.1.2 Restraints
                    5.1.2.1 High Capital Cost
           5.1.3 Opportunities
                    5.1.3.1 Growing Demand for Membranes in Emerging Economies
           5.1.4 Challenge
                    5.1.4.1 Increasing Membrane Lifespan
    5.2 Porter’s Five Forces
           5.2.1 Threat of New Entrants
           5.2.2 Threat of Substitutes
           5.2.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           5.2.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           5.2.5 Intensity of Rivalry

6 Membranes Market, By Type (Page No. - 38)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Polymeric Membranes
           6.2.1 Polyamide
           6.2.2 Ps and Pes
           6.2.3 Fluoropolymers
           6.2.4 Other Polymeric Membranes
    6.3 Ceramic Membranes
           6.3.1 Alumina
           6.3.2 Titania
           6.3.3 Zirconium Oxide
           6.3.4 Other Ceramic Membranes
    6.4 Others

7 Membranes Market, By Technology (Page No. - 43)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 RO
    7.3 UF
    7.4 MF
    7.5 NF
    7.6 Pervaporation
    7.7 Gas Separation
    7.8 Dialysis & Electrodialysis
    7.9 Others

8 Membranes Market, By Application (Page No. - 48)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Water & Wastewater Treatment
           8.2.1 Desalination
           8.2.2 Public Utility Water Treatment
           8.2.3 Wastewater Reuse
    8.3 Food & Beverage
           8.3.1 Diary Processing
           8.3.2 Beverage Processing
           8.3.3 Food & Starch Processing
    8.4 Medical & Pharmaceutical
           8.4.1 Pharmaceutical Processing
           8.4.2 Medical Device
           8.4.3 Others
    8.5 Industry Processing
    8.6 Industrial Gas Processing
    8.7 Others

9 Region (Page No. - 53)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 North America
           9.2.1 U.S.
           9.2.2 Canada
           9.2.3 Mexico
    9.3 Europe
           9.3.1 Spain
           9.3.2 Italy
           9.3.3 Germany
           9.3.4 U.K.
           9.3.5 France
           9.3.6 Netherlands
           9.3.7 Others
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
           9.4.1 China
           9.4.2 Southeast Asia
           9.4.3 India
           9.4.4 Japan
           9.4.5 Australia
           9.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.5 Middle East & Africa
           9.5.1 Saudi Arabia
           9.5.2 Oman
           9.5.3 UAE
           9.5.4 Qatar
           9.5.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
    9.6 South America
           9.6.1 Brazil
           9.6.2 Chile
           9.6.3 Others

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 91)
     10.1 Introduction
             10.1.1 Dynamics
             10.1.2 Innovators
             10.1.3 Vanguards
             10.1.4 Emerging
     10.2 Overview
     10.3 Product Offerings
     10.4 Business Strategy

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 95)
(Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
     11.1 Merck Millipore
     11.2 The DOW Chemical Company
     11.3 Toray Industries, Inc.
     11.4 Nitto Denko Corporation (Hydranautics)
     11.5 Pentair PLC
     11.6 Asahi Kasei Corporation
     11.7 LG Water Solutions
     11.8 Koch Membranes Systems, Inc.
     11.9 Pall Corporation
     11.10 GE Water & Process Technologies
     11.11 Other Companies
             11.11.1 Hyflux Ltd
             11.11.2 Parker-Hannifin Corporation
             11.11.3 Lanxess Ag
             11.11.4 Axeon Water Technologies
             11.11.5 Inge GmbH
             11.11.6 Membranium
             11.11.7 Microdyn-Nadir GmbH
             11.11.8 Markel Corporation
             11.11.9 GEA Filtration
             11.11.10 Veolia Environnement Sa
             11.11.11 Toyobo Co., Ltd.
             11.11.12 PCI Membranes
             11.11.13 Corning Inc.
             11.11.14 W. L. Gore & Associates
             11.11.15 Polymem

*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

12 Appendix (Page No. - 128)
     12.1 Insights From Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     12.4 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     12.5 Available Customizations
     12.6 Related Reports
     12.7 Author Details


List of Tables (66 Tables)

Table 1 Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 2 Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 3 Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 4 Membranes Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 5 North America: Membranes Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 6 North America: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 7 North America: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 8 North America: Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 9 U.S.: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 10 U.S.: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 11 Canada: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 12 Canada: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 13 Mexico: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 14 Mexico: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 15 Europe: Membranes Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 16 Europe: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 17 Europe: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 18 Europe: Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 19 Spain: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 20 Spain: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 21 Italy: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 22 Italy: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 23 Germany: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 24 Germany: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 25 U.K.: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 26 U.K.: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 27 France: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 28 France: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 29 Netherlands: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 30 Netherlands: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 31 Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 32 Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 33 Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 34 Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 35 China: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 36 China: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 37 Southeast Asia: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 38 Southeast Asia: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 39 India: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 40 India: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 41 Japan: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 42 Japan: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 43 Australia: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 44 Australia: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 45 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 46 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 47 Middle East & Africa: Membranes Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 48 Middle East & Africa: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 49 Middle East & Africa: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 50 Middle East & Africa: Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 51 Saudi Arabia: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 52 Saudi Arabia: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 53 Oman: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 54 Oman: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 55 UAE: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 56 UAE: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 57 Qatar: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 58 Qatar: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 59 South America: Membranes Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 60 South America: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 61 South America: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 62 South America: Membranes Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 63 Brazil: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 64 Brazil: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 65 Chile: Membranes Market Size, By Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 66 Chile: Membranes Market Size, By Technology, 2014–2021 (USD Million)


List of Figures (51 Figures)

Figure 1 Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Membranes Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Water & Wastewater Treatment to Be the Largest Application in the Membranes Market
Figure 7 RO Technology Dominates Overall Membranes Market
Figure 8 Polymeric Membranes to Remain Most-Widely Used Type of Membrane Till 2021
Figure 9 U.S. Dominates the Membranes Market
Figure 10 Asia-Pacific Dominated the Global Membranes Market
Figure 11 Attractive Opportunities in Membranes Market
Figure 12 China Dominates the Membranes Market in Asia-Pacific
Figure 13 Asia-Pacific Accounted for Largest Share of Membranes Market, 2016
Figure 14 Medical & Pharmaceutical to Be the Fastest-Growing Application Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 15 Impact Analysis of Membranes Market
Figure 16 Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges in Membranes Market
Figure 17 Membranes Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 18 Polymeric Membranes: Largest Segment in Membranes Market, 2016-2021
Figure 19 RO Technology Dominated Membranes Market During Forecast Period (2016-2021)
Figure 20 Water & Wastewater Treatment Application Dominated Membranes Market, 2016-2021
Figure 21 India to Register the Highest CAGR in Membranes Market Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 22 Growing Demand for Polymeric Membranes is Driving the Market
Figure 23 Spain Dominated the Membranes Market in 2015
Figure 24 Water & Wastewater Treatment Application to Drive Membranes Market in Asia-Pacific
Figure 25 Dive Chart
Figure 26 Merck Millipore: Company Snapshot
Figure 27 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 28 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 29 The DOW Chemical Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 30 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 31 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 32 Toray Industries, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 34 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 35 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 36 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 37 Pentair PLC: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 39 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 40 Asahi Kasei Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 41 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 42 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 43 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 44 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 45 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 46 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 47 Pall Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 48 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 49 Scorecard for Business Strategy
Figure 50 Scorecard for Product Offering
Figure 51 Scorecard for Business Strategy

The global membranes market is projected to reach USD 11.95 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 10.3%. The membranes market has been witnessing significant growth in recent years, and this growth is expected to persist in the coming years as well. Membranes are the materials that act as selective barriers, allowing the passage of certain constituents, while retaining others. Membranes are also termed as filtration elements and are widely used in water treatment and gas processing applications. With recent developments in membrane materials and increasing demand for reduction of energy consumption in the chemical processing industry, newer membranes and processes are being developed for new applications.

Based on type, the membranes market is segmented into polymeric, ceramic, and other membranes, which have further classifications. The other membranes include liquid and ion exchange membranes. The polymeric segment dominated the membranes market due to its extensive application in the water & wastewater treatment, medical & pharmaceutical, food & beverage, and industrial processing sectors. The ceramic segment expected to witness the highest growth rate between 2016 and 2021. The ceramic membrane technology has witnessed a significant growth, with an increase in the number of applications in the last two decades. High flux rate and high operating temperature characteristics of ceramic membranes are the prime factors expected to boost the segment’s high growth in the membranes market between 2016 and 2021.

Based on technology, the membranes market has been segmented into reverse osmosis (RO), ultrafiltration (UF), microfiltration (MF), nanofiltration (NF), pervaporation, gas separation, dialysis & electro dialysis, and others. Among these, the RO segment accounted for the largest market share due to its cost effective nature. NF is estimated to be the fastest growing segment owing to the increasing usage of this technology to separate trace amounts of salts and other dissolved solutes from industrial wastewater.

Water & wastewater treatment, industrial processing, medical & pharmaceutical, food & beverage, and industrial gas processing are some of the major application segments of the membranes market considered in the report. In 2015, the water & wastewater treatment segment accounted for the largest market share, followed by food & beverage, industrial processing, medical & pharmaceutical, and others. The growing demand for water desalination units and brackish water treatment is the major contributing factor for the water & wastewater treatment segment’s large share. However, the medical & pharmaceutical application segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2016 to 2021. The consumption of membranes is increasing in the medical & pharmaceutical application due to various properties offered by them, which include high selectivity, increased reliability, excellent permeability, and cost-effectiveness.

Membranes Market

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America are the main regions considered for the membranes market in the report. Asia-Pacific is the largest membranes market. This region dominates the membranes market due to the extensive usage of membranes in the medical & pharmaceutical, water & wastewater treatment, and chemical processing sectors.

Though the membranes market is growing at a significant rate, a few factors such as the high price of raw materials, shift of the end-use market from developed countries to emerging countries, and the rising cost of production hinder the growth of the market, globally.

The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), GE Water & Process Technologies (U.S.), LG Water Solutions (U.S.), Toray Industries (Japan), and Merck Millipore (Germany) are the leading market players and have accounted for a significant share of the market. Entering into related industries and targeting new markets will enable the membranes manufacturers to overcome the effects of volatile economies, leading to diversified business portfolios and revenue increase. Other major manufacturers include Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan), Hydranautics (U.S.), Danaher Corporation (U.S.), and Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (U.S.).

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